Russell Westbrook made a few things clear Saturday. He will remain a Dallas Cowboys fan even though he’s now playing in Washington, he’s not going to abandon his policy against being friendly with opponents during games, and he doesn’t think a championship necessarily completes a player’s resume.
NBA teams that do not comply with league rules designed to minimize the spread of the coronavirus this season could face major penalties such as forfeiting games or draft picks, the league told its franchises Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coaches Mark Few of Gonzaga and Scott Drew of Baylor scheduled Saturday's game for all the right seasons. They wanted their teams to have another early-season test and play in front of a national TV audience.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trevor Konitzer is the kind of guy whose cellphone is constantly buzzing with updates on NFL players: who's hurt, who's playing, what breaking news affects one team or another.
The NFL, its teams, broadcasters and fans all have learned one thing in 2020: Nothing is certain with the schedule. Never was that more obvious than in the last two weeks, with the kind of scrambling that made Fran Tarkenton famous affecting a bunch of games.
Major League Baseball and all 30 of its teams are suing their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses during the 2020 season played almost entirely without fans due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A bill that will criminalize international doping conspiracies became law Friday with President Donald Trump's signature, closing out a two-year legislative process during which the only true opposition to the bill came from outside the United States.
The New York Liberty will pick No. 1 for the second consecutive year in the WNBA draft. This time there isn't really a clear-cut choice of who they'll take to pair with last year's choice Sabrina Ionescu.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the longest season and the shortest offseason in NBA history, the champion Los Angeles Lakers are back at work with two content superstars, a younger lineup around them — and a steady confidence they can do it all again.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers hired Chris Young as executive vice president and general manager Friday, bringing the Major League Baseball executive home to work under president of baseball operations Jon Daniels, the club's GM since 2005.
It’s comforting to see the Pittsburgh Steelers back atop the NFL. In a topsy-turvy world that’s gone completely off the rails in 2020, the franchise that hardly ever changes coaches — the great Mike Tomlin is their third in 52 seasons — and clings to the “Steeler Way” no matter the era is just what we needed.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. changed his lifestyle after escaping serious injury in a high-speed car wreck that led to misdemeanor drunken driving charges in Dallas and could have derailed a promising boxing career.
The Southeastern Conference has announced a revamped schedule for Dec. 12 and Dec. 19, including Vanderbilt's game at No. 11 Georgia that could not be played as scheduled on Saturday because of coronavirus concerns.
Time has all but run out on the NHL’s hope to start the season Jan. 1, with the league and NHL Players’ Association now focusing their discussions on opening play in mid-January, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Friday.