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Bills rookie Oliver boosted by Kyle Williams' crash course

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:35 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Wherever Kyle Williams went, Ed Oliver could usually be found at his side. On the sideline. Walking to and from practice. …

Bills rookie Oliver boosted by Kyle Williams' crash course

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:34 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle Ed Oliver credits just-retired Kyle Williams for providing him a boost during weeklong visit at training camp   …

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:24 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

CHICAGO (AP) - Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 …

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:24 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 for their …

UCLA might play opener with true freshman Sean Rhyan at tackle

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:20 PM ET Sports Los Angeles Times  

The Bruins might open the season against Cincinnati with true freshman tackle Sean Rhyan in the starting lineup, and he might be their next big …

DeAngelo Williams donates $250,000 to alma mater Memphis

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:42 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - DeAngelo Williams, a former NFL running back, has donated $250,000 to the Memphis football program in his second donation to …

Mississippi State names Tommy Stevens its starting QB

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:40 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Penn State graduate transfer Tommy Stevens has won the starting quarterback job at Mississippi State. Stevens beat out …

No. 22 Syracuse's defense ready to excel, returns 8 starters

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:22 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Here's a switch for Syracuse coach Dino Babers - defense rules. Known for his up-tempo offenses, the fourth-year coach is …

US Open '19: As usual, Djokovic, Nadal, Federer lead the way

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:12 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

Men to watch at the U.S. Open, where play begins Monday: ___ NOVAK DJOKOVIC Seeded: 1 Country: Serbia Age: 32 2019 Match Record: 38-7 2019 Singles …

Serena Williams, chair umpire Carlos Ramos to be kept apart at this year's U.S. Open

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:07 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

After last year's contentious U.S. Open final, chair umpire Carlos Ramos won't work any matches involving either Serena or Venus Williams …

Verlander has reporter barred from entering Astros clubhouse

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:03 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

A reporter for the Detroit Free Press was denied access to the Houston Astros clubhouse on Wednesday night until Justin Verlander finished his …

The Mystics aim for a WNBA-playoff mentality with two regular-season weeks to go

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:02 PM ET Sports The Washington Post  

Coach Mike Thibault wants his team focusing on defense and physicality with seven games left in the regular …

US Open '19: No. 1 Osaka defends; Serena Williams eyes 24th

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

Women to watch at the U.S. Open, where play begins Monday: ___ NAOMI OSAKA Seeded: 1 Country: Japan Age: 21 2019 Match Record: 26-10 2019 Singles …

U.S Open first: Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Sports Los Angeles Times  

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will play each other for the first time at the U.S. Open during a first-round match, it was announced Thursday. …

Serena Williams and other tennis pros surprise a group of youth players ahead of US Open

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:58 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Nike brought together 11 of the best professional female tennis players for a "Queens of the Future" event celebrating the growth of women in sport. …

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:50 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.             …

Louisville names Norton as Cardinals' health care provider

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:49 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville has named Norton Healthcare as the Cardinals' official health care provider. The partnership announced Thursday …

Around 12,000 pack Fiorentina's stadium to welcome Ribery

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:48 PM ET Sports The Washington Times  

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) - About 12,000 fans welcomed new signing Franck Ribery at Fiorentina's Stadio Artemio Franchi on Thursday. Ribery walked onto …

Around 12,000 pack Fiorentina's stadium to welcome Ribery

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:47 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Around 12,000 fans packed into Fiorentina's Stadio Artemio Franchi on Thursday evening to welcome new signing Franck Ribery             …

NFL 2019: Lions banking on QB Stafford with no backup plan

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:47 PM ET Sports USA TODAY  

The Detroit Lions have leaned heavily on Matthew Stafford since selecting him No. 1 overall in the 2009 NFL draft             …