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TOKYO (AP) — Before each match, Michael Leitch and his Japan squad have left the field in a battle-like formation after their warmup, each man in widening ranks behind the captain and with his right hand gripping the shoulder of the teammate in front.After each match, the entire squad has …
OITA, Japan (AP) — England beats Australia 40-16 to reach Rugby World Cup semifinals.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Nestor bore down on the northern Gulf Coast with high winds, surging seas and heavy rains Friday evening, threatening to hit an area of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael.But unlike Michael, a powerful storm that left …
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas was looking at a three-stroke lead after three rounds at the CJ Cup with one hole to play Saturday, which would have set him up nicely for his second win in three years at South Korea's only PGA Tour event.But the 18th hole saw a big swing in …
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin was asked to recall the early stages of Derrick Rose's career, when the dynamic point guard won an MVP for the Chicago Bulls at age 22."His run in Chicago was special," Griffin said. "I don't want to say it caught us off guard, because it was kind of a nice …
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks were a couple wins from beating Toronto. The Philadelphia 76ers were maybe a couple bounces from doing it a round earlier.Neither team was good enough to finish the job last season, but both think this is their time after Kawhi Leonard went back to the …
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hokit had two of his three touchdown runs in the fourth quarter to help Fresno State pull away from UNLV for a 56-27 win on Friday night.The Bulldogs (3-3, 1-1 Mountain West Conference) took the lead for good on Hokit's first TD run that made it 14-10 in the …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Carter Rowney's short-handed goal sailed into the Carolina net, the Anaheim Ducks had scored nine consecutive goals across two games against two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.A few months after the Ducks missed the playoffs, they've started superbly …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It came as no surprise to see two-time world champion Nathan Chen of the United States top the short program with 102.71 points Friday at Skate America, the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.The pleasant surprise was a heartfelt performance …
BOSTON (AP) — Dominick Reyes remained undefeated in 12 fights, stopping former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman by technical knockout in the first round Friday night at UFC Fight Night at the TD Garden.Reyes dropped Weidman (14-5) with a straight left hand in the non-title light …
MIAMI (AP) — James Harden sure seems in midseason form.Russell Westbrook isn't there yet.Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes — 18 of those points coming in the third quarter — and the Houston Rockets ended the preseason with a 144-133 …
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eyeing a playoff spot and a shot at the national championship, No. 4 Ohio State sure is locked in at the moment.Justin Fields threw for four touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins rushed for 121 yards and the Buckeyes pounded Northwestern 52-3 on Friday night.Ohio State (7-0, 4-0 …
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One person died after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska, authorities said Friday.Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as David Allan Oltman, 38, of Washington …
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander watched and waited, hoping Aaron Hicks' drive deep down the right field line would hook foul at the last instant.When it bonked hard off the bright yellow foul pole for a three-run homer, Verlander crouched beside the mound and simply held up his glove, …
UNALASKA, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a plane that went off the runway while landing at an Aleutian Islands community (all times local):4:46 p.m.The city of Unalaska said in a statement Friday evening that it plans to remove on Saturday the PenAir airplane from the scene of a crashThe state …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an atta-boy to Republican Rep. Francis Rooney last year on the congressman's home turf in swing state Florida."I love it when he defends me," the president said then. He might feel differently now.The second-term Republican said publicly Friday …
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ethan Bear is off to a solid start with the surprising Edmonton Oilers.Bear and James Neal scored, Mikko Koskinen made 25 saves and the Oilers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night to regain sole possession of the overall NHL lead.Darnell Nurse had a pair …
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews got his first goal of the season when he was in the right place at the right time Friday night.Big spot for the Chicago Blackhawks, too.Toews scored 46 seconds into overtime and Robin Lehner made 37 saves, leading Chicago to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue …
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton was filled with nerves, and so were New York Yankees fans, worried the season was slipping away.Tension only surged when the top of the first featured a little grounder that got away, a passed ball and a run-scoring wild pitch.No worries.Boom! DJ LeMahieu drove …
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When the Pitt Panthers went into halftime against Syracuse with an 18-point lead, quarterback Kenny Pickett didn't like what he saw and let his teammates know it."Too many smiles," Pickett said, recounting his impassioned halftime speech. "I play this game real …

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