St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Luke Weaver (7) is removed by interim manager Mike Shildt (8) as shortstop Paul DeJong watches during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 28, 2018 - 5:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thrilled with the results, the St. Louis Cardinals thanked Mike Shildt. The Cardinals took off the interim tag from Shildt's title and promoted him to full-time manager on Tuesday, a reward for steering the team back into postseason contention after taking over for the fired Mike...
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New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. speaks to the media in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Beckham Jr. is now the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver. The Giants on Monday announced they have signed Beckham to a five-year contract extension that will keep the three-time Pro Bowler with the franchise for another six seasons. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)
August 28, 2018 - 4:09 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. isn't satisfied being the NFL's highest-paid receiver. The three-time Pro Bowler for the New York Giants wants much more than the $95 million deal the team agreed to pay him Monday. The 25-year-old wants to be one of the best to play in the NFL. "Like...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, St. Louis Blues' Martin Brodeur takes part in a news conference to announce his retirement as an NHL player, in St. Louis. Brodeur is leaving the Blues after spending the past three years as assistant general manager. The team says Brodeur is departing to pursue other opportunities.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Martin Brodeur is leaving the St. Louis Blues after spending the past three years as assistant general manager. The team says Brodeur is departing to pursue other opportunities. Brodeur ended his goaltending career with the Blues, joined the front office as assistant to the GM in...
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File - In this Friday, July 20, 2018 file photo, Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark plays off the 3rd tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland. Thorbjorn Olesen, Eddie Pepperell and Matthew Fitzpatrick are bidding to become the eighth automatic member of a Ryder Cup Europe team seeking to regain the cup from the United States in Paris this September. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
August 28, 2018 - 8:37 am
Back at the course where he grew up playing, Thomas Bjorn will get a front-row seat to see a three-way fight for the final qualifying spot in his Ryder Cup team. The European captain returns to Silkeborg Ry Golf Club this week for the Made In Denmark event, where Thorbjorn Olesen, Eddie Pepperell...
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stands on the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 28, 2018 - 6:45 am
With his team trailing by three goals and Old Trafford rapidly emptying around him, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stood in his technical area and stared blankly onto the field. There was an air of helplessness around one of soccer's most decorated coaches who was facing the biggest home...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 28, 2018 - 1:08 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WE MEET AGAIN NL Cy Young Award candidates Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola share the mound for the second time in five days, this time at Nola's home park in Philadelphia. Nola (15-3, 2.13) got the better of Scherzer (16-6, 2.13) and the Nationals...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2018, file photo, Egyptian national team soccer player and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah smiles as he greets fans during the final training of the national team at Cairo Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. Salah has revived a months-long dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
August 28, 2018 - 12:36 am
CAIRO (AP) — Mohamed Salah has reignited a months-old dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image. The dispute over image rights — such as the prominent featuring of his image on the national team's plane —...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, right, celebrates his three-run home run off Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Lou Trivino with George Springer during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
August 27, 2018 - 11:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — With their lineup at full strength for the first time in more than two months, the Houston Astros put on an offensive show against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. "When we're healthy, we're the best team in baseball," third baseman Alex Bregman said. Bregman and Tyler White...
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Chicago Cubs' Jon Lester watches his two RBI-single during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
August 27, 2018 - 10:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched six innings, drove in two runs with a timely single off Noah Syndergaard and made two nice plays in the field, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Monday night for their sixth consecutive victory. Anthony Rizzo homered and Daniel Murphy reached...
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Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot to Ryan Harrison, of the United States, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 27, 2018 - 10:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Twitter is abuzz over an ad featuring Serena Williams. Ending with the tag line, "It's only crazy until you do it," the spot for her shoe and clothing sponsor shows video of Williams as a young girl,...
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