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Lexi Thompson reacts to her chip shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the QBE Shootout golf tournament at Tiburón Gulf Club in Naples, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Logan Newell/Naples Daily News via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 7:51 am
Players no longer will be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation when they signed their card. The USGA and R&A also will no longer respond to most TV viewers' calls during the tournament. The changes are part of a local rule effective Jan. 1...
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Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell (9) kicks the game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The Steelers won 39-28. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
December 11, 2017 - 5:34 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a familiar feeling for Terrell Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens. The Pittsburgh Steelers, in dramatic fashion, clinched the AFC North title for the second consecutive season at home against their rivals. This time, Chris Boswell kicked a 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds to...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:09 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Shubhankar Sharma won his first European Tour title by a shooting 3-under 69 Monday in the final round of the weather-delayed Joburg Open. The 21-year-old Indian resumed his round on the eighth green after play was halted early Sunday afternoon because of storms. He parred that...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates a 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The Steelers won the clinched the AFC North Championship with the win. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 11, 2017 - 3:51 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As the Pittsburgh Steelers poured onto the Heinz Field turf to celebrate a frantic 39-38 victory over Baltimore that wrapped up their third AFC North...
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December 11, 2017 - 3:45 am
NFL-SCHEDULE Eagles beat Rams to win NFC East, but Wentz could be done for season UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles were able to wrap up the NFC East title on Sunday, but they now face the prospect of spending the rest of the season and the playoffs without their starting quarterback. Carson...
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Tennessee forward Kortney Dunbar (13) celebrates after defeating Texas 82-75 in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Calvin Mattheis)
December 11, 2017 - 2:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Holly Warlick and the Tennessee Lady Vols have been searching for a signature non-conference win against a top five teams for the past few years. They got one Sunday in front of some of the best players in school history. The 11th-ranked Lady Vols (10-0) remained unbeaten after a 82...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz gets tackles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. Wentz left the game shortly after the play and did not return to the game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 11, 2017 - 2:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass a few plays after suffering an injury that could ruin a special season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and then stuck around to greet teammates and celebrate a division-clinching victory with them. It's always team-first for No. 11. Two sources...
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Referee John Hussey checks on Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage following a hard hit during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston. The 49ers defeated the Texans 26-16. (AP Photo/The Galveston County Daily News, Kevin M. Cox)
December 11, 2017 - 2:39 am
Jarring as it may have been to see Texans quarterback Tom Savage lying on the ground with his hands twitching after a brutal hit in the end zone, what happened moments later was every bit as disturbing. Savage came back onto the field. The NFL's concussion protocol came under heavy criticism after...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) takes down Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) during a fight in the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Sometimes, it seems, conflicts between cornerbacks and wideouts are simply unavoidable. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
December 11, 2017 - 2:38 am
When the Jalen Ramsey vs. A.J. Green, and Aqib Talib vs. Michael Crabtree in-game tussles played out, Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott thought back to advice he received decades ago, before his San Francisco 49ers faced the Dallas Cowboys. "A buddy of mine, Dennis Thurman, who...
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