Tokyo Olympics delay costs may reach $2.8 billion
TOKYO (AP) — The cost of the postponement for the Tokyo Olympics could reach about $2.8 billion, according to figures released Friday by the Tokyo organizing committee, the Tokyo city government and Japan’s national government.
AP Interview: Sergiño Dest says 'it is my time' at Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Amid the turmoil at Barcelona, United States defender Sergiño Dest has found his patch to flourish. The former Ajax player arrived in the aftermath of Barcelona’s devastating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League in August.
Coaching can wait: Rondo plots future, but stays in present
ATLANTA (AP) — Rajon Rondo is planning for a future in coaching. Maybe he'll get a shot as as a general manager. Not that he's ready to get started on those career goals just yet.
Week 14: Ohio State returns and BYU-Coastal square off
Among the teams contending for a playoff spot, the intrigue is not about who No. 3 Ohio State is playing as much as who will be play playing for the Buckeyes this weekend.
Texas prep football player attacks referee
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night, angered after being ejected from the game.
Garza, Nunge lead No. 3 Iowa past Western Illinois, 99-58
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza and Jack Nunge came to Iowa in the same recruiting class. It’s a connection that Garza, the Big Ten player of the year last season, appreciates.
No. 8 North Carolina State women beat No. 1 South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Wes Moore channeled two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Bill Parcells after the Wolfpack's landmark victory over No.
Anthony Davis agrees to 5-year deal to return to Lakers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis finalized a five-year contract worth up to $190 million to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
Plan B as in BYU: Cougars face Chanticleers on short notice
Word came to Coastal Carolina on Wednesday that the most significant home game in the history of the program was in serious jeopardy.
Charley Hull takes LPGA Tour lead in chilly North Texas
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Charley Hull fought through cold and windy conditions to take the first-round lead Thursday in the LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Classic.
Russell Knox takes 1st-round lead in Mayakoba Golf Classic
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Russell Knox shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday at breezy and wet El Camaleon Golf Club to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour's Mayakoba Golf Classic.
College Football Picks: Alabama-LSU has decided lack of buzz
Alabama-LSU has in 13 months gone from Game of the Century to not even as interesting as BYU at Coastal Carolina. The top-ranked Crimson Tide visit the defending national champion Tigers on Saturday for a game that is likely to be a name-the-score blowout for Alabama, which is favored by more than four touchdowns.
New Rockets' coach expects Harden to be "all in" this season
HOUSTON (AP) — New Rockets coach Stephen Silas didn't talk a lot about James Harden and the rumors that he's unhappy in Houston on Thursday.
Dupree's injury latest hurdle for unbeaten Steelers
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Dupree slammed the turf in anger, well aware of what the pain in his right knee meant. One bad step in the fourth quarter against Baltimore on Wednesday put an end to the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker's season.
No fans to be allowed at Rose Bowl for CFP semifinal game
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — No spectators will be allowed at the Rose Bowl for the College Football Playoff semifinal on Jan. 1 because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the state, county and city of Pasadena.
Steelers, Chiefs, Saints closing in on playoff spots
The unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers and the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs are closing in on clinching their respective divisions going into Week 13.
Trump honors football coach Holtz as 'one of the greatest'
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday called Lou Holtz "one of the greatest coaches in American history” as he honored the college football Hall of Famer and political ally with the nation's highest civilian honor.
Worth the wait: Steelers keep top spot in AP Pro32 poll
NEW YORK (AP) — For the Pittsburgh Steelers, getting to 11-0 was worth the wait. The Steelers, off to their best start in franchise history, beat their bitter AFC North rivals Ravens 19-14 on Wednesday in a game moved three times because of a COVID-19 outbreak that left Baltimore short-handed.
Schwarber, Bradley, Duvall among 59 cut in pandemic fallout
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora Jr. were cut loose by the Chicago Cubs after helping the team win its first World Series title in more than a century, among a record 59 players who became free agents as part of the fallout from the coranavirus pandemic when their teams declined to offer them 2021 contracts by Wednesday night’s deadline.
'Change at any moment' - Virus upends season for Big 12
Big 12-leading Iowa State has wins over Oklahoma and Texas in the same season for the first time, and is on the verge of reaching its first conference championship game in any league.
Chiefs keep things fun with Mahomes' playground plays
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kids have been drawing up plays in the playground dirt as long as football has been played, their audacious designs usually featuring creative reverses, multiple laterals and even tight ends throwing passes back to the quarterback.
Kim Ng's crash course: She's bullish on Marlins' future
MIAMI (AP) — For Kim Ng, the first three weeks as general manager of the Miami Marlins has meant less rest and more coffee. She has been getting to know colleagues at work, contacting agents and other teams, and learning as much as she can about the 150 or so players in the Marlins organization.
YouTube announces lineup for discussions on racial justice
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Cuban, Anthony Anderson and Skylar Diggins-Smith will take part in a series of panel discussions on YouTube that are focused on racial justice.
Magnussen to race American sports cars for Ganassi in 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen will move to the IMSA sports car series in 2021 driving for Chip Ganassi Racing.
Gonzaga and Baylor to face off in rare top-2 meeting
The first week of the college basketball season was filled with great games, a few upsets, stellar performances and a handful of coronavirus cancelations.