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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Trevor Siemian's phone rang late Wednesday night and he knew something was up.It was Adam Gase calling, and the New York Jets' backup quarterback realized he might now suddenly be the starter — for this week, and likely several more as Sam Darnold recovers …
The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown.A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.Britney Taylor …
BEIJING (AP) — Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions.He's getting good at hoisting trophies.Gasol got to bask in a championship celebration for the …
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Charlie McAvoy to a three-year contract that will pay him $14.7 million.The deal was announced Sunday by general manager Don Sweeney.The 21-year-old McAvoy emerged as one of the top defensemen on the Eastern Conference championship team …
ZHENGZHOU, China (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday.Rain halted play in the first set after seventh-seeded Martic went 2-0 ahead.When play resumed, Pliskova won the next …
BEIJING (AP) — Spain wins second FIBA World Cup title, topping Argentina 95-75 for gold medal.
BEIJING (AP) — FIBA will look at adjusting travel demands on teams at the next World Cup, after this tournament in China led to many complaints about the distances that nations participating in the knockout stages had to cover without much time to prepare for games.Some teams faced major …
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path.The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at …
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday night."It means something to me," Weaver said of matching the school's single-game record of four …
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lincoln Riley and Jalen Hurts sent the Big 12 a message in fifth-ranked Oklahoma's 48-14 victory over UCLA on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.Despite 611 yards of offense — including 439 coming courtesy of Hurts — the Oklahoma coach and quarterback are …
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona scored one touchdown on a bursting run, hit some chunk plays in the passing game.When it mattered most, the Wildcats played the power game — and Texas Tech was helpless to stop them.Arizona ran the ball 13 straight times during a 99-yard drive in the …
SEATTLE (AP) — Omar Narvaez loves his former Chicago White Sox teammates. He also loves beating them.The catcher hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and helped Felix Hernandez through his best outing of the year to lift the Seattle Mariners over his old team 2-1.Narvaez spent a …
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's gallery includes a boy waving to passing motorists to commemorate the …
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Jake Maier was 38-of-49 passing for 389 yards and four touchdowns and UC Davis cruised to a 41-13 win over Lehigh on Saturday night.Carson Crawford had nine receptions for 148 yards and a score, Khris Vaughn had two touchdown catches and Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. had 15 carries …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use.Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blood was flowing down Tyson Fury's right cheek, and Otto Wallin was in his face. His scheduled rematch with Deontay Wilder suddenly in jeopardy, Fury needed to dig deep in a fight that wasn't supposed to be this hard.Fury did just that Saturday night, overcoming a bloody …
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Reece Udinski threw for two touchdowns including the game-winner in overtime as VMI held on to beat East Tennessee State 31-24 on Saturday night.Udinski fired a 21-yard pass to Javeon Lara to make it 31-24 in the overtime period for the Keydets (2-1) …
DENVER (AP) — The at-bats in front of him were central to Daniel Murphy's big night at the plate.Charlie Blackmon homered to start a six-run inning, Murphy had four hits and 4 RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat San Diego 11-10 Saturday night in a game in which both the Padres' …
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was forced to be a spectator a year ago when a hard hit to the helmet knocked him out in the second quarter of his first college start. This time he left in the fourth quarter with the game well in hand.Lawrence threw for a …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays couldn't get much going offensively in eight of their nine innings. When they got their only serious scoring opportunity, Travis d'Arnaud seized it.To manager Kevin Cash, that's what separates playoff teams from the pack — and the Rays sure …

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