Hollywood stars complete takeover of Welsh club Wrexham

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney on Monday completed a $2.5 million takeover of a Welsh club that plays in the fifth tier of English soccer. “Th...

Want to be an NFL head coach? QB tutoring the place to start

The scouting report on Justin Herbert when he entered the draft out of Oregon was he had the tools to succeed as an NFL quarterback but would need some time to become more refined with the intricacies...

Scottish soccer team gives gift of a party to Euro 2020

GENEVA (AP) — Back in a major soccer tournament for the first time since 1998, the Scottish national team sent a message Friday for next year’s European Championship. “No Scotland, N...

Perfect Steelers facing COVID-19 issues as Bengals visit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward can't figure out how the math works. The Pittsburgh Steelers keep winning games. And yet the veteran defensive tackle keeps hearing noise about how unimpressively the NFL...

France wastes chances in 2-0 loss to Finland in friendly

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Finland stunned World Cup winner France 2-0 in a friendly on Wednesday as the hosts were punished for missing a number of chances. First-half goals from wi...

Titans can take big step toward AFC South title vs. Colts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans can take a big step toward winning the AFC South for the first time since 2008 on Thursday night. That means beating the Indianapolis Co...

Howard touts experience for his second Michigan team

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard has an experienced roster for his second season as Michigan's coach. There may still be an adjustment period. The Wolverines en...

Birthday boy Rahm hoping to win Spain another green jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Seve Ballesteros. Jose Maria Olazabal. Sergio Garcia. Jon Rahm would love to add his name to the list. “There’s such Spanish history of champion...

Roles aren't for keeps on 'Crown,' even newcomer Princess Di

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For viewers, “The Crown” offers a peek into a modern royal family’s life and times, or at least an engaging dramatization. For the cast, it’s meant the lofty equivalent of gig work ...

Packers' Adams delivers again with more help on the way

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams has earned three career Pro Bowl invitations but hasn’t yet earned All-Pro honors. That could change this year. Adams ...

Taiwan No. 1 for COVID response: Brookings study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A study published by the Brookings Institution has found that Taiwan was the sole country to experience economic growth during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). On Sept...

Rivers ready for another big showdown with Jackson, Ravens

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers could write a book about his personal matchups against some of the NFL's best players. There was the time in 2007 when Brett Favre rallied Green Bay...

Players: Oregon St coach used abuse to free up scholarships

Midway through her freshman season at Oregon State, Kyla Waiters locked herself in the bathroom, and a concerned teacher's assistant called 911. “I just thought I didn’t want to live anymore,” Waiters...

Flash of luck: Astronomers find cosmic radio burst source

A flash of luck helped astronomers solve a cosmic mystery: What causes powerful but fleeting radio bursts that zip and zigzag through the universe? Scientists have known about these ...

USC QB Slovis adds muscle, maturity before sophomore season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kedon Slovis won't catch anybody by surprise the second time around at Southern California. And it's not just because the unassuming quarterback who took the Pac-1...