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Gene Haas responds to a question during a news conference for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 21, 2017 - 2:27 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For a second-year Formula One team, Haas F1 should be all smiles. The only U.S.-based team on the grid has faster cars and has already scored more points this year behind veteran drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen than it did in all of 2016. Yet it's that sort of...
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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) drives against New Orleans Pelicans guard E'Twaun Moore (55) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 21, 2017 - 2:20 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As quickly as Golden State's Klay Thompson pulled up for his seventh 3-pointer of the night, the Pelicans' packed, home-opening crowd stopped chanting, "Defense," and started looking for the nearest exits. Thompson scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State...
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Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler fouls Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
October 21, 2017 - 2:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — In his second NBA game, Lonzo Ball earned his first victory and almost got a triple-double to boot. Ball, the No. 2 overall draft pick who doesn't turn 20 until next Friday, had 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the Los Angeles Lakers' 132-130 victory over the Phoenix Suns...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa and George Springer celebrate after Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship against the New York Yankees Series Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 7-1 to tie the series at 3-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 21, 2017 - 2:07 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ GAME 7 A night after Justin Verlander extended Houston's season, the Astros and Yankees will play Game 7 of their AL Championship Series. It's the first Game 7 for either team since 2004, when New York lost to Boston in the ALCS and...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the second inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 21, 2017 - 1:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn't afford anything else. The ace right-hander pitched seven shutout innings and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs during a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night that extended the AL...
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October 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
PREP FOOTBALL Alexander 40, Creekside 26 Allatoona 10, Sequoyah 7 Alpharetta 14, Cambridge 6 Appling County 42, Brantley County 27 Aquinas 24, Washington-Wilkes 8 Archer 58, Rockdale County 7 Athens Academy 36, George Walton 3 Athens Christian 39, Providence Christian 6 Augusta Prep 35, Westfield...
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October 20, 2017 - 11:57 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Albemarle 47, South Davidson 20 Alexander Central 59, Hickory St. Stephens 21 Anson County 59, Monroe Central 8 Apex Middle Creek 41, Apex 6 Asheville Erwin 41, Enka 0 Asheville Reynolds 56, North Buncombe 14 Asheville Roberson 50, North Henderson 0 Asheville School 46, Charlotte...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo tries to drive against the Cleveland Cavaliers defense during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
October 20, 2017 - 11:43 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists, and Kyle Korver hit three straight 3s in a decisive third-quarter run to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97 on Friday night. Kevin Love added 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavs. Their 15-5 spurt over the...
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Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek watches as Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) skates to congratulate left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) after Ovechkin's goal in overtime during an NHL hockey game, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
October 20, 2017 - 11:35 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Ovechkin's first significant play of the night led to a goal for the other team. His pass was intercepted, and Detroit scored short-handed. Ovechkin and the Washington power play would eventually make up for that mistake. Ovechkin scored at 1:56 of overtime to give the Capitals...
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October 20, 2017 - 10:17 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Abbeville 33, Southside Christian 14 Ashley Ridge 26, Wando 23, OT Aynor 55, Lake City 20 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 21, Barnwell 0 Batesburg-Leesville 27, Silver Bluff 20 Belton-Honea Path 20, Wren 10 Ben Lippen 49, Wilson Hall 14 Boiling Springs 21, Spartanburg 20 Camden 31, Indian Land 17...
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