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NFL makes deal to stream games, other content in China
NFL makes deal to stream games, other content in China

The NFL would like to play a regular season game in China at some point in the near future and they will have a chance to build the audience for their product over the next three years. The league announced on Monday that they have reached a three-year deal with Tencent Holdings Limited to stream [ more

Tennis: Integrity unit assessing Dolgopolov-Monteiro match
Tennis: Integrity unit assessing Dolgopolov-Monteiro match

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) have confirmed they are looking into a match between Alexandr Dolgopolov and Thiago Monteiro after concerns were raised over suspicious betting patterns surrounding the contest on Sunday. A spokesman for the TIU, the anti-corruption body that covers all professional tennis

Liberty host Unity Game with Minnesota Lynx

Tina Charles and her New York Liberty teammates have never shied away from speaking out against social injustices. The Liberty players, along with many others across the WNBA, were vocal last summer in support of the black lives matters movement. On Sunday, the Liberty hosted the first ''Unity

Joshua open to MMA crossover fight
Joshua open to MMA crossover fight

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has revealed he would be willing to take on a mixed martial arts fighter at some point in the future. The relative merits of the two sports are up for debate as Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor prepares to make his boxing debut

Catholic leaders call for an end to Duterte's bloody drug war in the Philippines
Catholic leaders call for an end to Duterte's bloody drug war in the Philippines

The head of the powerful Catholic Church in the Philippines has called for an end to the "waste of human lives" after one of the bloodiest weeks in President Rodrigo Duterte's drugs war, in which a 17 year-old schoolboy was among dozens brutally killed. At least 76 people were shot dead last week during police raids named "One Time Big Time". Public anger rose when police killed Kian Delos Santos, 17, and initially claimed he had fired first. Saldy Delos Santos, father of Kian Loyd, who was killed allegedly in a shootout with police, comforts his son's girlfriend Credit: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez CCTV footage later emerged of the boy being carried by two men to an alleyway where his...

And That Happened: Sunday
And That Happened: Sunday's Scores and Highlights

Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates hung out with Little Leaguers in Williamsport yesterday

Pacquiao versus Horn rematch confirmed for Brisbane
Pacquiao versus Horn rematch confirmed for Brisbane

(Reuters) - Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao's rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year, the city's mayor said on Monday. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk had earlier threatened to pull funding without confirmation from the Pacquiao camp but said he had

Weekend Sports In Brief

Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. Boldin, the NFL's 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year, oversees the south Florida-based Q81 Foundation, which offers educational support

Bullpens looming large again for this year
Bullpens looming large again for this year's postseason

Around this time last year, the Cleveland Indians were providing a preview of the American League postseason. Manager Terry Francona was using newly acquired reliever Andrew Miller in all sorts of situations, and for more than one inning if necessary. It was an approach that eventually helped the Indians

NRL strugglers Gold Coast Titans fire coach Neil Henry

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) - The Gold Coast Titans have fired head coach Neil Henry with two rounds remaining in the National Rugby League's regular season.

Bike-sharing scheme
Bike-sharing scheme 'ofo' rides into Seattle with 1,000 bicycles

Bike-sharing scheme ofo lets you leave your bike anywhere once your ride's done. Popular in China, the company has just launched in Seattle with 1,000 bikes dotted around the city.

Surging Brewers continue Western trek in San Francisco

The Milwaukee Brewers seek to move up in the division standings while the San Francisco Giants endure the first day after being formally eliminated in their division race when the clubs open a three-game series Monday night. Brewers right-hander Zach Davies (14-6, 4.26 ERA) and Giants right-hander Chris

Diamondbacks look to end slump vs. Mets

A pair of teams struggling to adapt to new roles will square off Monday night, when the New York Mets host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of a four-game series at Citi Field. The Mets' Robert Gsellman (5-5, 5.98 ERA) is scheduled to oppose the Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker (6-7, 3.83

Kramer Hickok interview after Round 4 of National Capital Open
Kramer Hickok interview after Round 4 of National Capital Open

Following his final-round 67 at the 2017 National Capital Open to Support Our Troops, Kramer Hickok talks about struggling early on but collected himself to finish in solo second.

Dimitrov downs Kyrgios to win Cincinnati Open
Dimitrov downs Kyrgios to win Cincinnati Open

(Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov clinched the biggest title of his career and enjoyed a huge confidence boost ahead of the U.S. Open by beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3 7-5 to win the Cincinnati Open on Sunday. With three of the 'Big Four' players nursing injuries and Rafa Nadal knocked out in the quarter-finals

Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

Aug 21 (Gracenote) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 2869 2. (2) Justin Thomas (U.S.) 2689 3. (3) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 2671 4. (4) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 2466 5. (5) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 1832 6. (6) Jon Rahm (Spain) 1754 7. (7) Brooks Koepka (U.S.) 1736 8. (8) Daniel Berger (U.S.) 1623

Report: Nerlens Noel switches agents in hopes of max deal with Mavericks
Report: Nerlens Noel switches agents in hopes of max deal with Mavericks

Some positioning here could earn him a few extra bucks.

