NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons.
ATLANTA (AP) — Brian Snitker has a two-year contract for only the second time in his 43 years with the Braves. It's little wonder that Snitker, who turns 63 on Wednesday, said Monday he never assumed he'd be asked to return as manager even after leading Atlanta to a surprise NL East division title and its first playoff berth since 2013.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — By the time they reached Mexico City in October 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were representing a country being torn apart.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has scheduled a January trial for a 22-year-old Iowa drifter charged with killing a top amateur golfer from Spain.
As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers.
Coming off a division title that included a victory against its archrival, Auburn faced the prospect of losing its coach. Who knows whether Gus Malzahn really wanted to return to his home state and become the head football coach at Arkansas, another SEC school, but Auburn's leadership decided it did not want to chance it.
LONDON (AP) — Simona Halep is back as the year-end No. 1 for the second year in a row, despite a back injury that doctors say could lead to a long-term problem.
Anyone who missed the Game of the Season — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 43, Pat Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs 40 — can take solace in knowing there very well could be a rematch a little more than three months away.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon scored on a 4-yard run and dashed toward the stands in celebration of Cincinnati's go-ahead touchdown.
LONDON (AP) — Lethargic losses to start the season were enough to believe the Seattle Seahawks might not compete in the NFC West, especially after they failed to reach the playoffs last season.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos don't have much time to wallow in their misery this week. "The great thing about it is we have a game on Thursday, so we can't get caught up in this game," Von Miller said after the Broncos lost their fourth straight , 23-20 to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday when Todd Gurley ran over them for a career-high 208 yards and two TDs on 28 carries.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When a field goal gave the Miami Dolphins a seesaw victory over the Chicago Bears, Brock Osweiler was the first player sprinting from the sideline onto the field in jubilation, capping an eventful day for the backup quarterback.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott had a quiet 100-yard game by his standards in the Dallas Cowboys' rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Young quarterbacks have always had a tough time winning in Gillette Stadium during the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.
BOSTON (AP) — David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about.
BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. women's national team breezed through CONCACAF qualifying to secure a spot in the World Cup next year in France.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chris Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital. The Red Sox made the announcement Sunday night in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens posed for photos on the sideline as the clock ticked down the final seconds, making sure to remember the moment.
Sean McDermott didn't like the hit that knocked Josh Allen out of the game, and he sure didn't like the way the Buffalo Bills finished without their rookie quarterback.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott sparked the previously punchless Dallas passing game and celebrated Conor McGregor-style . So did his Dallas teammates with the UFC star watching after some pregame pumping up.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Tony Stewart hired Aric Almirola because he believed the journeyman would win races for Stewart-Haas Racing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts came into the postseason willing to let his starters go deeper into games. He has yet to find someone who can stick around.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler is still suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves, with the opener three days away. Despite his preference to play elsewhere, signs have begun to point to him staying with the Timberwolves at least to start the season.
The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): 7:10 p.m. The Baltimore Ravens have set a single-game franchise record for sacks, and they just keep taking down Marcus Mariota.
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