National Sports

Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep

By KEN POWTAK, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi's hit bounced a handful of times before finding its way into center field for the winning run and a big four-game sweep over the rival Yankees. The Red Sox now find themselves in firm control of the AL East. Benintendi's RBI ...

Outside firm will head Meyer probe; expected to take 2 weeks

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday ...

Browns trade disappointing WR Coleman to Bills for pick

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns dropped Corey Coleman. After two disappointing, injury-slowed seasons, Coleman was traded Sunday night to the Buffalo Bills for an undisclosed draft pick. Coleman has been a bust with the Browns, who selected him with ...

Justin Thomas wins in Firestone’s WGC finale

By The Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational for his third PGA Tour title this season. Sweeter ...

Shaw, Peralta lift Brewers to 8-2 win over Rockies

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw hit a grand slam during Milwaukee’s six-run first inning, and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 8-4 on Saturday night. Milwaukee won for the fourth time in six games stayed one back of NL Central-leading Chicago, which held on for a 5-4 win over San Diego. ...

Packers left tackle Bakhtiari taken off the field on cart

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari was taken off the field on a cart, dampening the spirits Saturday at Family Night at Lambeau Field. Bakhtiari walked to the cart with his left shoe removed. Asked if Bakhtiari’s injury was a major concern, Packers coach ...

Randy Moss: Pro Football Hall of Famer

By The Associated Press NFL receivers usually are tall or fast. Randy Moss was both, making him the most dangerous pass catcher in the game, and now a Pro Football Hall of Famer. A first-year nominee, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound Moss brought the perfect combination of height, speed, soft hands ...

Conor is back: UFC says McGregor will fight Oct. 6 in Vegas

By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conor McGregor will return to mixed martial arts on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas for a title bout against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC dramatically announced the matchup Friday with a promotional video to close a news ...

Porcello’s 1-hitter leads Red Sox over Yankees

By Doug Alden Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched a one-hitter, Steve Pearce homered for the fourth time in two nights and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Friday after manager Alex Cora’s ejection to open a season-high 7½-game lead in the AL ...

Rodgers gets Packers up to speed in practice

By Genaro C. Armas AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers’ no-look touchdown pass is still the talk of Green Bay Packers training camp. The defense was called for offsides to give Rodgers a free play during a two-minute drill in practice Thursday. The play was going ...