Liz Weston: When life blows up your well-laid plans

Job loss, business failure, involuntary retirement, divorce, disability or the death of a breadwinner — these are just some of the ways our finances can force us to come up with a Plan B. That’s never...

Breeders' Cup replacement riders thrive after virus changes

When Colin Keane got a last-minute mount on Tarnawa in the Breeders' Cup Turf because regular jockey Christophe Soumillon tested positive for the coronavirus, he called training great Dermot Weld to a...

Creed snatches Truck Series title from teammate in overtime

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Sheldon Creed gambled on new tires for a two-lap overtime and snatched the Truck Series championship away from teammate Brett Moffitt. Moffitt was cruising to...

Jason Day in contention in Houston Open on eve of Masters

HOUSTON (AP) — Jason Day was back in contention on the eve of the Masters after two eventful days alongside Phil Mickelson. Winless in 2 1/2 years and fighting lingering back and nec...

Mandarin Oriental Taipei set to make a Christmas comeback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The nation's most luxurious and expensive hotel is set to make a comeback for Christmas after a six-month hiatus, along with its designer Christmas trees and festive l...

Snedeker takes Houston Open lead; Johnson and fans return

HOUSTON (AP) — Brandt Snedeker found a lot of fairways and greens at difficult Memorial Park, top-ranked Dustin Johnson returned from the coronavirus, and fans were back, too, Thursday at the Houston ...

Rough racing sets up aggressive Truck Series title race

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The underappreciated Truck Series opens NASCAR’s championship weekend with an under-the-lights Friday night shootout that could be the most entertaining event at Phoenix Raceway...

Cristobal coy about starting QB for Oregon against Stanford

It's Tyler Shough's show now. Presumably. The No. 12 Oregon Ducks open the season at home against Stanford on Saturday with a new quarterback after record-breaker Justin Herbert gra...

Houston Open a week before the Masters, just like old times

PGA TOUR HOUSTON OPEN Site: Houston. Course: Memorial Park. Yardage: 7,021. Par: 71. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1...

Toney, Trask shine as No. 10 Florida tops, fights Missouri

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kadarius Toney scored three times, Kyle Trask became the first player in school history with four touchdown passes in four consecutive games and No. 10 Florida returned from a...

No. 10 Florida will be rested, could be rusty against Mizzou

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker James Houston arranged chairs in his living room to simulate blockers and placed a tennis ball on top of a garbage can to work on his hands. Running back Ma...

No. 10 Florida, Mullen return to work after COVID outbreak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida resumed meetings and practices for the first time in two weeks Monday, getting back to work after a COVID-19 outbreak caused the Southeastern Conference to post...

WKU edges Chattanooga in the Mocs only game this fall

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Backup quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Craig Burt Jr. with 1:21 to play and Western Kentucky beat FCS-member Chattanooga 13-10 on Saturday. ...

No. 10 Florida, Mullen plan to resume practice next week

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida is planning to start returning to its football facility Monday, nearly two weeks after the program shut down because of a COVID-19 outbreak. C...

On Football: Packers, Browns, Patriots not so real

Aaron Rodgers throwing two picks in three passes. New England making errors of commission and omission on the field and on the sideline. The Browns getting annihila...