76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV. But he hopes to have another smash hit off the court. NBC has given a script commitment to "Brotherly Love,...

Only in New York: McGregor takes shots, swigs 'em in return

NEW YORK (AP) — Conor McGregor bellied up to his makeshift bar, plopped his dress shoes on the table and took a swig of his own Irish whiskey. Take a shot for every profanity belched...

76ers coach Brown has faith Fultz, Simmons can hit 3s

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz are expected this season to join Philadelphia's Big Three. No, not as franchise cornerstones — the No. 1 draft picks were already p...

76ers coach Brown says team will hire a GM before season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will hire a general manager to replace Bryan Colangelo before the start of the season, coach Brett Brown said Tuesday. Colangelo resigned i...

Kieboom appears to spit tooth, hits 1st HR, Nats top Phils

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Kieboom appeared to spit out a tooth before he hit his first major league home run, Erick Fedde pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat...

Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain's pick

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as...

Bradley holds off Rose in playoff to win at Aronimink

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Keegan Bradley held off Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the rain-plagued BMW Championship on Monday for his first PGA Tour victory in six years. ...

Barty, Vandeweghe rally to win US women's doubles title

NEW YORK (AP) — Ashleigh Barty and CoCo Vandeweghe dropped a set and still raised a trophy. Even with a pursuit of U.S Open perfection over early, Barty and Vandeweghe rallied to win...

Mattek-Sands completes comeback with Open title with Murray

NEW YORK (AP) — Bethanie Mattek-Sands got down on her right knee to hit a volley and landed unscathed on her right leg with each backhand. Mattek-Sands never felt the searing pain at...

Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods endorsed Nike's latest "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick with a message nearly as succinct. "It's a beautiful spot ," Woods said. ...

Year after missing US Open, Nishikori shines in return

NEW YORK (AP) — Kei Nishikori was so crushed about missing the U.S. Open last year, he couldn't even watch the tournament. Nishikori's season was over with torn tendons in his right wrist, and he knew...

With baby on the way, Isner earns berth in U.S Open quarters

NEW YORK (AP) — John Isner — with all his finger-twirling, fist-pumping histrionics stirring the crowd — had just clinched his first U.S. Open quarterfinal berth since 2011 when his thoughts flashed t...

US Open runner-up Keys avoids latest women's upset loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Dickie V found a totally awesome PTP'er in the U.S Open's women's bracket. His pick is on point — Madison Keys knows how to make a Final Four. "Madi...

Serena Williams: Athletes should be grateful for Kaepernick

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said every athlete "should be completely grateful and honored" for the protests taken by former NFL players Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. Kaepernick...

2017 US Open finalist Anderson survives scare to reach 4th

NEW YORK (AP) — The closed roof, a dropped first set, a tight match highlighted by last year's U.S. Open finalist that had the crowd going wild. Sure, Rafael Nadal had all of those elements in his vic...