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LEADING OFF: Yanks' Cole faces Jays in potential last start

Sep. 28, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday ___ WILD, WILD EAST Yankees ace Gerrit Cole makes what might be his final start of the regular season in a critical showdown against Toronto. New York opened the three-game...

Newman, Mendoza will be ESPN's 1st all-female baseball duo

Sep. 28, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

Melanie Newman made history earlier this season when she was part of Major League Baseball's first all-women's broadcast. On Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles announcer will receive a bigger national stage when she teams up with Jessica Mendoza on ESPN. Newman and Mendoza...

NBC dominates in premiere week for TV's broadcast networks

Sep. 28, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC opened the new television season with a dominant week against its rivals, and it wasn't just football that was responsible. The network's Sunday night football franchise was by far last week's most-watched prime time program, as it traditionally is...

Back to playing for self, PGA Tour resumes in Mississippi

Sep. 28, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1,260,000. Television:...

Torrey Pines goes to Saturday finish to get off NFL Sunday

Sep. 28, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines had an ideal spot on the West Coast Swing as the weekend between the NFL conference championship games and the Super Bowl. That changed when the NFL added a game to its regular season. That led the tour to adapt by starting the...

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín to retire

Sep. 28, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrín will retire as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Spanish-language announcer following the 2022 season, ending a 64-year run with the team. Jarrín announced his decision on Tuesday, saying he wants to spend more time...

Campbell blames lack of communication for Lions' loss

Sep. 27, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell watched the film of Sunday's 19-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and there was one thing he wasn't seeing. On too many plays, including Lamar Jackson's 36-yard pass to Sammy Watkins on fourth-and-19 in the final 30 seconds,...

Udoka misses Celtics media day, to be ready for camp

Sep. 27, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Ime Udoka will have to wait one more day to get together with his new team. The Boston Celtics head coach tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 this month and was in his last day of isolation when the team convened for media day on...

At NBA media days, COVID and vaccines remain dominant topics

Sep. 27, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

Utah center Rudy Gobert revealed that after much deliberation, he decided to become vaccinated. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich has gotten his booster shot already. Boston coach Ime Udoka had his shots and tested positive for COVID-19 anyway. And Brooklyn guard Kyrie...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...