Hamels, Phils bullpen pitching no-hitter thru 8

ATLANTA (AP) -- Cole Hamels and a pair of Philadelphia Phillies relievers are pitching a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Atlanta Braves....

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."...

McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards

When three of Europe's biggest names failed to automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team, the equation appeared simple for captain Paul McGinley as he prepared to select his three wild cards....

AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

LONDON (AP) -- Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday....

No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Bryce Petty took a bruising shot to his lower back on No. 10 Baylor's first offensive drive in its new riverfront stadium....

RG3 statue, boats on water at Baylor's new stadium

WACO, Texas (AP) -- RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor....

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier....

Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named....

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation....

Old-school Tide shows glimpse of no-huddle offense

ATLANTA (AP) -- Looking for a way to calm a jittery first-time starting quarterback, No. 2 Alabama broke out the no-huddle offense for a while against West Virginia....