NASCAR President Brent Dewar says in statement there is
NASCAR President Brent Dewar says in statement there is 'no place for bigotry, racism'

Brent Dewar said: 'There is no place for bigotry, racism, hatred or violence in our society.'

Lakers respond to tampering allegations surrounding George
Lakers respond to tampering allegations surrounding George

Amid an investigation into whether they tampered with Paul George, the Los Angeles Lakers hope to clear their name of wrongdoing.

Lakers owner on Lonzo Ball: "He
Lakers owner on Lonzo Ball: "He's going to bring an element that's very similar to Magic"

Buss also compared Ball to Kobe Bryant.

Lucic-Baroni, Cornet move to 2nd round of Connecticut Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia and Alize Cornet of France won first-round matches Sunday at the Connecticut Open.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. laments final Cup race finish at Bristol, but still has playoff hopes
Dale Earnhardt Jr. laments final Cup race finish at Bristol, but still has playoff hopes

Even though Bristol Motor Speedway is one of his favorite racetracks, Earnhardt only won one Cup race there in his career.

Will Power overcomes adversity to win Pocono thriller (VIDEO)
Will Power overcomes adversity to win Pocono thriller (VIDEO)

Will Power overcame wing damage and an unscheduled pit stop to claim his second straight win at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.

James Conner highlights | Preseason Week 2
James Conner highlights | Preseason Week 2

Check out highlights from Pittsburgh Steelers rookie RB James Conner's NFL debut running for 98 yards.

Falcons vs. Steelers highlights | Preseason Week 2
Falcons vs. Steelers highlights | Preseason Week 2

The Atlanta Falcons take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Preseason Week 2.

Mystics beat Fever 87-82, clinch playoff berth
Mystics beat Fever 87-82, clinch playoff berth

Emma Meesseman scored 21 points and Kristi Toliver had 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 87-82 on Sunday night to clinch a playoff spot. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt also scored 18 points, Ivory Latta added 10 and Krystal Thomas had nine points and

Henrik Stenson closed with 64 to win at Wyndham
Henrik Stenson closed with 64 to win at Wyndham

Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. The 2013 FedEx Cup champion finished at 22-under 258 at Sedgefield Country Club, breaking the course's 72-hole record set by Carl Pettersson in 2008 and matched last year by Si Woo Kim. ''It's certainly

Brilliant Neymar grabs his second and PSG
Brilliant Neymar grabs his second and PSG's sixth

Neymar scored his second and PSG's sixth against Toulouse in Ligue 1 with some fine skill inside the area.

Jones, Thomas lead Sun to 94-66 win over Mercury

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, Jonquel Jones added 20 points and eight rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-66 on Sunday.

Geoff Ogilvy interview after Round 4 of Wyndham
Geoff Ogilvy interview after Round 4 of Wyndham

Following his final-round 67 at the 2017 Wyndham Championship, Geoff Ogilvy talks about his motivation to play his way into the FedExCup Playoffs.

Stanton hits 45th HR, Conley fans 11, Marlins beat Mets 6-4
Stanton hits 45th HR, Conley fans 11, Marlins beat Mets 6-4

NEW YORK (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his major league-leading 45th home run and Adam Conley struck out a career-high 11, leading the Miami Marlins over the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday.

NBA confirms Lakers under investigation for potential tampering with Paul George
NBA confirms Lakers under investigation for potential tampering with Paul George

Paul George is not a member of the the Los Angeles Lakers. The California native has one year to go on his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder after being traded there by the Indiana Pacers. Rumors have been swirling for months about whether George would stay in Indiana, a new city, or if he would bolt for his hometown in LA after the upcoming season comes to a close.

Highlights: No. 20 Utah women
Highlights: No. 20 Utah women's soccer defeats South Dakota State

See highlights from No. 20 Utah women's soccer's 4-1 victory over South Dakota State on Sunday afternoon. Scoring for the Utes include Hailey Skolmoski (16', 51'), Eden Jacobsen (21') and Paola Van der Veen (50').

Ben Crane aces the prize hole at Wyndham
Ben Crane aces the prize hole at Wyndham

In the final round of the 2017 Wyndham Championship, Ben Crane aces it from 175 yards on the par-3 16th hole.

