Football

Prescott on missing Elliott — ‘Business is business’

[ad_1] OXNARD, Calif. -- Ezekiel Elliott missed his 10th day of the Dallas Cowboys' training camp on Sunday, but it's not like the running back is out of sight, out of mind.Quarterback Dak Prescott said he has talked with Elliott since camp started. Running backs coach Gary Brown has done the same.Prescott, however, said he would not ask Elliott to report because the Cowboys need him."Friendship is friendship and business
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Lochte wins nationals’ 200 IM after 14-month ban

[ad_1] STANFORD, Calif. -- Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, fresh off a 14-month ban.The 12-time Olympic medalist touched in 1 minute, 57.76 seconds on Sunday -- 1.07 ahead of runner-up Shaine Casas -- to earn his first national title since 2014. Lochte's time was quicker than his time-trial effort of 1:57.88 in the event four days earlier, which didn't count toward qualifying for
Nascar

Chase Elliott wins NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen again

[ad_1] WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott put an emphatic end to his summer-long struggle, making a statement with a dominating win on the road course at Watkins Glen International. A year after racing to his first career NASCAR Cup victory at The Glen, Elliott won a second time in the No. 9 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports on Sunday, besting Martin Truex Jr. just as he did a year
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Bedoya calls out Congress on shootings after goal

[ad_1] Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration in Sunday's MLS game at D.C. United to call on Congress to act on gun violence, following a pair of mass shootings in the U.S. this weekend.After scoring at Audi Field in the nation's capital, Bedoya ran toward the corner of the field, grabbed an on-field television microphone and shouted into it."Hey Congress, do something now. End gun violence. Let's
Football

Longtime NFL writer Banks dies in Canton at 56

[ad_1] Longtime NFL sportswriter Don Banks has died at 56 after attending Hall of Fame ceremonies in Canton, Ohio.Banks, hired recently by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, died early Sunday morning.His wife, Alissa, confirmed to the newspaper that Banks died in his sleep."He was re-energized and so invigorated by the opportunity to work (for the Review-Journal)," she told the Review-Journal. "He couldn't wait to get started. It was the happiest I
Golf

Poston claims 1st PGA Tour victory at Wyndham Championship

[ad_1] GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — J.T. Poston kept racking up birdies and pars — but no bogeys — at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to his first PGA Tour victory — and a first-time-in-decades achievement. Poston shot an 8-under 62 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the tour’s regular-season finale. He tied Henrik Stenson’s 2-year-old tournament record at 22-under 258, and became the first player since Lee Trevino
Golf

‘Smiling Cinderella’ wins Women’s British Open

[ad_1] MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women’s British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was making her LPGA Tour debut, birdied five of the final nine holes for a 4-under 68 and an 18-under 270
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Mets’ Cano to get MRI after injuring hamstring

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- Just when Robinson Cano is starting to hit, the New York Mets star appears headed back to the injured list.Cano limped off with a strained left hamstring, an injury that overshadowed Noah Syndergaard's sparkling outing in a 13-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday that pulled New York within one game of .500 for the first time since mid-June.Cano is to have an MRI on Monday,
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Update on first players, links to Falcao and other star signings

[ad_1] 4:30 PM ETESPN staffDavid Beckham and Inter Miami have made their first player moves. What else is happening in South Florida? ESPN IllustrationIt's been a little over three months since our first check-in on Inter Miami CF, the new Major League Soccer franchise that's co-owned by David Beckham and set to debut in the 2020 season. With the clock ticking until their opening game, there's still a lot to be