Women's team, US Soccer settle part of their lawsuit
U.S. women's national team players and the U.S. Soccer Federation settled their long-running lawsuit over inequitable working conditions compared with the men's team while leaving their dispute over unequal pay for additional litigation.
Ohio State still 4th in CFP rankings after cancellation
Ohio State held on to the fourth spot in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night after having its previous game canceled, landing behind No.
A cautious start to NBA season, as camps open amid positives
The first day of NBA training camp is supposed to be accompanied by brimming optimism, a time for players and coaches all taking those first steps toward what they hope is a championship.
'Who knows?' Durant unsure what to expect as return nears
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant used to worry about how he would play. There hasn't been reason for concern for years. He became an NBA MVP and a two-time champion, an explosive scorer who could get 25 points on a bad night and 45 on a good one.
Buffalo's under-recruited Patterson is hard to ignore now
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaret Patterson was nearly inconsolable upon learning how difficult it was going to be landing a football scholarship despite a decorated high school career.
Game on? Steelers, Ravens set to finally meet ... maybe
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn't into hypotheticals. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach prefers to deal with what is happening, not what might happen.
Basketball in a mask? Rare but not unheard of in pandemic
It is not unusual to see players and coaches wearing masks on the sideline as the college basketball season gets going. The DePaul and Creighton women's teams have taken it a step further: Their players are wearing masks while they are on the court competing.
49ers prepared for 'bumps in the road' on 3-week trip
The San Francisco 49ers are set to embark on an unusual three-week road trip after being kicked out of their stadium and practice facility because of strict new COVID-19 protocols in their home county.
Ex-Penn St. president's Sandusky-related conviction restored
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated former Penn State President Graham Spanier's conviction for child endangerment over his handling of a report that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a boy in a team shower.
Celtics' Walker gets knee injection, out until early January
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics point guard Kemba Walker will be sidelined until at least the first week of January after receiving a stem cell injection in his left knee.
Sarah Fuller currently only kicker on Vanderbilt's roster
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores have only one kicker listed on their two-deep chart for this weekend's game at No.
Column: Year on PGA Tour reviewed by every club in the bag
Even in a year cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no shortage of memorable shots that helped shaped a year like no other on the PGA Tour.
Olympic gold medal boxer Claressa Shields begins MMA career
Claressa Shields already reigns over boxing with two Olympic gold medals and professional titles in three weight classes. Her next world to conquer is mixed martial arts.
Metcalf, Wilson lead Seahawks over Eagles 23-17
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DK Metcalf got extra motivation he didn't even need. Metcalf caught 10 passes for 177 yards, Russell Wilson threw for 230 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 23-17 on Monday night.
Column: Broncos could have avoided quarterback quagmire
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos could have avoided the quarterback quagmire they got stuck in over the weekend had they only embraced the notion of a “quarantined QB” that was championed by the likes of the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles last summer.
Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in Maui tourney
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina started its first game of the relocated Maui Invitational so badly that it faced an immediate double-digit hole as its Hall of Fame coach benched multiple starters.
Olympic rings back in Tokyo Bay; a sign of hope in pandemic
TOKYO (AP) — The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay. They were removed for maintenance four months ago shortly after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona
The San Francisco 49ers will relocate to Arizona for the next three weeks after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home.
Ravens-Steelers rescheduled again by COVID-19 to Wednesday
The Baltimore Ravens' struggle to contain an extended outbreak of the coronavirus forced their rescheduled game Tuesday night against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers to be moved back to Wednesday afternoon.
Ready or not, NBA training camps are set to open once again
For the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, it was the shortest offseason ever. For the eight teams that haven’t played since March, the offseason dragged for longer than most seasons last.
Facing concerns over racism, NYC marathon exec steps down
NEW YORK (AP) — The chief executive officer of the New York Road Runners, the group that organizes the New York City Marathon, is stepping down and new leadership will be sought out amid concerns over racism and other biases in the organization.
Virus forces Gophers to cancel game vs. No. 16 Northwestern
Minnesota announced Monday it has called off this weekend's game against No. 16 Northwestern, the second straight cancellation for the Gophers due to a spike in COVID-19 cases within the program.
Ramey, No. 17 Texas beat Davidson 78-76 in Maui Invitational
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Courtney Ramey and No. 17 Texas offered a glimpse Monday of the Longhorns' potential depth to start the relocated Maui Invitational.
Saban expects to return to sidelines for Alabama-LSU game
Alabama coach Nick Saban expects to be back on the sidelines Saturday at LSU. Saban, who tested positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday, had to watch the top-ranked Crimson Tide's 42-13 victory over rival Auburn from home over the weekend while offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian ran the show.
MLB launches wood-bat league for draft-eligible prospects
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft. The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with five teams and could add a sixth, MLB said Monday.