Jets release Mangold, veteran center says

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have released Nick Mangold, the veteran center said Saturday on his Twitter account. An 11-year pro and a leader in the locker room, Mangold, 33, has said he doesn’t plan to retire. A first-round draft pick in 2006 who...

Transgender boy moves within 1 win of girls Texas title

Mack Beggs, left, a transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity High School, stands with his coach Travis Clark during a quarterfinal match against Mya Engert, of Amarillo Tascosa, during the State Wrestling Tournament, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Cypress, Texas. Beggs was born a girl...

No games: Bryan tied for lead at Honda Classic

Golfer Wesley Bryan tees off on the fourth hole during the Honda Classic golf tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (Michael Ares/The Palm Beach Post via AP) PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This was not a trick. This was a PGA Tour event. Wesley...

DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97

Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan drives for the net as Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier (12) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a...

Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in front of Los Angeles Lakers center Tarik Black during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 17...

Wieters joins Nationals; Judge hits long homer for Yankees

FILE – In this May 31, 2016 file photo, Matt Wieters, then with the Baltimore Orioles, waits for the pitch as home plate umpire Cory Blaser (89) watches during the third inning of a baseball game as Boston Red Sox’ Travis Shaw (47) bats, in Baltimore. The Washington...

Judge sentences high school football player in assault case

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal locker room assault on a black football player in a small Idaho town. District...

Nationals announce deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, Matt Wieters, then with the Baltimore Orioles, hits a two-run home run against the New York Yankees, in New York. The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a 2018 player option with catcher Matt Wieters on...

Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic

Ryan Palmer hits on the ninth fairway during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with...

Transgender boy wins first 2 matches of girls tournament

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs won two matches at the Texas state championships Friday. But the larger conflict — over whether a 17-year-old transgender boy should be wrestling girls — remained unsettled. Beggs’ family has said he would rather be...