MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At 73, Allan Vergin has been waiting a long time for his Golden Gophers to make it to a meaningful bowl game. When Minnesota beat Penn State earlier this month — giving the Gophers their first 9-0 record since 1904 — tears rolled down Vergin’s face as he told a friend: “I’…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly one-quarter of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked Major League Baseball to reconsider its proposal for a restructuring of the minor leagues after the 2020 season that would lead to 42 teams being dropped from their current circuits.
ROME (AP) — A recent modification by soccer's rule-making panel is the culprit behind a significant increase in VAR dependence — and controversy — in Serie A this season, according to Italy’s refereeing director.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders insist they don’t think about how well they are playing. They are too busy preparing for their next opponent.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old New Jersey boy who was shot at a high school football game last week died Wednesday, shortly before the game was resumed at the home field of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, where an announcer proclaimed that “acts of violence do not win.”
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have activated rookie defensive end Austin Bryant and put fullback Nick Bawden on injured reserve.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won twice as many tournaments as anyone else on the LPGA Tour this year. Her four victories included two majors. Her dominance was so thorough that she wrapped up the points-based award as player of the year with three tournaments remaining.
Los jugadores de México participan de un minuto de recuerdo de Jorge Vergara, el fallecido dueño del club Chivas, previo a un partido de la Liga de Naciones de la CONCACAF, en Toluca, México, el martes 19 de noviembre de 2019.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson learned from a high school coach that no matter how good or bad a game was, he had to move on to the next one quickly, or "snap and clear," as his old coach used to say.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson sat down next to Jeff Gordon at a 2001 driver meeting and asked the champion if he had time to offer any career advice.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Soccer players will meet top Mexican league counterparts at Banc of California Stadium on July 29, ending a 15-year streak of MLS All-Star Games involving European clubs.
Fantasy football users will find Week 12 a daunting expedition of challenging matchups, especially those who rely on the Cardinals, Chiefs, Chargers and Vikings, who are all on a bye.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The man who helped bring an NBA team to Orlando said Wednesday that he wants to bring a Major League Baseball team to the theme park mecca.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Josh Brewer scored 15 points, Dalonte Brown had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Miami (Ohio) beat Central State 80-45 on Wednesday.
Earlier in the schedule, the AFC South looked like one of the NFL’s deepest divisions. That might still be true, though none of the four members has exactly distinguished itself.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky says his right hip is improving and he expects to play Sunday against the New York Giants if he’s ready.
Gerardo Parra durante el desfile de los Nacionales de Washington para celebrar el campeonato de la Serie Mundial, el sábado 2 de noviembre de 2019.
ARCHIVO - En esta foto del 15 de octubre del 2019, el jugador de los Nacionales de Washington Gerardo Parra batea un sencillo en el sexto juego de la Serie de Campeonato de la Liga Nacional contra los Cardenales de San Luis. Parra firmó con los Gigantes de Yomiuri, dijo el club el 19 de novi…
Christian Pulisic festeja tras anotar el segundo gol de Chelsea en el partido ante Crystal Palace por la Liga Premier inglesa, el sábado 9 de noviembre de 2019. Chelsea puede esperar un fallo en un plazo de tres semanas en su apelación de una prohibición de traspasos impuesta por la FIFA por…
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Back when Marshal Yanda didn’t have a touch of gray in his red beard and had not yet earned the first of seven Pro Bowl bids, the big kid from Iowa was just a raw rookie with the Baltimore Ravens looking for some guidance.
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say the son of Auburn University’s longtime team chaplain has been killed while attempting to rob a man in metro Atlanta.
El end defensivo de los Browns de Cleveland Myles Garrett sale de un edificio de oficinas en Nueva York el miércoles, 20 de noviembre del 2019 . Garrett está en Nueva York para una audiencia de apelación para tratar de conseguir que la NFL reduzca una suspensión que por el momento ha puesto …
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Jimmie Johnson holds his daughter Lydia on pit road before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson says 2020 will be his final season of full-time racing. The …
LONDON (AP) — Ousted from his last two jobs for fomenting friction, Jose Mourinho is returning to coaching trying to show he is rejuvenated with the smile back.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has declined to comment on Major League Baseball’s investigation into allegations of sign stealing.
Uriel Antuna festeja tras anotar un gol para México en el partido ante Bermudas por la Liga de las Naciones de la CONCACAF, el martes 19 de noviembre de 2019. México ganó 2-1.
This Week's Circulars
- Prep volleyball: Local players earn all-conference nods
- Girls basketball: Area teams prepare for new season at Pekin Jamboree
- District changing, participation isn't
- Council approves SSMID agreement
- Des Moines radar down beginning Dec. 2
- 'Meet and Mingle' happening Nov. 22
- IHCC wrestling program signs first two athletes
- Kooiker attends national conference
- New school board members take their seats
- Grace Ottumwa announces permanent location