Colts sign top draft pick, 8 others before rookie mini-camp

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First-round choice Quenton Nelson is one of nine draft picks who have signed with the Indianapolis Colts. The announcement came Friday, the...

Super Bowl brought $370 million to the Twin Cities economy

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Frigid Super Bowl LII brought $370 million in net new spending to the “Bold North” Twin Cities area, according...

Halep, Stephens to meet for French Open women’s title

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — When the French Open final was played a year ago, Sloane Stephens was nowhere near Roland Garros....

Clemens’ big bat leads Texas back to NCAA College World Series

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kody Clemens had just launched another massive postseason home run when he stared hard into the...

NASCAR drivers ready to take on road courses

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — As a born-and-bred Northern Californian, Kyle Larson is quite familiar with the numerous twists and 11...

After high of beating Spain, Russia must adapt for Croatia

By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Coach Stanislav Cherchesov seems to be the only Russian not caught up in the euphoria of the...

France beats Belgium, advances to WC final

By STEVE DOUGLAS  AP Sports Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — They're young, they're brash and they're collectively worth a billion dollars. The one thing missing...

Leonard goes to Raptors, DeRozan goes to Spurs

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan’s time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys can’t stay in locker room during anthem

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doubled down Wednesday on insisting that his players stand for...

Bell seeks record tying 4th straight Xfinity win

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Christopher Bell has been called the next Kyle Larson, a future Joe Gibbs Racing star and a young driver...