By Eddie Pells
AP National Writer
It began as The Year of the Comeback.
In college football, where Clemson got the last laugh in a wild fourth quarter in which the lead changed hands three times.
And in pro football, where the New England Patriots rallied from 25 points down to send the ...
By Tom Withers
AP Sports Writer
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas says Cleveland’s coaching situation will have no bearing on his decision whether to keep playing.
Thomas played in just seven games this season before tearing his left triceps on Oct. 22 and undergoing ...
By Kristie Rieken
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in November and picked up the franchise’s first MVP trophy in more than two decades a couple of weeks later.
And as his huge ...
By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Mittelstadt got the United States off to a quick start in its title defense at the world junior hockey championship.
Mittelstadt scored twice in the first period, Kieffer Bellows also had two goals and Joseph Woll made 17 saves ...
By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer
Stephen Curry is sitting, the Warriors aren't really scoring, and yet Golden State is still winning.
What happens when Curry and the offense come back?
The defending champions went into the season as favorites to repeat, though Boston and Houston looked ...
By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX (AP) — Bill Snyder stood on a makeshift stage in the middle of a baseball stadium with a roof, a sparkling trophy at his side depicting a football sailing through cactus uprights.
If this was the end of his storied coaching career at Kansas State, ...
By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer
James Harrison is no longer the odd man out or the oldest man in the locker room.
The ex-Steelers star signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots on Tuesday, three days after his unceremonious departure from Pittsburgh.
The 39-year-old ...
By JOE DiGIOVANNI, Associated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have been a much better team since Nikola Mirotic got healthy.
And not just on offense.
The big forward came off the bench to score 24 points in 28 minutes as the resurgent Bulls won for the eighth time in 10 games, ...
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has apologized to two black professional basketball players who were kicked off a plane in Dallas after a flight attendant accused them of stealing blankets.
Airline spokesman Joshua Freed said Tuesday that Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague and forward ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Bulls won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 115-106 on Tuesday night.
Chicago’s surge coincides with the return of Mirotic, who missed the beginning of the season after suffering facial fractures in an October fight with teammate ...