French Open draw: Nadal faces Gerasimov, Williams plays Ahn

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal will begin his bid for a record-extending 13th French Open title against Egor Gerasimov in the first round, while Serena Williams starts her attempt for a ...

MLB teams find creative ways to stay energized without fans

The absence of fans didn't stop Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto from receiving an ovation after hitting a homer to put his team ahead for good. All that applause Wednesday c...

Mattingly's Marlins could clinch berth at Yankee Stadium

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly returns this weekend to Yankee Stadium, where his best years as a player always ended when the regular season did. Now Mattingly is enjoying perhaps his be...

Zanardi showing signs of interaction 3 months after crash

MILAN (AP) — Italian racing driver turned Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi has started responding to treatment with signs of interaction, more than three months after he was seriously injured in ...

Ehlinger has plenty of passing options at No. 8 Texas

Losing two of the most prolific receivers in program history left Texas with a problem: Where would senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger throw the ball in 2020? The transfer market and a ...

Mond leads No. 10 Texas A&M in opener against Vanderbilt

No. 10 Texas A&M took two big hits when top receiver Jhamon Ausbon and starting linebacker Anthony Hines opted out of the season before Saturday’s opener against Vanderbilt. The...

No. 2 Crimson Tide visit Mizzou to begin SEC-only schedule

Alabama coach Nick Saban had nothing but praise for Eli Drinkwitz when discussing his Missouri counterpart this week. Hard to find much fault when Drinkwitz has only lost one game as...

Falcons face unbeaten Bears on heels of nightmarish loss

ATLANTA (AP) — Let's see if the Atlanta Falcons can put another nightmarish loss behind them. The team that infamously squandered a 28-3 advantage in the 2017 Super Bowl suffered an ...

New turf at MetLife Stadium passes latest NFL inspection

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The turf at MetLife Stadium is good to go for Sunday's game between the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers. The NFL said the latest inspection of th...

Wilson leading No. 23 Kentucky into opener at No. 8 Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson has waited for football's return even longer than most of his Southeastern Conference brethren. The signal-caller for the No. 23...

The Latest: Sports staff salary cuts at North Carolina State

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ North Carolina State has announced temporary salary cuts or furloughs for coac...

Royals outfielder Alex Gordon to retire after season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, the former first-round pick whose rollercoaster career took him from near bust to All-Star and Gold Glove winner, announced Thursday ...

TCU jumps into Big 12 play vs Iowa State in delayed opener

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Taye Barber and his TCU teammates have been together on campus for more than three months, and now jump right into Big 12 play after having their only non-conference game wipe...

Champs done: Time to look toward 2021 for eliminated Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Yan Gomes was asked about the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals essentially playing out the string over the last four games of this season, the catcher was put off...

No. 21 Pitt faces speedy test against No. 24 Louisville

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The warm-up portion of No. 21 Pittsburgh's schedule is over and coach Pat Narduzzi knows it. The evidence jumped off his television screen while Narduzzi watched No...