MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All that Logan Forsythe has done since arriving in Minnesota is get hits.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Triple plays are rare enough to begin with. Jurickson Profar and the Texas Rangers turned one that was especially unusual Thursday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The ovation moved Aaron Rodgers to tears.
ATLANTA (AP) — Colorado snapped Ronald Acuna Jr.'s home run streak and Atlanta's five-game winning streak, rallying for three unearned runs in the ninth inning to beat the Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady shook off the rust of a long layoff and then found time to shake hands with Nick Foles, six months after they met in the Super Bowl.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has appointed ex-Portugal manager Paulo Bento as head coach of the national team.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Colorado Rockies took care of a couple of streaks.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Sauter took the lead with five laps left when John Hunter Nemechek slowed because of late fuel pickup issues, then held off Stewart Friesen on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester wasn't overly excited about winning for the first time in just over a month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two weeks before Southern California's first game after Sam Darnold, the star quarterback's successor still hasn't been chosen.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have placed standout rookie right-hander Dereck Rodriguez on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Texas teen Cole Hammer won two matches Thursday at Pebble Beach to advance to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals.
BOSTON (AP) — Sam Mikulak is back in his usual spot at the U.S. men's gymnastics championships. He's not so sure that's a good thing.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dez Bryant and the Browns are still in the courtship phase. Their future together is uncertain.
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic's quest for his first Western & Southern Open title ran into a different obstacle Thursday night, with batches of rain forcing his match against defending champion Grigor Dimitrov to be suspended overnight.
SYDNEY (AP) — Steven Lowy has announced he's quitting as Football Federation Australia chairman amid political infighting over reform.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas' waited 77 minutes to line up her 4-foot putt to take the lead Thursday at the Indy Women in Tech Championship.
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles left Thursday's exhibition game against the New England Patriots with a shoulder strain.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Jacksonville and Minnesota each fell one game short of the Super Bowl last season, and they had another important trait in common, too.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge saw Jose Urena's plunking of Ronald Acuna Jr. before the Yankees played a day game Thursday, and he felt Acuna's pain. The reigning AL home run leader knows that with so many big flies comes a risk that some disgruntled pitcher may try burying a fastball in your ribs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Theo Howard was still sweating from the exertion of an early training camp practice at UCLA when the receiver paused to sum up his experience so far with coach Chip Kelly.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and De'Vante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before the Super Bowl rematch against the New England Patriots, a week after raising their fists in protest in the exhibition opener.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is still out of the lineup because of his troublesome left hamstring, but still on the active roster and hoping to avoid a third trip to the disabled list this season.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Rookie Sam Darnold is starting at quarterback for the New York Jets in their preseason game at the Washington Redskins.
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Al Woods hears about the murmurs coming from anxious Indianapolis Colts' fans.
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was asked if he was nervous about the uncertainty at quarterback for the Red Raiders.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M lured Jimbo Fisher away from Florida State with a huge contract to bring the Aggies their first national title since Franklin Roosevelt was president.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Shawn Robinson won his only start last season, making the sophomore TCU's most experienced quarterback.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following P.J. Fleck's whirlwind takeover of the program at Minnesota and a forgettable first year under the fast-talking, fun-loving, full-of-energy head coach, the newness is finally out of the way for the Gophers.
Baylor made a lot of progress in coach Matt Rhule's first season despite that 1-11 record.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson got married in June, danced at the wedding and honeymooned in West Palm Beach.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The big question facing Auburn is no longer whether the Tigers can beat rivals Georgia and Alabama.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — If LSU coach Ed Orgeron wanted to highlight perceived slights of the Tigers as a way of motivating players to prove their critics wrong, he'd have plenty of material.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish will begin a rehab assignment Sunday with a minor league team to be determined.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena has been suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves with a pitch.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have acquired minor league left-hander Kelvin Gonzalez from the Kansas City Royals for a $250,000 international signing bonus allocation.
NEW YORK (AP) — As he jogged from the bullpen, Tampa Bay rookie left-hander Adam Kolarek reminded himself that he's pitched out of bases-loaded, no-out situations before.
Cleveland has no quarterback competition. The Browns have made it clear that the starting job is Tyrod Taylor's, but that hasn't quieted the buzz around Baker Mayfield, who had a dazzling preseason debut last week.
A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this season, with Real Madrid or Barcelona potentially involved but unlikely to be playing each other.
If any team has a path to make a move up in the Pac-12 South, it's Utah.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans running back Dion Lewis has been so focused on football with his new team that he didn't realize until a few days into training camp just how special the benches on each sideline really are.
BOSTON (AP) — AJ Dillon ran for 1,589 yards and 14 touchdowns for Boston College as a freshman behind a patchwork offensive line that was constantly shuffling in new players because of injury.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Dre Greenlaw thought winning a minimum of seven games last season was a given for Arkansas.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel described his condition as a "delayed onset concussion" and said he had headaches.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Matt Nagy read off the numbers almost like the winning lottery ticket: 12-80-10.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo left Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Phillies after he injured his left index finger hitting a grounder to third base.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — It took a while for Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers to get used to his abbreviated preseason workload.