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Titans look for solutions after giving up club-record 11 sacks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans face a sense of urgency to correct the problems they have protecting their quarterback. Giving up a franchise-record 11 sacks — one off the NFL record for a game — is a beacon to defenses looking to hit quarterback Marcus Mariota. “The ...

Pompeo heads to Turkey as case builds

ANKARA, Turkey — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said, as America’s top diplomat flew to the country on Wednesday to discuss the probe. The comment by the Turkish official to The ...

Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers to tie series

LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, scoring Manny ...

Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry is coming off an injury-plagued season and a summer he thought might be among his best yet. On a festive night of celebration as another championship banner went up, Curry brought his usual flair and dazzle. Kevin Durant did all of the little things, ...

Once the Amazon of its day, Sears’ woes were years in the making

Before there was Amazon — or, for that matter, Home Depot or Walmart or Kmart — there was Sears. From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, the company grew to become America’s everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the ...

Chacin, Brewers’ bullpen blank Dodgers to take 2-1 NLCS lead

LOS ANGELES — A veteran starter, an intimidating bullpen and a twice-demoted shortstop who is suddenly flashing power helped the Milwaukee Brewers take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run ...

NBA preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all over ...

Poll: Many caregivers neglect own health

WASHINGTON — Skipping your checkup but not grandma’s? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll shows that too often it’s the caregivers’ health that’s neglected. The survey, by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found about a third ...

Crosby, Rodgers lead Packers to comeback win over 49ers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A pick, a penalty and a game-winning kick. Quite a final minute for the Green Bay Packers. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted the San Francisco ...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves “severe punishment” if it is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post ...

Patriots edge Chiefs in shootout

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady needed everything he had to fend off Patrick Mahomes — including his legs. Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 on Sunday after blowing a big halftime lead. Brady passed ...

Irish border vexes both EU, U.K. as Brexit end nears

CARRICKCARNAN, Ireland — The land around the small Irish town of Carrickcarnan is the kind of place where Britain’s plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall — an invisible one that’s proving inordinately difficult to overcome. Somehow, a border of sorts will have to be ...

Gurley helps keep Rams undefeated with win over Broncos

DENVER — Not the wintry weather nor the Denver Broncos’ spongy defense could slow down Todd Gurley. The Rams running back rumbled for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries, and Los Angeles celebrated defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ homecoming Sunday with a 23-20 ...

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros to even up ALCS

BOSTON — David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. “This is bigger than David Price,” he said Sunday. “This isn’t about me. This is about the Boston Red Sox.” Price was good enough, the ...

Newspaper: Turkey has audio of writer’s slaying

ISTANBUL — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the ...

Turner, Dodgers strike back to take Game 2

MILWAUKEE — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason. Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again. Shut down for most of the afternoon, Los Angeles staged another late rally and Turner hit a two-run homer in ...

Official: Search-and-rescue workers find body in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer. The death toll across the South stood at 13, not counting any ...

Brewers hold on to take Game 1 of NLCS

MILWAUKEE — The high-five at the plate from Brandon Woodruff nearly took out Lorenzo Cain. It’s not often that a reliever hits a home run. Batting left-handed. Off lefty Clayton Kershaw. In the playoffs. Woodruff stunned the ace with an early home run and Milwaukee’s normally ...

Stocks plunge again Dow’s two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

The Associated Press NEW YORK — U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 545 points after ...

After Michael’s rampage on the Florida Panhandle: ‘Nothing left’

The Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there’s utter devastation in ...