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No. 3 Oklahoma seeks payback against Kansas State

Kansas State (0-1, 0-0 Big 12) at No. 3 Oklahoma (1-0, 0-0), Saturday at noon ET (FOX). Line: Oklahoma by 28. Series record: Oklahoma leads 76-20-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma nearly had its College Football Playoff hopes derailed with an upset loss...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen last week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Ruth Bader...

 

Vision 2020: Are the nation's voting systems secure?

Election Question: What steps have been taken to protect the nation's election systems from potential interference by foreign powers like Russia? Have voting systems been "hardened" in any way? Answer: Federal, state and local officials prioritized...

 

Election 2020 Today: Trump vs. science, Biden takes his time

Here's what's happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 41 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP's state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. TODAY'S TOP STORIES: TRUMP VILIFIES SCIENCE: With the nation's COVID-19 death...

 

Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in 'Brian's Song'

When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different colors shared accommodations on the road, it hardly looked like a good fit. Sayers, 24 at the time, was already an...

 

FC Dallas beats Sporting Kansas City 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead scored in the 86th minute, Franco Jara had two goals and FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 on Saturday. FC Dallas (5-2-4) has won three straight to move within a point of second-place Sporting Kansas...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: Maps of...

 

The Latest: Oklahoma inmate deaths likely linked to COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Corrections says two more state prison inmates have died, and the deaths could be linked to COVID-19. The department reported late Monday that one inmate was hospitalized after testing positive for...

 

Taylor Swift returns to ACM Awards for 'Folklore' premiere

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift is coming back to her roots with a performance at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The nine-time ACM award winner will perform from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville,...

 

Russell lifts Sporting KC past Minnesota, into West lead

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell scored in the 80th minute and Sporting Kansas City beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Sunday night to take the Western Conference lead. Minnesota (5-4-2) listed seven players not medically cleared for the match....

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: A total...

 

The Latest: Baylor postpones opener because of virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Baylor is the third Big 12 team that has had to postpone its scheduled season opener this week because of the coronavirus. The Bears were supposed to open at home S...

 

Royals take 4-game skid into matchup with White Sox

Chicago White Sox (24-15, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-25, fifth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Kansas; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Chicago: Lucas Giolito (3-2, 3.14 ERA) Kansas City: Kris Bubic (0-4, 5.46...

 

Kansas City hosts Chicago after Bubic's strong showing

Chicago White Sox (25-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-26, fifth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Kansas; Sunday, 2:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Chicago: Dallas Keuchel (5-2, 2.42 ERA) Kansas City: Matt Harvey (0-2, 14.09...

 

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Thursday as high-flying technology companies took a tumble after months of spectacular gains. The selling was widespread, sending the benchmark S&P 500 3.5% lower, its biggest loss since June. The tech-heavy Nasdaq...

 

Houston, Oklahoma City tied 2-2 heading to game 5

Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Houston Rockets (44-28, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EDT LINE: Rockets -5;...

 

MTV VMAs honor Chadwick Boseman: 'His impact lives forever'

NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, whose death from colon cancer shocked fans, was honored at the MTV Video Music Awards as a hero in real life, not just on the big screen. Host Keke Palmer said the Sunday night awards show was...

 

Bieber scheduled to start for Indians at Royals

Cleveland Indians (21-13, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (13-21, fifth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Kansas; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Cleveland: Shane Bieber (6-0, 1.35 ERA) Kansas City: Brad Keller (3-1, 2.08...

 

The Latest: Fauci: Labor Day weekend key for US virus fight

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government's top infectious disease expert, says Labor Day weekend will be key in determining whether the U.S. gets a "running start" at containing the coronavirus this fall. Fauci said Monday he has a...

 

Smile!: Katy Perry gives birth to a baby girl named Daisy

Katy Perry has given birth to a baby girl named Daisy Dove Bloom. The pop superstar and her partner, actor Orlando Bloom, got UNICEF to announce the news on its Instagram account. Both Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors for the United Nations...

 

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

More gains for stocks Friday gave the S&P 500 its fifth straight winning week. That's the longest weekly winning streak for the benchmark index since December, before the coronavirus pandemic swept the world and sent economies tumbling into...

 

The Latest: Louisiana governor closes part of Interstate 10

The Latest on Hurricane Laura (all times local): BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state is closing Interstate 10 from around the Atchafalaya Bridge outside of Lafayette all the way into part of Texas, because several...

 

Houston, Oklahoma City tied 2-2 heading into game 5

Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Houston Rockets (44-28, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EDT LINE: EVEN;...

 

Dobnak expected to start for Twins at Royals

Minnesota Twins (17-10, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (11-15, fourth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Kansas; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Randy Dobnak (4-1, 1.42 ERA, .87 WHIP, 14 strikeouts) Royals: Brady Sing...

 

Rockets take 2-1 lead into game 4 against the Thunder

Houston Rockets (44-28, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (44-28, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Monday, 4 p.m. EDT LINE: Rockets -2;...

 

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