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Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings

Charlie Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at winter meetings

Real Madrid, Man U pay price for fielding weakened teams

A look at the teams in the Champions League round of 16

AP Top 25 Podcast: Recruiting heats up with early signing

Goodell: NFL won't pay for video in domestic investigations

The Latest: Roark for Rainey in trade of Tanners

New Jersey sports betting market closing in on $1B mark

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The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020

Brown, No. 3 Baylor roll to 96-58 win over Morehead State

Ferris State's Campbell leads AP D-II All-America team

NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn't been ruled out for next game

Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader, country's top soccer official, arrested

Oakland sues NFL, Raiders over move to Las Vegas

The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders' upcoming move to Las Vegas

Roddick returns for exhibition match to start New York Open

Andy Roddick is coming back to New York and wants to bring his game with him

A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

From Buffalo to Alabama A&M, a look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

NBA-best Raptors hand Clippers worst loss of season, 123-99

Roethlisberger OK, Boswell not as Steelers weigh changes

Cubs' Maddon studying 'Managing Millennials for Dummies'

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

Heisman winner Murray thrills A's, except when he scrambles

Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll in majors

Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays, owed $38 million

Troy Tulowitzki released by Toronto Blue Jays, who owe oft-injured shortstop $38 million for remaining 2 years of contract

Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2

Kansas City Chiefs on top of AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2; Rams fall to No. 3, Chargers move up to No. 4.

The Latest: Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll

The big-budget Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut payroll after winning the World Series

AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal

All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press

Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa Libertadores

What sports to watch, how to measure real fandom and how one game got too popular and partisan for its own good.

Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance

Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another flat performance

Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays, owed $38 million

Troy Tulowitzki released by Toronto Blue Jays, who owe oft-injured shortstop $38 million for remaining 2 years of contract

Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2

Kansas City Chiefs on top of AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2; Rams fall to No. 3, Chargers move up to No. 4.

The Latest: Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll

The big-budget Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut payroll after winning the World Series

AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal

All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press

Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa Libertadores

What sports to watch, how to measure real fandom and how one game got too popular and partisan for its own good.

Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance

Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another flat performance

Stick, North Dakota State highlight AP FCS All-America team

North Dakota State QB Easton Stick was one of three Bison players selected to The Associated Press FCS All-America team

Vanderbilt hires G League President Malcolm Turner as new AD

Vanderbilt has hired NBA G League President Malcolm Turner as its new athletic director, opting for a business executive over candidates with experience in college athletic administration for the Southeastern Conference's only private university

ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

Jessica Mendoza has signed a multiyear extension with ESPN

Wade, James embrace final chance to compete on court

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James look forward to maintaining their friendship after Wade retires from the NBA

Kick returns down 20 percent in 1st year of fair catch rule

Kick returns down 20 percent in first year of NCAA rule rewarding teams for taking fair catch between goal line and 25

LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105

LeBron James scored 28 points and the Lakers survived Dwyane Wade's 15-point performance in the second half of the superstars' probable final on-court meeting for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat

Harris scores 33, Clippers outlast Suns 123-119 in overtime

Tobias Harris scored 33 points and Patrick Beverley made two free throws with 33.3 seconds left in overtime to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night

Seahawks on brink of playoffs after 21-7 win over Vikings

Bobby Wagner blocked Dan Bailey's field goal attempt midway through the fourth quarter, sparking the Seahawks to two late touchdowns and a 21-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings

King of clubs? Teams start to show cards at winter meetings

Major League Baseball winter meetings began in earnest along the Las Vegas Strip

Kansas State hires NDSU's Klieman to lead football program

Kansas State hired Chris Klieman of North Dakota State to lead its football program Monday night, passing the reins from retired Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder to someone with three Football Championship Subdivision titles but little Big 12 experience

Patriots ‘on to Pittsburgh’ after stunning loss to Dolphins

'On to Pittsburgh,' Patriots say they've put stunning, last-second loss to Miami behind them

Eovaldi wanted to remain in Red Sox rotation, not relieve

Nathan Eovaldi agreed to $68 million, four-year contract with Boston Red Sox because he would have a job in starting rotation rather than as reliever

Report: USOC and others delayed in response to Nassar

Report: USOC, other Olympic leaders delayed in response to Nassar allegations

Kapler intends to be publicly critical of Phillies players

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler intends to be publicly critical of his players more in his second season following his team's late fade

