By Paul Newberry
AP Sports Columnist
Surely Lamar Jackson has put that ugly stereotype to rest, once and for all.
Let’s hope we never hear again how some dynamic young African-American quarterback would be better off at another position because — wink, wink — he’s just not cut out ...
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The fist pumps, the screaming and shouting, it all belonged to the Americans in the final hour of the Presidents Cup.
They just didn't have the lead.
That's the beauty of these team events in golf. Momentum can change with one ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
David Pastrnak on the ice these days is like a dazzling young magician who isn't quite sure how his sleight of hand is going to work out.
When he has the puck, his Boston Bruins teammates don't know what to expect. Opponents don't know. He doesn't even ...
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) — Only minutes removed from watching his team roll to its 10th consecutive victory, coach John Harbaugh showed up to the post-game news conference wearing a white hat proclaiming Baltimore to be AFC North champions.
No small accomplishment, ...
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery.
The league made the announcement about Stern's condition in a statement, saying its thoughts and prayers were with the 77-year-old ...
By The Associated Press undefined
BOSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid responded to criticism from Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley to score a season-high 38 points and add 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 115-109 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
Embiid scored 16 points in ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a $245 million, seven-year contract Wednesday, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced and ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball has interviewed almost 60 people and obtained tens of thousands of electronic messages in its investigation into allegations the Houston Astros broke rules by using a television camera to steal signs.
Former Houston pitcher Mike Fiers sparked the ...
By Jake Seiner
AP Sports Writer
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseballs weren't juiced during a record-setting 2019 regular season, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball.
They were just flying farther.
A four-person committee of scientists concluded baseballs this year had less ...
By Brian Mahoney
AP Basketball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — David Fizdale was the latest coach tasked with trying to turn around the New York Knicks.
He was given barely 100 games before the longtime losers decided it was time to try someone else.
The Knicks cut ties with Fizdale and promoted ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have completed a $28 million, three-year contract with right-hander Kyle Gibson, adding another veteran in the middle of their starting rotation.
Texas announced Gibson’s addition on Friday. He spent the first seven years of his big league career ...
By The Associated Press
No. 10 Wisconsin (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) at No. 2 Ohio State (12-0, 9-0, No. 1), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (FOX).
Line: Ohio State by 16 1/2.
Series record: Ohio State leads 60-18-5.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Wisconsin: The Big Ten West Division champions have a lot ...
By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer
Anthony Joshua didn't just lose three world heavyweight titles and an undefeated record when he was beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr. in one of boxing's biggest upsets in a generation.
He lost his aura, his growing sense of invincibility.
So Joshua has had to reinvent ...
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Vernon Carey Jr. showed Michigan State exactly what it's missing.
Carey had 26 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks to help No. 10 Duke dominate the 11th-ranked Spartans in an 87-75 victory Tuesday night.
The 6-foot-10, 270-pound ...
By RAUL DOMINGUEZ Associated Press
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had a slam dunk waved off by officials, the first sign that it might not be the Houston Rockets' night.
Lonnie Walker IV helped make sure of that.
Walker had a career-high 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame ...
By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are in the market for a new head coach, and owner David Tepper hinted he's targeting someone with an offensive background.
Tepper fired longtime coach Ron Rivera — whose background is on defense — on Tuesday following a ...
By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Carlson is putting himself in some pretty elite company.
The defenseman had a goal and two assists in the opening period to reach 40 points for the season, Nick Hathaway and Jakub Vrana each scored twice and the Washington Capitals ...
By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hasn't stopped thinking about Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins since the 22nd-ranked Cavaliers clinched their spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game last week.
"He's a guy you've got to ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's still officially Duck season for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Tuesday that quarterback Devlin "Duck" Hodges will make his second straight start on Sunday when the Steelers (7-5) visit the Arizona Cardinals (3-8-1). Tomlin named Hodges the ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round pick.
Washington needed to shed salary and chose Travis Boyd over Stephenson, who they dealt rather than risk losing him on ...