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Brown coach Jackson says team 'moved on' from troubled receiver Gordon

The Browns have personal compassion for Josh Gordon. They’re done with him professionally. A day after the troubled wide receiver said he’s entering rehab for an unspecified condition, Cleveland coach Hue Jackson said Friday that the team intends to “move on” from Gordon. “What we need to do is just ...

U.S. races to lead in Ryder Cup

Oct 1, 2016

U.S. races to lead in Ryder Cup

The United States had the lead. Rory McIlroy made sure that was all it had Friday in the Ryder Cup. The American sweep of the opening session of matches at Hazeltine was all but forgotten when McIlroy rolled in a 20-foot eagle putt, took ...

Miller, Svindal set for returns

Oct 1, 2016

Miller, Svindal set for returns

The best guesses about Alpine ski great Bode Miller racing again on the circuit range from “no guarantee” to “no question.” Miller turns 39 on Oct. 12, yet, after two full seasons away from the World Cup, the gifted American seems poised for a ...

Huskies contain McCaffrey, hammer Cardinal at home

Oct 1, 2016

Huskies contain McCaffrey, hammer Cardinal at home

Jake Browning threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns, Myles Gaskin added 100 yards rushing and two scores and No. 10 Washington overwhelmed No. 7 Stanford 44-6 on Friday night. After months of hype surrounding a possible breakout performance for Washington (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12), ...

World Cup of Hockey looks likely for a return in 2020

Oct 1, 2016

World Cup of Hockey looks likely for a return in 2020

The World Cup of Hockey will return, without a doubt, and avoid another 12-year break. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and NHLPA executive director Don Fehr both confirmed for AP on Friday that they expect the next World Cup of Hockey to be in ...

Kvitova whips Halep to book spot in Wuhan Open final

Sep 30, 2016

Kvitova whips Halep to book spot in Wuhan Open final

Former champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic overpowered fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6-1, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the final of the Wuhan Open. Kvitova hit four aces and saved all three break points she faced to set up a final ...

Sep 30, 2016

Swimming star Hagino has elbow surgery

Rio gold medalist Kosuke Hagino has had successful surgery on his right elbow, his coach, Norimasa Hirai, said Friday. The 22-year-old Hagino, who won his first Olympic gold medal last month in the men’s 400-meter individual medley in Rio de Janeiro, had a bone ...

Green shines as Bengals smother Dolphins

Sep 30, 2016

Green shines as Bengals smother Dolphins

For most of the game, A.J. Green piled up more yards than the entire Miami Dolphins offense in a virtuoso performance. As an encore, he thrilled the crowd by juggling some Florida citrus. The Bengals receiver followed his disappointing game with a dominating one ...

Sep 30, 2016

Browns' Gordon entering rehab

Josh Gordon isn’t going back on the field until he gets a tighter grip on his life. The suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver, whose talent has been little more than a tease for several years as he battled personal demons, said Thursday he’s entering ...

Canada edges Team Europe to capture World Cup

Sep 30, 2016

Canada edges Team Europe to capture World Cup

Canada was not the best team on the ice until it mattered. Down two goals with 3 minutes left, the high-powered Canadians kicked it up a notch and Team Europe simply couldn’t stop them. Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left ...

Sep 29, 2016

Nishikori aims for third Japan Open title

Kei Nishikori has been handed a huge boost in his hunt for a third Japan Open title after holder and third-ranked Swiss Stan Wawrinka pulled out with a back problem on Thursday. World No. 5 Nishikori, who won the singles bronze medal at the ...

Sep 29, 2016

Hibino advances to Tashkent Open semifinals

Defending champion Nao Hibino reached the semifinals of the Tashkent Open on Thursday, advancing when Lesia Tsurenko retired after losing the first set 7-6 (8-6). Tsurenko, who won last week’s Guangzhou Open, had been on a seven-match winning streak. Hibino, the fourth-seeded player, will ...

Sep 29, 2016

Djokovic withdraws from China Open due to elbow ailment

Novak Djokovic said he has withdrawn from the China Open because of an elbow injury. The defending champion said he is “extremely disappointed” to miss the tournament in Beijing, where he has won four consecutive titles and has 29 victories in a row. Djokovic ...