Diageo, Cleveland-Cliffs rise; Aquestive, Inovio fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: Diageo PLC, up $8.14 to $137.55 The maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and other spirits ga...

Tenacious Titans keep finding plays, ways to stay undefeated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Traumatic. Tenacious. Triumphant. All apply to the Tennessee Titans, who've somehow pulled out three straight wins late for their first 3-0 start since 2008. ...

Royals conclude 2020 season with eye on progress of youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals spent the 60-game season in 2020 saying farewell to longtime outfielder Alex Gordon, one of the linchpins of their back-to-back World Series runs, and we...

The Latest: Georgia Tech-Syracuse delayed for virus tests

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The start of the Georgia Tech-Syracuse football game at the Carrier Dome was d...

Giants power past Padres for key win in doubleheader Game 1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Diego pitcher Chris Paddack expected the San Francisco Giants to swing for the fences with their playoff hopes at stake. That's exactly what happened. ...

Jockeys riding at Pimlico on Preakness weekend face testing

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jockeys riding in the Preakness and other races at Pimlico next weekend must undergo a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their first mount. The Maryland Jockey Club a...

Astros magic number 1 for AL playoff spot after win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Bregman's three extra-base hits included one of Houston's four home runs, and the Astros trimmed their magic number to one for clinching the American League’s last playoff...

Amnesty: Migrants face 'vicious cycle of cruelty' in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores this year were forcefully disappeared after being taken out ...

Taiwan to end COVID-19 tests on Philippine arrivals with no symptoms

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has decided to suspend the COVID-19 testing of all travelers arriving from the Philippines, except for those with symptoms, beginning Thursday, but said it w...

Clevinger suddenly pulled after 1 inning, Pads fall to Halos

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres might have suffered a blow to the front of their playoff rotation when right-hander Mike Clevinger was suddenly pulled after only one inning in his start Wednesda...

German virus app transmitted 1.2M test results in 100 days

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's coronavirus tracing app has been used to transmit 1.2 million test results from labs to users during the first 100 days, officials said Wednesday. The Corona-...

Europe ministers meet to avoid COVID-19 border cacophony

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ministers on Tuesday discussed ways to better coordinate travel restrictions in the 27-nation bloc and guarantee the smooth circulation of people and goods as many EU na...

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday because of inconclusive...

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...

Rangers TV broadcaster Nitkowski tests positive for COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers television broadcaster C.J. Nitkowski has tested positive for COVID-19, a move that led the team using a simulcast of its radio network's call on the regional cab...