The Latest: Sports staff salary cuts at North Carolina State

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ North Carolina State has announced temporary salary cuts or furloughs for coac...

Rays clinch first AL East title in 10 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Arozarena homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first AL East title in 10 years Wednesday night with an 8-5 victory over the New York Mets. Joey W...

A's beat Dodgers 6-4 on Laureano's 9th-inning homer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ramon Laureano broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday night in a matchup of West division champions. ...

Australian convicted of murdering 2 women, acquitted of 3rd

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A judge on Thursday convicted a man of murdering two women who disappeared while going home from a night out with friends in the Australian west coast city of Perth. ...

Dodgers clinch NL's top seed, West title with win over A's

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager had three hits, including one of Los Angeles' four home runs, as the Dodgers clinched the National League’s top postseason seed and eighth straight West title Tuesday n...

CMU hires Texas associate AD to lead athletic department

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan hired Amy Folan to be its athletic director. The school announced the move Tuesday. Folan comes to CMU after serving as an executive sen...

Athletics clinch first AL West title since 2013

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics clinched their first AL West title since 2013 on Monday night with an assist from the rival Houston Astros. Houston lost 6-1 to the Seatt...

Louisville challenges NCAA over recruiting allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has refuted NCAA allegations against its men's basketball program in the wake of a federal corruption scandal, requesting that the highest-level violation be reclassi...

Olympic bid scandal linked to former IOC member's son

TOKYO (AP) — A consulting company working for the Tokyo Olympic bid committee paid about $370,000 to the son of then-influential IOC member Lamine Diack before — and after — the Japanese capital was p...

Padres win, back in playoffs for 1st time in 14 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time in 14 years after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Sunday with a three-run rally in the 11th inning that included...

After a pair of shutouts, Giants respond to rout A's 14-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam, Chadwick Tromp and Darin Ruf added two-run homers, and the San Francisco Giants prevented the Oakland Athletics from clinching the AL West tit...

Raiders eager to show off new digs in Vegas debut vs. Saints

The Raiders finally have a home to call their own. After spending almost their entire 60-year existence sharing stadiums that were sometimes old and out of date, the Raiders are set ...

Lamb homers, A's move closer to AL West title, beat Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jake Lamb hit a two-run homer once Oakland finally got to San Francisco's bullpen, and the playoff-bound Athletics beat the Giants by the same 6-0 score for a second straight ga...

Machado, Paddack lead Padres over Mariners, 6-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered twice and drove in four runs, Chris Paddack one-hit Seattle for six shutout innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Mariners 6-1 Friday night to reduce their m...

A's clinch playoff berth win win over Giants, Mariners loss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics clinched their third straight playoff berth with Seattle's loss to San Diego and a 6-0 win against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, highlighted by...