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Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll in majors

The champion Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut the biggest payroll in the big leagues

Report: USOC and others delayed in response to…

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

Lomachenko wins unanimous decision for 2nd…

Vasiliy Lomachenko picked up his second lightweight title, wearing Jose Pedraza down and winning a unanimous decision

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA

Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles

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The Latest: Champion Red Sox not looking to cut…

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

IOC eases off support for electronic gaming as Olympic event

The International Olympic Committee has slowed its support for recognizing electronic gaming as a sport

Braekhus, Shields win decisions on HBO's last boxing show

Cecilia Braekhus defended her welterweight titles with a dominant unanimous decision over Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopes in the final fight of the last HBO boxing telecast

Osaka's coach, Bajin, wins 1st WTA Coach of the Year award

Sascha Bajin has been chosen as the first winner of the WTA Coach of the Year award after helping Naomi Osaka collect the U.S. Open title

Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat…

Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another flat performance

Ethiopia's top Paralympian now living as refugee…

Two years after he won Ethiopia's only medal at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, Tamiru Kefeyalew is still in Brazil and still searching for a better life

Mike and Bob Bryan set to reunite for doubles in Auckland

Mike and Bob Bryan are set to reunite as a doubles combination next month in New Zealand when the brothers begin their 21st season on the ATP Tour

ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

Jessica Mendoza has signed a multiyear extension with ESPN

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Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as…

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory

Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints…

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

SKorean curling official leaves sport over abuse suspicions

A beleaguered South Korean curling official says he and his family will leave the sport for good as the government investigates their alleged abusive treatment of the "Garlic Girls," the country's hugely popular Olympic silver medalists

Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa…

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

IOC human rights advisory committee to start with…

The IOC has set up an advisory committee on human rights

Stick, North Dakota State highlight AP FCS…

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

Whither Olympic boxing: Will it be in Tokyo, or not?

The IOC wants boxing held in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but it can't promise that it will be

Vanderbilt hires G League President Malcolm…

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

IOC orders inquiry into troubled amateur boxing body AIBA

The International Olympic Committee has ordered an inquiry into the amateur boxing federation, which elected an alleged heroin trafficker as president four weeks ago

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Wade, James embrace final chance to compete on…

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

IOC President Bach lavishes praise on suspended…

IOC President Bach lavishes praise on suspended Sheikh Ahmad who faces criminal case in Switzerland.

Kick returns down 20 percent in 1st year of fair…

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