ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series (all times local):
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions put rookie defensive end Julian Okwara on injured reserve Wednesday and signed free agent cornerback Chris Jones.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers' victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 drew a record-low audience of television viewers for a World Series game.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year old Nebraska man previously convicted of child pornography charges is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy at a sleepover three years ago, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA — Alshon Jeffery has yet to play in a game for the Eagles this season, and, at this point, it's fair to speculate whether he ever will.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn and the Los Angeles Chargers are rested and ready to go after their bye week. As for the team's health, that's another matter.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks still don’t know when or if they’ll get the services of wide receiver Josh Gordon this season and if his current suspension will be lifted by the NFL.
Pat Chambers resigned as Penn State's basketball coach Wednesday following an internal investigation by the school into allegations of inappropriate conduct.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bradley Chubb realized after a sackless, winless September that he needed to trust his surgically repaired left knee if his coaches, teammates and fans were ever going to put their faith in him again.
GENEVA (AP) — Real Madrid couldn't halt its losing streak in the Champions League, and no one seems able to stop Bayern Munich's winning run.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Following a promising start, the Patriots offense is trudging through its first rough patch of 2020 under quarterback Cam Newton.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Mike McGlinchey helped clear the way for Deebo Samuel to convert the game-sealing first down and then repeatedly head butted teammate Hroniss Grasu in celebration.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers takes issue with the notion that a lopsided loss at Tampa Bay indicates opponents have caught on to adjustments their offense has made in coach Matt LaFleur’s second season.
MILAN (AP) — Romelu Lukaku scored a late equalizer with his second goal of the game to give a coronavirus-affected Inter Milan a 2-2 draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach in their Champions League opener on Wednesday.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A'Shawn Robinson has been designated to return to practice with the Rams this week, moving the new defensive tackle closer to his debut for Los Angeles.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Lacking its typical fluency going forward, Manchester City relied on moments of individual brilliance to get its Champions League campaign off to a winning start on Wednesday.
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — It would have been just another Saturday night until Faridd Sierra got a phone call from his brother: come over. A fellow Honduran American is fighting for a unified boxing lightweight championship.
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Alejandro “Papu” Gómez scored a stunning goal as Atalanta routed FC Midtjylland 4-0 in their Champions League opener on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyronn Lue is stepping into his new job as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers fully aware of the pressure to bring the first NBA championship to the long-suffering franchise. As if Lue needed a reminder, owner Steve Ballmer proclaimed, “My personality is all about winning.”
With the Summer Olympics in Tokyo delayed a year by the coronavirus pandemic, not much attention has been paid to the Winter Games scheduled for February 2022 in Beijing.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An avid sports fan, Villanova coach Jay Wright watched with interest how Major League Baseball muddled through its season to get to the World Series and college football and the NFL have been challenged to piecemeal schedules to complete a season.
When Bryan Harsin was trying to figure out how to keep his team engaged throughout the uncertainty surrounding whether Boise State would play this season or not, there was one voice he turned to for advice.
The strange nature of playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic hit home for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr Wednesday as he lined up without any of his starting offensive linemen.
When the SEC office first announced the league would attack COVID-19 with a 10-game conference-only schedule, the fear was the gap.
RENTON, Wash. — Receiver Antonio Brown will be available to play for an NFL team following the games the week of Nov. 1 as his eight-week suspension will come to an end.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Liverpool’s makeshift defense held firm and a fortunate goal earned Jurgen Klopp’s team a 1-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday in their Champions League opener at the empty Johan Cruyff Area.
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Alexander Zverev overcame Australia’s John Millman 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the Cologne Championship quarterfinals on Wednesday.
PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Ahmed Hassan came off the bench to score an injury-time goal for Olympiakos in a 1-0 win over Marseille in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test.
PITTSBURGH — The Steelers are 5-0 for the first time in 42 years, and you know what? They're boring as heck.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold practiced for the first time since spraining his throwing shoulder and could have a chance to play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.
ARLINGTON, Texas — New to the team but not the basepaths or the art of creating runs by any length necessary, Mookie Betts warned Dodgers teammate Corey Seager before the start of this season that when he's on second, look for the chance steal together.
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the deal say the New York Jets have traded outside linebacker Jordan Willis to the San Francisco 49ers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Burrow threw the ball 61 times in the Bengals' first game against the Browns five weeks ago. He doesn't expect it to get that “weird” in the rematch this week.
After amassing just 863 yards rushing in 17 games with the Jets before his surprise release last week, new Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell didn't want to dwell on why it didn't work in New York.
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich picked up where it left off in the Champions League, starting its title defense with a 4-0 rout of Atlético Madrid on Wednesday after overcoming the club's first coronavirus case.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sherwood Country Club again is hosting some of the world's best players, some of whom return to memories of clutch shots, free money and a happy time of the year with the holidays right around the corner.