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AP source: Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

A person familiar with the move says the Oakland Raiders have fired general manager Reggie McKenzie less than two years after he was named the NFL's executive of the year

IOC eases off support for electronic gaming as Olympic event

The International Olympic Committee has slowed its support for recognizing electronic gaming as a sport

AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP…

Playoff semifinalists place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including four from No. 1 Alabama

Ethiopia's top Paralympian now living as refugee…

Two years after he won Ethiopia's only medal at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, Tamiru Kefeyalew is still in Brazil and still searching for a better life

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Kansas back to No. 1 in Associated Press men's…

Preseason No. 1 Kansas is again the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25 following Gonzaga's loss to Tennessee

Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as…

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory

Michigan State enters AP women's poll after…

A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the Top 25

SKorean curling official leaves sport over abuse suspicions

A beleaguered South Korean curling official says he and his family will leave the sport for good as the government investigates their alleged abusive treatment of the "Garlic Girls," the country's hugely popular Olympic silver medalists

Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and…

The Anfield roar will be thunderous when Liverpool hosts Napoli, and the crowd will likely be just as loud in Belgrade when Red Star takes on Paris Saint-Germain

IOC human rights advisory committee to start with…

The IOC has set up an advisory committee on human rights

Warriors named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson…

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team that has been honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year

Whither Olympic boxing: Will it be in Tokyo, or not?

The IOC wants boxing held in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but it can't promise that it will be

Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams…

Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles' high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night

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IOC orders inquiry into troubled amateur boxing body AIBA

The International Olympic Committee has ordered an inquiry into the amateur boxing federation, which elected an alleged heroin trafficker as president four weeks ago

Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday

IOC President Bach lavishes praise on suspended…

IOC President Bach lavishes praise on suspended Sheikh Ahmad who faces criminal case in Switzerland.

Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith…

Harold Baines was a surprise pick for the Hall of Fame and longtime closer Lee Smith also was chosen by a second-chance panel

WADA visits Moscow lab seeking key doping data

A delegation from the World Anti-Doping Agency visited the Moscow laboratory at the center of Russia's doping cover-ups, seeking data which could lead to more bans for the country's top athletes

Butker's OT field goal lifts Chiefs past Ravens…

Harrison Butker atoned for a 43-yard miss as time expired with a 36-yard field goal in overtime to give the Chiefs a 27-24 victory over the Ravens and clinch a playoff spot

Olympic 'kingmaker' Sheikh Ahmad leaves to handle court case

Olympic 'powerbroker' Sheikh Ahmad steps aside to fight corruption case

Prescott's 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over…

Dak Prescott's third TD toss to Amari Cooper lifts Cowboys to 29-23 overtime win over Eagles, control of NFC East

Cowboys guard Martin leaves in 2nd half with knee injury

Cowboys right guard Zack Martin left in the second half with a knee injury against the Eagles

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Carr's late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers…

Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers

No. 6 Nevada keeps rolling with win over Arizona…

No. 6 Nevada passed its first big test of the season by rallying in the second half to beat No. 20 Arizona State in Los Angeles

Chiefs owner 'shocked' by video of Hunt that led to release

Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he was shocked by security camera footage showing Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel, and that it was a collective decision by the organization to cut their star running back within hours