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AP source: Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp

Sep. 21, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons may have missed his last playoff free throw with the Sixers. Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers' training camp next week and prefers to continue his NBA career with another team, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s...

DeChambeau stands out even as he puts emphasis on US team

Sep. 21, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau is determined to be an exemplary team player at the Ryder Cup, and he wasted no time Tuesday proving his point. He spoke to the print media, ending a 48-day boycott. “I think this is a team event. I'm...

Column: Handling friction at Ryder Cup a European specialty

Sep. 21, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Friction within the team is nothing new at the Ryder Cup. Except for the Americans. Europe has been dealing with it for decades, whether it was the enmity between Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia, the grievances Darren...

Elder-Lee: At 48, Westwood makes 11th Ryder Cup appearance

Sep. 21, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The stubble on his beard matches the color of that small shock of hair near Lee Westwood's temple — gray. Instead of calling him old, Westwood suggests “mature” might be a better way of putting it. Or, you could put it like this: The...

Rays' Kiermaier takes, keeps Blue Jays' data card

Sep. 21, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rays veteran Kevin Kiermaier scooped up a data card that fell out of Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk's wristband during Tampa Bay's 6-4 victory Monday night and refused to give it back to the Blue Jays. Kiermaier was called out sliding into...

Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

Sep. 21, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that they could leave. One wants to be a doctor, another a movie producer, others engineers. All dream of growing up to be professional...

Brady, Bucs are unanimous top team in latest AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 21, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Through the first two weeks of the regular season, Tom Brady looks as good as ever. Brady is a combined 56 for 86 for 655 yards with nine touchdown passes and two interceptions. And led by the seven-time Super Bowl winner, the...

Cody Bellinger placed on injured list with left rib fracture

Sep. 21, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture. The team made the move Tuesday just before its game in Colorado against the Rockies and backdated the decision to Saturday. The Dodgers recalled...

Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers

Sep. 21, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury. Coach David Culley announced the decision Tuesday and said Taylor would be inactive. Later...

Pads stars Machado, Tatis say all's well after dugout dustup

Sep. 21, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres All-Stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. stood next to each other and said it's all good between them after their weekend shouting match in the dugout during a season that's been spiraling out of control. Machado shouted and...

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Wild card leader Red Sox beat stumbling Mets 6-3, 6th in row

Sep. 21, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run double in the sixth, lifting the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox over the stumbling New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night. With the Red Sox wearing jarring yellow and blue...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance def. Gordon/Rushville, 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 Alma def. Medicine Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Arlington def. Louisville, 25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18 Auburn def. Humboldt/Table...

Dart out, Slovis returns as USC's QB scramble continues

Sep. 21, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The quarterback competition at Southern California might be over before it even started. Jaxson Dart did not practice Tuesday after the freshman sustained a knee injury in the Trojans’ 45-14 win at Washington State, while three-year starter Kedon...

Seven female Afghan taekwondo athletes resettle in Australia

Sep. 21, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne. Australian Taekwondo’s chief executive Heather Garriock said Wednesday the women are completing...

Realmuto's 2-run triple in 10th leads Phillies past O's 3-2

Sep. 21, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run triple with two outs in the 10th inning to rally the Philadelphia Phillies past the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night for a boost to their longshot playoff odds. Realmuto lined a shot to right field past the...

Pirates deliver blow to Reds' fading playoff chances

Sep. 21, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Gamel homered, Ke'Bryan Hayes had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates dampened the Cincinnati Reds' dwindling postseason hopes with a 6-2 win Tuesday night. Mitch Keller (5-11) pitched out of trouble with the aid of two double plays to hold off...

Lavelle, Morgan shine as US women rout Paraguay again, 8-0

Sep. 21, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rose Lavelle thrilled her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes, Alex Morgan scored three goals and the United States women routed Paraguay 8-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday night. The U.S. topped Paraguay by a combined...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ada-Borup def. Bagley, 25-9, 25-14, 25-10 Alexandria def. Brainerd, 25-17, 25-15, 25-13 Annandale def. Albany, 17-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-17 Avail Academy def. LILA, 25-12, 25-12, 25-15 ...

The Latest: Chinese city shuts down over new outbreak worry

Sep. 21, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

BEIJING — Officials in the northeast China city of Harbin say national level health officials have been sent to the city to deal with what may be a coronavirus outbreak. The city of 9.5 million people reported three infection cases Wednesday, a day after discovering a...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Baltic def. Elkton-Lake Benton, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Bridgewater-Emery def. Hanson, 25-11, 25-10, 25-14 Britton-Hecla def. Waverly-South Shore, 25-12, 25-10, 23-25, 25-19 Canton def....