JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — They are bonded by football futility for now, but surely not forever. Right?
HOUSTON — C.J. Stroud’s rookie campaign has been so remarkable that he’s turned around the Houston Texans and restored hope among fans in a city that had all but given up on this franchise after three dreadful and often embarrassing seasons.
PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic — A judge on Friday ordered the conditional release of Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco while he is investigated for allegations he had a relationship with a 14-year-old girl and gave her mother a car and thousands of dollars in exchange for her consent, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Maryland’s Taulia Tagovailoa enters transfer portal, but it’s unclear if he’ll have eligibility left
Maryland quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa has entered the transfer portal, a sign that he may pursue an additional year of eligibility at the college level.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — The United States will face host Sweden on Friday for gold at the IIHF world junior championship.
KAPALUA, Maui — Collin Morikawa is making his fifth trip to Kapalua to start a new year on the PGA Tour at The Sentry. This was the first time he wore an apron and was shivering from cold.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Dominican prosecutors on Wednesday accused Wander Franco of commercial sexual exploitation and money laundering following allegations that the Tampa Bay Rays shortstop had a relationship with a minor whose mother also faces the same charges.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Miami Dolphins receiver Tyreek Hill and his family are safe after fire rescue crews responded to a large fire at his South Florida home Wednesday afternoon.
The sign-stealing scandal that has hung over Michigan’s season has overshadowed the work the team has put in to go unbeaten and reach the College Football Playoff championship game, quarterback J.J. McCarthy said Wednesday.
MLB is widening the runner’s lane to first, changing a rule that has caused World Series controversy
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is widening the runner’s lane approaching first base to include a portion of fair territory, changing a more than century-old rule that caused World Series controversy over interference calls.
SAINT-DENIS, France — Organizers of the Paris Olympics said Wednesday that building work will continue on a new tower for judges and TV cameras at the surfing venue in Tahiti despite the sport’s governing body saying it no longer supports the controversial project.
Aaron Rodgers’ quest to make an improbable return this season for the New York Jets appears over.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Taulia Tagovailoa is skipping Maryland’s bowl game, closing the book on a record-setting career in which he helped the Terrapins return to respectability under coach Michael Locksley.
LOS ANGELES — Shohei Ohtani has already notched a win for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
BOULDER, Colo. — Deion Sanders recently reeled in a large bass as he took a break from the recruiting trail. His trophy catches from the transfer portal have been sizeable, too.
LOS ANGELES — When Shohei Ohtani decided to move 30 miles up the I-5 freeway to the Dodgers, he left several massive holes in the Los Angeles Angels.
This is starting to feel like Tom Landry’s final days as an NFL coach, just before he was ingloriously put out to pasture. Or maybe it will be more akin to Don Shula, who trudged into a retirement that seemed forced on him.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Aaron Rodgers took a few more steps — and provided a highlight play — in his comeback attempt from a torn left Achilles tendon.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Being suspended for the first 25 games of the NBA season was tough on two-time All-Star Ja Morant, who said Friday he had “some horrible days” as he worked to focus on himself away from basketball.