Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is taken off the field after being injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan carted off field with injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan was carted off the field strapped to a backboard after taking a hit to his head and neck area Monday night against the Buffalo …
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich walks on the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Washington State coach Rolovich fired for refusing vaccine

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, a person familiar with the …
Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game winning RBI single during the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of baseball's National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Atlanta. The Braves defeated the Dodgers 5-4 to lead the series 2-0 games. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Down 2-0, Dodgers have Braves where they want them at home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trailing 2-0 in the NL Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have the Atlanta Braves right where they want them. At their house. The Braves’ last win at Dodger …
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference in Chicago. With the pandemic still a major issue and concern, Silver believes the league has done all it can to prepare for the new season, which starts Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/David Banks, File)

NBA preview: Silver says he hopes Irving gets vaccinated

Adam Silver, the basketball fan, would prefer to see Kyrie Irving on the court again with the Brooklyn Nets as soon as possible. Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, would prefer to see Irving …
FILE - In this May 12, 2021, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane (9) during an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights in San Jose, Calif. The NHL has suspended Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. The league announced the suspension without pay on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, and said Kane will not be eligible to play until Nov. 30 at New Jersey. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

NHL suspends Evander Kane 21 games for COVID violations

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. The league announced the suspension without pay …
NFL

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury likes to get to the office at the ungodly time of 4:45 a.m. for a work day. Vance Joseph isn't that aggressive and waits all the way until — …

The offense for the Las Vegas Raiders had a different look in the first game without Jon Gruden, and the changes paid for at least the first week. New play caller Greg Olson utilized more …
CLEVELAND (AP) — The injuries, and not just your run-of-the-mill bumps and bruises but significant ones to big-name players, are piling up quickly for the Browns. So are the …
NBA

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks agreed Monday to a four-year, $65 million contract extension with guard Kevin Huerter, locking up another important player from the team that made a surprising run …

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen has signed a multiyear contract extension less than 2 ½ months after the team acquired him from the Memphis Grizzlies. Allen joined the …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Jaren Jackson Jr. to extension ahead of the NBA deadline. The Grizzlies did not disclose the terms of the deal Monday with the No. 4 …
College sports

Gonzaga carried a No. 1 ranking all last season before falling a win short of becoming college basketball’s first unbeaten national champion in 45 years. Mark Few’s Bulldogs start this season …

A look at the top of The Associated Press college football poll might produce this reaction: One of these things is not like the other. Cincinnati sits at No. 2 in the latest Top 25 presented by …
A college basketball player hatched the idea after seeing a discrimination case nearly implode his own team, then wondering why nobody had done anything about it sooner. Ten years later, that …
LSU and coach Ed Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, according to multiple media reports Sunday, 21 months after he led the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered …
Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since …
MLB

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with …

A career in the NBA seemed such an uncertainty as the 1950s arrived that Bob Cousy considered driving school a better option than playing for a team he didn’t even know how to find on a …
NHL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux and Travis Konecny scored, Carter Hart stopped 24 shots and the Flyers spoiled former coach Dave Hakstol’s return to Philadelphia with a 6-1 win over the …

TORONTO (AP) — Artemi Panarin scored in overtime, Igor Shesterkin stopped 40 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday night. Mika Zibanejad had a goal and an …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux and Travis Konecny scored, Carter Hart stopped 24 shots and the Flyers spoiled former coach Dave Hakstol’s return to Philadelphia with a 6-1 win over the Seattle …
Suns Basketball

Phoenix hosts Denver to tip off season

Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns Phoenix; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT LINE: Suns -6.5; over/under is 224.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Phoenix Suns begin the season at home against the Denver …

Bucks sign general manager Jon Horst to contract extension

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks general manager Jon Horst has signed a multi-year contract extension after helping Milwaukee win its first NBA title in a half-century. The move comes less than two months …

Mercury even WNBA Finals with 91-86 overtime win over Sky

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner dunked while scoring 29 points, Diana Taurasi had eight of her 20 points in overtime and the Phoenix Mercury evened the WNBA Finals with a 91-86 win over the Chicago …
Coyotes Hockey

AZ--Arizona Digest

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up for select Arizona stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP's complete coverage of Arizona and the rest of the world, visit …

St. Louis visits Arizona after Perron's 2-goal game

St. Louis Blues (1-0-0, second in the Central) vs. Arizona Coyotes (0-1-1, fifth in the Central) Glendale, Arizona; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT LINE: Coyotes +128, Blues -156; over/under is 6 BOTTOM …

Stamkos nets OT winner, Lightning top Ovechkin, Capitals 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored the overtime winner, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 32 saves and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning rallied to beat the Washington …
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