By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says quarterback Cam Newton and linebacker Luke Kuechly will not play in Thursday night's preseason opener against the Bears in Chicago.
Rivera says he's being extra cautious with both players.
Newton is ...
By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Steve Sarkisian keeps hitting the jackpot when it comes to quarterbacks and other offensive playmakers.
A former USC and Washington head coach, Sarkisian left the Crimson Tide after the national championship game in January 2017 to head ...
DERBY, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney will be leaving Major League Soccer after less than two seasons to return to play in England and be closer to his family.
The 33-year-old former England captain will remain at D.C. United until the end of the season before joining second-tier Championship ...
By Barry Wilner
AP Pro Football Writer
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — What a defensive backfield in gold jackets: Ed Reed, Ty Law and Champ Bailey.
Law and Reed entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night, and Bailey was set to join them a bit later.
“Fitting to be in here with Mr. ...
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — At one end of the room sat Tony Gonzalez. All the way across it was Ed Reed.
Sometimes in the past, that's as close to each other as the two new Hall of Famers cared to be.
Same thing for Champ Bailey and Ty Law when it came to ...
By The Associated Press undefined
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a first-inning grand slam, left-hander James Paxton cruised after that and the New York Yankees three-hit the Boston Red Sox in a 4-2 victory Friday night.
Boston has lost five straight for the first time since 2015 and ...
By KEN RITTER Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has lost a bid for dismissal or complete secrecy in a federal lawsuit by a Nevada woman who accuses him of raping her at a Las Vegas resort in 2009.
Attorney Larissa Drohobyczer, representing Ronaldo's accuser, ...
By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Lauer can boast about something not many major league pitchers currently can: an unbeaten record against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The San Diego left hander improved to 4-0 against the Dodgers as the Padres rallied for a 6-2 victory in ...
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steven Matz's mastery of the Pittsburgh Pirates unraveled quickly. So did the New York Mets' seven-game winning streak.
Five days removed from a five-hit masterpiece in which he shut out the Pirates on 99 pitches, Matz didn't make it out of ...
By Kristie Rieken
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke has admired the Houston Astros from afar. Now he gets to see them close up, and the newly acquired ace is looking forward to that opportunity.
“Probably just being able to watch them play every day ... and just being able ...