CHICAGO | Federer, Zverev lead Team Europe to Laver Cup victory

CHICAGO — Alexander Zverev beat Kevin Anderson on Sunday night to give Team Europe a victory in the second Laver Cup. Zverev won the final five points to defeat Anderson 6-7, 7-5, (10-7). His victory helped Team Europe beat Team World 13-8. Roger Federer earlier put Team Europe ahead by saving three match points for … Continue reading CHICAGO | Federer, Zverev lead Team Europe to Laver Cup victory

WASHINGTON | As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

WASHINGTON— The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, as a claim of sexual misconduct emerged from another woman. The New Yorker magazine reported Sunday night that Senate Democrats were investigating a second … Continue reading WASHINGTON | As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on the fallout from Saturday’s attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Iran’s state TV has reported that a 4-year-old boy who was wounded during Saturday’s terror attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz has died at a hospital. Sunday’s report showed … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

LONDON | Germany lacked ‘greed’ to defend WC; France to heed lessons

LONDON — More than two months after Germany’s embarrassingly brief World Cup title defense, Joachim Loew offered a reason for the failure to his coaching compatriots on Sunday: The squad lacked motivation. “After such a long time at the top,” Loew said, “we were missing the last percent, the fire, the passion, and this greed to … Continue reading LONDON | Germany lacked ‘greed’ to defend WC; France to heed lessons

HOUSTON | Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

HOUSTON — After two difficult losses, Odell Beckham Jr. saw a different energy in the New York Giants on Sunday. “We came out and played like we loved the game of football and we were kids just having fun,” the star receiver said. “It wasn’t like: ‘We’re down 0-2 and we’ve got to win.’ It … Continue reading HOUSTON | Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

ATLANTA | Tiger Woods caps off amazing comeback with a win

ATLANTA — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. “I can’t believe I pulled this off,” Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation at the Tour Championship, where he gave thousands of delirious … Continue reading ATLANTA | Tiger Woods caps off amazing comeback with a win

LANDOVER, Md. | Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

LANDOVER, Md. — A week removed from what he called “an embarrassment,” Adrian Peterson turned in his first 100-yard game in more than 10 months. Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins held on Sunday for a 31-17 victory over a … Continue reading LANDOVER, Md. | Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

MINNEAPOLIS | Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Allen’s 1st road start

MINNEAPOLIS  — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback, hustling to give Buffalo an early lead in his first NFL road start. Then, the Bills turned their defense loose on Kirk Cousins and delivered a stunningly lopsided victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Allen accounted for three touchdowns, making Cousins look like the … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Allen’s 1st road start