Patriots safety Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday.
Holt, Red Sox top Royals 5-4 in 10th to cap suspended game
BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt helped the Red Sox make quick work of the Kansas City Royals in a victory that was two weeks in the making.
Florida's Mullen, Miami's Diaz forged friendship decade ago
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen and Manny Diaz first crossed paths a decade ago in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It was 45 degrees in mid-October for an 11:30 a.m.
Texas QB Sam Ehlinger likely to 'crank it up a notch'
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The hits came at Sam Ehlinger from just about every angle this summer. Baker Mayfield jabbed him first. Then Terry Bradshaw landed one.
Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is to present basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday.
First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they'll do it in their very first match.
Japan now just 2 wins away from 6th LLWS title in 10 years
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Can anybody beat Japan? It's been a common question at the Little League World Series over the last decade.
Rejuvenated Brown savors return to coaching with Tar Heels
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Analysis: USA Basketball wanted to be tested, and they were
This is why USA Basketball went to Melbourne. The Americans wanted trouble. They got some. Thursday's 102-86 win over Australia was everything that U.S.
AP sources: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban
Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman's Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press.
Walker, Turner lead US over Australia 102-86
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for soccer and cricket, U.S.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to drive Xfinity race at Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to compete in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway on Aug. 31, despite a recent plane crash.
Davis, Mets helped by Indians' mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Needing a break, the New York Mets watched Cleveland hand it to them — Brad Hand, especially. The Indians All-Star closer failed to cover first base on what could've been a game-ending double play, and moments later J.D.
NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump
While record crowds at National Women's Soccer League games are evidence of a World Cup bump, players want the momentum to extend beyond the ticket office.
LEADING OFF: Mad Max and Gerrit Cole return, Fenway freebie
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME BACK, MAD MAX Nationals ace Max Scherzer comes off the injured list to start at last-place Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Clemson, 'Bama, Ohio St and ... Washington to CFP
Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion. The Crimson Tide and Tigers have split the last four national championships and four College Football Playoff meetings.
Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants
CHICAGO (AP) — After watching the Cubs waste a couple of leads, Kris Bryant felt a loss was almost inevitable. That quickly changed with one swing by the Chicago slugger.
Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No problem if you have $60,000
TOKYO (AP) — Having trouble getting tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? That's no problem if you have $60,000 to spare. Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering high-end hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 million yen — about $60,000.
Verlander allows 2 HRs in 2-hitter, loses 2-1 to Tigers
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander was splendid against the Detroit Tigers, pitching a two-hitter and fanning 11 in another dominant performance for the Astros.
CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — CC Sabathia spent a day off handing out his 50,000th backpack to first-graders and second-graders at home in Vallejo as kids returned to school.
Figure skating coach Callaghan banned by SafeSport
Richard Callaghan, who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct.
Jets' Bell eager for contact, wants teammates to hit him
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell wants his teammates to hit him. Nothing too hard or violent, but just enough for him to feel it.
New coaches at Kansas, K-State are studies in contrast
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About the only thing the football programs at Kansas and Kansas State have had in common much of the past three decades is the often desolate stretch of Interstate 70 that connects them.
Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus returns to practice
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus returned to practice Wednesday, though he is not eligible to play in games yet at least in part because he lacks credits after he was expelled this spring amid sexual assault allegations.
A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity and curiosity
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn't even started. If that seems difficult to fathom, consider that someone could win this week without having the lowest 72-hole score.