ZURICH (AP) — Patrick Schick’s 45-meter (50-yard) shot for the Czech Republic and Erik Lamela’s rabona flick for Tottenham in a north London derby are among Puskas Award candidates announced by FIFA Monday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple has fired coach Rod Carey after three seasons with the school, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 launched an initiative Monday to raise awareness of the importance of mental health as part of their conference alliance announced earlier this year.
Tony Brown usually isn’t that excited about being assigned a shift as one of the referees working in the NBA’s replay center.
FINCA CORTESIN, Spain (AP) — Suzann Pettersen, who won the Solheim Cup for Europe in 2019 with the last shot of her career, will captain the team four years later for its second straight title defense.
LONDON (AP) — In a grudge match that has been a long time in the making, rivals Amir Khan and Kell Brook will meet for an all-British welterweight fight in February.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese health authorities on Monday identified 13 cases of omicron, the new coronavirus variant spreading fast globally, among members of a top soccer club and were investigating whether it was one of the first reported cases of local transmission of the virus out…
Revered German coach Ralf Rangnick was hired Monday to lead Manchester United until the end of the season, an appointment that will shake up the playing style and management structure of the Premier League team in its bid to return to the top of the English game.
LUCERNE, Switzerland (AP) — The world university winter games in Switzerland were canceled Monday to help stop the spread of the new COVID-19 variant.
TOKYO (AP) — The northern Japanese city of Sapporo became a frontrunner to land the 2030 Winter Olympics after the mayor talked up a plan Monday that he said would cut the costs of holding one of sports' most expensive events.
Morgan State (2-5) vs. Hampton (2-5)
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — Florian Wirtz has big shoes to fill at Bayer Leverkusen after its last young star left for Chelsea and won the Champions League. He's doing just fine.
Norfolk State (7-1) vs. Grambling State (2-4)
YORK, England (AP) — Still feeling the effects of the coronavirus, a top snooker player fell asleep in the middle of his match in one of the most prestigious events in the sport.
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin fired coach Pál Dárdai 10 months into his second spell at the German Bundesliga club and replaced him with former Bayer Leverkusen coach Tayfun Korkut on Monday.
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA confirmed dates for the delayed 2021 Club World Cup on Monday, with the Feb. 3-12 tournament in the United Arab Emirates requiring Chelsea to postpone two Premier League games.
Vancouver Canucks (6-14-2, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Montreal Canadiens (6-15-2, sixth in the Atlantic)
New York Islanders (5-10-2, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (8-8-4, sixth in the Metropolitan)
Anaheim Ducks (11-8-3, third in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (9-8-3, sixth in the Pacific)
Tampa Bay Lightning (12-5-3, second in the Atlantic) vs. St. Louis Blues (11-7-3, second in the Central)
Washington Capitals vs. Florida Panthers
Columbus Blue Jackets (12-7-0, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Nashville Predators (11-9-1, fifth in the Central)
Detroit Red Wings (10-9-3, third in the Atlantic) vs. Boston Bruins (11-7-0, fourth in the Atlantic)
San Jose Sharks (11-9-1, fifth in the Pacific) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-6-4, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Carolina Hurricanes (15-4-1, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Dallas Stars (10-7-2, sixth in the Central)
Golden State Warriors (18-2, first in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-3, second in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles Lakers (11-11, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (8-13, 11th in the Western Conference)
New York Knicks (11-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (14-6, first in the Eastern Conference)
Memphis Grizzlies (10-10, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (9-12, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
New Orleans Pelicans (5-17, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (11-9, fifth in the Western Conference)
Indiana Pacers (9-13, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (10-10, seventh in the Western Conference)
Nebraska has earned the dubious distinction of being the best 3-9 team in the country.
Throwing the football in the NFL is so alluring it can seduce even the best run teams.
Just a few months ago, Oklahoma was the talk of the college football world.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Browns can only hope that a week off will enable them to secure solutions to a deep list of problems cramping their quest to return to the postseason.
DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs see similarities in this year’s team to the one that won the Super Bowl two years ago. After a stumbling start they’re getting their health and mojo back and rolling into December.
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was taken off the field on a cart with a shoulder injury in the third quarter of a 34-26 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — On a night he threw a career-high four interceptions, Lamar Jackson still produced one incredible moment of brilliance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bunting, Alexander Kerfoot and William Nylander each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs completed the most successful month in franchise history by beating the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Sunday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and two assists, Jesper Bratt had a goal and two assists and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Sunday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Bryant Jr. had 20 points as Norfolk State beat Hampton 70-61 on Sunday night at the HBCU Challenge.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd scored 15 of his 17 points after halftime, Andre Kelly finished with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and California pulled away late to beat Fresno State 65-57 on Sunday night.
The Texas Rangers have reached an agreement on a seven-year contract with Gold Glove second baseman and potential shortstop Marcus Semien, according to a person familiar with the deal, and the team has also come to terms with right-handed starter Jon Gray and outfielder Kole Calhoun.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored the tying goal on a power play in the third period and set-up David Pastrnak’s go-ahead score, helping the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Josh Cohen had 18 points and 10 rebounds as St. Francis (Pa.) got past Lehigh 79-68 on Sunday night.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin had 27 points as Florida Gulf Coast defeated Purdue Fort Wayne 85-78 on Sunday night at the FGCU Invitational.
CHICAGO (AP) — Timo Meier scored on a deflection and added an empty-net goal, James Reimer earned his 42nd career shutout, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Sunday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Atin Wright had 16 points as Cal State Northridge narrowly defeated San Diego 56-52 on Sunday.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Latrell Williams tallied 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Academy of Art to a 79-60 win over UC Davis on Sunday.
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ashley Joens had 23 points including a critical 3-pointer late, Lexi Donarski also scored 23 points and No. 13 Iowa State blew most of a 21-point lead before beating Massachusetts 76-71 on Sunday night to win the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Southern California desperately wanted a marquee head coach after more than a decade of underachievement and embarrassment.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jacob Ognacevic had 27 points as Lipscomb topped Kentucky Christian 86-67 on Sunday.