Meyer has Ohio State running like Fortune 500 juggernaut

Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer speaks at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago, Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam) CHICAGO (AP) — The tailored, slate-gray suit, the scarlet and gray power tie, the blacked-out chronograph on his wrist — if you...

DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off Padres 5-3

San Diego Padres right fielder Hunter Renfroe makes a leaping catch for an out against New York Mets’ Wilmer Flores during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jacob deGrom won his eighth...

Kershaw has back strain, not herniated disk like last season

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say they’re...

AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

FILE – In this March 3, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks’ Derrick Rose drives down court during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, in Philadelphia. Two people familiar with the negotiations say former MVP Derrick Rose is meeting with the Cleveland...

Cowboys dump WR Whitehead after link to shoplifting arrest

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead leaves practice at the NFL football team’s training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released receiver and kick returner Lucky...

John Elway agrees to 5-year contract with Denver Broncos

FILE – In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks about the football team’s plans in the upcoming NFL draft during a news conference in Englewood, Colo. Elway has signed a five-year contract extension on...

White Sox end 9-game slide with 3-1 win over Cubs

Chicago White Sox’s Matt Davidson celebrates down the first base line his home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Koji Uehara during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 24, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) —...

Twins acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker from Braves for Ynoa

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Jaime Garcia points toward home after Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor struck out during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hoping to bolster their...

John Elway agrees to five-year contract with Denver Broncos

FILE – In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks about the football team’s plans in the upcoming NFL draft during a news conference in Englewood, Colo. Elway has signed a five-year contract extension on...

Mississippi’s Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot

Mississippi NCAA college football interim head coach Matt Luke speaks at a press conference in Oxford, Miss. on Monday, July 24, 2017. (Bruce Newman, Oxford Eagle via AP) OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — One of new Mississippi coach Matt Luke’s vivid childhood memories is seeing...