By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terence Crawford took all the drama out of his fight against Julius Indongo, and he did it fast.
Now Crawford is the only undisputed world champion in professional boxing.
Energized by his huge home-state following 45 minutes from his ...
By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer
Jon Jones has teased making an appearance at WWE's SummerSlam event to stir things up in his quest for a mega fight with Brock Lesnar.
Lesnar might have trouble keeping an eye on Jones, should the UFC star grab a seat in the front row. The WWE universal ...
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Aly Raisman is ready to talk about "the elephant in the room." And the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast thinks it's time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue.
The 23-year-old is calling for sweeping ...
By The Associated Press
A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday:
LITTLE BIG LEAGUE
A day after they played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pirates will fly about 200 miles to central Pennsylvania for the Little League Classic in Williamsport. ...
By WES CROSBY, Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished off a win at PNC Park, then packed their bags for a trip — to another home game about 200 miles away.
Frazier homered, doubled and singled to help the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals ...
By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night.
Brady, who sat out last week, was 6 of 9 ...
By Jay Cohen
AP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball’s biggest stars.
Will that success continue in the front office of ...
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer for the AL East-leading Red ...
By Tim Dahlberg
AP Boxing Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.
Nevada boxing regulators on Wednesday ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins still haven’t beaten the Cleveland Indians at home this season.
They have two tries left, and now both will take place on the same day.
The Twins postponed their game on Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians just 35 minutes into a rain delay, ...
By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifty over .500.
The Dodgers hit that mark for the first time since September 1953 with a come-from-behind 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
It's just the fourth time in franchise history they've been that many ...
By AARON BEARD, AP Sports Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It has taken more than two years for North Carolina to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel since initially being charged with five top-level violations amid its long-running academic scandal.
The two-day hearing begins ...
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation has ratified its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches.
The Real Madrid forward will miss the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona. Madrid holds a 3-1 advantage.
He will also miss the first four matches of the ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler had harsh words Tuesday for Angel Hernandez, saying the veteran umpire should get a different job.
A day after being ejected from a game for questioning Hernandez's calls on balls and strikes, Kinsler told reporters covering ...
By The Associated Press
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
Streaking slugger Giancarlo Stanton tries to hit a home run in his seventh straight game when the Marlins host the Giants. Struggling right-hander Matt Cain (3-9, 5.22 ERA) starts for San ...
By The Associated Press
Beth Mowins will debut as the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24.
Mowins will join former NFL kicker Jay Feely when Cleveland plays at Indianapolis. The network released its announcer pairings on Tuesday.
Mowins will start the season calling a ...
By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Kisner sets out to try to claim his first major at the PGA Championship on a Quail Hollow course that appears to be set up for scoring.
Kisner had a one-shot lead over Hideki Matsuyama and Chris Stroud, two players coming off ...
By STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two summer signings costing $150 million inspired Manchester United to an easy victory in its opening Premier League match of the season.
Tottenham hasn't spent a penny in the transfer market this summer but still got off to a ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals say Bryce Harper has a "significant" bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, and general manager Mike Rizzo is hopeful the star outfielder will be back this season.
Harper injured his knee when he ...
By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bill Snyder likes to spin a well-worn story about an old man from western Kansas, who had driven through the night many years ago to visit Kansas State's coach after a victory in the Copper Bowl.
Snyder was in the early stages of ...