The Latest: Rangers claim INF Asuaje off waivers

The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings

Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

The Oakland Raiders fired general manager Reggie McKenzie on Monday, less than two years after he was named the NFL's executive of the year

Michigan State enters AP women's poll after beating Oregon

A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the Top 25

Royals, Hamilton finalize $5.25M contract

The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have finalized a $5.25 million contract that includes up to $1 million in performance bonuses and a mutual option for 2020

Kansas back to No. 1 in Associated Press men's hoops poll

Preseason No. 1 Kansas is again the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25 following Gonzaga's loss to Tennessee

AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players

Playoff semifinalists place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including four from No. 1 Alabama

Atlanta celebrates a title, but revelry won't last long

Thousands of fans lined the streets of downtown Atlanta to celebrate the city's first sports championship since 1995, but the revelry won't last long

Warriors named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of Year

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team that has been honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year

Sarri uses Napoli formula to ignite Chelsea's title bid

A midseason tactical switch sparked Chelsea's surge to the Premier League title two years ago under Antonio Conte, and his successor could have landed on a formula of his own

Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women's soccer

Real Madrid remains far behind other European teams when it comes to women's soccer

Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday

Cowboys guard Martin leaves in 2nd half with knee injury

Cowboys right guard Zack Martin left in the second half with a knee injury against the Eagles

Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen

Harold Baines was a surprise pick for the Hall of Fame and longtime closer Lee Smith also was chosen by a second-chance panel

Prescott’s 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

Dak Prescott's third TD toss to Amari Cooper lifts Cowboys to 29-23 overtime win over Eagles, control of NFC East

Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers

Ibrahimovic to stay with LA Galaxy, AC Milan's Leonardo says

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain at the Los Angeles Galaxy after the MLS club agreed with his requests, according to AC Milan sporting director Leonardo

Sunday night baseball games an hour earlier in 2019

Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year, with the ESPN start time moved up by an hour to shortly after 7 p.m. Eastern

Holiday scores 37 points, Pelicans beat slumping Pistons

Jrue Holiday scored 37 points and Julius Randle added 28 to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 116-108

Chiefs owner ‘shocked’ by video of Hunt that led to release

Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he was shocked by security camera footage showing Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel, and that it was a collective decision by the organization to cut their star running back within hours

Schofield's 3 lifts No. 7 Tennessee over No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73

Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and scored 25 of his 30 points in the second half, helping No. 7 Tennessee knock off top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 in the Colangelo Classic

Harbaugh says he's staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

Coach Jim Harbaugh says he is staying at Michigan, responding to speculation he's going back to the NFL

Butker’s OT field goal lifts Chiefs past Ravens, 27-24

Harrison Butker atoned for a 43-yard miss as time expired with a 36-yard field goal in overtime to give the Chiefs a 27-24 victory over the Ravens and clinch a playoff spot

Colts snap Texans' 9-game winning streak with 24-21 win

Andrew Luck threw for 399 yards and two touchdowns and T.Y. Hilton had 199 receiving yards to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 24-21 road win over the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon.

Mayfield, “dangerous” Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss, damage Carolina's playoff chances

Drake Escape: Miami’s score on final play beats Pats 34-33

Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final play to beat the New England Patriots 34-33

Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

Saquon Barkley rushed for 170 yards including a 78-yard touchdown to surpass 1,000 for the season, Eli Manning threw for three scores and the New York Giants routed the Redskins 40-16 to effectively end Washington's already-slim playoff hopes

Wolves beat 10-man Newcastle with late goal

Newcastle held on with 10 men for most of the second half before conceding in injury time to give Wolverhampton Wanderers a 2-1 win in the Premier League

The Latest: Cowboys stretch East lead with OT win vs. Eagles

Cowboys stretch NFC East lead, with OT win vs. Eagles on tough afternoon for 1st-place teams

Patriots, Chiefs, Saints can earn playoff spots

The Los Angeles Rams already have won the NFC West and could have some company in the playoffs by the end of Week 14. Plus, the Rams can clinch a first-round bye with a victory at Chicago in the night game

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

River Plate has won the Copa Libertadores after beating fierce rival Boca Juniors 3-1 in the second leg after extra time in Madrid to take the title 5-3 on aggregate

Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup parallel slalom event

Mikaela Shiffrin won her third straight World Cup event Sunday, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom

Oosthuizen surges to his 1st South African Open title

Louis Oosthuizen wins his first title at the South African Open, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory