Silver and MJ: One’s NBA garbage is another’s beauty

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Silver’s NBA has endless action and daily drama. That’s the offseason. Then the regular season starts, and...

Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel dominated the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston...

Cubs hold on to top Nationals 9-8 in Game 5

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by...

U.S. World Cup absence could have wide-ranging effects

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer The 2018 World Cup will be a unique test of soccer’s appeal in the United States. Will Americans still watch if...

Lloyd back for U.S. women’s soccer against South Korea

CHICAGO (AP) — Carli Lloyd is back with the U.S. women’s national team after sitting out a pair of games with a left ankle...

Yanks beat Indians 5-2 for ALDS win

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — These young Yankees were unshaken, resilient and as tough as the city they represent. The baby Bronx Bombers...

Ricky Taylor caps season with new job driving for Penske

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Taylor’s amazing sports car season landed him another perk Wednesday when he was...

United States loses to Trinidad and Tobago, misses World Cup for 1st time since...

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory...

Pacers change directions, making Turner, Oladipo new leaders

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner embraces his new role with the Indiana Pacers. This is now his team. The veterans around...

Cubs rally past Nationals 2-1

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after his go-ahead hit, Anthony Rizzo walked across the infield at frenzied Wrigley Field and shouted...