PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen slapped the ball to third base and prepared to put together another patent sprint to first.
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Quarterback Everett Golson said the adversity of abruptly losing four teammates while Notre Dame investigates whether they were involved in academic dishonesty is bringing the Fighting Irish together.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo’ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.
CLEVELAND — This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn’t quite over for the Browns.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The death of a 49ers fan at Levi’s Stadium and the huge crowds who abandoned the sunny seats for shady concourses are shining a bright light on an issue that many Niner faithful were unprepared for Sunday: the heat.
LANDOVER, Md. — Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target.
LOS ANGELES — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
DENVER — Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle, including a two-run double in Colorado’s five-run eighth inning, and the Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 on Sunday night to complete a doubleheader sweep.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Zion Spearman scored on shortstop Matt Adams’ two-out throwing error to first base in the sixth inning to give Philadelphia a 7-6 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Sunday night in the Little League World Series.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.
The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins this month:
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi’s Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter.