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House moves toward OK of Dems’ sweeping social, climate bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats brushed aside months-long divisions and approached House passage of their expansive social and environment bill late Thursday, as President Joe Biden and his party neared a defining win in their drive to use their control of government to funnel its resources ...

DeRozan, LaVine lead Bulls’ 121-103 rout of LA; Davis tossed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 38 points and Zach LaVine had added 26 in the Chicago Bulls' 121-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. Lonzo Ball had a season-high 27 points, eight assists and seven rebounds against his former team as the promising ...

NBA signs deal to play preseason games in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The NBA is bringing two preseason games to Abu Dhabi next season, marking the first time the league will play in the Arabian Gulf. The games will be in October 2022. The exact dates and the teams involved have not been announced. No preseason games ...

Russell Wilson wants to play 20-plus years and own NFL team

Russell Wilson wants to play another decade and hopes to buy an NFL team after he retires. The seven-time Pro Bowl quarterback is focused on helping the Seattle Seahawks (3-6) turn their season around but he also has big plans for the future. "I definitely want to play for a long time, but I ...

Hokies AD: Fuente ‘wanted to move on’ now, not be in limbo

Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente could see the writing on the wall so the Hokies football coach decided he would rather leave the program now rather than wait and be told to pack his bags. Virginia Tech announced Tuesday that Fuente is out, effective immediately. Discussions about Fuente's ...

Packers grab No. 1 spot in AP Pro32 poll; Cards fall to 4th

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pack are back. Aaron Rodgers' return helped lift the Green Bay Packers four places to the top spot of the latest AP Pro32 poll. Rodgers missed the Packers' Week 9 loss in Kansas City after testing positive for COVID-19. However, the reigning MVP returned for Sunday's ...

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That didn't stop the quest to improve, which is why she has a new coach. Fresh off her fourth LPGA Tour victory ...

Hall of Fame Tip-Off tourney to feature 4 ranked teams

The opening week of the college basketball season, as it usually is, was filled with marquee games. No. 7 Duke beat No. 13 Kentucky in a battle of bluebloods and No. 3 Kansas knocked off Michigan State in a high-level doubleheader at Madison Square Garden. Top-ranked Gonzaga took down No. 8 ...

2 Duke basketball players face DWI-related charges

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — The grandson of Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and the coach's prized freshman recruit who's considered a top NBA prospect face charges related to impaired driving, according to court records. Michael Savarino, Krzyzewski's grandson, was pulled over for a ...

Phanatic is back! Original Phils mascot can stay in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fire up the hot dog cannon — the Phillie Phanatic is back in Philadelphia. Not that the mascot largely -- large as in that green, furry, bulbous belly — ever really went anywhere. But a legal dispute between the Philadelphia Phillies and the mascot's creator forced ...