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Hopkins converts 2nd chance, Washington beats Giants 30-29

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke and Dustin Hopkins made the most of their second chances. Washington needed every last second — and then some — to earn a long-awaited win over the New York Giants. Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an untimed ...

Steelers, Raiders hoping to prove Week 1 wins were no fluke

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin spent four years on Jon Gruden's staff in Tampa Bay in the early 2000s, helping mold a defense that won a Super Bowl and gleaning what he could from his fiery boss. Nearing two decades later, the lessons Tomlin — now in his ...

WVU hosts No. 15 Hokies at sold-out Mountaineer Field

By The Associated Press undefined No. 15 Virginia Tech (2-0) at West Virginia (1-1), Saturday at noon EDT (FS1). Line: Virginia Tech by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: West Virginia leads 28-23-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Black Diamond Trophy. Virginia Tech has won three ...

No. 10 Penn State to draw on crowd against No. 22 Auburn

By TRAVIS JOHNSON Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford's confidence has grown with each play this fall, and Penn State's quarterback is about to get a big ego boost. It'll come from the more than 107,000 fans who'll pack Beaver Stadium on Saturday night for a rare Big ...

No. 19 Arizona State, No. 23 BYU meet for 1st time since ’98

By The Associated Press undefined No. 19 Arizona State (2-0) at No. 23 BYU (2-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Arizona State by 3½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Arizona State leads 20-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Cougars have a chance to go 3-0 against the Pac-12 ...

No. 21 Tar Heels host Cavaliers in key ACC division matchup

By The Associated Press undefined Virginia (2-0, 0-0 ACC) at No. 21 North Carolina (1-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ACC Network) Line: UNC by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: The schools disagree. UNC says it leads 64-57-4. Virginia says UNC leads 63-58-4. WHAT'S ...

AP source: Seattle Mariners to host 2023 MLB All-Star Game

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will host baseball's 2023 All-Star Game at T-Mobile Park. The team announced a news conference for Thursday at Seattle's Space Needle with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred. The purpose of the news conference is to ...

Slugger Ryan Braun retires after 14-year career with Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers' home run leader whose production was slowed by injuries during the second half of his 14-year career, announced his retirement on Tuesday. Braun hasn't played all season and said during spring training that he was leaning toward retirement. ...

Column: Making money in boxing means not saying you’re sorry

By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Making money in boxing means never having to say you're sorry. Not for allowing Evander Holyfield to risk his life at the age of 58 just to make a few bucks. Certainly not for stealing money from gullible fans for a farce of a pay per view show that would ...

Cantlay wins PGA Tour player of the year award over Rahm

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Patrick Cantlay closed out another victory, this time without hitting a shot. Cantlay was voted PGA Tour player of the year by his peers, capturing the Jack Nicklaus Award that could be seen as a referendum on how players value winning the FedEx Cup. His solid ...