MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (AP) — David Beckham’s new soccer team finally got to play soccer.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at 8 a.m., just like regular folks.
Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week.
More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape.
Forward Indiana Vassilev became the second-youngest American to play in England's Premier League when he appeared as a substitute in the second half at Brighton.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did something he hadn't in 14 years: He dropped a set in a first-round match at the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open:
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local):
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Everyone had the same question when the Australian Open draw was revealed: What were the odds that Coco Gauff and Venus Williams would face each other again in the first round at a Grand Slam tournament?
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For all of the concerns about air quality at the Australian Open, it turned out the biggest issue related to playing conditions on Day 1 was heavy rain — which, hopefully, will also help tamp down the destructive wildfires burning in parts of the country.
DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis stopped short of saying he was ready to return from a right knee issue that has sidelined him for 10 games because the Dallas Mavericks forward was a late scratch the last time he thought he was close.
Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles.
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane's 1,000th career point created one big party for the Chicago Blackhawks.
DENVER (AP) — Despite playing from behind for most of their game against the Denver Nuggets, Domantas Sabonis never felt the Indiana Pacers were out of it.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — These playoff defeats when he is oh so close sting a bit more for Aaron Rodgers now, at this later stage in his career.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl.
A little more than two years ago, a pair of teams gambled on quarterbacks who had all kinds of potential but were far from a sure thing.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl since 1970.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers running back Tevin Coleman was carted off the field in the second quarter of the NFC championship game Sunday with a right shoulder injury and was listed as out for the remainder of the game.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Landry was reeling after blowing a six-stroke lead on the back nine Sunday in The American Express.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans hoped to follow the same game plan against the Kansas City Chiefs that had carried them to playoff wins in Baltimore and New England, giving the ball to running back Derrick Henry as much as possible.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There was no letdown for Oregon. Far from it.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid sat inside a small dorm room on the campus of Missouri Western State six months ago, right as training camp got underway, and lamented for a moment how close his Kansas City Chiefs came to the Super Bowl last season.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah ripped off his Liverpool jersey at a freezing Anfield after completing a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in stoppage time on Sunday, rousing fans on the Kop to sing: “We're gonna win the league.”
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is set to be out for at least six weeks with a stress fracture of the back, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs advance to their first Super Bowl in 50 years, beating Tennessee Titans 35-24 in AFC title game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Johnson’s goal into his own net was one of the low points of a forgettable first period for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — After providing the assist, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson wasn't going to miss out on joining the celebrations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After three years without a victory, Conor McGregor needed only 40 seconds to reclaim his place at the center of the mixed martial arts world.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones active for the AFC championship game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday after he missed their divisional-round win over the Houston Texans with a calf injury.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police have arrested a 30-year-old soccer player in connection with a probe into alleged match-fixing in the country's second-tier league and cup games.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor's opening flurry — a punch that missed, followed by shoulder and elbow shots to the face — bloodied Donald Cerrone's nose. He then floored Cerrone only 20 seconds into the bout with a perfectly placed kick to the head, and he mercilessly finished on the ground.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lee Westwood secured his 25th European Tour win with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The secret to Novak Djokovic's post-30 success? Not his best-in-tennis return. Or his limb-twisting, body-bending court coverage. Or even his baseline consistency or clutch gene.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It's been three years since Serena Williams won a Grand Slam championship. Her drought without a title of any sort just ended, though, right before the start of the Australian Open.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer, for one, figures questions about whether Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic — or both? — will surpass his men's record for most Grand Slam singles titles are moot.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers were determined to start the second half of their season on a high note following a loss that snapped a nine-game winning streak.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring at ear-ringing levels.
BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker sure loves playing in TD Garden.
Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has evidence that his team can do that and still find a way to win — on the road.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mission accomplished for Florida International's James Morgan, Charlotte's Benny LeMay and Navy's Malcolm Perry in the East-West Shrine Bowl.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler broke away Saturday at The American Express.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Richards and No. 10 Kentucky could have wilted after coach John Calipari was ejected in the second half.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national championship season.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State needed career highs from Cartier Diarra and Dajuan Gordon to knock off No. 12 West Virginia.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A misdemeanor simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr. has been rescinded, the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Saturday.