Big game: Chiefs and Mahomes vs Ravens and Jackson on MNF

It's the defending Super Bowl champions against a team that's won 14 straight regular-season games. Or, maybe it's a preview of the AFC title game — a matchup many expected to see la...

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Butker kicked a 58-yard field goal with 1:55 remaining in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs survived a superlative first start by rookie Chargers quarterback Justi...

AP source: Antetokounmpo wins 2nd straight NBA MVP award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Milwaukee forward is the NBA...

Winning division year after no playoffs commonplace in NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The idea a year ago that the San Francisco 49ers would win the NFC West following a three-year stretch of winning just 12 games combined seemed far-fetched. ...

As the NBA playoffs begin, here are 10 things to know

The NBA playoff pool is deeper than ever this season. Playoff teams will split a record $23,287,266 for making the NBA postseason, a figure that's up about $1.6 million from last yea...

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven brilliant innings, Cody Bellinger hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Freeway Series with a 7-4 victor...

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This season’s NBA MVP has won the award before. A trio of past winners of the award — reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, four-ti...

Congressional group wants Landis name pulled from MVP plaque

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of House Democrats called Tuesday for the name of former baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis to be pulled off future Most Valuable Player plaques, an idea endorsed by...

Brewers seek to make history with 3rd straight playoff berth

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers want to celebrate their golden anniversary by accomplishing something they have never done before. After reaching the National League Champions...

MVP plaque presenters to discuss Landis' name on MLB trophy

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball organization that presents the annual MVP awards will consider whether the name of former commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis should be pulled from future plaques. ...

MLB stars say it's time to pull Landis name off MVP plaques

NEW YORK (AP) — Something still bothers Barry Larkin about his Most Valuable Player award. The other name engraved on the trophy: Kenesaw Mountain Landis. “Why is i...

Taiwan the first to open pro baseball games to fans in 2020

Taiwan's professional baseball league has become the first in the world to play before spectators, admitting up to 1,000 fans to each of its two scheduled games Friday evening. In addition to t...

Brees, Brady give 'Quarterback South' top 2 all-time passers

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Quinn says the NFC South has earned a new moniker. The Atlanta Falcons coach notes the division “is turning into Quarterback South.” Tom Brady's ...

LT and Eli _ and lots of first-round flops in Giants drafts

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: LB Lawrence Taylor. L.T. was the No. 2 overall pick in 1981 behind South Carolina RB George Rogers. In 13 seasons, he transformed the game, his position and the Giants, le...

Bridgewater ready to be a starting QB again in Carolina

Teddy Bridgewater can't throw passes yet with his new Carolina Panthers teammates. He can't even meet them because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the Panthers' ne...