LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Ron Rivera was left adrift without a kicker and felt like he had to go for it in every situation.
The final roll of the dice by “Riverboat Ron” on fourth and goal opened the door for some heroics by Russell Wilson, but Kendall Fuller's interception on Seattle's 2-point conversion attempt allowed Washington to hold on and beat the Seahawks 17-15 Monday night for the team's third consecutive victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Max Scherzer agreed to a record-setting $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets and shortstop Corey Seager struck a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday as players and teams rushed to reach agreements before an expected lockout.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing on the top rim of the venerable Coliseum on a 76-degree autumn Monday, Lincoln Riley took a glance behind him at the Los Angeles panorama stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Hollywood sign to the gleaming downtown skyscrapers.
Lee Elder played through the scourge of racism. He broke down enormous barriers. He carved a path for Tiger Woods and others to follow.
Finally, in the waning months of his life, he took his rightful place at Augusta National.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods says he expects to play golf again, just not very often, and he doesn't see himself reaching the top of the sport again because “I don't think that's a realistic expectation of me.”
Corey Seager agreed to a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday and will now play his home games in the stadium where he was twice a postseason MVP, according to a person familiar with the deal.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The injury bug has gotten Christian McCaffrey yet again.
The Carolina Panthers often-injured running back will miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury, the team announced Monday.
After Von Miller left his Russian sable hat and the tears behind in Denver following his trade from the Broncos to the Los Angeles Rams, he cracked, “I went to bed 4-4 and woke up 7-1.”
Talk about a Hollywood ending for the Super Bowl 50 MVP.
The defending champions are beginning to look the part again.
It wasn't long ago that the Milwaukee Bucks were languishing under .500, but after a seven-game winning streak, they've moved back toward the top of the Eastern Conference standings.
Cleveland city council approves Guardians lease at ballpark
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An extra day-night test match on the Ashes tour is something England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is more than open to.
Any cricket at all would suit him just fine.
Buttler was released from two weeks in quarantine on Tuesday in time for the scheduled practice match between England and the England Lions in Brisbane’s northern suburbs.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has denied being in talks with Zinedine Zidane about becoming the French club's next coach and gave support to the current man in charge, Mauricio Pochettino.
Houston Rockets (4-16, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (6-14, 13th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City heads into the matchup against Houston after losing six games in a row.
Charlotte Hornets (13-10, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (13-8, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee hosts Charlotte aiming to extend its five-game home winning streak.
Pittsburgh Penguins (10-7-5, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Edmonton Oilers (15-5-0, first in the Pacific)
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Oilers -141, Penguins +119; over/under is 6.5
Arizona Coyotes (5-15-2, eighth in the Central) vs. Minnesota Wild (14-6-1, first in the Central)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -362, Coyotes +282; over/under is 6
Colorado Avalanche (11-6-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (16-6-1, first in the Atlantic)
Toronto; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -118, Avalanche -103
Minnesota Timberwolves (11-10, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (13-8, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves visit Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards in cross-conference action.
Denver Nuggets (10-10, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (4-18, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets square off against the Orlando Magic.
Dallas Mavericks (10-9, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (6-17, 14th in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Luka Doncic leads Dallas into a matchup with New Orleans.
Cleveland Cavaliers (11-10, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (13-8, third in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Darius Garland and the Cleveland Cavaliers visit Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
Detroit Pistons (4-16, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10-11, 10th in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Trail Blazers -9.5; over/under is 216
Atlanta Hawks (11-10, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (9-14, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks take on the Indiana Pacers.
Philadelphia 76ers (11-10, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (11-10, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics square off against the Philadelphia 76ers.
LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport’s most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Opener Abid Ali missed out on back-to-back centuries by nine runs but Pakistan comfortably chased down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets on Tuesday in the first cricket test.
No one expected much from Iowa State as T.J. Otzelberger started his coaching tenure with the Cyclones.
Things have changed less than a month into the season. Iowa State hosts Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Wednesday and visits Creighton on Saturday carrying a No.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell won't get drawn into the debate over whether the Bearcats deserve inclusion in the College Football Playoff if they win the AAC title Saturday.
GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — West Indies left-arm spin bowlers Veerasammy Permaul and Jomel Warrican combined for nine wickets to dismiss Sri Lanka for 204 on the second morning of the second cricket test.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonas Valančiūnas scored 29 of his career-high 39 points in a spectacular first half, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time this month, 123-104 on Monday night.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of a suspenseful shootout and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night after blowing a late lead.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Rasheem Green broke through Washington's front to block an extra-point attempt, recovered the ball and rumbled all the way to the end zone.
It was good for two Seattle Seahawks points and a little bit of NFL history.
MIAMI (AP) — Nikola Jokic returned and scored 24 points, Aaron Gordon added 20 and the Denver Nuggets snapped their longest losing streak in nearly six years by beating the short-handed Miami Heat 120-111 on Monday night.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — After a tough week of basketball in Las Vegas, No. 3 Gonzaga might have been looking for a breather at home against unheralded Tarleton State.
It didn't happen.
Rasir Bolton scored 17 points and Chet Holmgren added 15 as No.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell says when the ball moves and the thinking stops, the Utah Jazz really shine.
“Aggressive decision making,” Mitchell said. “When you start to think too much, that’s when the turnovers and the mistakes come in.”