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Alexander Povetkin, Bermane Stiverne ordered to meet; winner gets champ Deontay Wilder

After the Wilder-Povetkin fight was cancelled, the champ signed for a fight with Chris Arreola and won by knockout in their July fight. However, Wilder...

13 NFL players to watch in preseason games

At some point, however, Garoppolo will have to prove he can take advantage of TE Rob Gronkowski and the rest of New England's arsenal of...

Deontay Wilder says injuries are 'healing fast' and he expects to return in six months

Wilder, 30, coming off a technical knockout victory against Chris Arreola in Birmingham, Ala., on July 16, in which he suffered the injuries, talked about...

Rio Olympic Games kick off under cloud of insecurity

A man vomited on a Chinese hurdler as part of a hoax to rob the Olympian and a cameraman. The Australian team was robbed of...

This Date in Baseball

1968 — Jim "Catfish" Hunter of the Oakland A's pitched a perfect game to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0. 1984 — Minnesota's Kirby Puckett had...

Ed McCaffrey on first NFL-bound son: 'Max is faster than me'

The oldest of longtime NFL receiver Ed McCaffrey's four football-playing sons has one significant edge on his dad. “Max is faster than me,” McCaffrey told...

CinemaCon: Raunchy 'Baywatch' movie earns its R rating

LAS VEGAS — If there was any question about how the R-rated Baywatch will play out for its May 19, 2017, release, that was dispelled...

FX's 'OJ' miniseries offers trial details you don't remember

“People are intrigued by the shenanigans between both sides, the drama going on with the Dream Team and with (prosecutors) Gil Garcetti, Marcia Clark and...

Young throws 4 1-3 hitless innings, Royals beat Dodgers 3-1

Los Angeles TimesYoung made his fourth start and walked three and struck out five before reaching his pitch limit. He was replaced by rookie left-hander...

Contraction in US shale pushes oil to $40

... the U.S. lost over 150,000 barrels per day in production. The EIA's weekly figures are not as accurate as their retrospective monthly estimates, but...

Bucs' Cervelli eager to show breakout season was no fluke

Jared Hughes, Arquimedes Caminero, Ryan O'Flaherty and Jorge Rondon will work one inning each. . Hurdle asked University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh to speak...

DHS ends extra Ebola screening of travelers

The Department of Homeland Security began extra screening in October 2014, three days after Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, died from Ebola in Dallas after arriving...

The Grammy Awards: 10 reasons to watch

Blues icon B.B. King will receive a tribute performance featuring Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt. 6. Lionel Richie gets a tribute during...

NL East teams at the start of spring training

He's Here: 2B Neil Walker, SS Asdrubal Cabrera, LHP Antonio Bastardo, OF Alejandro De Aza, OF Roger Bernadina, RHP Jim Henderson, RHP Stolmy Pimentel, INF-OF...

Army's rebranded social science program draws flak

Duncan Hunter, a California Republican and member of the Armed Services Committee, demanded answers about the program from Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy in a...

Campaign shake-up: Three top aides for Ben Carson resign

“I'm excited for January," Rhodes told the Register. "Ben Carson has personally guaranteed me the campaign will have the resources to be successful in Iowa."...

New ABC drama 'Murder Town' set in Wilmington

Delaware anti-violence advocate Rob Moore of the Delaware C.H.A.N.C.E. Foundation was stung by the show's title. "I really don't like it. That's crazy. That title...

Week 4: Red Raider revenge; QB questions; MAC reunions

Dare Ogunbowale and Taiwan Deal, who have combined for 339 yards and four touchdowns with Clement sideline for much of the first three games, will...

Duncan Keith keys Blackhawks' success, wins Conn Smythe Trophy

"We talked about after we won our second one we said ultimately if you could ever win one here in Chicago that would be the...

House members urge airliners to have recorders that eject

John Duncan, R-Tenn., told the oversight subcommittee on transportation. But international representatives of airlines and regulators said deployable recorders might not be necessary if airlines...

Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attacker

Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino wrote that he was "safe (and) profoundly grateful" to Vickers and his team. Justice Minister Peter MacKay wrote "Thank...

Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attacker

Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino wrote that he was "safe (and) profoundly grateful" to Vickers and his team. Justice Minister Peter MacKay wrote "Thank...

Nurses face obstacles on front lines against Ebola

Dallas nurses treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who subsequently died of the disease, have said their gear left skin on their necks exposed. And...

Infected Dallas nurse ID'd; gets transfusion from Ebola survivor

Health officials scrambled to learn how a Dallas health care worker caught Ebola at a Texas hospital where she had cared for a man who...

'Breach in protocol' caused second US Ebola infection

The woman was among caregivers for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Wednesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. A state test finding that she had Ebola...

Ebola outbreak: Everything you need to know now

Since the first death in the United States related to the Ebola outbreak happened today, here are five things to know about the situation: 1.