Muguruza takes WTA Cincinnati title, denies Halep No. 1
Muguruza takes WTA Cincinnati title, denies Halep No. 1

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza humbled second-ranked Simona Halep 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday's final of the WTA Cincinnati Open, denying the Romanian the world number one spot in the process. Sixth-seeded Spaniard Muguruza needed only 56 minutes to capture her second title of the year and her first

Muguruza thumps Halep in straight sets in Cincinnati final
Muguruza thumps Halep in straight sets in Cincinnati final

(Reuters) - Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza played flawlessly to crush Simona Halep 6-1 6-0 in a one-sided women's final at the Cincinnati Open on Sunday. Muguruza's tennis was as hot as the summer sun in the early afternoon match on the outdoor hardcourt, as she wrapped up victory in less

Viviani wins Hamburg
Viviani wins Hamburg's Cyclassics, Kittel flops

Italian Elia Viviani won the Cyclassics race in Hamburg on Sunday as German Marcel Kittel had a disappointing homecoming in a battle of the sprinters. The 28-year-old Viviani, who won omnium gold at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, clocked five hours, 15.52 seconds over 251km around Hamburg.

Pettaway stays ready
Pettaway stays ready

Pettaway has embraced the bruiser role in the West Virginia backfield. While a constant phrase used by college coaches, Martell Pettaway is a testament to that. Ten games into his true freshman season a year ago, Pettaway seemed destined for a redshirt.

Rob Gronkowski: "It was great" to get preseason action
Rob Gronkowski: "It was great" to get preseason action

The Patriots have long opted to save tight end Rob Gronkowski's game action for the regular season, but they went in a different direction on Saturday night in Houston. Gronkowski was in the lineup for a preseason game for the first time since 2012 and played two series with the starting offense before

Bucks: Player reported knee pain while training in Greece
Bucks: Player reported knee pain while training in Greece

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo was training briefly with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the European championship.

Kirk Cousins reiterates that he wants to stay in Washington
Kirk Cousins reiterates that he wants to stay in Washington

Kirk Cousins recently said he wants to never change teams. Which means, obviously, he wants to stay where he is. In an interview televised during Saturday's broadcast of preseason action against Green Bay, Cousins made it clear that he wants to be in Washington for his full career. "So I want to be a

Watch the Stephen Curry
Watch the Stephen Curry's best play from every game last year (VIDEO)

Summer can seem to drag on, but seeing back-to-back plays like this just makes you thirsty for the winter.

Mitch Trubisky again outplays Mike Glennon
Mitch Trubisky again outplays Mike Glennon

The Bears say they don't have a quarterback controversy. From the looks of their first two preseason games, they should. Rookie Mitch Trubisky outplayed the anointed starter Mike Glennon again on Saturday night as the Bears beat the Cardinals. Glennon completed 13 of 18 passes for 89 yards with one touchdown

Upstart Twins looking for another win vs. Diamondbacks

The Minnesota Twins have seemingly been written off a few times this season, particularly when the team's own front office decided to trade left-handed starter Jaime Garcia and All-Star closer Brandon Kintzler before the trade deadline. Another win against Arizona on Saturday and Minnesota is not

8/19/17: MLB.com FastCast
8/19/17: MLB.com FastCast

The Yankees use two homers and a clutch throw from Gary Sanchez to sink the Red Sox, plus Mike Trout joins special company with two homers

Phillies ready to close out road swing in San Francisco

The Philadelphia Phillies will go for a series split, but will have to do so against left-hander Madison Bumgarner, when they wrap up a four-game set Sunday against the San Francisco Giants. The Phillies got a three-run homer from Rhys Hoskins and a pinch-hit grand slam from Ty Kelly in a wild 12-9

Cycling - Meares coach West dies aged 57
Cycling - Meares coach West dies aged 57

Gary West, the coach who guided Anna Meares to gold at the 2012 London Olympics, has died at the age of 57, Cycling Australia said on Sunday. West stood down as Australia's head track sprint coach last year after eight years in the role when he was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease (MND). "

Erik Jones fails to live up to Bristol intro song, but earns best finish of Cup career
Erik Jones fails to live up to Bristol intro song, but earns best finish of Cup career

Erik Jones battled his mentor and his predecessor in the No. 20 to his best Cup finish in 27 starts.

Indians painting imposing picture as rotation starts to shine
Indians painting imposing picture as rotation starts to shine

The Cleveland Indians are finding form in MLB, beating the Kansas City Royals for their eighth win in nine games.

Aaron Judge sets MLB strikeout record
Aaron Judge sets MLB strikeout record

Boston (AFP) - New York Yankees player Aaron Judge set the record for the longest strikeout streak in a season in Saturday's 4-3 Yankees win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

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