San Francisco stuns No. 4 Virginia 61-60 in Bubbleville
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jamaree Bouyea scored 19 points and San Francisco pulled the biggest upset of the young college basketball season, using a late 8-0 run Friday to beat No.
On Football: NFL QB quandaries from coast to coast
The college quarterbacks class is shaping up nicely, just in time to perhaps rescue some NFL teams from themselves. Right at the top are Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State's Justin Fields and Florida's Kyle Trask, depending on who (likely all) become eligible for the 2021 draft.
PGA Tour gets share of European Tour TV as part of alliance
The PGA Tour has acquired a minority stake in the European Tour's media production company as part of an alliance announced Friday, a big first step toward developing a more unified golf schedule around the world.
Lampard not surprised to see Tottenham reborn under Mourinho
Frank Lampard never gave any credence to the view that Jose Mourinho, his old mentor, was a manager who had been swept aside by the modern game.
Tokyo Olympic organizers plan to host 18 test events
TOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics are getting a kickstart. Local organizers on Friday announced a series of 18 test events set to begin in March and run into May.
No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire Classic
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Coming into this season, Villanova coach Jay Wright wondered who might replace Saddiq Bey as the Wildcats' go-to player.
Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith has Washington at least temporarily in first place in the NFC East after winning on Thanksgiving for the first time, two years after a planned holiday showing was wrecked by the quarterback's career-threatening leg injury.
Reports: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple media outlets.
Colorado-USC canceled by COVID cases; Buffs book SDSU
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No. 19 Southern California’s scheduled home game Saturday against unbeaten Colorado has been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests for the Trojans.
Week 13: Notre Dame-N Carolina; Iowa St-Texas top game menu
The jockeying for position begins in earnest now that the first College Football Playoff rankings are out. Among the four teams at the top, only Notre Dame (No.
Argentines bid a raucous farewell to Maradona amid clashes
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Soccer superstar Diego Maradona was buried Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people — a stark contrast to earlier in the day when tens of thousands of weeping fans filed past his coffin for hours in an observance that mixed head-of-state-like honors with the chaos of a rowdy stadium.
Culver powers No. 15 West Virginia past VCU in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia missed its first 10 shots of the game. The Mountaineers still raced to a 13-0 lead over VCU.
No. 1 Gonzaga defeats No. 6 Kansas 102-90; 3 Zags with 20+
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Coach Mark Few and Gonzaga keep reaching new heights. While the top-ranked Bulldogs opened their season with a 102-90 victory over No.
Deshaun Watson's 4 TDs lift Texans to 41-25 win over Lions
DETROIT (AP) — Deshaun Watson dropped back in a protected pocket at midfield and perfectly lofted one of his four touchdown passes, connecting with Will Fuller in stride just before he reached the end zone.
Belinelli signs deal to return to his native Italy
BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Marco Belinelli is going back to Italy, announcing Thursday that he has signed a three-year contract to play for Virtus Bologna.
Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico's Yucatan
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena was released by Mexican authorities Thursday after his former partner told a judge in Yucatan state that she did not want to press charges.
LSU's struggles just latest hurdle for resilient Ed Orgeron
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron forged a career path that led him to the top of his profession by persevering through personal and professional hardships.
Bama's Jones, Auburn's Nix playing well entering Iron Bowl
Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was a skinny three-star recruit who had to wait in a daunting line for a starting shot. Bo Nix arrived at Auburn as a prized recruit and has started every game since.
Road to NFL for Jets' Castillo began with one repeated dream
NEW YORK (AP) — Sergio Castillo had the same dream a few times every year since sixth grade. The New York Jets kicker is on the field at a stadium when he looks into the stands and sees his mother and future girlfriend in the stands cheering him on.
From bullied to birdies: Haley Moore's LPGA story resonates
BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Haley Moore will never forget the shot. It was in April 2019 when she stood on the 16th tee at Augusta National, home of the Masters, 156 yards from the flag with a short iron in her hands and watched the ball take flight.
If you were there, you will never forget Maradona in Mexico
From the press tribune above the Estadio Azteca field it was impossible to discern the trickery Diego Maradona had performed. From the same location, it was impossible not to marvel at the brilliant maneuverability that Maradona also performed.
Move over St. Paul: Napoli stadium to be named for Maradona
Move over St. Paul and make way for Maradona. The mayor of Naples started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday.
Jim Hanifan, offensive line coaching great, dies at 87
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jim Hanifan, the former St. Louis Cardinals coach who returned to the city as offensive line coach to help the Rams win the Super Bowl, has died.
No. 3 Villanova opens with 76-67 win over Boston College
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jeremiah Robinson-Earl spent much of the first half of Villanova's season opener on the bench with two early fouls.
College basketball begins strange season in empty arenas
The strangest anticipated season in college basketball history kicked off Wednesday with dozens of games at arenas across the country.