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Panthers' Reid calls Jenkins ‘sellout’ in protest movement

Kemba Walker off to a flying start for Hornets

AP Top 25: Clemson back to 2; App State ranked for 1st time

Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

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Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Defense leads No. 5 LSU past No. 22 MSU, 19-3

ACC rout: No. 3 Clemson tops No. 16 North Carolina St 41-7

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Butler leads T-wolves with 33 points in 131-123 win vs. Cavs

Gronkowski tops AP’s list of top NFL tight ends

Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10

Denver forced Arizona rookie Josh Rosen to commit five turnovers on their way to snapping a four-game losing streak

Red Sox sail into World Series, set for ace Sale’s return

The Boston Red Sox head to the World Series, looking every bit like the team that led the majors with 108 wins this season

JBJ is MVP! Jackie Bradley Jr. wins ALCS prize for Red Sox

JBJ is MVP! Jackie Bradley Jr. wins ALCS honor for Red Sox

Take two: Miley back to NLCS hill, Brews try to deny Dodgers

Wade Miley is headed back to the mound when the Brewers try to stave off elimination against the Dodgers in the NLCS

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

Jury hears closing arguments at college hoops fraud trial

Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

Seahawks' Pete Carroll reflects after death of Paul Allen

Bono resigns as USA Gymnastics president after 4 days

Former Congresswoman Mary Bono steps down as interim president of USA Gymnastics after just 4 days on job

Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2; Chiefs slip to No. 3.

As NBA season opens, is it Warriors-Celtics when it ends?

Opening night last year delivered a good forecast of how the NBA season would turn out

Chacin, Brewers' bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter, Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers play Dodgers with NLCS tied at 1-all, Red Sox-Astros have day off with series even at 1

US headed to Women’s World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan each scored twice in the first half and United States earned a spot in the World Cup next summer in France with a 6-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament

Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega win

Aric Almirola capped an absolute Stewart-Haas Racing rout at Talladega Superspeedway with an overtime victory that earned him an automatic berth into the third round of the playoffs

Norman intercepts Newton, Redskins beat Panthers 23-17

Josh Norman intercepts Cam Newton, Redskins hold on to beat Panthers 23-17

AP College Football Poll: LSU back to No. 5; Michigan to 6th

Top 25 shuffle: No. 1 Alabama now ahead of Ohio State, Clemson, Notre Dame and LSU in top five

Patrick Baumann, rising star in Olympic circles, dies at 51

Patrick Baumann, the CEO-like secretary general of basketball's world governing body who was seen as a potential IOC president, has died at the Youth Olympics

Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO’s anti-Nike tweet

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics' interim president and CEO Mary Bono

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2

Turner hits 2-run homer as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 to even NL Championship Series

Cardinals' Jones downplays big game, says he can do better

With his MMA-trained hands knocking would-be tacklers out of the way, Chandler Jones has quietly become one of the best defensive players in the NFL

Rams' Aaron Donald tops AP defensive tackle rankings again

Aaron Donald, kingpin of Rams defense, again tops AP's defensive tackle rankings

Beckham makes scene, Giants drop to 1-5 with loss to Eagles

Odell Beckham Jr. makes a scene as Giants drop to 1-5 with loss to Eagles

Pac-12 coaches paying close attention to corruption trial

Wildcats head coach Sean Miller declined to comment on how the Adidas trial in New York is effecting his program

Pac-12 commissioner: Errors made in replay review procedure

The Pac-12 will make immediate changes to how video replay reviews are handled after Commissioner Larry Scott admitted procedural mistakes were made when a targeting foul was not called during the Washington State-USC game

Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

Women's soccer looks at FIFA's new strategy to grow the game with praise and skepticism

Wisconsin receiver pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two drunken women in his apartment this past spring

Hataoka fires 7-under 65 to lead in South Korea

Nasa Hataoka of Japan fires a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea

Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory in Game 4 of the AL Division Series that set up a postseason rematch with the champion Houston Astros

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Too much SEC? 8 is more than enough

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Too much SEC? 8 is more than enough in latest college football poll

AP Top 25: Notre Dame into top 5; Texas top 10; 8 SEC teams

Notre Dame moves into top 5, Texas and UCF reach top 10, Southeastern Conference places season-high 8 teams in latest Associated Press college football poll

UFC champ could face fine, suspension for post-fight fracas

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov could face a large fine and a lengthy suspension after his post-fight actions at UFC 229

Reid kneels, says Kaepernick 'robbed' of dream to play again

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid kneels during national anthem before game against New York Giants

Trickery, defense help No. 22 Florida edge No. 5 LSU 27-19

Lucas Krull grew up idolizing Tim Tebow, a left-handed quarterback big enough to play tight end, and looked a lot like him on a trick play that helped No. 22 Florida beat fifth-ranked LSU 27-19.

Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 in Game 1 of the AL Division Series

Improving Arkansas faces tough task against No. 1 Bama

Improving Arkansas faces tough task under Morris against No. 1 Alabama

Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener

LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yanks-Sox

LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians buck opener trend; Yankees and Red Sox renew October rivalry

Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

Mike Moustakas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series

Red Sox, Yankees ready to rumble again in playoffs

Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees tangling again in the playoffs, this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs

Bring on Boston: Yanks rout A's 7-2 in wild-card game

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the AL wild-card game

“Stop crowning us!” 4-0 Rams shrug off hype, focus on 'Hawks

The Los Angeles Rams realize they're a popular Super bowl pick after their spectacular first quarter of the NFL season

Capitals winger Tom Wilson banned 20 games for preseason hit

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson suspended 20 games by the NHL for a blindside hit to the head of an opponent during a preseason game

Rockets roll in Melo’s debut as Harden, Paul each reach 20

Carmelo Anthony fit right in and James Harden and Chris Paul picked up right where they left off

Rockies top Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings in epic wild-card game

Wolters gets go-ahead hit as Rockies outlast Cubs 2-1 in 13 innings to win NL wild-card game

Alabama’s Tagovailoa living up to hype after title game

No. 1 Alabama's star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has lived up to the hype built up from his national championship game heroics

Cubs, Rockies meet for NL wild card after losing tiebreakers

The Chicago Cubs will host the Colorado Rockies in the wild-card game on Tuesday after both teams lost tiebreaker games for their division championships

Prescott’s rookie flashback gives Cowboys building block

Prescott offers flashback to sensation rookie season, gives Cowboys something to build on

Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

Flacco throws 2 TD passes, Ravens trip up Steelers 26-14

Joe Flacco threw a pair of early touchdown passes, Justin Tucker kicked four second-half field goals and the Baltimore Ravens pulled away from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-14

Mariota outduels Wentz as Titans edge Eagles 26-23 in OT

Marcus Mariota hit Corey Davis with a 10-yard touchdown pass just before the end of overtime, and the Tennessee Titans beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-23 Sunday for their best start since 2013

Europe finishes off dominant week to win back Ryder Cup

Europe finishes off dominant week to win back Ryder Cup; Americans haven't won on foreign soil since 1993

QB Fields runs for 2 TDs, No. 2 Georgia tops Vols, 38-12

Freshman QB Justin Fields runs for 2 TDs as No. 2 Georgia overcomes sluggish offensive start in 38-12 win over Tennessee

No. 1 Alabama rolls to 56-14 win over Louisiana-Lafayette

Jaylen Waddle returned a punt for a touchdown and caught two scoring passes, including a 94-yarder, in No. 1 Alabama's 56-14 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.

The roval at Charlotte is the big NASCAR race worth watching

NASCAR adjusts troublesome tire wall on new course at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Brewers clinch playoff spot, sweep Cards 2-1; Cubs also in

The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their first playoff spot since 2011 by ensuring at least a spot in the NL wild-card game, helped when a rookie St. Louis pinch-runner Adolis Garcia suddenly fell on his way to the plate in a 2-1 win over the Cardinals

‘My city’: Harper 0 for 4 in possibly last home Nats game

Bryce Harper showed up early for what could be his final home game as a member of the Washington Nationals so he could put on his white uniform and "just cherish that moment."

Is the AP Top 25 poll bad for college football?

Is the Associated Press poll bad for college football?

Clemson QB Bryant transferring after losing starting job

Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant is transferring after losing his starting job to highly touted freshman Trevor Lawrence

Astros clinch 2nd straight AL West title, win 100th

The Houston Astros clinched another AL West title and reached 100 wins for the second straight season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 behind Alex Bregman's two-run homer

Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders enjoying new role with Lions

Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders enjoy new role with Lions after post-retirement rift

Nike’s marketing strikes a chord without hurting business

Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick but business has not been hurt as the furor dies down

Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead

Thames scores go-ahead run in 8th as Brewers get big 6-4 win over Cardinals

49ers lose QB Jimmy Garoppolo to season-ending knee injury

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will need season-ending surgery on his injured left knee

Tommy McDonald, speedy Hall of Fame receiver, dies at 84

Tommy McDonald, speedy Hall of Fame receiver who helped Eagles win 1960 title, dies at 84