DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After the final whistle of Spain’s 1-1 draw with Germany at the World Cup on Sunday, coach Luis Enrique went out to the field and began talking to some of his players.
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo will return to Red Bull Racing next season as the team's third driver — a role which keeps the popular Australian in Formula One but not on the actual grid.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year after one of the most controversial finishes in the history of Formula One, Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was anything but.
Max Verstappen, as usual this season, was far ahead of the rest on his way to a record-extending 15th win of the season.
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Theo Day threw five touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading Northern Iowa's 58-14 rout of South Dakota on Saturday.
The six total touchdowns — all in the first half — were Day's career high.
Formula 1: Verstappen takes pole in Abu Dhabi, as Zhou Guanyu and Alfa Romeo fall behind Aston Martin in race for sixth
Alfa Romeo have their work cut out if they are to finish the season sixth in the constructors' championship, after Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu struggled in qualifying at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After a public rift, a display of team unity at Red Bull.
A week after Formula One champion Max Verstappen refused the team's order to yield sixth place to Perez in the Brazilian Grand Prix — Verstappen has still not explained exactly why — the Dutch driver led Perez out onto the final lap of qualifying with a slipstream at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — César Azpilicueta is one of only six players with previous World Cup experience in Spain’s 26-man squad.
Several others, including teenagers Pedri González, Gavi Páez and Alejandro Balde, and 20-year-olds Ansu Fati, Yéremy Pino and Nico Williams, will be playing at the biggest soccer tournament in the world for the first time.
For the first time in 12 years, USA Basketball is not atop the world men's rankings.
FIBA, the sport's governing body, updated its rankings on Friday — and Spain moved into the top spot, a sliver ahead of the U.S.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two drivers are level on points ahead of the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi. This time it's only for second place.
Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez are both on 290 points going into the final race Sunday at the Yas Marina circuit.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Formula One champion Max Verstappen says he has resolved a conflict involving Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez and is prepared to help him at the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi.
Formula One returns to the scene of one of its most embarrassing championship deciders in history with little on the line one year later.
Max Verstappen needed only four words for Sergio Perez after his Red Bull Racing teammate dutifully held up Lewis Hamilton in last year's Formula One season finale.
“Checo is a legend,” Verstappen radioed last December.
ROME (AP) — The presidents of Italy and France sought to tamp down tensions over migration Monday by asserting the need for “full cooperation” on a host of issues and the importance of strong bilateral relations after days of diplomatic barbs over the fate of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Strikers Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani and three other veteran Uruguay players will be at the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time.
Led by the veterans and young talents like Federico Valverde, Uruguay's squad for the tournament in Qatar was announced Thursday by coach Diego Alonso.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc said on Wednesday he will be competing with 2023 in mind during the final two races of the Formula One season.
The next race will be this weekend at Interlagos in Brazil and the final one at Abu Dhabi on Nov.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The fans swarming Red Bull's hospitality suite were careful enough to leave a walkway for Sergio Perez to exit. Clad in green, white and red for the Mexican flag or Perez's gear, they desperately waited for their shot at a selfie, a signed program, just a split second of time with their Formula One hero.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Isaiah Davis ran for 104 yards and a touchdown and Hunter Dustman kicked a 26-yard field goal on the final play of the game to help South Dakota State beat Northern Iowa 31-28 on Saturday night.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola celebrated like Manchester City had won the Premier League title.
Erling Haaland celebrated like Sergio Aguero.
It is early November and this was a 2-1 home win against Fulham – but the reaction from the reigning champions underlined the sense of relief within the Etihad Stadium on a day of high tension.
GALLIANO, La. (AP) — Three Louisiana men have been accused of distributing pills that killed a 15-year-old girl and hospitalized a 16-year-old boy, and more arrests are possible in what investigators believe is a fentanyl ring, a sheriff said Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Max Verstappen set the Formula One record for wins in a season Sunday at the Mexico City Grand Prix, where he scored his 14th victory to break the record shared with Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson’s season of big LIV money will finish with another seven-figure check.
Johnson and his 4Aces GC team are one of four squads that will play in the finals of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf team championship Sunday, with $16 million — $4 million for each of the four players — awaiting the winning roster in the season-ending event at Trump National Doral.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Max Verstappen inched closer to a record 14th victory of the Formula One season by holding off a pair of Mercedes and Mexican favorite Sergio Perez to win the pole Saturday for the Mexico City Grand Prix.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The interview was arranged by Cash App, the official financial education partner of Red Bull Racing, and Christian Horner, the head of the Formula One team, was happy to talk about sponsorship activation in the United States.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Sergio Perez walked into the Formula One paddock Thursday and was quickly surrounded by adoring fans so hopeful he'll become the first Mexican to win on his home track.
The reception was nothing like the one he received earlier this week when the Red Bull driver did a demonstration run in Guadalajara in front of “about 140,000 people, so for Mexico, not that much.”
In an era where more penalties than ever are awarded at the World Cup because of video review, Switzerland can rely on Yann Sommer.
