By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — The odds of 30-1 say it all.
Andy Ruiz barely was on anyone's heavyweight radar when he was summoned as a replacement to fight champion Anthony Joshua. On Saturday, massive underdog Ruiz promises he could be the next Buster Douglas.
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer
Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett all remained in the NBA draft through the withdrawal deadline.
No surprise there, nor for several other players expected to go in the first round.
Numerous other players faced difficult decisions on Wednesday, ...
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a slower start than he would have liked Thursday at the Memorial.
That had more do with a stopwatch than a scorecard.
Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and never missed a fairway after the first ...
BOSTON (AP) — Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty 3:51 into overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night to tie the Stanley Cup Final at a game apiece.
Robert Bortuzzo and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored to help St. ...
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer, 37, joked to a stadium filled with screaming kids that he's "so super old."
Stan Wawrinka, 34, pulled a crying boy out of a crush of autograph-seekers in the stands.
Rafael Nadal, about to turn 33, offered this advice to ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford wanted to be among the eight teams that qualified for match play in the NCAA Championship, knowing anything could happen from there.
It led to an NCAA title, and a perfect ending to the college careers of Brandon Wu and Isaiah Salinda.
Wu and Salinda ...
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Trent Murphy acknowledges he was fooling himself for scoffing at how long doctors and friends projected it would take to recuperate from a severe left knee injury.
Though the Buffalo Bills defensive end learned he doesn't possess ...
ANTERSELVA, Italy (AP) — Nans Peters of France claimed his first professional victory by winning the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz celebrated his birthday by extending his overall lead.
Peters, who rides for AG2R La Mondiale, used a ...
PARIS (AP) — Former champion Garbine Muguruza and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens both posted straight-set wins Wednesday to reach the third round of the French Open.
On a sunny morning in the French capital, Muguruza beat Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen.
Seeded 19th ...
By The Associated Press undefined
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
The inspiring story of Twins pitcher Devin Smeltzer is sure to spread following his dazzling debut in the big leagues.
Diagnosed with a grapefruit-sized cancerous tumor against his bladder when he ...