National Sports

Russia beats Serbia 2-1 to reach Davis Cup semifinals

Nov 22, 2019

Novak Djokovic played singles and doubles matches but couldn’t keep Serbia from losing to Russia 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup

Virginia coach says Cavaliers not looking past Liberty

Nov 22, 2019

Virginia coach says Cavaliers not looking past Liberty

Fleetwood, Rahm chase Lorenzo-Vera in Dubai; McIlroy fades

Nov 22, 2019

Race to Dubai contenders Tommy Fleetwood and Jon Rahm are the closest pursuers of Mike Lorenzo-Vera at the season-ending World Tour Championship

World high jump champ blasts Russian track officials

Nov 22, 2019

Three-time world high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene has blasted Russian track and field leaders after they were charged with obstructing an anti-doping investigation

Sandusky expected in court for new sentencing in abuse case

Nov 22, 2019

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected in a Pennsylvania courtroom to be resentenced after an appeals court said mandatory minimum sentences had been improperly applied against him

AP Top 25 Podcast: Tua’s legacy and Alabama’s CFP hopes

Nov 22, 2019

Tua Tagovailoa changed Alabama football and became a star before he was even a starter

Thursday Sports in Brief

Nov 22, 2019

Thursday Sports in Brief

Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

Nov 22, 2019

Logan Couture scored in overtime, Aaron Dell made 37 saves and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1

Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Nov 22, 2019

Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes to DeAndre Hopkins and finished with 298 yards to help the Houston Texans beat the Indianapolis Colts 20-17 to take the AFC South lead

Kings pick apart Oilers' top line 5-1 to stay hot at home

Nov 22, 2019

Tyler Toffoli had two goals and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings’ 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers

Ingram leads Pelicans past Suns 124-121

Nov 22, 2019

Brandon Ingram scores 28 points as New Orleans Pelicans top Phoenix Suns 124-121

IOC’s Bach asked to intervene in Tokyo Olympic labor dispute

Nov 22, 2019

An international trade union wants IOC President Thomas Bach to intervene and investigate alleged labor and safety violations at venues being built for next year’s Tokyo Olympics

Ex-athlete charged with 6 sex assaults awaits rape sentence

Nov 22, 2019

A former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women awaits sentencing for his rape conviction in the first case to go to trial

Benn scores winner, Stars take 5th straight, 5-3 over Jets

Nov 22, 2019

Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 after blowing a three-goal lead

Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Nov 22, 2019

Tyson Barrie scored his first goal of the season and Pierre Engvall got the first of his career to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes