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Rickie Fowler hits a tee shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday. Fowler is currently in the lead at -7, carding a bogey free round on day one. Fowler is scheduled to tee off today at 2:36 p.m. EST. AP Photo/David J. Phillip
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Erin Hills played like a pushover for a U.S. Open. Check out the score of Rickie Fowler, who matched the U.S. Open scoring record to par for the opening round with a 7-under 65. Right behind him were 43 other players who broke par, breaking a championship record that had stood...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Markelle Fultz wants to be the first player chosen in the NBA draft next week, either by the Boston Celtics or whatever team ends up with their No. 1 pick. Just in case he isn’t, he also wants the Los Angeles Lakers to know what they can get at No. 2. Fultz went...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 25 separate investigations of suspected corruption linked to FIFA and World Cup bidding are being led by federal prosecutors in Switzerland, the country’s office for the attorney general said Friday. The office of Michael Lauber confirmed the scale of “...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics brought up top prospect Matt Chapman on Thursday, expecting him to be their regular third baseman, and the 24-year-old was set to make his major league debut against the New York Yankees. Chapman had two walks and a run in his debut. As Chapman made his much-...
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Rory McIlroy sprayed the ball all over the place. Casting aside his own advice, he decided to stay for another day at the U.S. Open. McIlroy hit just five of 14 fairways on his way to a 6-over 78 in the first round. He got a close look at some of Erin Hills’ notoriously thick...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA didn’t feel Louisville went far enough with its self-imposed sanctions following a sex scandal investigation, so the governing body Thursday handed down a few more. An outraged Rick Pitino feels the NCAA went too far. After completing its investigation of Katina...
Mookie Betts (50) celebrates with Xander Bogaerts after Betts hit a solo home run off Philadelphia Phillies' Jeremy Hellickson during the fourth inning of Wednesday's game in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Derik Hamilton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mookie Betts homered twice, Xander Bogaerts had three RBIs and the bullpen continued to be lights out as the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 for their third straight win. “It just kind of happened,” Betts said. “One guy follows the guy in front of them and...
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry sits on an exercise bike prior to an NBA basketball news conference on Wednesday. AP Photo/Ben Margot
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry will likely go from being the NBA’s biggest bargain to signing the richest contract in the league at more than $200 million. And he looks forward to the nice payday. Yet the two-time reigning MVP and new NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant said Wednesday they would...
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus was good enough to win the U.S. Open as an amateur, and he nearly did. Nicklaus was a 20-year-old U.S. Amateur champion at Cherry Hills, leading by one shot with six holes to play until he missed too many short putts and Arnold Palmer capped off a signature charge...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup championship, the first an NHL team has won back to back in almost 20 years, spawned by far the biggest victory parade of any of the franchise’s five titles. An estimated 650,000 people turned out along a downtown parade route that ended...

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