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News: Sports

Rays clinch 2nd straight AL East title, beat Marlins 7-3

Sunday  06:05,   26 september 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays clinched their second straight AL East title, with Mike Zunino hitting a go-ahead homer and Brandon Lowe later adding a pair of RBI doubles to beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Saturday night. Reliever Pete >>>

Opinion: Anthony Joshua showed he is boxing’s reigning champion choke artist in loss to Oleksandr Usyk

Sunday  06:05,   26 september 2021

Anthony Joseph, the boxer with the Adonis build and a country rooting for him, simply couldn't deliver in the clutch against Oleksandr Usyk.A choke... >>>

Johnson is first American since 1979 to go 4-0 in team play

Sunday  06:05,   26 september 2021

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Dustin Johnson helped the United States take a commanding lead in the Ryder Cup by doing something no American golfer has accomplished in over four decades — sweeping all four of his team matches. Johnson went undefeated over... >>>

LEADING OFF: Cards seek sweet 16, Yanks-Red Sox for WC lead

Sunday  06:00,   26 september 2021

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ CARDS FLY Fresh off setting a franchise record with their 15th straight win, Harrison Bader and the Cardinals try to finish off a sweep at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals hold a five-game... >>>

Usyk ends Joshua's reign as heavyweight champ

Sunday  04:36,   26 september 2021

LONDON (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua’s second reign as world heavyweight champion Saturday with a unanimous points win in just his third fight since stepping up from the cruiserweight division. Usyk became the third man, after Evander... >>>

Red Wings' Jakub Vrana leaves practice early with shoulder injury

Sunday  04:35,   26 september 2021

Less than 10 minutes into his first session back with the team, Vrana suffered a shoulder injury and had to leave. Head coach Jeff Blashill did not have a prognosis after practice, stating only that Vrana would be “re-evaluated later.” As Allen... >>>

NFL Week 3 Weather Updates: Wind could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions

Sunday  04:35,   26 september 2021

Several matchups will see strong winds this week, but will they be gusty enough to affect your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions? With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 3 NFL weather... >>>

Analysis: No. 14 Iowa State, especially its special teams, must improve immediately after Baylor loss

Sunday  04:35,   26 september 2021

The Cyclones are 2-2 after losing their Big 12 opener to unranked Baylor, 31-29.Those aren’t only observations, those are facts after 14th-ranked Iowa State lost 31-29 at Baylor Saturday... >>>

Marte's double in 9th lifts A's 2-1, stalls Astros

Sunday  04:25,   26 september 2021

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Starling Marte hit a game-ending double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics past the Houston Astros 2-1 on Saturday. The A’s are four games behind AL wild card co-leaders Boston and... >>>

Hataoka gets 2nd ace, shares 1st with Lee in Arkansas event

Sunday  04:25,   26 september 2021

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Japan's Nasa Hataoka made a hole-in-one for the second straight day and shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to move into a tie with Australia's Minjee Lee after two rounds of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. The 22-year-old... >>>

Suarez shutout, Harper HR, Phils win 5th in row, top Pirates

Sunday  04:25,   26 september 2021

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suarez has done a little bit of everything this season for the Philadelphia Phillies. Right now, he’s keeping them in the playoff race. Suarez pitched a four-hit shutout, Bryce Harper homered and the Phillies kept up their >>>

French leader PSG beats Montpellier 2-0 for 8th straight win

Sunday  04:25,   26 september 2021

PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain relied on early and late goals to beat Montpellier 2-0 on Saturday and make it eight straight wins. Midfielder Idrissa Gueye scored in the 14th minute at Parc des Princes. Striker Kylian... >>>

Team Casey Scheidegger books Trials spot with 6-4 victory over Team Corryn Brown

Sunday  04:25,   26 september 2021

OTTAWA — Team Casey Scheidegger defeated Team Corryn Brown 6-4 on Saturday afternoon to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon. Scheidegger improved to 3-1 at the 2021 Trials Direct Entry women's curling... >>>

Americans building toward a blowout at the Ryder Cup

Sunday  03:06,   26 september 2021

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Even with their best start in 46 years, the Americans wanted to wipe the slate clean and play Saturday as if the Ryder Cup was just starting. When they finished another dominant session of foursomes, it started to feel as if... >>>

City reasserts title credentials as rivals drop points

Sunday  03:06,   26 september 2021

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City reasserted its Premier League title credentials on a day all of its big rivals dropped points. City delivered a statement performance in a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to move second in the league standings,... >>>