rss

Author Archive for Associated Press

0

Odell Beckham stars as Browns beat limping Jets for first win of the season

Cleveland Browns 23-3 New York JetsOdell Beckham Jr has 161 receiving yards in road victoryOdell Beckham Jr had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns d…

0

Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL season over with Drew Brees set to miss six weeks

Steelers quarterback will have surgery on elbow injuryBrees, NFL’s all-time passing leader, tears hand ligamentTwo of the NFL’s highest-profile quarterbacks will miss significant playing time. The Pittsburgh Steelers confirmed that Ben Roethlisberger i…

0

NFL round-up: Brown catches TD in Patriots debut; Roethlisberger hurt in Steelers loss

New England Patriots rout Miami Dolphins 43-0Dak Prescott continues good form as Cowboys beat WashingtonBen Roethlisberger leaves game against SeahawksAntonio Brown caught a 20-yard touchdown pass in his debut for the New England Patriots, and they sco…

0

Primoz Roglic seals Vuelta a España triumph as race ends in Madrid

• Slovenian earns first Grand Tour win, Alejandro Valverde second• Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen beats Sam Bennett to win final stageSlovenian rider Primoz Roglic has been confirmed as the winner of the 2019 Vuelta a España after completing Sunday’s processi…

0

Marc Gasol adds World Cup to NBA title as Spain beat Argentina in final

Gasol won NBA title with Toronto Raptors earlier this yearRicky Rubio stars for Spain in 95-75 victory in finalSpain have captured their second Basketball World Cup, defeating Argentina 95-75 on Sunday to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year.Ricky …

0

Toronto Raptors introduce line of team-branded hijabs in fan outreach

NBA champions introduce team-branded Nike Pro hijabsRaptors say they want to send message of inclusion to fansThe Toronto Raptors say a new line of team-branded hijabs is part of an effort to be more inclusive to fans of all cultures.The team’s parent …

0

Anger after high school swimmer disqualified for suit that broke ‘modesty rule’

Referee ruled swimsuit exposed too much of student’s buttocksAlaskan schools district says decision was ‘heavy handed’The decision to disqualify an Alaskan high school swimmer for wearing a swimsuit that exposed too much of her buttocks has come under …

0

Morris scores first international goal in two years as USA draw with Uruguay

USA encouraged after successive defeats to MexicoSeattle forward had missed time with ACL injuryWith both teams missing many of their regular starters, the United States displayed some style and flair against Uruguay on Tuesday night.Jordan Morris scor…

0

French games should not be stopped for homophobia, says FFF president

• Noël Le Graët ‘not interested’ in homophobic chanting• Anti-discrimination groups call on Le Graët to resign from postAnti-discrimination groups have urged the French Football Federation president, Noël Le Graët, to resign after he said that matches …

0

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money

Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governing …

0

Lutz’s monster field goal sends Saints to last-gasp win over Texans

Houston Texans 28-30 New Orleans SaintsSaints kicker hits 58-year field goal in final secondsWil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 30-28 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night in a game that had…

0

Lutz’s monster field goal sends Saints to last-gasp win over Texans

Houston Texans 28-30 New Orleans SaintsSaints kicker hits 58-year field goal in final secondsWil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 30-28 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night in a game that had…

0

Primoz Roglic moves clear as Jakob Fuglsang wins Vuelta a España stage

Roglic leads by two minutes 48 seconds Fuglsang secures first Grand Tour stage winPrimoz Roglic tightened his grip on the Vuelta a España, while Jakob Fuglsang earned a solo triumph in stage 16 on Monday. Related: Dylan Groenewegen wins another Tour of…

0

New season, same Patriots: New England crush Steelers on Sunday Night Football

Pittsburgh Steelers 3-33 New England PatriotsSuper Bowl champions will be boosted by Antonio BrownThe New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night. A day after the acquiring former Steelers malcon…

0

NFL round-up: Jackson torches Dolphins, Mahomes still brilliant and Browns stutter

Baltimore Ravens QB ties franchise record with five TDsChiefs win opener as Jags lose new quarterback Nick FolesMiserable debut for Odell Beckham Jr with ClevelandJets blow big lead late against Buffalo BillsNine minutes into the season, Lamar Jackson …

0

Mexico hand sluggish USA heavy defeat in friendly

International friendly: USA 0-3 MexicoLate goals seal comfortable victory for El Tri over old rivalsJavier Hernández scored after US newcomer Sergiño Dest was nutmegged in the 21st minute, Érick Gutiérrez and Uriel Antuna added late goals and Mexico ma…

0

Mexico hand sluggish USA heavy defeat in friendly

International friendly: USA 0-3 MexicoLate goals seal comfortable victory for El Tri over old rivalsJavier Hernández scored after US newcomer Sergiño Dest was nutmegged in the 21st minute, Érick Gutiérrez and Uriel Antuna added late goals and Mexico ma…

0

Brown set to play for Raiders after summer of frostbite, fallouts and fines

Star receiver reported to have clashed with GM this weekBrown yet to play game for Oakland since arrival from SteelersOakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden said star wide receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener…

0

Green Bay Packers smother Chicago Bears to take victory in NFL season opener

Green Bay Packers 10-3 Chicago BearsDefenses dominate as NFL kicks off its 100th seasonThe Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch defense, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night to kick off the NFL’s 100th season with a 10-3 v…

0

Green Bay Packers smother Chicago Bears to take victory in NFL season opener

Green Bay Packers 10-3 Chicago BearsDefenses dominate as NFL kicks off its 100th seasonThe Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch defense, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night to kick off the NFL’s 100th season with a 10-3 v…