RENTON, Wash. — Geno Smith last started an NFL game four years ago, but what he’s learned along the way as a backup in two previous spots before landing with the Seattle Seahawks has taught him plenty as he’s bided his time waiting for another opportunity.
Just imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails.
HOUSTON — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was already counting on a rematch with his former team even before the Houston Astros advanced to their fifth straight AL Championship Series.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Getting through the first six games of World Cup qualifying has taken a village for the United States. Rotation isn’t just a focus of baseball teams this fall. It’s a key for U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter. Twenty-nine players have started, five more than the American total duri…
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tim Weah scored on a shot that deflected off the goalkeeper in the 66th minute after Sergiño Dest started the comeback from a first-minute deficit, and the United States rallied past Costa Rica 2-1 on Wednesday night to ease pressure as World Cup qualifying neared the halfwa…
SAN FRANCISCO — Everybody expected a playoff series for the ages between the century-old rival Dodgers and Giants, and now they have it.
Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves will get another chance to finish the job they came agonizingly close to achieving a year ago.
The NFL is not planning to make public any of the hundreds of thousands of emails it obtained as part of an investigation of the Washington Football Team, some of which led to the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The U.S. soccer team has a Jekyll and Hyde personality that makes it difficult to determine which will show for tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.
CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson rallied from early electrical issues Sunday to win for the seventh time this season and storm into the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs.
Mason Crosby hit a 49-yard field goal in overtime after missing three straight attempts, lifting the Green Bay Packers to a wild 25-22 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
The last time the No. 1 team in the country lost to an unranked team was 2008.
Drew Doughty needs a refresher going into his 13th NHL season.
AUSTIN, Texas — Ricardo Pepi got a pair of goals early in the second half, becoming at 18 the youngest American to score in consecutive World Cup qualifiers, and the United States dominated Jamaica in a 2-0 victory Thursday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. was terrific. Yordan Alvarez delivered, and Jose Altuve scored on a nifty slide.
MILWAUKEE — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves left spring training with high hopes following three straight NL East titles.
SAN FRANCISCO — Mookie Betts is ready to throw out all the wins his Dodgers and the rival Giants piled up on the way to a frenetic regular-season finish.
When it comes to College Football Playoff expansion, the odds are stacked against eight ever being enough.
ATLANTA — Kenny Pickett’s decision to return for his redshirt senior season is working out well for Pittsburgh, the nation’s top-scoring team.
It’s going on 40 years since the NHL last celebrated a three-peat Stanley Cup champion as part of the New York Islanders’ run of four straight titles from 1980-83.
TALLADEGA, Ala. — The hard part wasn’t dodging his way around a crash and then driving to the front of the field at Talladega Superspeedway. That was just instinct for Bubba Wallace.
Saquon Barkley ran for a 6-yard touchdown in overtime after Daniel Jones passed for a career-high 402 yards, and the New York Giants rallied for their first win of the season, 27-21 over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia are not here for the chaos.
It took less than a month to dramatically change the look of the Atlantic Coast Conference race and likely knock the league out of the national-title hunt.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Ian Poulter is never short on emotion in the Ryder Cup, usually with his eyes as big as golf balls. This was different.
Illinois coach Bret Bielema needed one word to answer whether he considered changing quarterbacks last weekend.
LAS VEGAS — Denny Hamlin earned his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night, holding off Chase Elliott and kicking off the second round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with his second win in September.
Justin Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard field goal, bouncing it through off the crossbar as time expired to lift the Baltimore Ravens to a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.
For about 45 minutes late Saturday afternoon, college football was on overload.
A plan to expand the College Football Playoff stalled Wednesday when a key committee was unable to reach consensus on whether to grow the postseason format from four to 12 teams.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Americans bring the type of credentials that make them favorites in just about every Ryder Cup, and this year is no different.
Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy.
Tiger Woods won’t be at Whistling Straits this week, for obvious reasons. Phil Mickelson will, but for the first time since 1995, he won’t hit a shot in the Ryder Cup.
Tom Brady threw for 276 yards and five touchdowns, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Atlanta Falcons 48-25 on Sunday to extend their win streak to a franchise-record 10 consecutive games.
PITTSBURGH — Jon Gruden’s long, arduous multi-state, multi-year rebuilding project may finally be nearing its end.
Chase Elliott, according to Kevin Harvick, doesn’t race very smart. In fact, moving forward in NASCAR’s playoffs, Harvick plans to run all over the reigning Cup Series champion.
Alabama looked beatable for the first time.
A surprisingly strong start to the playoffs for Joe Gibbs Racing — two races, two wins and two drivers locked into the second round — has put Hendrick Motorsports in a precarious position headed into the first elimination race.
NEW YORK — Gwen Goldman exchanged fist bumps with the New York Yankees she had been admiring for decades from afar, walked onto the field and waved to the crowd.
John Means threw the major leagues’ third no-hitter this season and came within a wild pitch on a third strike of a perfect game, pitching the Baltimore Orioles over the Seattle Mariners 6-0 on Wednesday.
Drew Timme scored 18 points, Joel Ayayi added 16 and top-ranked Gonzaga racked up another lopsided win, blowing past Saint Mary’s 78-55 in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals on Monday night.
Considering that there has been no repeat NFL champion since the 2004 season, clearly some major obstructions have gotten in the way.