New York Mets' Eduardo Escobar (10) celebrates after hitting a walk-off RBI single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in New York. The Mets won 5-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Escobar rallies Mets past Marlins in 10, back into 1st alone

Eduardo Escobar homered and drove in five late runs — including the game-winning single in the 10th inning — to rally the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-4 and back into sole possession of …
Orlando Magic guard Gary Harris (14) poses while being photographed during the NBA basketball team's media day, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Magic set to lose a 2nd consecutive practice day to storm

Orlando’s training camp schedule is no match for Hurricane Ian. The Magic could not practice on Wednesday because the storm was looming, and called off their practice on Thursday as well because …
Honey bees are swept from an upright at the beginning of the NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Displaced Bucs avoid Ian, begin preparation to face Chiefs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers moved their football operations to South Florida to avoid Hurricane Ian and remain hopeful of being able to return home to play the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. The …
LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman tosses beer to fans on the 18th green during the final round of the LIV Golf Invitational-Boston tournament, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, in Bolton, Mass. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Report: LIV Golf nearing deal to buy TV time on FS1

A published report indicates Saudi-funded LIV Golf might be close to a TV deal. Golfweek is citing sources as saying LIV Golf is nearing an agreement to buy time with FS1. If a deal is imminent, it …
FILE - The National Championship Trophy is displayed following a news conference Aug. 16, 2022, in Atlanta, announcing that the CFP National Championship NCAA college football game will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 2025. The conference commissioners who manage the College Football Playoff met for almost seven hours Tuesday, Sept. 27, to work on expanding the postseason system from four to 12 teams as soon as the 2024 season. There is still much work to be done. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

Progress made but how soon CFP expands still up in the air

The administrators who've been given the task of expanding the College Football Playoff from four to 12 teams left their latest in-person meetings outside Chicago with the biggest question …
NFL

Christian McCaffrey is back on the Carolina Panthers injury report. Panthers coach Matt Rhule said McCaffrey is dealing with a quadriceps injury. McCaffrey doesn’t normally practice on Wednesdays …

Authorities have publicly identified the 14-year-old killed in a shooting that also wounded four other teens as they walked away from a Philadelphia high school athletic field after a football …
The Los Angeles Rams almost certainly wouldn’t be such consistent winners if this team hadn’t stayed relatively healthy over the past half-decade. The Rams’ overall health is down this …
NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers are counting on guard Tyrese Maxey to help lead them in a championship push. The 21-year-old guard out of Kentucky was pressed into service as the starting point guard last …

Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball says he can’t run at full speed or jump and still experiences pain in his left knee walking up stairs. Ball spoke ahead of his scheduled surgery in Los Angeles …
The Celtics have taken their first step toward regaining a sense of normalcy by holding their first practice of the preseason in the aftermath of the year-long suspension of Ime Udoka. Interim coach …
College sports

The top teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference have something in common this season: They are having more success on third downs. No. 5 Clemson converted fewer than 38% of its third down chances a …

For a few ranked teams, the first month of the season was all about home sweet home. No. 4 Michigan, No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 15 Washington will play their first road games of the season this …
Boise State quarterback Hank Bachmeier intends to transfer with the Broncos off to a disappointing 2-2 start. A spokesman for Boise State confirmed Bachmeier has filed paperwork to initiate the …
Clemson's defense spent the offseason saying there'd be little drop=off after longtime leader Brent Venables left to take Oklahoma's head coaching job. The fifth-ranked Tigers' defensive front even …
Penn State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz is getting creative with a deep unit that's built to create game-changing plays. So far, nearly 30 players have rotated in and out of a unit that’s …
MLB

Joc Pederson had a two-run triple and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Mike Yastrzemski, Brandon Crawford and Ford …

Minnesota rookie Matt Wallner drove in a career-high three runs and Gio Urshela and Jake Cave each had three hits as the Twins beat Chicago 7-4, sending the White Sox to their eighth straight loss. …
NHL

Marc-Andre Fleury has always embraced a heavy workload. The Minnesota Wild haven’t shied away from leaning hard on their new goalie. The 37-year-old arrived in a deadline-day trade in March and …

The Vegas Golden Knights are eyeing a return to the postseason behind their third coach in six seasons. Bruce Cassidy is the new bench boss in Vegas, replacing Peter DeBoer after both were fired from …
The Seattle Kraken's first season ended up looking like most other NHL expansion seasons when the hope was the team could contend for a playoff spot in its first year. That has raised the pressure on …
Suns Basketball

AP Sports Digest

The highlights of the AP Sports report. An up-to-the minute listing of all stories planned, including games and events, is available in Coverage Plan on AP Newsroom, …

Turner heads into another season with Pacers, trade talk

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner has grown accustomed to the trade talk. He saw two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis and Caris LeVert dealt away in February. He saw guard Malcolm Brogdon sent to …
MEDIA DAY

Phoenix Suns star, GM: team can 'move forward' from potential Sarver 'distraction'

The Phoenix Suns are bringing back most of their star players in an effort to win an elusive NBA title. One man who apparently won’t be along on the journey is team owner Robert Sarver. The Suns …
Coyotes Hockey

Coyotes' Chychrun looking for trade to playoff contender

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun still wants to be traded to a playoff contender. He’s not going to let it impact how he plays while he’s still in the desert. Chychrun will not be ready …

Coyotes sign Hayton right before training camp

The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Barrett Hayton to a two-year contract right before the start of training camp. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday were not released. The 22-year-old Hayton …
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Presidents Cup Individual Points Table

Saturday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Yardage: 7,047; Par: 71 UNITED STATES xx, INTERNATIONAL x …

Presidents Cup Individual Points Table

Saturday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Yardage: 7,047; Par: 71 UNITED STATES xx, INTERNATIONAL x …

Presidents Cup Individual Points Table

Friday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Yardage: 7,047; Par: 71 UNITED STATES 8, INTERNATIONAL 2 …

Presidents Cup Individual Points Table

Thursday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Yardage: 7,047; Par: 71 UNITED STATES 4, INTERNATIONAL 1 …

2023 Baltimore Orioles Schedule

All Times EDT March 27 St. Louis March 30 at Boston April 1 at Boston April 2 at Boston April 3 at Texas April 4 at Texas April 5 at …

2023 Baltimore Orioles Schedule

All Times EDT March 30 at Boston April 1 at Boston April 2 at Boston April 3 at Texas April 4 at Texas April 5 at Texas April 6 N.Y. …

2023 Chicago White Sox Schedule

All Times EDT March 30 at Houston March 31 at Houston April 1 at Houston April 2 at Houston April 3 San Francisco April 5 San Francisco April …

2023 Cleveland Guardians Schedule

All Times EDT March 30 at Seattle March 31 at Seattle April 1 at Seattle April 2 at Seattle April 3 at Oakland April 4 at Oakland April 5 at …

2023 Detroit Tigers Schedule

All Times EDT March 30 at Tampa Bay April 1 at Tampa Bay April 2 at Tampa Bay April 3 at Houston April 4 at Houston April 5 at Houston April …

2023 Kansas City Royals Schedule

All Times EDT March 30 Minnesota April 1 Minnesota April 2 Minnesota April 3 Toronto April 4 Toronto April 5 Toronto April 6 Toronto …