Sports

Carr, Goff shine in Rams 24-21 exhibition win over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes for Oakland in his first game since breaking his leg last season and Jared Goff led three scoring drives for the Rams as both first-team offenses were sharp during Los Angeles' 24-21 exhibition victory over Oakland on Saturday …

NFL

This Broncos-49ers play that resulted in 5 penalties is the most preseason football thing ever

“With all that, it’s an offset.”<p>The referees in the Broncos vs. 49ers game had their hands full for a preseason game.<p>After the 49ers punted the ball late in the third quarter, the field was swarmed with flags. In total, five penalties had been committed on the play, and referee Pete Morelli needed …

NFL

WATCH: Marshawn Lynch makes first carry with Raiders, looks great in silver and black

Beast Mode got loose with Oakland and looked pretty impressive in the early going<p>It was always going to be strange to see Marshawn Lynch, a player everyone identified as a member of the Seahawks, wearing the silver and black. But it was never not going to be cool.<p>And Lynch did not disappoint when …

Football (U.S.)

The NBA is investigating the Los Angeles Lakers over possibly tampering with Paul George

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Paul George #13 and Monta Ellis #11 of the Indiana Pacers talk at mid court during the second half of the basketball …

Basketball

MLS Capsules | Miami Herald

Nicolas Hasler scored his first goal of the season off a header to give Toronto FC the lead for good in a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday night …

Soccer

Watch: Aguayo misses 1st field-goal attempt with Bears

Matt Kartozian / USA TODAY Sports<p>You can't make this stuff up.<p>After being cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week for missing too many field goals, …

NFL

LOOK: Marshawn Lynch sits again for anthem; Derek Carr supports Khalil Mack

Beast Mode was one of several players to sit during the Raiders-Rams game<p>Over the last few days during the NFL preseason, there have been a number of moments that resonated loudly amid the chaos and depressing behavior seen on a daily basis in society. Tragedy is striking too often in America right …

NFL

Own goal by Colorado Rapids help D.C. United end two-month winless streak

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — D.C. United took advantage of Jared Watts' own goal to beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night.<p>Colorado goalkeeper Tim Howard was unable to reach Watts' wayward back pass from 40 yards out in the 27th minute.<p>Bill Hamid made four saves to help D.C. United (6-15-4) …

Soccer

Terence Crawford blasts Indongo in three to unify junior welterweight titles

Crawford furthers case as boxing’s pound-for-pound best with knockout Omaha native now holds all four major title belts at junior welterweight Bob Arum wants Crawford to fight winner of Horn v Pacquiao rematch Will McGregor v Mayweather save American boxing – or bury it?<p>Terence Crawford took all …

Boxing

MLB Umpires' Protest Against Verbal Attacks Unlikely to Garner Much Sympathy

On Saturday, Joe West and other umpires took the field with white wristbands. They had not all simultaneously come down with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, …

Major League Baseball

Solheim Cup 2017: Americans build a five-point lead but aren't overconfident heading into Sunday singles

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Another dominant afternoon for the American side on Saturday has turned the 2017 Solheim Cup into a potential rout for the U.S. team.<p>After two days of Solheim Cup competition, American fans have plenty to cheer about, the home side claiming a daunting five-point lead over the …

Solheim Cup

Five burning questions heading into Sunday at the Solheim Cup

Two days are in the books at the 2017 Solheim Cup, and Team USA holds a commanding lead. But it isn’t over ’til we get our questions answered. Here …

Golf

Glennon has another bad night, gets Cutler treatment on Twitter

@_MarcusD_/Twitter<p>After tossing a touchdown to the other team in his first drive as a Chicago Bear last week, Mike Glennon did little to endear …

Mike Glennon

Solheim Cup 2017: Annika Sorenstam tells her European team to come out swinging on Sunday

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The American Solheim Cup team is sleeping on a comfortable five-shot lead Saturday night as they head into the singles matches on Sunday. But it’s not like Team Europe is out of it. For one thing, Annika Sorenstam’s squad is playing some great golf. Consider that the Europeans …

