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Patriots are back on top of AFC, after short rebuild

BOSTON (AP) — Having watched the Patriots control the division for two decades, the Bills hoped that Tom Brady’s departure would clear the way for them to climb the AFC East standings and perhaps even...

San Francisco eatery sorry about asking officers to leave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The owners of a San Francisco restaurant have apologized for denying service to three police officers over the weekend because their weapons made their staff “uncomfortable.” ...

Browns designate LB Phillips for return after biceps injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could have some extra help at linebacker for their playoff push. Jacob Phillips, who suffered a biceps injury during training camp, was designat...

Norwegian team launches jersey to highlight abuses in Qatar

TROMSO, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian soccer club collaborated with Amnesty International and a former migrant worker in Qatar to launch a jersey Monday that highlights the human rights violations taking ...

LA Rams snap 3-game skid, roll over Jacksonville 37-7

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars were the cure for just about everything that ailed the Los Angeles Rams throughout November. Matthew Stafford and the Rams hope they...

Reaction to Bob Dole's death from US dignitaries, veterans

U.S. dignitaries and military veterans are mourning former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, a World War II veteran and former Republican presidential candidate who served in Congress for 36 years. Dol...

Grizzlies hang on to beat Mavericks 97-90 after 73-point win

DALLAS (AP) — The next time the Memphis Grizzlies trail in what is expected to be about two weeks without Ja Morant will be the first. Desmond Bane scored a career-high 29 points, an...

Giveback demands in MLB bargaining lead to work stoppages

NEW YORK (AP) — When baseball players agreed a decade ago to restraints on signing bonuses for draft picks, then-union head Michael Weiner said: “If it doesn’t work, we can always try something else.”...

Jalen Ramsey not looking back to stormy time in Jacksonville

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey had spent his entire football life within 600 miles of his native Nashville until he left the Jacksonville Jaguars for the West Coast just over two years ago,...

Retired Alabama deputy killed in shooting recalled fondly

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — Madison “Skip” Nicholson retired from his job as a deputy with the Wilcox County Sheriff's Department a couple years ago, but he never really left. He was still around the office m...

Alicia Keys teases new songs at small show ahead of art fair

MIAMI (AP) — R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys guided a few hundred people at a small show in Miami through a 10-minute meditation before asking them to make some choices. Keys w...

Taiwan's latest receipt lottery produces 13 NT$10 million winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prize drawing for the September and October Uniform Invoice Lottery on Nov. 25 produced 13 people who were NT$10 million (US$360,000) Special Prize winners and 16 NT$2...

NT$8 highlighter purchase yields NT$10 million Taiwan receipt lottery win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the most recent round of Taiwan’s uniform invoice lottery, an NT$8 (US$0.29) highlighter purchase won one of the NT$10 million special prizes, while a NT$1 coupon...

Staff member at prize drawing event ends up winning NT$100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Is that me?” a woman working at a prize drawing event asked when she answered her phone on Wednesday (Dec. 1). The person on the other end, Taitung County ...

Key proposals in Major League Baseball labor negotiations

Some of the key areas in collective bargaining between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association heading into the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement at 11:...