National Sports

Steelers QB Rudolph denies report he used racial slur

Nov 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph is denying he used a racial slur before his confrontation with suspended Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett.

Fred Cox, former Vikings kicker, dies at age 80

Nov 21, 2019

Former Minnesota Vikings kicker Fred Cox, one of the last of the straight-on placekickers and a standout on several conference championship teams, has died

Canada beats Australia to reach Davis Cup semifinals

Nov 21, 2019

Canada has won the decisive doubles match to beat Australia 2-1 and reach the semifinals of the new Davis Cup Finals

No. 7 Oregon State rips Southern Utah 95-45 in morning game

Nov 21, 2019

No. 7 Oregon State, led by Taylor Jones with 18 points, routs Southern Utah 95-45 in morning game

Webb Simpson shoots 7-under 65 to lead RSM Classic

Nov 21, 2019

Webb Simpson birdied seven of his last 10 holes at the Plantation Course for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the RSM Classic, the final PGA Tour event of the year

Johnson ready to end NASCAR grind and move on with life

Nov 21, 2019

Jimmie Johnson ready to end NASCAR grind and move on with life

Catcher Yasmani Grandal, White Sox reach $73M, 4-year deal

Nov 21, 2019

All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal agreed to a $73 million, four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, finding a more lucrative free-agent market now that he no longer is burdened by draft-pick compensation

Ohio State vows ‘monetary resolution’ for doctor’s victims

Nov 21, 2019

Ohio State University leaders say the school is committed to a “monetary resolution” for the men abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss

MLB probing Astros back to ’17, ‘firm’ discipline possible

Nov 21, 2019

Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros and will probe activity by the team over the past three seasons

Kim builds 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship

Nov 21, 2019

A big finish for Sei Young Kim gives her the start she wanted in season finale on LPGA Tour

NCAA denies waiver appeal from Michigan State’s Joey Hauser

Nov 21, 2019

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says the NCAA has denied an appeal from forward Joey Hauser to have a waiver to play this season

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

Nov 21, 2019

Appeals officer upholds NFL’s indefinite suspension for Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett

Johnson’s 22 leads Florida to 70-62 win over Hawks

Nov 21, 2019

Keyonte Johnson had a career-high 22 points as Florida held off Saint Joseph’s 70-62 at the Charleston Classic on Thursday despite playing without ejected leading scorer Kerry Blackshear Jr.

Yale women’s soccer coach leaves amid report of misconduct

Nov 21, 2019

Yale University says women’s soccer coach Brendan Faherty has left the school amid sexual misconduct allegations by former players at a college where he previously coached

Humble One: Mourinho says he’s emotionally stronger at Spurs

Nov 21, 2019

Jose Mourinho is portraying himself as a humble coach at the start of his Tottenham reign and emotionally stronger