BALTIMORE | Brees comeback, missed XP gets Saints past Ravens 24-23

BALTIMORE — Justin Tucker missed the first conversion of his career after the Baltimore Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown with 24 seconds left in response to a strong fourth quarter by Drew Brees, and the New Orleans Saints escaped with a 24-23 victory Sunday. Brees threw two touchdown passes, locked up two more milestones … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Brees comeback, missed XP gets Saints past Ravens 24-23

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lisa Kudrow, Keegan-Michael Key at Twain awards

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Award for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Celebrities have begun to arrive at Washington’s Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to help honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Mark Twain award for lifetime achievement in comedy. Among the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Lisa Kudrow, Keegan-Michael Key at Twain awards

LOS ANGELES | NBA suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets dustup

LOS ANGELES — Lakers teammates Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul of the Rockets were suspended without pay Sunday for their roles in an on-court fight between the two teams. T he NBA handed down the punishments on Sunday, a day after the incident in the fourth quarter of the game Saturday night … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | NBA suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets dustup

JACKSONVILLE, Fla | 6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL’s Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, said several shots rang out about 12:35 p.m. Sunday on a boulevard … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla | 6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

LONDON | AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

LONDON — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist’s possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world’s most iconic wheelchairs and a script from “The Simpsons.” The online sale announced Monday … Continue reading LONDON | AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. There doesn’t seem to be a consensus in Congress about whether President Donald Trump is making the right move when he says he will withdraw the United States from an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia

WASHINGTON | Democrats eye revival of Russia probe if they win House

WASHINGTON  — House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, has said his party would have to “ruthlessly … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats eye revival of Russia probe if they win House

TAMPA, Fla | Catanzaro’s 59-yard FG in OT lifts Bucs over Browns 26-23

TAMPA, Fla  — Chandler Catanzaro was confident he would redeem himself. “I think it’s part of my DNA. I’ve always kind of found of way to bounce back,” the Tampa Bay kicker said Sunday after his 59-yard field goal — the longest ever in overtime — gave the Buccaneers a 26-23 victory over the Cleveland … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla | Catanzaro’s 59-yard FG in OT lifts Bucs over Browns 26-23