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Monday’s roundup: White House visit OK by Crosby

Sidney Crosby is backing the Penguins’ decision to accept a White House invitation from President Donald Trump....

Wojo: Athletes united despite divisive words

Donald Trump is doing what he does best – rallying his supporters, mocking dissent and fanning emotions....

This week’s football on TV

This week’s college and pro football games on television....

Sounders’ Stefan Frei: Trump ‘needs to look at himself … and choose to be our leader’

Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei, who last year became a U.S. citizen, said he strongly disagrees with President Donald Trump’s comments and tweets the past few days that were...

Top pick Michael Rasmussen flashes again in Detroit Red Wings' 4-1 win

Rasmussen scored on the power play for the game's first goal. Here are the major story lines from the game....

Jim Caldwell: Eric Ebron didn't drop a ball all week during practice

Ebron struggled against the Falcons with two drops, but coach Caldwell said he didn't drop a ball during practice last week...

Louisville swimmer Mallory Comerford of Plainwell trying to join world's elite

The former Plainwell High star, set to begin her junior season at Louisville , didn’t let a mild performance at the Olympic trials crush her dreams...

Carmelo Anthony: Donald Trump doesn't understand why minorities are scared

Carmelo Anthony said President Trump has no idea the fear he has instilled in minorities....

Jerry Jones joins Cowboys in briefly taking knee before national anthem against Cardinals

Cowboys briefly take collective knee, while Cardinals interlock arms....

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 1-7

Oct. 1: Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 82. Actress Stella Stevens is 79. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 74. Jazz bassist Dave Holland is 71. Actor Randy...

Dynamo's Erick Torres raising money for Mexico earthquake victims

Erick Torres cannot be in Mexico helping those who this month have been affected by earthquakes, but that is not stopping him from trying to make a difference from afar....

Suns' Tyson Chandler: Trump's remarks were a 'shot at humanity'

The subject of NFL players protesting during the national anthem was not far from the minds of the Phoenix Suns as they gathered for Media Day Monday....

The return of David Williams: South Carolina vs. Arkansas game time set

The kickoff time for South Carolina’s Oct. 7 home football game was announced Monday by the SEC....

Lacazette double gives Arsenal 2-0 win over West Brom in EPL

Alexandre Lacazette has scored twice for Arsenal to beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in EPL and prolong the north London team's September fightback....

The Latest: Pistons coach not 1 to just stick to sports

The Latest on Monday's events from NBA media days (all times local):5:35 p.m.Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy doesn't buy into the notion that sports figures should just stick to...

LeBron James on President Trump: 'He doesn't even care'

LeBron James referred to President Trump as a “bum” in a tweet on Saturday, and the NBA superstar wasn’t about to back down while speaking to reporters two days later....

U.S. athletes will face strict rule against protests at Winter Olympics

Olympic regulations could make it tough for U.S. athletes at the upcoming Winter Games to take on President Trump in the manner that NFL players did over the weekend....

Basketball takes backseat to Trump on Day 1 of Raptors training camp

Basketball took a backseat to politics on the first day of Raptors training camp, as management and players spent more time talking about U.S. president Donald Trump's searing...

Crosby backs Pittsburgh Penguins' decision to accept White House invitation

Sidney Crosby is backing the Pittsburgh Penguins' decision to accept a White House invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump....

Invictus athlete says training for Toronto Games was a huge motivator

Jackie Buttnor, a 50-year-old former Canadian Forces medic, credits her training for Toronto's Invictus Games with renewing her life....

Canadian golfer Hughes plays like an old pro, not a rookie

Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes not only won his first PGA Tour victory in St. Simons Island, Ga., on Monday, but the rookie from Dundas, Ont., displayed the type of poise usually...

Raptors relying on minor changes to make major difference

While the Toronto Raptors headed into the off-season amid talk of a "culture reset," their new look is more of a trim than a completely new 'do....

Get ready for early morning/late night Olympic hockey in Pyeongchang

The International Ice Hockey Federation released the hockey schedules for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Monday. Canada opens defence of its Olympic men's...

Longtime goalie Charline Labonte retires from Team Canada

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Charline Labonte announced her retirement from the Canadian national hockey team Monday. The Boisbriand, Que., goalie debuted for Canada in 2001 on...

LeBron James gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career about anthem protests, Trump, and the state of the country

LeBron James didn't mince words in his first media appearance since calling the president a "bum" on Twitter....

Donald Trump fought the NFL once before — and he got crushed

Donald Trump attempted to force an unsuccessful merger with the National Football League in the 1980's....

John Oliver mocked Trump for his controversial comments on NFL player protests

Following a chorus of voices condemning Trump's NFL comments over the weekend, "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver made Trump's clash a focus of his show....

Tom Brady calls President Trump’s comments ‘divisive’

Tom Brady did not weigh in on President Donald Trump’s comments about the NFL after Sunday’s win against the Texans....

White House says Trump isn’t ‘against anyone’ as he slams NFL

The White House on Monday said President Trump is not “against anyone” as he ​continues to ​slam NFL players for taking the knee during the national anthem but instead is showing...

LeBron airs his many Donald Trump grievances at media day

Just days after LeBron James called President Trump a “bum” on Twitter, the NBA star hummed a similar tune at Cavaliers media day in which he said the American people run the...

The Latest: Hawks' Bazemore says Legos 'greatest toy' ever

By The Associated Press The Latest on Monday's events from NBA media days (all times local):...

The NFL beat Trump. Soundly.

In the face of the president’s criticism, the league’s players, fans and owners showed him two things he can neither comprehend nor inspire: empathy and unity...

Jaskin has goal, assist to lead Blues past Penguins, 4-1

Dmitrij Jaskin had a goal and an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night....

No discipline for anthem-skipping teams as NFL fires back at Trump

"There will be no discipline handed down this week,” league spokesman Joe Lockhart says....

Josh Norman on Donald Trump: ‘This right here is not acceptable’

The Redskins cornerback speaks emotionally about the President's recent remarks....

Stanley Cup champion Penguins accept White House invitation

Sidney Crosby is backing the Pittsburgh Penguins’ decision to accept a White House invitation from President Donald Trump....

Josh Norman says President Trump isn’t welcome in Washington

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was emotional following Sunday’s 27-10 win over the Oakland Raiders and spoke out against President Trump....

Hogs’ WR Jared Cornelius out for season with Achilles injury

Arkansas wide receiver Jared Cornelius will undergo surgery following an injury to his left Achilles and is expected to miss the rest of the season....

No discipline for anthem-skipping teams as NFL fires back at Donald Trump

The NFL will not discipline those teams and players who refused to be on the field for the playing of the national anthem before games Sunday....

Bryant Vincent out as South Alabama offensive coordinator

Jaguars rank 9th in Sun Belt in total offense...