One of soccer’s most meticulous and deep-thinking coaches, Pep Guardiola seemingly cannot come up with an answer to a big flaw hurting his Manchester City team.
The relatively simple task of converting a penalty.
MADRID (AP) — Spain will look a bit different at this year's World Cup.
Don’t expect to see veterans like Sergio Ramos, Gerard Piqué, Andrés Iniesta or David Silva in its squad.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ferrari's Carlos Sainz will start on pole position for the United States Grand Prix after season champion Max Verstappen finished third in Saturday's qualifying session that began shortly after his Red Bull team learned that founder and owner Dietrich Mateschitz had died.
ROME (AP) — Giorgia Meloni on Friday formed Italy’s new ruling coalition, assembling the country's first far-right-led government since the end of World War II and becoming the first woman to obtain the premiership.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Neymar won't add to his league-high nine goals because the Brazil star is suspended for leader Paris Saint-Germain's trip to face Ajaccio.
ROME (AP) — Formal consultations began on Thursday aimed at giving Italy a new government within days, but feuding between right-wing campaign allies over Russia and Ukraine risks undermining the prospective governing coalition's pro-NATO, pro-Europe pledges.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Brad Stuver stopped two tries in penalty time, a third one sailed high over the crossbar, and Austin advanced past Real Salt Lake 3-1 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the MLS Cup Playoffs on Sunday.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Theo Day threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score, and Northern Iowa racked up 548 yards on offense in a 42-14 victory over Utah Tech on Saturday.
The Panthers (3-4) struck early, with Day's 44-yard touchdown pass to Sergio Morancy coming on their first possession.
KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Peter Uihlein takes a one-shot lead going into the final day of the LIV Golf Invitational-Jeddah after a 7-under 63 in the second round on Saturday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Manchester City juggernaut ground to a halt in the unlikeliest of places on Tuesday.
FC Copenhagen, a team languishing in the bottom half of the Danish league, became the first team to stop City from scoring this season as a Champions League group match overshadowed by early video-review decisions ended in a 0-0 draw.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Zack Annexstad passed for 257 yards and a touchdown, Ian Wagner kicked three field goals and Illinois State beat Northern Iowa 23-21 Saturday.
Annexstad's 3-yard touchdown pass to Bryson Deming capped a 13-play, 79-yard drive and gave the Red Birds a 7-0 lead with 8:39 left in the first quarter.
PARIS (AP) — Ten-man Paris Saint-Germain extended its lead of the French league to three points and stayed undefeated after drawing with Reims 0-0 on Saturday.
The defending champion was short-handed from the 41st minute after Sergio Ramos was sent off for dissent.
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Max Verstappen of Red Bull will be on pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix as he attempts to clinch his second straight Formula One drivers' title.
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Pierre Gasly has been released by Red Bull and freed to end his contract with the junior team, AlphaTauri, and will move to Alpine next season in Formula One.
Gasly will join Esteban Ocon — a childhood friend — and give Alpine an all-French driver lineup for 2023.
Portland Timbers (11-8-12, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (11-9-10, seventh in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -113, Portland +265, Draw +285; over/under is 2.5 goals
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari's Charles Leclerc knows it. So does anyone following Formula One; no calculators needed.
Red Bulls' Max Verstappen is set to win his second straight drivers' title, and it's likely to come on Sunday with rain predicted for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — The governing body of Formula One has put off until Monday a ruling on whether some teams may have exceeded a spending cap.
The contentious issue comes as Red Bull, whose driver Max Verstappen won the title last year, could win another championship on Sunday at the Japanese Grand Prix.
MADRID (AP) — Unai López scored with a volley from outside the area in the final minute of stoppage time to give Rayo Vallecano a 2-1 come-from-behind win over last-placed Elche in the Spanish league on Monday.
MADRID (AP) — It was not the return to action that Karim Benzema had hoped for.
Back in Real Madrid's squad after a long injury layoff, the France striker missed a second-half penalty kick that helped to end the team's perfect start to the season.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Max Verstappen's Formula One title celebrations were put on hold after the Red Bull driver placed seventh at a chaotic Singapore Grand Prix, won by his teammate Sergio Perez on Sunday.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy clinched a berth in Major League Soccer's playoffs for the first time since 2019, coming from behind in a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night as Douglas Costa converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jhon Durán scored twice to build a three-goal lead, and the Chicago Fire beat Cincinnati 3-2 on Saturday night in a result that clinched a playoff berth for defending champion New York City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Alcántara had a pair of two-run doubles for Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 8-4 win over San Francisco which eliminated the Giants from postseason contention on Saturday.
Christian Walker went 3 for 5 with an RBI double, finishing a homer shy of hitting for the cycle, for Arizona.
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — When federal judge Sergio Moro resigned to enter politics, many in Brazil believed the anti-corruption crusader who jailed a popular former president could someday occupy the nation’s most powerful office.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Max Verstappen looked on course for pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday when his Red Bull team aborted his lap with just seconds left in qualifying because of a fuel issue and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc took pole instead.