Solheim Cup

Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat 49ers 33-14

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Paxton Lynch led three scoring drives in his bid for the starting quarterback job, Denver forced four turnovers in the first half and the Broncos beat the San Francisco 49ers 33-14 on Saturday night.<p>Trevor Siemian, who started Denver's preseason opener a week ago, came …

NFL

Watch: Jets QB Christian Hackenberg Gets Absolutely Demolished

I sincerely hope Christian Hackenberg is okay.<p>The New York Jets—somehow still a real, functioning football team—trotted out Christian Hackenberg as …

NFL

10 things about McGregor, Mayweather that might surprise you

Think you know everything about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, who meet in a pay-per-view boxing match Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las …

Boxing

NYPD officers hold rally to show support for Colin Kaepernick

Three weeks before the 2017 NFL season begins, Colin Kaepernick has found an unlikely support group: the New York Police Department.<p>Past and present …

San Francisco 49ers

Cowboys' Jaylon Smith plays first game since 2016 Fiesta Bowl

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jaylon Smith wasn't sure how many days had passed since he last played in a game. He thought it was close to 700.<p>Actually, it was …

Dallas

Kyle Busch makes sweep look easy as he makes history

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- NASCAR’s three national series totaled 1,003 laps at the difficult and resin-coated Bristol Motor Speedway this week.<p>Kyle Busch led 451 of those laps – a solid 44 percent – in winning all three races. It was "Rowdy" at his very best, as he smoked the field Wednesday in trucks, …

Motorsport

Watch: Nick Saban Couldn't Care Less About Monday's Solar Eclipse

Nick Saban is not interested in seeing the solar eclipse live Monday.<p>When asked about the event and if his team had any plans to watch it, Saban made …

College Football

First-team problems: Redskins offense still has a long way to go

Rob Kelley (20), center, rounds the corner during the Redskins’ loss to the Packers on Saturday night. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)When asked Thursday how long his starters would play in the second preseason game, Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said he didn’t exactly have a plan. He would go …

NFL

College Sports: Former Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes continues impressive preseason for Kansas City Chiefs | SportsDay

Former Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes continues impressive preseason for Kansas City Chiefs<p>This Story is About...<p>Patrick Mahomes was the nation's …

NFL

Solheim Cup 2017: Sunday singles pairings and tee times

Tee times have been moved up two hours because of expected inclement weather in Des Moines tomorrow. Team Europe has an uphill battle ahead of …

Golf

Georgia football: Top stories from the third week of fall camp

ATHENS, GA – NOVEMBER 26: J. J. Green #28 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets gets set for a collision with Georgia football defender Aaron Davis #35 …

Appalachian State Mountaineers

Baltimore Orioles can’t keep the momentum going against Angels

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 16: Tim Beckham #1 of the Baltimore Orioles follows through on an RBI single in the fifth inning, scoring Craig Gentry #14 in …

Baseball

WATCH: Deonte Thompson snags missed field goal, returns 109-yard kick-six

Bears special teams showed up in a big way against Arizona<p>Once Auburn decided to ruin Nick Saban's 2013 season by catching a missed field goal and returning it for a touchdown, any instance of that will forever be known as a kick-six. It might have been the vernacular anyway, but that moment was a …

Football (U.S.)

Bears Preseason Week Two: Instant Reaction

The Bears second preseason game came down to the final plays, but they held up and won 24-23<p>The Bears second preseason game is in the books with the …

NFL

Defense rules as Chicago Bears beat Cardinals: Score, highlights, analysis

(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)<p>The good, the bad and the meaningful takeaways for the Chicago Bears from their 24-23 win against the Arizona …

NFL

Thompson's 109-yard return highlights Bears victory

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Deonte Thompson returned a missed Arizona field goal 109 yards for a touchdown as the first half ended and the Chicago Bears held on to beat the Cardinals 24-23 in a preseason game Saturday night.<p>Phil Dawson, who has never kicked one longer than 56 yards in his 18 NFL …

NFL