American Sofia Kenin wins Guangzhou WTA title over Stosur

Sep 21, 2019

American Sofia Kenin beats former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Guangzhou International for third WTA singles title of the year

Fun & Games: Lyles wants to win, celebrate just like Bolt

Sep 21, 2019

The most promising indication that track and field remains in good hands even after Usain Bolt's retirement comes from a 22-year-old American named Noah Lyles

Pollock homers in Dodgers' 12-5 rout of Rockies for 99th win

Sep 21, 2019

A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer in the Dodgers' half of a seven-run, fourth inning that took 41 minutes, and Los Angeles defeated the Colorado Rockies 12-5 for its 99th victory this season

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep 21, 2019

LEADING OFF: Astros magic number 1 to clinch AL West, Cardinals baffling Cubs at Wrigley Field, Brewers and Nats hold wild-card spots, Alonso chasing Judge's rookie HR mark

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

Sep 21, 2019

Rookie Merrill Kelly pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth inning for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padres 9-0

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23

Sep 21, 2019

Matt Fink took over on the third play of the game and passed for 351 yards in Southern California's 30-23 victory over No. 10 Utah

AP Source: Altered doping data could restart Russian scandal

Sep 21, 2019

Russia's anti-doping agency could face another suspension over manipulated data, a person familiar with the case tells The AP

Big 2nd half leads No. 20 Boise State past Air Force 30-19

Sep 21, 2019

Hank Bachmeier threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns, Robert Mahone rushed for a pair of TDs in the fourth quarter, and No. 20 Boise State pulled away in the second half for a 30-19 win over Air Force

Fiers, A's rout Rangers 8-0, maintain 2-game wild card lead

Sep 21, 2019

Mike Fiers struck out five and didn't walk a batter over eight dominant innings to win for the first time in four starts, and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 8-0 to maintain a two-game lead over Cleveland and Tampa Bay for the top AL wild card

LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards baffling Cubs

Sep 21, 2019

LEADING OFF: Astros magic number 1 to clinch AL West, Cardinals baffling Cubs at Wrigley Field, Brewers and Nats hold wild-card spots, Alonso chasing Judge's rookie HR mark

Defending champ Red Sox eliminated, lose to Rays 5-4

Sep 21, 2019

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 when Willy Adames had an RBI single in the 11th

Anderson pitches 6 scoreless, Brewers stretch wild-card lead

Sep 21, 2019

Chase Anderson pitched six scoreless innings, Trent Grisham hit a bases-loaded triple and the Milwaukee Brewers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 to strengthen their grip on an NL wild card

Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West

Sep 21, 2019

Carlos Correa hit two home runs, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman also connected and the Houston Astros dropped their magic number to clinch the AL West to one by beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-4