BOSTON – Tom Brady abruptly ended his regular radio interview on a sports radio station Monday because of a sarcastic comment made on the station last week about his 5-year-old daughter.
DENVER — President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players who didn’t stand for the national anthem rekindled both the national debate over the issue and the movement itself.
CHICAGO (AP) — Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history with the highest-scoring one of the season to beat the Chicago Bulls.
Matthew Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns to Marvin Jones, and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 30-17 win on Monday night over the offensively challenged Green Bay Packers.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals, after a week off to recover from their embarrassing performance in London, went back to work Tuesday but don't expect David Johnson to return to rescue the team's sputtering season.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls say forward Nikola Mirotic suffered multiple broken bones in his face as well as a concussion in a fight with teammate Bobby Portis during practice.
LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
CHICAGO — Game 4 of the NL Division Series was washed away by rain Tuesday, postponing Jake Arrieta’s return for the Chicago Cubs and leading to a decision by Washington Nationals Manager Dusty Baker sure to be debated inside the Beltway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and the rest of the Chicago Cubs begin their bid for the franchise’s first World Series championship in, um, one year — not quite the same panache to it as “more than a century,” eh? — they’ll take on Bryce Harper’s Washington Nationals, a club…
CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks tops out at about 88 mph. He looks and talks more like a college professor than a professional baseball player. He is among the most anonymous players on the star-studded Chicago Cubs.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles grabbed a WNBA Finals-record 17 rebounds and scored 13 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday night, evening the series at one game apiece.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that while the playing of the anthem is a special moment to him, “we also have to understand the other side.”
DENVER — Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0.
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Chicago Bears Coach John Fox paused to recall when he last had a quarterback whose debut created a stir as great as Mitch Trubisky’s.
DETROIT — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he’s proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR’s growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn’t won enough.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska has lost promising freshman Jaevon McQuitty to a season-ending knee injury and two other receivers have missed practice time, blows to a position that already was a concern entering the season.
CHICAGO — Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, but the Denver Broncos scored two long touchdowns in the closing minutes to beat the Bears 24-17 in the preseason opener Thursday night.
From Little League on up, players emulate major leaguers, so Major League Baseball's pace-of-play problem is trickling down. Four innings into a recent College World Series game here, just seven hits and three runs had consumed 96 minutes. During a coach's visit to the pitcher's mound, the o…
BOSTON — Andrew Benintendi hit a solo homer off Jake Arrieta during a five-run first inning and the Boston Red Sox held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night in an interleague game.
NORMAN, Okla. — Joe Mixon, a polarizing figure in next week’s NFL draft, and the young woman he punched in a sandwich shop three years ago have reached a settlement in her civil lawsuit against him for infliction of emotional distress.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Miguel Montero each hit a two-run homer, Albert Almora Jr. and Jon Jay added run-scoring hits in a four-run sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five down in a 9-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO — Brett Anderson beat his former team on Thursday with five solid innings, and Albert Almora made two outstanding catches against the ivy as the Chicago Cubs blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.