Men's sports

Phil Mickelson watches his shot from the fairway to the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the first round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Napa, Calif. Mickelson shot a 7-under-par 65. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 04, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open. Coming off a winless performance in the U.S. Ryder Cup loss to Europe, the 48-year-old Mickelson birdied Nos...
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Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola reacts during the group F Champions League soccer match between Hoffenheim and Manchester City at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena stadium in Sinsheim, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 04, 2018 - 7:25 am
Among the more illuminating parts of Manchester City's recently released, fly-on-the-wall documentary was Pep Guardiola discussing his fears about playing Liverpool, and in particular its prolific front three. "They scare me," a pensive-looking Guardiola told two members of his technical staff as...
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Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell, right, from Sweden, celebrates with right wing and countryman Jakob Silfverberg (33) after Rakell scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
October 04, 2018 - 1:06 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored a short-handed goal for the highlight reel and the Shark Tank started rocking on opening night. Then the Anaheim Ducks responded almost immediately and took over the game to spoil the party in San Jose. John Gibson made 31 saves to keep the Ducks in the...
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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina sit in the stands prior to the Champions League, group H soccer match between Juventus and Young Boys, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 03, 2018 - 10:03 am
Cristiano Ronaldo denied the accusations of rape against him, saying Wednesday that he had a "clear conscience" as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation. The 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She has said the soccer great raped her in Las Vegas in 2009. "I...
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Colorado Rockies' Tony Wolters hits a one-run single against the Chicago Cubs during the 13th inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 03, 2018 - 2:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. He stretched a couple of times and tried to figure out when he might get a chance to play. When that opportunity arrived, he was ready. Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th...
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New York Yankees players take batting practice during a team workout before their upcoming American League wildcard baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 03, 2018 - 2:26 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TRY AGAIN Luis Severino gets a wild-card do-over when he starts for the Yankees against Oakland in a winner-take-all matchup. Severino allowed three runs and got just one out in last year's wild-card game against Minnesota before New York rallied...
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Seattle Hockey Partners David Bonderman, left, and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan talk to the media as they leave a meeting at National Hockey League headquarters, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York. Members of Seattle's potential ownership group and Mayor Durkan presented their case to the Board of Governors' executive committee at the league office. If the executive committee moves the process forward, the board could vote as soon as December to award the NHL's 32nd franchise to Seattle. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 02, 2018 - 9:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board of Governors' executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle's expansion application, with an eye on voting to approve the league's 32nd franchise in December. The...
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October 01, 2018 - 10:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements in a criminal trial stemming from a scandal over college basketball recruiting are set to begin Tuesday. The trial results from charges brought last year against three men. Prosecutors say the men arranged to shower key basketball recruits and their families with...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James dribbles during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 30, 2018 - 11:12 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — LeBron James rubbed his hands in chalk powder at the scorer's table, yelled "Yes!" to ecstatic fans in the first few rows and the Los Angeles Lakers' new era was underway. Playing in the same arena where Magic Johnson made his regular-season debut for Los Angeles 39 years ago,...
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Christian Yelich de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee festeja tras batear un jonrón ante los Tigres de Detroit, el sábado 29 de septiembre de 2018. (AP Foto/Morry Gash)
September 30, 2018 - 10:11 pm
Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. October baseball is about to begin with Game No. 163 on Monday. Two tiebreakers on the same day for the first time in major league history. Both...
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