MLB

Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán. New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltrán departed without managing a …

New York Mets announce they have hired Luis Rojas as their manager.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets announce they have hired Luis Rojas as their manager.

Royals star catcher Salvador Perez to become US citizen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals star catcher Salvador Perez is about to become a U.S. citizen. Perez passed his citizenship exam earlier this month and will be be joined by Chief U.S. …
NFL

Carr's late 3-pointer powers Minnesota past Ohio State 62-59

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Carr hit a game-winning 3-pointer with four seconds left and Minnesota beat struggling Ohio State 62-59 on Thursday night. Carr had 21 points as the Gophers rallied …

NFL says number of concussions increased slightly in 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said on Thursday that the number of concussions players suffered increased slightly this season over 2018. The league said there were 224 reported concussions, 10 more …

Garoppolo gets 49ers to Super Bowl with handoffs not throws

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Maybe it was fitting that Jimmy Garoppolo did his best Bob Griese impersonation in the victory that sent the San Francisco 49ers to Griese's old stomping grounds in Miami …
NBA

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordyn Adams and Terry Taylor scored 37 points apiece as Austin Peay extended its win streak to seven games, romping past Tennessee State 99-74 on Thursday night. The …

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Mike Adewunmi and Tyresse Williford combined to score 45 points and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville broke a five-game losing streak Thursday night, defeating Southeast …
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Amin Adamu scored on a layup with 3 seconds left to lift Montana State to a 62-61 win over Weber State on Thursday night. Jubrile Belo had 17 points and 12 rebounds and hit 9 …
Golf

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round of the year since 2011. It wasn't enough to be among the leaders Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, but it was fine with …

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in high wind Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, the tour's first full-field event of the season and …
College sports

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The NCAA will now permit elite athletes to be paid for training expenses by the U.S. Olympic Committee and other national governing bodies. The Division I Council adopted …
EAST Baruch 74, Staten Island 55 Farmingdale 87, Mount St. Mary (NY) 81 Yeshiva 94, NY Maritime 56 SOUTH No scores reported from the SOUTH. MIDWEST No scores reported from the …
Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — John Petty Jr. scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Alabama to a 77-62 win at Vanderbilt on Wednesday night. Kira Lewis Jr. added …
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza had 28 points and 13 rebounds as No. 19 Iowa held on in the closing seconds to beat No. 24 Rutgers 85-80 on Wednesday night. Connor McCaffery hit four free …
NHL

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The visor on Annie Pankowski's helmet gave her significant pause before the ECHL All-Star Classic. “That is the first time me and the other women have worn visors,” said …

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal and Mats Zuccarello each had a goal and assist, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots as the Minnesota Wild beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight …
Olympics

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Austrian prosecutors have charged a cross-country ski coach and a skier in connection with a crackdown on a blood doping ring. Prosecutors in the city of Innsbruck said …

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible …
Other sports
Louisville guard Jazmine Jones (23) looks to drive to the basket as she is defended by Virginia guard Kylie Kornegay-Lucas (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Louisville won 71-56. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Hot start propels No. 5 Louisville over Virginia 71-56

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dana Evans scored 21 points and No. 5 Louisville beat Virginia 71-56 Thursday night for its 11th straight …
Houston guard Nate Hinton (11) drives around Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Jarreau, Mills lead No. 25 Houston past UConn 63-59

HOUSTON (AP) — DeJon Jarreau had 18 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, Caleb Mills scored 20 points and No. 25 Houston beat …
Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts as she plays China's Wang Qiang in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Aussie Barty secures 1st spot in Australian Open's 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty is starting to feel right at home at Melbourne Park. The top-ranked Aussie was the first …
Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts as she plays China's Wang Qiang in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: Barty 1st player into 4th round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The top-ranked women's player in …
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James talks to teammates during a timeout in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LeBron has triple-double, Lakers pull away to beat Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 10th triple-double of the season and the Los Angeles …
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