Man City stunned behind closed doors in Moscow

The message will have been heard loud and clear across Europe.

Bayern Munich, themselves on the end of a thrashing in the European Champions League semifinals last year, dished out one of its own on Tuesday.

The German champions, led by former Barcelon...

G Crawford out, Blackhawks recall Darling

With star goaltender Corey Crawford out Tuesday and Antti Raanta ready to make his 2014 debut with the Chicago, the Blackhawks recalled goaltender Scott Darling from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Ray Rice appeal scheduled for Nov. 5-6

Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension from the NFL more than two months after commissioner Roger Goodell handed down the punishment, with a hearing set for Nov. 5-6 before former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones.

Okla. State, NCAA respond to 'unfounded' allegations

Oklahoma State and the NCAA called a report of alleged misconduct in the football program "fundamentally unfounded" on Tuesday.

Royals sub Nix for Colon on Series roster

The Kansas City Royals made a minor last-minute change to their World Series roster before Game 1 on Tuesday, adding Jayson Nix in place of Christian Colon.

SF tops KC -- in World Series ticket prices

San Francisco has taken the lead over Kansas City. In World Series ticket prices.

World Series notebook: Giants hold experience edge

The San Francisco Giants have been here before, winning the 2010 and 2012 World Series. The Kansas City Royals have not been to this biggest baseball stage since 1985, when they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games.

Lions WR Johnson could return

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson hopes to participate in the team's first workout in London and could return after missing two games with a high ankle sprain.

NBA roundup: Warriors sign Kilpatrick

The Golden State Warriors signed free agent guard Sean Kilpatrick to a contract, the team announced Monday.

Is Oscar Pistorius' athletic career finished?

The remarkable sporting triumphs and the fame and fortune it brought Oscar Pistorius receded into the distance Tuesday as he received a five-year sentence for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Is this super fan the Royals' good luck charm?

He's a bespectacled, middle-aged South Korean guy with a corporate job. But he has already swept Twitter and the international media, which swarmed him at the airport as he departed.

Who is 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius?

He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, Pistorius is playing the lead role in a more tragic tale that began in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.

Oilers edge Lightning for first win of season

It took six games, but the Edmonton Oilers picked up their first win of the season Monday.

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

Steelers rally, hold off Texans

At home on "Monday Night Football," the Pittsburgh Steelers are next to impossible to beat. They proved it yet again with a stirring comeback, rallying from 13 points down in the first half to beat the Houston Texans 30-23.

Sabres to retire Hasek's jersey

The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history.

Flames sign Brodie to 5-year deal

The Calgary Flames signed defenseman TJ Brodie to a five-year contract Monday. The deal is worth $23.25 million, according to Sportsnet.

Redskins' Gruden: McCoy will start if Griffin remains out

Colt McCoy will take over from Kirk Cousins as Washington's starting quarterback if Robert Griffin III remains out, coach Jay Gruden announced Monday.

New Jet Harvin admits frustration with Seahawks

New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin admitted Monday in his first comments since being traded Friday that he was frustrated in Seattle and now wants to put the past behind him.

Bears' Long says he was wrong to blame fans

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long admitted he was wrong for criticizing fans at Soldier Field for booing Sunday as the team went into the locker room at halftime down 14-0 to the Miami Dolphins.

Kings' Voynov suspended indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely pending a formal investigation by the NHL after his arrest Monday morning on charges of domestic violence.

Bills' Jackson may miss month; Spiller to have surgery

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson could miss up to a month after suffering a groin injury and fellow running back C.J. Spiller is scheduled to have surgery on a broken collarbone.

SEC West lands four in AP top five

The SEC became the first conference to place four teams in the top five of the Associated Press top 25 poll, which was released Sunday.

Archie Manning off Playoff committee

Archie Manning stepped down from the College Football Playoff selection committee on Monday, citing health reasons.

Popovich to Suns owner: Where's 'chicken suit?'

After Suns owner Robert Sarver called out the Spurs this week for leaving five players and Gregg Popovich at home for a preseason game in Phoenix, the San Antonio coach gave it right back Saturday.

