Bengals release Dre Kirkpatrick in defensive overhaul

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released starting cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick on Tuesday, another move to overhaul their secondary after a 2-14 season. Kirkpatrick was a first-round pic...

MOFA to partner with NGOs in developing countries

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will work with several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on projects that provide assistance to disadvantaged groups, especial...

Brady's exit leaves Patriots to swim in crowded QB market

BOSTON (AP) — Over the past two decades, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick built the most successful player-coach partnership in NFL history, establishing the core of the Patriots’ championship culture. ...

Reactions to Tom Brady's farewell from the Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady has posted on social media that he is leaving the New England Patriots after 20 seasons and six Super Bowl titles. Here's what Patriots coach Bill Belichick and owne...

Kopech hits triple digits in return to mound for White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Kopech didn't have any trouble getting back up to speed after 18 months away from the mound. "Yeah, I might have been a little geeked," the Chicago Whi...

Kelly pleased as Irish begin journey toward 2020 CFP berth

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly already knows the outcome of Notre Dame’s next football game. It’s the rest of the schedule that matters as the Fighting Irish try to end a national championship dr...

NBA-leading Bucks bounce back from loss to rout Pacers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have the NBA’s best record in part by avoiding slumps. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Bucks bounced bac...

Center-right president takes office in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A right-of-center president took office in Uruguay on Sunday, promising to crack down on crime and tighten government finances after a 15-year string of left-leaning governm...

Young, Collins lead resurgent Hawks past Trail Blazers

ATLANTA (AP) — Coach Lloyd Pierce has always known that part of the Atlanta Hawks' problem shooting 3-pointers is a lack of ball movement. Over the last two games, Pierce has seen a ...

5 Serie A games postponed in bid to contain virus outbreak

Five Serie A soccer games in Italy were postponed on Saturday in an attempt to contain the spread of a virus outbreak. The fixtures were originally due to be played without fans this...

No. 12 Villanova beats St. John's 71-60 on night for Lowry

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Lowry was as headstrong as any Villanova star to wear the uniform, and nearly wore out his welcome with coach Jay Wright before he ever hit the court. The two have since bec...

AP PHOTOS: A corps of women covering the Weinstein trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Much of what the world has seen and heard about Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has come from a core group of women journalists — the regulars at the Manhattan courthouse who would be th...

Johnson, Daniels help NC State rout No. 6 Duke 88-66

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a historically lopsid...

Verlander, approaching age 37, hopes to remain among elite

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As Justin Verlander approaches his 37th birthday, Houston's ace evolves to maintain the skills that allowed him to win his second Cy Young Award last season, eight years a...

Farrells face off in father-vs.-son clash in Six Nations

Ireland rugby coach Andy Farrell was walking along a line of team captains at the Six Nations tournament launch in January, shaking hands with each of them, when he came face to face with the man lead...