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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, left, celebrates with wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster after his touchdown catch during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
November 17, 2017 - 1:17 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough. So the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback decided it was time to speak up. The defense had kept the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen looks to pass against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen have become friends while growing into top NFL quarterback prospects with crosstown rivals Southern California and UCLA. They'll meet on the field for the first time Saturday - and it will probably be the last time until they get together again on Sundays.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 16, 2017 - 9:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were born four months apart in 1997, and they grew up on opposite sides of Los Angeles' sprawling metroplex. As two of the nation's top quarterback prospects, they chose opposing sides in the crosstown collegiate rivalry. After a redshirt season and an...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to host collegiate sports championship teams at the White House Friday. The White House says NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion, but has not provided a list of the teams attending. Trump hosted the 2016 NCAA football champion...
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November 16, 2017 - 7:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Muslim student athlete who refused to observe the national anthem for religious reasons at a basketball game in Kansas has been kicked off the team following altercations with a team supporter, who accused him of disrespecting the American flag, and a coach. The case has...
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Juan Angel Napout, center, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Napout, Manuel Burga, and Juan Angel Napout have pleaded not guilty to charges they took part in a 24-year scheme involving at least $150 million in bribes that secured tournament broadcasting and hosting rights in the sprawling FIFA scandal. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 16, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former marketing executive from Argentina testified Thursday at a U.S. trial that he and his company arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million in bribes over the course of several years until his arrest in 2015. Alejandro Burzaco offered the estimate in the case...
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November 16, 2017 - 1:39 pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's championship weekend (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Austin Cindric says he's not worried about possible retaliation from other drivers in Friday night's Truck Series championship. Cindric earned the final spot in the championship field after a battle...
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November 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that FIFA was wrong to fine Mexico's soccer federation for fans chanting gay slurs at opposition goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games. The court says although the chants are "insulting words," FIFA had helped create a "...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, April 30, 2017 file photo of Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld, left, battles for the ball with Arsenal's Olivier Giroud during the north London derby match in English Premier League soccer match between the two teams in north London. Tottenham is heading into a north London derby on Saturday Nov. 18, against Arsenal as a clear favorite for the first time in decades. Tottenham is three places ahead of Arsenal this season and finished above its neighbor last season in the Premier League for the first time since Arsene Wenger took charge of Arsenal in 1996. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File)
November 16, 2017 - 10:08 am
It was a 24-hour period at the start of November that really drove home the reality that Tottenham, after decades of playing second fiddle to Arsenal, was the new dominant force in north London. A day after Tottenham achieved a coming-of-age 3-1 win over European champion Real Madrid in the...
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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. file photo of the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid. With Atletico Madrid’s president and other club officials standing by the team’s shield, an archbishop celebrated the ceremony to bless the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. Former players and priests were also present at the private ritual by the pitch of the 68,000-capacity venue in mid November. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 16, 2017 - 7:54 am
MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid's president and club officials looked on as its new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium was blessed in a private pitch-side ceremony this week. Cardinal Carlos Osoro led the blessing which may have come at the right time for Atletico ahead of this weekend's city derby against...
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November 16, 2017 - 7:43 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund's best start to the Bundesliga is all but forgotten amid the turmoil of failing to win in the league since September. Now the club is hoping another start after the international break will bring a badly needed change of fortune to stay on new leader...
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