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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Yankees left Los Angeles feeling good about how they matched up against the team with the best record in baseball.DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, and Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win in a 5-1 victory …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger needed three short series to show he's ready for the regular season. The Tennessee Titans did their best to protect Marcus Mariota on a wet and ugly nightRoethlisberger capped his night with a 17-yard touchdown pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster, and the …
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Reto Ziegler opened the scoring with a penalty kick, Zdenek Ondrásek added two goals and an assist, and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 5-1 on Sunday night.FC Dallas' Dominique Badji drew the foul against José Bizama, and Ziegler converted from the spot in …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — James Blackman was the front-runner all along and now the quarterback has won Florida State's starting job.Coach Willie Taggart made the announcement on Sunday night in a statement posted on the school's website. Blackman beat out Wisconsin graduate transfer Alex …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter knew it was just a matter of time.The veteran infielder busted out of a prolonged slump with a homer and two singles as the St. Louis Cardinals cruised to an 11-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies after a long rain delay Sunday.Lane Thomas had a pinch-hit …
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games, an international multi-sport competition and entertainment festival with female competitors, will be staged two more times in the next three years.The inaugural Aurora Games were held at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York, and at their conclusion …
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Couples.Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round 9-under 63 Sunday to win the Boeing Classic for his second PGA Tour …
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:DADDY'S HOMEBryce Harper is expected to return from paternity leave as the Phillies open a home series against struggling Pittsburgh. Philadelphia dropped two of three at last-place Miami without him, managing only four hits and never batting …
SEATTLE (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 22 points and 19 rebounds and the Indiana Fever kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 63-54 win over the Seattle Storm on Sunday.Seattle clinched a playoff spot earlier on Sunday with the benefit of the New York Liberty's 101-72 loss to the Washington …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier and Danielle Robinson scored 23 points each and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Las Vegas Aces 98-77 on Sunday.Sylvia Fowles added 14 points for the Lynx (15-15), who shot 59 percent from the field and reduced their playoff-clinching magic number to one with …
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference.On Sunday, it was all for him.One year after he was an overlooked bystander as Tiger Woods celebrated the missing piece of his …
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After standing in the on-deck circle and watching an 11-pitch tussle between Buster Posey and Athletics reliever Blake Treinen that ended in a strikeout, Giants cleanup hitter Evan Longoria decided to take a quicker approach in his own at-bat against the former …
CINCINNATI (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the Columbus Crew beat expansion FC Cincinnati in the second match of the rivalry on Sunday.The teams played to a 2-2 draw in their first-ever MLS meeting at Columbus on Aug. 10.Zardes opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, slotting home Luis …
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rhonda Revelle is back as Nebraska softball coach after going on paid administrative leave in July.Athletic director Bill Moos announced Revelle's return Sunday night. He had placed Revelle on leave while school officials looked into concerns raised by players. The …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It took just one swing by Manny Machado in the first inning to give the San Diego Padres all the runs they'd need to avoid being swept by the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox.Machado hit a two-run home run — his first in more than three weeks — …
MIAMI (AP) — Veteran safety T.J. McDonald, who started 14 games for the Miami Dolphins last season, has been released.McDonald, a six-year veteran with 75 career starts, was due to make $5 million this year. He spent two seasons with the Dolphins but fell behind safeties Reshad Jones and …
PHOENIX (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 24 points and passed 1,000 career made field goals to help the Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-86 on Sunday.Courtney Vandersloot added nine points, nine rebounds and 13 assists for the Sky (18-11), who have won three straight and are in the hunt …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has left New York's game at Dodger Stadium after being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw.Gregorius sustained a right shoulder contusion after being drilled in the first inning Sunday night. He left in the third and …
CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez thinks Anthony Rendon should win all the awards."I'll make a case for him right now, yeah," a chuckling Martinez said. "MVP, Gold Glove. My man, Anthony."He's making quite a case by himself.Rendon homered and had four hits, including …
SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonazles sent flocks of Blue Jays fans back north of the border with a sour taste in their mouths.Gonzales pitched three-hit ball over seven innings to get his career-best 14th win, Dylan Moore hit a solo homer and the Seattle Mariners beat Toronto 3-1 Sunday."Marco …

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