Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after inadvertently hitting a line judge with a ball after hitting it in reaction to losing a point against Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in New York. Djokovic defaulted the match. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 14, 2020 - 9:32 am
ROME (AP) — Novak Djokovic learned “a big lesson” after being disqualified from the U.S. Open for unintentionally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball. The incident eight days ago marked a stunning end to Djokovic’s 29-match winning streak and his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title. “I’m...
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FILE-FC Dallas attacker Zdenek Ondrasek (13) receives the ball over Philadelphia Union defenders Jackob Glesnes (5) and Raymon Gaddis (28) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. Having watched the MLS is Back tournament from afar because of coronavirus cases, FC Dallas and Nashville SC are grateful for the chance to play when they meet Wednesday, Aug, 12, 2020, for the resumption of Major League Soccer's regular season.(Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 14, 2020 - 7:47 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Republic forward Zdenek Ondrasek has agreed to leave FC Dallas to join Viktoria Plzen in the Czech league. Plzen said the 31-year-old was flying to the Czech Republic from the United States on Monday and should join the team the following day after undergoing a medical. Dallas...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2020, file photo, Naomi Osaka, of Japan, wears a protective mask due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, featuring the name "George Floyd", while arriving on court to face Shelby Rogers, of the United States, during the quarterfinal round of the US Open tennis championships, in New York. Osaka's victory in the U.S. Open helped raised the issue of racial injustice in the United States. Before each of her matches, she wore a mask with the names of seven Black Americans who died as victims of violence.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
September 14, 2020 - 4:52 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is celebrating Naomi Osaka's victory at the U.S. Open, especially her array of corporate sponsors. But like much of Japan, they are more muted in backing — or understanding — her campaign against racial injustice in the United States. Unlike the U.S., Japan has relatively few...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, right, gets congratulations from Enrique Hernandez, after Betts hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
September 14, 2020 - 12:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers gave the Astros a lot of different looks. They used eight pitchers in all, with the bullpen redeeming itself a night after a tough finish. Mookie Betts’ two-run homer highlighted a four-run fifth inning, Chris Taylor added a three-run shot, and the Dodgers defeated...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown leaps into the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
September 13, 2020 - 11:51 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Malcolm Brown rushed for a career-high 79 yards and two touchdowns, Jared Goff passed for 275 yards and the Los Angeles Rams opened SoFi Stadium with a 20-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Robert Woods had six catches for 105 yards to help the Rams improve...
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Dominic Thiem, of Austria, reacts after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 13, 2020 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Open unlike any other finished unlike any other — with an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker as Dominic Thiem became the first man in 71 years to win the final after dropping the opening two sets. So close to defeat in a nearly empty Arthur Ashe Stadium — fans were banned...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady hug after their season opening NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
September 13, 2020 - 10:06 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and Tom Brady, the two leading passers in NFL history, couldn't muster vintage performances in the first NFL game featuring two starting quarterbacks in their 40s. But while Brees avoided game-turning mishaps with an offense he's led since 2006, Brady suffered some...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown (34) celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
September 13, 2020 - 9:04 pm
The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ The Los Angeles Rams have taken a 7-0 lead over the Dallas Cowboys with a dominant first quarter in the inaugural game at SoFi Stadium. Robert Woods caught a 20-yard pass from Jared Goff on the first play from scrimmage in the $5 billion stadium...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols circles the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Carlos Estevez in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 13, 2020 - 7:53 pm
DENVER (AP) — A few weeks ago, Albert Pujols received a text out of the blue: “It's your time now. Go get it.” That meant a lot coming from none other than Willie Mays, the Hall of Famer he was trying to catch. Pujols tied Mays for fifth place on the career homer list with a two-run shot in the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. Big Ten presidents voted 11-3 to postpone the football season until spring, bringing some clarity to a key question raised in a lawsuit brought by a group of Nebraska football players. The vote breakdown was revealed Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in the Big Ten's court filing in response to the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
September 13, 2020 - 7:20 pm
The Big Ten presidents were presented a comprehensive plan Sunday to conduct a fall football season, but a final decision is still to come. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the full Council of Presidents and Chancellors heard from all the subcommittees...
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