TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A relieved Tom Brady stepped to the podium with a big smile.
“Just like we drew it up,” the seven-time Super Bowl quarterback said after throwing a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night to help the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a 13-point deficit and beat the New Orleans Saints 17-16.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies landed Trea Turner on Monday, agreeing to a $300 million, 11-year contract with the dynamic shortstop.
The deal includes a no-trade clause, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no immediate announcement.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to an $86.7 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets on Monday, reuniting the AL Cy Young Award winner with Max Scherzer and giving the team a high-profile replacement for Jacob deGrom.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It was the same old Neymar out there, looking fit and scoring a goal to move closer to Pelé’s all-time record and lead Brazil into the World Cup quarterfinals.
AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Croatia is going deep at another World Cup, and the team is taking the long route once again.
Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic saved three penalty kicks in Croatia's 3-1 win over Japan in a shootout on Monday, securing a return to the quarterfinals for the runner-up in the 2018 tournament.
Quarterbacks Stetson Bennett of Georgia, Max Duggan of TCU, C.J. Stroud of Ohio State and Caleb Williams of Southern California were announced as finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday night.
The award given to the outstanding player in college football, determined by a vote of more than 900 sports journalists and past winners, will be presented Saturday at the Lincoln Center in New York.
Kyrie Irving’s relationship with Nike is officially over, the shoe and athletic apparel maker said Monday, a move that came a month after the company suspended the Brooklyn guard as part of the fallout over his tweeting a link to a film containing antisemitic material.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young says he and Hawks coach Nate McMillan have smoothed over their disagreement regarding his not attending a game last Friday.
Young, the team's leading scorer, was out with a sore shoulder and did not attend the game the win over the Denver Nuggets.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The World Cup may be the globe's biggest sporting event, yet in the United States in the fall, it competes with a full sports betting calendar.
Las Vegas sportsbook directors weren't overly optimistic the betting would be higher than the 2018 World Cup, which was played in the more usual summer months in Russia.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State's Sean Lewis is leaving the school after five seasons to become new Colorado coach Deion Sanders' offensive coordinator, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday night.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The final day of the round of 16 concludes Tuesday at the World Cup when Morocco faces Spain, and Portugal goes head-to-head with Switzerland for the final two spots in the quarterfinals.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Paulo Dybala posted a photo of himself on Instagram laughing along with his Argentina teammate Lionel Messi, with the accompanying words: “We carry on with a smile!
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf has been ruled out of the remaining two test matches against England due to a strain in his right thigh.
Rauf rolled over the ball while fielding during the opening day of the first test against England at Rawalpindi last week and the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Tuesday that MRI scans revealed a strained quadriceps.
Kevin Willard believed his new Maryland team would get off to a good start.
But this has been a bit more than even Willard expected early in his tenure after a successful run at Seton Hall.
If the NBA has a magic number, it’s 100.
Wilt Chamberlain’s single-game scoring record. A perfect shooting percentage. And the rule pretty much seemed to be that if a team scored 100 points in a game, it probably was going to walk off the floor as a winner.
DENVER (AP) — Deion Sanders sauntered into the Arrow Touchdown Club for what felt more like an old-fashioned tent revival than a news conference to introduce the University of Colorado's splashy new hire of “Coach Prime” as its new head football coach.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Japan reached the round of 16 for the fourth time at a World Cup. It got knocked out in the round of 16 for the fourth time in a 3-1 loss to Croatia on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw in regulation and extra time.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon soccer federation president and former star player Samuel Eto’o was filmed apparently kicking a man to the ground in an altercation outside a World Cup stadium early Tuesday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a 13-point deficit to beat the New Orleans Saints 17-16 and tighten their grip on first place in the weak NFC South.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored 13 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 7-6 on Monday night.
Ilya Mikheyev scored two goals, Andrei Kuzmenko had a goal and an assist, and Conor Garland, Bo Horvat and Jack Studnicka also scored for the Canucks.
Washington Capitals (10-12-4, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (9-12-5, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals head to the Philadelphia Flyers in Metropolitan Division play on Wednesday.
Boston Bruins (20-3-0, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (13-9-1, fourth in the Central Division)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche host the Boston Bruins after Alexander Newhook's two-goal game against the Philadelphia Flyers in the Avalanche's 5-3 loss.
New York Rangers (12-10-5, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (18-7-1, first in the Pacific Division)
Paradise, Nevada; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers visit the Vegas Golden Knights after the Golden Knights knocked off the Boston Bruins 4-3 in a shootout.
Minnesota Wild (13-9-2, third in the Central Division) vs. Calgary Flames (11-10-3, fifth in the Pacific Division)
Calgary, Alberta; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Wild will attempt to extend a four-game win streak with a victory against the Calgary Flames.
St. Louis Blues (11-14-0, sixth in the Central Division) vs. New York Islanders (16-10-0, third in the Metropolitan Division)
Elmont, New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Islanders -165, Blues +141; over/under is 6
Arizona Coyotes (7-11-4, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (14-11-0, fourth in the Pacific Division)
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes aim to stop their five-game skid with a win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Vancouver Canucks (10-12-3, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (8-16-4, seventh in the Pacific Division)
San Jose, California; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks host the Vancouver Canucks after the Canucks took down the Montreal Canadiens 7-6 in overtime.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hours before Japan and South Korea endured painful second-round exits from the World Cup in Qatar, continental soccer rival Saudi Arabia had plenty to celebrate.
The All India Football Federation’s decision to pull out of the race to host the 2027 Asian Cup, announced while all the football focus in East Asia was centered on Japan and South Korea’s knockout games on Monday, left Saudi Arabia as the only candidate to host the continental championship.
Tarleton State Texans (5-3) at Baylor Bears (6-2)
Waco, Texas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Baylor -18.5; over/under is 144.5
Merrimack Warriors (1-9) at San Francisco Dons (7-2)
San Francisco; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Merrimack takes on the San Francisco Dons after Jordan Minor scored 25 points in Merrimack's 66-43 loss to the Vermont Catamounts.
Rider Broncs (3-4, 1-0 MAAC) at Stonehill Skyhawks (4-6)
South Easton, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stonehill plays the Rider Broncs after Andrew Sims scored 22 points in Stonehill's 69-66 win over the Binghamton Bearcats.
BOSTON (AP) — Reilly Smith scored the only goal of the shootout in the fifth round to give Vegas a 4-3 win in coach Bruce Cassidy's return to Boston on Monday night, snapping the Bruins' NHL-record 14-game home win streak to open the season.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:18 left in the third period and had two assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
TAMPA, Fla, (AP) — The New Orleans Saints were five minutes away from moving within a half-game of NFC South-leading Tampa Bay when the bottom fell out of the game, and most likely the season.
Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night as the Buccaneers rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Saints 17-16.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Matt Bradley scored 19 points and No. 22 San Diego State beat Troy 60-55 on Monday night.
Darrion Trammell made a layup in traffic, converted two free throws and forced a key steal in the final three minutes to seal the win for the Aztecs (7-2).
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals television announcer Dan McLaughlin was charged Monday as a persistent offender of driving while intoxicated, a day after he was arrested in suburban St. Louis.
Bond was set at $25,000, the Creve Coeur Police Department said.
SAN FRANCSICO (AP) — Rookie Andrew Nembhard outshined the Splash Brothers on their home court.
Nembhard scored a season-high 31 points and added 13 assists and eight rebounds to lead the undermanned Indiana Pacers to a 112-104 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 16 points, including an 18-foot jumper with 1.4 seconds to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night in his return from a right ankle sprain.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nic Dowd scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and Washington Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Monday night to snap a two-game skid.