Americans have momentum, just not the lead in Presidents Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The fist pumps, the screaming and shouting, it all belonged to the Americans in the final hour of the Presidents Cup. They just didn't have the lead. ...

From punchline to political star: the rise of Boris Johnson

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson's many critics have often dismissed him as a political clown. He's having the last laugh now. Results Friday confirmed that Johnson's Conservative Party h...

Former teammates McDermott, Tomlin lead Bills, Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to...

Bills vs Steelers: Edmunds' sibling rivalry goes prime time

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Felicia Edmunds would rouse her three preteen boys from bed hours before school — and even on vacation — to put them through a rigorous daily workout of long runs and suicide...

Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress' plight

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company. ...

Wild defenseman Spurgeon 10 seasons into size-defying career

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no...

Eastwood on 'Richard Jewell,' criticism and finding stories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For his film "Richard Jewell," Clint Eastwood takes aim at the media and federal investigators for what he sees as a rush to judgment after the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. The 89...

Hinch working with MLB on sign steal probe, mum on details

SAN DIEGO (AP) — AJ Hinch leaned into a microphone and looked up at one of the deepest gaggles of reporters yet at this week's bustling baseball winter meetings. “Not sure I've ever...

The heart of Pensacola: City has strong ties with naval base

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — There’s a message board in Gary Yetter’s brewery, located near Naval Air Station Pensacola. The idea is, a customer buys a beer for a friend who isn’t there, puts their name on ...

Girardi: "I wasn't shocked" by Astros sign stealing story

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Girardi was hardly stunned to learn his firing two years ago as manager of the New York Yankees may have followed a canning by the Houston Astros. “Word gets aro...

Analysis: 4 enough for now to keep CFP expansion talk quiet

College football always needs an argument when it comes to the postseason. This year, it was whether LSU or Ohio State should be the top seed in the four-team playoff. Four was enoug...

Brown scores 31 points in Celtics’ 112-93 victory over Heat

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker had 28 and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 112-93 on Wednesday night. Jayson Tatum added 19 points to h...

Michigan State retires Draymond Green’s No. 23

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — On the night Michigan State retired his number, Draymond Green told a funny story about a recent pickup game. At issue was Green’s No. 23, which is also wo...

Taiwanese are not funny enough: university study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese do not rate highly on the international scale for sense of humor, but such a sense can be learned, a research team at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) sa...

All-America Watch: Air Force K Koehnke jams on, off field

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force kicker/guitarist Jake Koehnke hasn’t missed a beat all season — or so much as a field goal. He is jammin’ these days, a senior from Carlsbad...