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VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Europe captain Paul McGinley will make his three wild-card picks for the Ryder Cup on Tuesday, with five players seemingly in contention for a late call-up. The three big names to miss out on automatic selection were Englishmen Lee Westwood, Luke...
LONDON (AP) — Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday. The Colombia striker's season-long loan deal will cost United about $9 million and is subject...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty and No. 10 Baylor had a nice housewarming party at their new riverfront campus stadium Sunday night, even though the quarterback was clearly not feeling his best. Petty threw for 161 yards and accounted for three touchdowns while playing the first...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting. California's AL West powers are headed into September in very different moods...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise. Now, he could have that opportunity for at least four more years...
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier. Instead, the Americans were the ones on the ropes for nearly three quarters. "I guess we felt like last night's game was pretty easy and tonight...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Robert Griffin III will always have a special place in Baylor football lore. The school's only Heisman Trophy winner now has a permanent place in bronze at the Bears' new stadium. A 9½-foot bronze statue of Griffin was unveiled Sunday before the Bears played...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. Diana Taurasi scored 23 for the Mercury, who will host Game 3 on...
TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays finished off a forgettable August with their biggest power display of the month. Jose Bautista homered for the fifth straight game and Toronto erased a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Sunday. Edwin Encarnacion and Melky Cabrera...