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Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of Game 4 of a baseball American League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
October 12, 2019 - 10:48 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: Justin Verlander starts for Houston in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series, trying to even the best-of-seven matchup with the Yankees. New York won the opener 7-0 at Minute Maid Park behind Gleyber Torres' hitting and Masahiro Tanaka's pitching...
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Spain's Sergio Ramos, left, fights for the ball against Norway's Joshua King, right, during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group F soccer match between Norway and Spain at Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, Norway on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (Tore Meek/NTB scanpix via AP)
October 12, 2019 - 6:25 pm
Sergio Ramos was seconds away from celebrating his record for most appearances for Spain with a victory that would have ensured his country a spot at next year's European Championship. But Norway's last-gasp push for an equalizer paid off in their evenly fought qualifier on Saturday which finished...
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Florida State quarterback James Blackman is tackled by Clemson's James Skalski during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 12, 2019 - 6:23 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw three touchdown passes, two to Justyn Ross, and No. 2 Clemson answered any lingering questions from its close call at North Carolina, winning its 21st straight game by pounding Florida State 45-14 on Saturday. The Tigers and coach Dabo Swinney faced two...
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Referees keep Oklahoma players from interacting with Texas players as they leave the field after pregame warmups before an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Dallas. Oklahoma won 34-27. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
October 12, 2019 - 5:56 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to separate them when a few got too close and started jawing at each other. Referee Mike Defee flung his...
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South Carolina defensive backs Israel Mukuamu (24) celebrates with J.T. Ibe (29) and R.J. Roderick (10) after intercepting a pass in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Athens, Ga. South Carolina won 20-17 in double overtime. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 12, 2019 - 5:48 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm knew better than to blame Georgia's first loss on Rodrigo Blankenship's missed 42-yard field goal that ended the game. It was four turnovers — on the usually rock-solid Fromm's three interceptions and lost fumble — that put a big dent in the Bulldogs' championship...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) puts on the Golden Hat after beating Texas 34-27 in an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
October 12, 2019 - 5:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the Red River rivalry a year ago. Now the Oklahoma quarterback will try to get the Sooners back to where...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the baseball National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 12, 2019 - 5:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer lost his no-hit bid on Paul Goldschmidt's clean single leading off the seventh inning in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Goldschmidt's line drive dropped in front of left fielder Juan Soto, who played the...
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Michigan's Carlo Kemp celebrates an interception in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Oct.12, 2019, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Holly Hart)
October 12, 2019 - 4:54 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A four-touchdown lead had been whittled to three and No. 16 Michigan needed a response to Illinois' 25 straight points. Shea Patterson and the Wolverines put together a long touchdown drive and the Michigan defense forced two turnovers in a late surge to hold off Illinois 42-...
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Temple quarterback Anthony Russo (15) celebrates with teammates after their 30-28 win over Memphis in an NCAA college football, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Philadelphia. T (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
October 12, 2019 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bass speaker was pumping loud enough in Temple's locker room to rattle the lower hallways of Lincoln Financial Field after the Owls go done making some noise in the American Athletic Conference. Anthony Russo threw two touchdown passes and Temple took advantage of four...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' David Freese celebrates after his home run against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game in Los Angeles. Freese is retiring after a 10-year career that included a World Series title in 2011 with the St. Louis Cardinals when he was MVP. The 36-year-old infielder made the announcement Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, on his verified Twitter account. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
October 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Freese retired Saturday after an 11-year career in the majors in which he shone brightest in the postseason, winning a World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 when he was MVP. The 36-year-old infielder made the announcement on Twitter. He was a career .277...
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