November 03, 2017 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis was fined $48,620 by the NFL on Friday for his hit Sunday on Tampa Bay wide receiver Adam Humphries. Davis, the league's Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2014, posted on Instagram that he was unhappy with the fine and insisted the hit was...
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Marathoner Shalane Flanagan speaks during a press conference for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, Thursday Nov. 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 03, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan began her marathon career with a bang in New York, and the American runner figures she should end it the same way. Just one thing to do first: beat Mary Keitany. Talk about a tough finish. Flanagan plans to give Keitany everything she has Sunday while more than 50,...
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November 03, 2017 - 3:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki's $2 million club option with the Miami Marlins has been declined, making the 44-year-old outfielder a free agent. It is the first major roster move by the Marlins since Derek Jeter's ownership group took over a month ago. Jeter and Suzuki were teammates with the New York...
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Weekly Associated Press position rankings for the 2017 season
November 03, 2017 - 2:19 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — No team has invested more draft capital in the offensive line the past few years than the Dallas Cowboys, and the investment in the trenches has paid off in a major way. Their offensive line led by former first-round picks and 2016 All-Pros Tyron Smith, Zack Martin and Travis...
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Weekly Associated Press position rankings for the 2017 season
November 03, 2017 - 2:11 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Dallas offensive line led by All-Pro left tackle Tyron Smith has been voted the top line in the NFL by an Associated Press panel. The Cowboys' group that featured three All-Pros last season in Smith, center Travis Frederick and right guard Zack Martin, received four of 11...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday July 2, 2017, Germany coach Joachim Loew holds the trophy after Germany won 1-0 in the Confederations Cup final soccer match between Chile and Germany, at the St.Petersburg Stadium, Russia. More worldwide soccer tournaments involving even more national teams could be coming to every odd-numbered year, according to officials of the UEFA-led Global Nations League project, Friday Nov. 3, 2017, which may replace the Confederation Cup. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, FILE)
November 03, 2017 - 1:55 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The biggest-ever soccer competition for 223 national teams, peaking with a series of eight-team knockout tournaments in June of every odd-numbered year. It is a vision of the UEFA-led Global Nations League project which was disclosed on Friday. The headline attraction of a complex...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, looks on as Eddie Gossage, president and CEO of Texas Motor Speedway, sits atop a horse during a presentation in the media center before Sunday's NASCAR Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
November 03, 2017 - 1:42 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. says winning at Texas did amazing things for his NASCAR career. Earnhardt was 25 years old at Texas in 2000 when he won in the Cup Series for the first time. That was two years after he got his first victory in NASCAR's second-tier series at the same...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) runs past Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Hunt does not mind admitting he is a little disappointed that he likely will not share the field with Ezekiel Elliott when Kansas City visits Dallas.(AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)
November 03, 2017 - 11:42 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kareem Hunt will get to compare himself to Ezekiel Elliott after all when Kansas City visits Dallas. The dynamic rookie running back for the Chiefs is doing many of the things the suspended Cowboys star did in his debut last season, headlined by leading the NFL in rushing...
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IOC President Thomas Bach addresses delegates during the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 03, 2017 - 10:26 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Trying to protect athletes from abuse and harassment, the International Olympic Committee has published a 106-page document to help sports bodies improve their rules and processes. Athletes, including Olympic champion gymnasts, have talked about their experiences in the...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard reacts after hitting a shot in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. The Blazers won 113-110. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
November 03, 2017 - 2:48 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard didn't really need to gesture to his wrist. The crowd already knew it was Lillard Time. The star guard made a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak over the Los Angeles Lakers to 13 games with a 113-110...
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