Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in
Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina.

After tough year, Gronk coming alive at right time for Pats
After tough year, Gronk coming alive at right time for Pats

During tough season, Rob Gronkowski doing little things to make impact for Patriots.

1 hr 38 mins ago
Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed
Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over lab data.

14 hrs 58 mins ago
Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in 'second career'
Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in 'second career'

Petra Kvitova knew the question was coming after she beat Ash Barty at the Australian Open to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since she won Wimbledon in 2014.

13 hrs 8 mins ago
Well-traveled QB Gardner Minshew hoping to find NFL home
Well-traveled QB Gardner Minshew hoping to find NFL home

NFL scouts, coaches and prospects have gathered in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl.

18 hrs 8 mins ago
AP source: Rangers, Cabrera agree to $3.5M, 1-year deal
AP source: Rangers, Cabrera agree to $3.5M, 1-year deal

A person familiar with the deal says free agent infielder Asdrubal Cabrera has reached an agreement on a $3.5 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers.

4 hrs 8 mins ago
AP sources: NFL to consider expanding replay reviews
AP sources: NFL to consider expanding replay reviews

Two people with direct knowledge of the NFL's plans tell The Associated Press that the league's competition committee will consider expanding replay reviews to include certain penalties, including pass interference.

6 hrs 28 mins ago
The Latest: Naomi Osaka into 1st Australian Open semifinal
The Latest: Naomi Osaka into 1st Australian Open semifinal

Naomi Osaka has reached her first semifinal at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Elina Svitolina.

28 mins ago
Tsitsipas reaches 1st Slam semi, plugs YouTube; Collins wins
Tsitsipas reaches 1st Slam semi, plugs YouTube; Collins wins

Stefanos Tsitsipas followed up his upset of Roger Federer at the Australian Open by beating Roberto Bautista Agut in 4 sets to become the youngest man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since 2007.

19 hrs 58 mins ago
'Barbecued chicken': Tiafoe's Australia run ended by Nadal
'Barbecued chicken': Tiafoe's Australia run ended by Nadal

Rafael Nadal eliminated 21-year-old American Frances Tiafoe to get back to the Australian Open semifinals.

13 hrs 38 mins ago
Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election
Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election

Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martinez seem likely to be elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

January 21st, 4:43 PM CST
Supreme Court rejects coach's appeal over prayer, for now
Supreme Court rejects coach's appeal over prayer, for now

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a former Seattle-area football coach who lost his job because he refused to stop praying on the field.

10 hrs 48 mins ago
'NFL bleaux it': Billboards protest missed call in NFC game
'NFL bleaux it': Billboards protest missed call in NFC game

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will be welcomed to Atlanta for the Super Bowl by several billboards saying "Saints got robbed" and "NFL bleaux it".

13 hrs 38 mins ago
Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl
Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

Patriots ride underdog label all the way to their third straight Super Bowl appearance.

January 21st, 6:23 PM CST
Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge
Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge

Former NFL player Darren McFadden arrested on a drunken-driving charge after falling asleep in drive-through lane in suburban Dallas.

11 hrs 8 mins ago
The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall asleep!'
The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall asleep!'

Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year.

22 hrs 58 mins ago
'NFL bleaux it': Billboards protest missed call in NFC game
'NFL bleaux it': Billboards protest missed call in NFC game

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots will be welcomed to Atlanta for the Super Bowl by several billboards saying "Saints got robbed" and "NFL bleaux it".

13 hrs 38 mins ago
Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl
Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

Patriots ride underdog label all the way to their third straight Super Bowl appearance.

January 21st, 6:23 PM CST
Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge
Former NFL player McFadden arrested in Texas on DWI charge

Former NFL player Darren McFadden arrested on a drunken-driving charge after falling asleep in drive-through lane in suburban Dallas.

11 hrs 8 mins ago
The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall asleep!'
The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall asleep!'

Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year.

22 hrs 58 mins ago
Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111
Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111

Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory.

19 hrs 48 mins ago

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Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets
Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93.

22 hrs 18 mins ago
AP Source: Rockets trading Carmelo Anthony to Chicago
AP Source: Rockets trading Carmelo Anthony to Chicago

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Houston Rockets are trading Carmelo Anthony and an undisclosed amount of cash to the Chicago Bulls.

January 21st, 5:43 PM CST
Rams' McVay knows PI call missed, but also saw Goff facemask
Rams' McVay knows PI call missed, but also saw Goff facemask

The Los Angeles Rams didn't lose any sleep over the missed pass interference call that helped them beat the New Orleans Saints.

23 hrs 38 mins ago
Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones
Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

Dedric Lawson had 29 points and 15 rebounds, Devon Dotson hit the clinching free throws with 5.9 seconds left and ninth-ranked Kansas held on to beat No. 24 Iowa State 80-76 on Monday night.

21 hrs 48 mins ago
Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2
Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25 for first time in 11 years after three of top five teams lose.

January 21st, 11:03 AM CST
Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future
Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

Super Bowl: Patriots vs Rams square off in meeting of Past vs Future.

January 20th, 9:33 PM CST
More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating
More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach.

January 20th, 9:33 PM CST
Gray traded from Yanks to Reds after getting new contract
Gray traded from Yanks to Reds after getting new contract

Sonny Gray traded by Yankees to Reds after pitcher agrees to long-term contract with Cincinnati adding $30.5 million from 2020-22.

January 21st, 4:34 PM CST
Saints owner vows to pursue changes in NFL policies
Saints owner vows to pursue changes in NFL policies

Saints owner Gayle Benson says she pledges to aggressively pursue changes in NFL policies that will promote more "fairness and integrity.".

January 21st, 4:23 PM CST
Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism
Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism

The Chiefs came within a heartbeat of returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in 49 years, and now hit the offseason feeling optimistic about the future.

January 21st, 2:43 PM CST
Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo connect in Milwaukee
Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo connect in Milwaukee

Giannis and Kostas Antetokounmpo connect in Milwaukee.

January 21st, 5:33 PM CST
Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open
Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

The sixth-seeded Svitolina fended off five break points in game that went to deuce 11 times, contained 28 points, and was pivotal in a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win that earned her a place in the Australian Open quarterfinals.

January 20th, 9:03 PM CST
Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade
Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

Utah earned its first appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll in a decade entering at No. 21 on Monday.

January 21st, 12:13 PM CST
Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600
Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career.

January 21st, 6:23 PM CST
Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone
Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone

Wagers on how many touchdown passes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will throw or how many rushing yards Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley will gain are likely to be popular options for bettors in the Super Bowl.

January 21st, 12:05 PM CST

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