Five US airports to enhance screenings for Ebola

Customs and Border Protection will begin the stricter screening Saturday at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport and next week at New Jersey's Newark, Washington's...

NHL releases teams' opening-day rosters

Kevin Bieksa, Nick Bonino, Alex Burrows, Derek Dorsett, Alexander Edler, Dan Hamhuis, Jannik Hansen, Chris Higgins, Zack Kassian, Eddie Lack, Shawn Matthias, Ryan Miller, Brad...

NFL whip around: What we're watching in Week 5

Moore and Manning remained together in Indianapolis through 2010. So who will catch lucky No. 500 ... And while Byrd wasn't playing at a Pro...

Vancouver Canucks preview: Fourth in Pacific

The Canucks have embraced a new direction with a handful of new faces, but the team remains centered on Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin up...

Seven for Sunday: Brady and Patriots look to get on track

Third-year safety George Iloka (6-4, 217 pounds) is big and strong enough to take away Brady's security blanket, tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has three...

St. Louis Blues preview: Second in Central

Arrivals: D Carl Gunnarsson (trade with Toronto Maple Leafs), C Paul Stastny, C Jori Lehtera, C Peter Mueller, D Chris Butler (free agents). MORE: Team...

'Gotham' tops premiere-week TV buzz

But 90% of conversations about TV shows take place offline, either on the phone or in person, says Keller Fay CEO Ed Keller. Popularity on...

NFL Injury Report

OAKLAND RAIDERS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — RAIDERS: DNP: RB Maurice Jones-Drew (hand), LB Sio Moore (ankle), CB Carlos Rogers (knee), WR Rod Streater (hip),...

NFL Week 1: AFC team-by-team: How they shape up

Gains: WR Eric Decker, RB Chris Johnson, QB Michael Vick, CB Leon McFadden. Losses: CB Antonio Cromartie, WR Santonio Holmes, .... Losses: WR Danario Alexander,...

Hardy hits grand slam; Orioles increase AL East lead

We just had a few more points than they did." J.J. Hardy contributed his fourth career grand slam to a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz...

Twins can't hang with Orioles' bats in 12-8 loss

J.J. Hardy contributed his fourth career grand slam to a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty...

Dog bite victim, 73, says owner tried to pay him off

"Here come these dogs flying down the hill, fast as they could run," Jim Salego told a packed Lapeer District Court room. "They tried ...

Josef Newgarden signs one-year deal with CFH Racing

CFH Racing was a merger recently confirmed by two of the sport's smaller Indianapolis-based teams, Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing. ... He...

Louis van Gaal's starting lineup in Manchester United's opener blew everyone's ...

Manchester United debuted a new 3-4-1-2 formation featuring a back three of Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and 20-year-old Tyler Blackett. 21-year-old Jesse Lingard ... Gefenders...

Out-of-state contributions give Wis. incumbents an edge

Kind and Moore raised roughly 80% of their total campaign contributions from outside Wisconsin. Pocan and Duffy racked up about 60% from out of state...

Team by team guide to the Premier League season

Turning Romelu Lukaku's loan from Chelsea into a permanent, club-record 28 million-pound ($47 million) transfer was an early summer statement of intent, while Ross Barkley...

FAA probe shows pilot buzzed mall, home at 500 feet

The plane was low, and it was going fast. "My brain went into emergency/evacuation mode," flight attendant Charlene Helgason said, according to a record ...

La Russa, Cox, Torre: An improbable Hall of Fame trio

That's what (pitching coach) Dave Duncan and I did from 1983 to 2011." When he started his 16-year St.Louis tenure in 1996, La Russa listened...

5 things you need to know Friday

1. Amazon Fire phone is released for AT&T. Amazon lights the first ember of its Fire on Friday, as it releases its smartphone -- a...

Wayne hoping Colts get off to faster start in 2014

The perennial Pro Bowl receiver hitched a ride to training camp Wednesday with two-time Indianapolis 500 pole winner Ed Carpenter to deliver one clear message:...

'Madden' says Russell Wilson is better than Tom Brady

While it seems a little crazy that Wilson's impressive sophomore season vaulted him past the nine-time Pro Bowler heading into 2014, if you're looking at...

AFC offseason grades: Broncos get high marks, Chiefs don't

Factor in healthy returns from LB Von Miller, LT Ryan Clady, S Rahim Moore and CB Chris Harris, and this team may be much better...

AFC North Preseason Capsules

IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: WRs Lance Moore and WR Martavis Bryant; DT Cam Thomas; RB LeGarrette Blount; S Mike Mitchell; LB Ryan Shazier; DE Stephon Tulloch; RB/WR...

NFC South Preseason Capsules

Rob Ryan joined as defensive coordinator and improved New Orleans' ranking from last to fourth. Saints' season ended in divisional round at eventual Super Bowl...