Rams rookie RB Cam Akers eager to get ball back in his hands

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cam Akers was the Los Angeles Rams' top pick in the 2020 draft, seemingly destined to succeed Todd Gurley as the centerpiece of coach Sean McVay's offense. ...

World Series Notebook: Urías, 4-0 in postseason, set for G4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In his only other start this postseason, Julio Urías had an 11-0 lead before taking the mound when the Los Angeles Dodgers blew out the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the NL Champ...

Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on climate change

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion pl...

Trump administration slams NATO ally Turkey for weapon test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday slammed Turkey for taking a new step toward fielding a Russian-made air defense weapon. The U.S. complaint marked a deepening rift that threatens t...

Thinking of 49ers, Edelman has 'Jerry Rice Hill' to thank

When Julian Edelman faces his hometown team on Sunday, he’ll have a chance to show off for the old neighborhood. One resident in particular. Hall of Famer Jerry Ric...

Steelers RB Conner letting play do talking during hot start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner's Pittsburgh Steelers teammates insist he's having a good time, that the fourth-year running back has never been happier or more engaged. Not that you'...

UN says Libyan sides sign countrywide cease-fire deal

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations said Friday that the two sides in Libyan military talks had reached a “historic achievement” with a permanent cease-fire agreement across the war-torn North African co...

China launches first 'chip school' as talent shortage facing semiconductor industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has opened a school in Nanjing serving as the country's first academy of semiconductor studies to nurture chip talent in order to reduce its reliance on chip imp...

The Latest: New cases in India below 60,000 for 5th day

NEW DELHI — India has reported below 60,000 new coronavirus cases for a fifth day as the promise of a free COVID-19 vaccine turned into a key state election issue. The Health Ministr...

Biden calls for 'transition' from oil, GOP sees opening

Democrat Joe Biden's debate remarks that he would “transition” away from the oil industry in favor of renewable energy sources drew quick attention Thursday from President Donald Trump, who saw it as ...

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the ...

One Championship to sell 'Superfan' tickets for Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — One Championship is ready to welcome back fans, with 250 ‘Superfan’ tickets going on sale for its Inside the Matrix promotion next week. The return of spectators for...

Foles, Bears still adjusting as offense struggles to click

Nick Foles figured it would take time. The Chicago Bears made a quarterback switch in Week 3, hoping the Super Bowl 52 MVP could give their struggling offense the lift Mitchell Trubi...

Jaguars' Minshew, Chargers' Herbert look to snap team skids

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gardner Minshew and Justin Herbert don't remember much about the previous time they faced each other. The only thing they are focused on is trying to help their teams snap losing st...

Jets' Darnold tunes out Lawrence talk, focuses on return

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold knows what people are talking about these days. It's in the newspapers and all over the internet. And, on TV and sports radio. The strug...