LEADING OFF: Wainwright streak, Snell starts…

LEADING OFF: Wainwright strong in September, Snell starts for contending Rays, Freeman ailing

AP Source: Altered doping data could restart…

Russia's anti-doping agency could face another suspension over manipulated data, a person familiar with the case tells The AP

Fury overcomes bloody cut over eye to beat Wallin

Tyson Fury overcame a bloody cut over his right eye to pound out a unanimous decision over Sweden's Otto Wallin and set up a lucrative heavyweight rematch with Deontay Wilder

Federer, McEnroe push for Laver Cup's place in team tennis

Team events are having quite the resurgence on the men's tennis circuit, with three different competitions scheduled in the four months

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Teen Swimmer's 'Uniform Violation' Is A Symptom…

One swim coach has questioned why the "curvier" girl was the only athlete penalized for wearing her school's swim uniform.

California Votes To Let College Athletes Turn…

State lawmakers in California approved legislation to allow college athletes to get paid for use of their name, image and likeness.

Rams stop Mayfield late, Goff throws 2 TDs passes…

Jared Goff throws 2 TD passes, Rams make late goal-line stand to beat Browns 20-13.

Russian anti-doping CEO says track ban won't be lifted soon

The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships

Haney easily beats Abdullaev, bout stopped after 4 rounds

Devin Haney dominated from the start and stopped Zaur Abdullaev after four rounds to win their WBC interim lightweight bout that should catapult Haney to a fight with champion Vasyl Lomachenko

Roger Federer to decide soon on Tokyo Olympic plans

Roger Federer says he will soon decide if he will play at next year's Tokyo Olympics

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman leaves with…

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman leaves with chest injury. Giants running back Saquon Barkley left his team's thrilling 32-31 win over Tampa Bay with a right ankle injury

Russian anti-doping CEO says track team set to miss worlds

The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships

Holding court: It's Bianca Andreescu Day in Toronto

Andreescu now has a day named in her honor to go with her US Open title

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No Brees, no problem: Bridgewater, Saints top…

Teddy Bridgewater threw two touchdowns in his first start in place of Drew Brees, New Orleans also scored touchdowns on defense and special teams, and the Saints beat the Seattle Seahawks 33-27

Page out as US Olympic sailing boss 10 months…

US Sailing says Malcolm Page is out as chief of Olympic sailing less than a year before the Tokyo Games

Pavlyuchenkova eases into 2nd round at Pan Pacific Open

Former finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova needed less than an hour to beat Dayana Yastremska 6-3, 6-1 in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open

Sloppy 49ers beat Steelers 24-20 on late…

Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 remaining and the San Francisco 49ers overcame five turnovers to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 for their first 3-0 start in 21 years

A first: 18 Olympic rugby players competing at World Cup

Fiji captain Leone Nakarawa has made the transition from 15-a-side to rugby sevens to pick up an Olympic gold medal and now he's back again in the traditional format aiming to take his country further than ever at the World Cup

Nadal to open in ATP Cup in Perth; Djokovic on east coast

U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal will start his 2020 season on the opposite side of Australia to Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer when he leads Spain in a group-stage qualifier in Perth in the new ATP Cup

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire…

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL, takes shots at others previously accused of sexual misconduct

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter…

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing

Pliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday

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Springer 3 HRs, Verlander 20th win, Astros clinch…

George Springer hit a career-high three homers, Justin Verlander got his MLB-leading 20th win and the Houston Astros clinched their third straight AL West title in grand fashion, routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-5

Sex-abuse reports on rise; SafeSport Center seeks…

With sex-abuse reports on the rise, debate rages for who will pay for US Center for SafeSport

Pliskova takes on Martic at Zhengzhou Open final

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the Zhengzhou Open final with a clinical 6-3, 6-2 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic