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to buy Wembley Stadium survived a meeting of the Football Association’s board without being rejected on Thursday.A decision was taken by the board of English soccer’s governing body to take a presentation on the terms of the sale to the larger FA Council , which features representatives from across the English game and next meets on Oct. 11.The…[Read more]
The Chicago White Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak with a victory Friday night over the Oakland Athletics.
Now , the White Sox will try to start building momentum in a positive direction.
Chicago (25-50) will go for back-to-back wins when it hosts Oakland (39-37) on Saturday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox and A’s are c…[Read more]
In the soundstage where Johnny Carson and Jay Leno spent four decades filming ”The Tonight Show ,” a former Washington State computer science student named Seagull is pursuing a South Korean teenager with a very big gun.
Their characters’ exploits inside ”Overwatch,” the wildly popular multiplayer game not yet 2 years old, flicker above the…[Read more]
OAKLAND , Calif. — Two teams that began heading in opposite directions at just about the time they saw each other last month hook up again when the San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics open a two-game interleague series Tuesday night.
The Padres were within arm’s length of .500 at 34-40, having won nine of 15, when the A’s ventured into San D…[Read more]
When a New Jersey racetrack and a casino start taking bets on sporting events Thursday , they will be part of an industry primed for tremendous growth, much of it taking place on smartphones, according to a panel of national gambling experts.
Speaking Wednesday at the east Coast Gaming Congress at Harrah’s casino in Atlantic City, a panel of s…[Read more]
WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals will look to continue their domination of the Baltimore Orioles when they play the penultimate game of this season’s Beltway Series Wednesday night at Nationals Park.
Trea Turner went 4-for-4 with a homer , and Anthony Rendon drove in three runs as the Nationals rallied for a 9-7 win on Tuesday night. Was…[Read more]
Jarvis Landry is now under contract with the Miami Dolphins , easing the path to a potential trade.
The three-time Pro Bowl receiver signed his $16 million, one-year franchise tag Thursday, a person familiar with the situation said. The person confirmed the signing to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins hadn’t a…[Read more]
At the time the score looked like a misprint.
Jacksonville 30. Pittsburgh 9 .
On the road.
A result so stunningly one-sided Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger stood in the locker room on that gray October afternoon only half-jokingly wondered if he still had ”it.”
Throwing five interceptions , two of which the Jaguars returned for mom…[Read more]
In a showdown of All-Star sluggers , Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help.
Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 on Friday despite a monster night from Cruz.
Cruz had a pair of three-run homers and drove in seven, but the Mariners still…[Read more]
The only thing that would have made Brandon Crawford feel better about his game-ending homer was if it had come early enough to reward Madison Bumgarner with a win.
Crawford homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth after Bumgarner threw seven scoreless innings , giving the San Francisco Giants their fourth straight victory, 1-0 over the…[Read more]
All the Reds needed was one misstep by the White Sox to pull out another comeback win , with Alex Blandino delivering the final hit.
Blandino’s double in the eighth inning completed Cincinnati’s four-run rally for a 5-3 victory Monday night. Chicago returned to Great American Ball Park for the first time since 2009 and let one slip away with the…[Read more]
TAMPA , Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston is back on the job, though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers still aren’t saying if it’s as the team’s starting quarterback.
Winston’s three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy ended Tuesday, the first day the fourth-year pro was permitted to return to the team’s training facility and…[Read more]
The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England’s home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season.
Jacksonville , which fell in the AFC title game to New England before the Eagles beat the Patriots for the league championship, will host Philadelphia in Week 8 on Oct.…[Read more]
In the months leading up to the 2019 Super Bowl , some of Atlanta’s bare walls will get a makeover.
The city of Atlanta and the Super Bowl Host Committee have partnered with arts group WonderRoot to launch “Off the Wall.” The project will create up to 30 murals focusing on Atlanta’s past, present and future role in civil and human rights. The…[Read more]
The Chicago Bears are set to sign Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson and Philadelphia Eagles tight end Trey Burton , giving quarterback Mitchell Trubisky some playmaking targets.
Robinson told ESPN he plans to sign a three-year, $42 million contract, while two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press Tuesday that…[Read more]
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the Saints plan to have an empty chair in the draft room at team headquarters in honor of their late owner.
Tom Benson , a New Orleans native who bought the Saints in 1985, died on March 15 at age 90.
His wife, Gayle, now controls both the Saints and the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, which…[Read more]
Matt Ryan pulled out his secret weapons to seal the five-year contract extension that made him the NFL’s highest-paid player.
Ryan brought his infant twin boys , Marshall and John, to Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank’s office on Friday, when the deal was signed.
“Tough negotiators,” a smiling Ryan said Monday.
The twins, born on April 8…[Read more]
Defensive lineman Clinton McDonald said he was “good to go” at the start of training camp after missing the offseason program due to an infection in his shoulder related to a 2015 surgery and he was cleared to take part in practice , but more trouble with the shoulder has popped up.
Mike Klis of KUSA reports that McDonald was held out of a wal…[Read more]