Eliminator round field set with big names absent

With a win in Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski joined Team Penske teammate Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick as drivers who advance to the third round, or Eliminator round, of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Report: Red Sox may trade Cespedes

The Boston Red Sox may look to trade outfielder Yoenis Cespedes this offseason, according to the Boston Globe.

Giants fan swaps home run ball for Series tickets

A man who gave back the home run ball hit by Travis Ishikawa that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series received something special in return: Tickets to Game 3 of the World Series in San Francisco against the Kansas City Royals.

The president's club: How golf took over the White House

So often a meeting point for the captains of politics and industry, the golf course has been one of the most popular friends of U.S. leaders since the early part of the 20th century.

Radio stations ban Lorde song ahead of World Series

With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.

Manning's record night lifts Broncos over 49ers

Peyton Manning wasted no time making history Sunday night, and there wasn't much the San Francisco 49ers could do about it.

NHL game roundup: Kings win 4th straight

The Los Angeles Kings trio of Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter delivered as the line of the game again.

Manning sets NFL record for TD passes

Peyton Manning established the NFL record with his 509th career touchdown pass, hauled in by wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Cardinals run past winless Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coach Bruce Arians had a clear message for his Arizona offense as the team prepared for Sunday's
game against the Oakland Raiders, which happened to mark Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer's first game against his

Rookie kicks Chiefs past Chargers

SAN DIEGO -- On the Chiefs' previous San Diego visit, the Kansas City kicker missed a game-winning field goal in the closing seconds.

Murray sets new NFL rushing record

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas quarterback Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes, running back DeMarco Murray made history and the Cowboys won their sixth in a row by beating the New York Giants 31-21 Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium.

Colts D earns stripes in shutout of Bengals

INDIANAPOLIS - There is no doubt the Colts can put points on the board.

Packers get fourth straight win

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers are tied for first place in the NFC North.

Rams use trickery to beat Seattle

ST. LOUIS -- Wide receiver Percy Harvin is gone, now property of the New York Jets after a bombshell trade Friday, but the Seattle Seahawks still have other issues to fix in order to resemble the Super Bowl champions they were last year.

Ravens' defense stymies Ryan, Falcons

BALTIMORE -- On a 4th-and-7 from Baltimore's 42-yard line midway through the third quarter, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan desperately needed to make a play to get his team back in the game against the Ravens.

Tannehill, Dolphins deal Bears third home loss

CHICAGO - The Miami Dolphins were coming off a disheartening, last-second loss to Green Bay. The Chicago Bears were coming off their best performance of the year, particularly on offense, in a victory at Atlanta.

Beijing Marathon competitors brave smog

If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday's Beijing International Marathon saw thousands of competitors brave a "hazardous" smog which engulfed the Chinese capital.

Many runners wore face or gas marks to attempt to protect thems...

Serena Williams slams Russian tennis chief

Serena Williams slammed Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for his "insensitive, sexist and racist" remarks in describing her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers" on a late night TV chat show.

Oslo gets cold feet, pulls out of Winter Games

The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.

Despite these regular, euphoric scenes not every country seems to have aspirat...

Florida State tops Notre Dame 31-27

Jameis Winston rebounded from a rocky first half and Karlos Williams scored two second-half touchdowns as the host Seminoles held off the Fighting Irish. Winston finished 23-of-31 for 273 yards w...

Bobcats pull out close win against Weber State, 23-13

Montana State's offense struggled, but their defense held strong, as the Bobcats defeat Weber State, 23-13.

Griz rally late to hold off Aggies 42-28

The Montana Grizzlies beat U.C. Davis 42-28 Saturday afternoon inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium despite going into halftime with the game tied up 14-14.

Tennis chief carpeted for Williams insult

Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev apologized Saturday for referring to Serena and Venus Williams as the "Williams brothers" during a TV chat show.

Griz rally late to hold off Aggies 42-28

The Montana Grizzlies beat U.C. Davis 42-28 Saturday afternoon inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium.

Longtime Orioles infielder Roberts retires

Injury-plagued infielder Brian Roberts is retiring after 14 seasons in the major leagues.
The 37-year-old Roberts played for the New York Yankees this past season before he was released in August. He spent
the first 13 years with the Baltim...