Americans jump out to another lead in Presidents Cup

New year, same result in Presidents Cup: Americans jump out to big lead

NFL has some little-known rules and regulations

Read the fine print: NFL has some lesser-known rules and regulations that rarely come up

Blatter suspended as FIFA president; Platini also banned

Blatter replaced as FIFA president while suspended; Platini tries to remain in charge of UEFA

Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win N.L. wild-card game

Arrieta pitches 4-hitter, strikes out 11 to lead Cubs over Pirates 4-0 in NL wild-card game

Astros, Royals have much in common as they begin ALDS in KC

Speed, defense, stout pitching: Young Astros hope to emulate Royals with deep playoff run


This week, Giants fans are happy to call them 'Our Patriots'

The Patriots should be honored to have football royalty rooting for them this week.


Giants back in the hunt after consecutive wins

Forget about the Giants bad start, consecutive wins have them in the NFC East race again

Other than Santos, bad week for kickers

ON FOOTBALL: Off on the wrong foot, NFL kickers struggle

Hicks' long journey lands him with Patriots

Hicks goes from college to DIRECTV to Saints to Patriots

Bowles likes Jets' 'mature' approach to 3-1 start

Bowles happy with Jets' 3-1 start, but 'we haven't accomplished anything'


Rangers hold on for 3-2 victory over Blackhawks

New York Rangers use 3-goal first to beat Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in season opener

Bruins hoping playoff drought is a short one

After missing playoffs for first time since '07, Bruins hoping drought is a short one


Anne Donovan resigns as Connecticut Sun head coach

The Connecticut Sun announced Thursday that Anne Donovan has decided to resign as the franchise's head coach.

Bone honored as WNBA's Most Improved Player

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone set career highs in shooting, scoring and rebounding this past season and was rewarded for her efforts by being chosen as the 2015 WNBA Most Improved Player.


Goodell, owners expect future vote on L.A. relocation

Goodell, owners expect future vote on LA relocation, approve more international games

Harvey misses workout, apologizes to Mets after late arrival

Matt Harvey misses New York Mets' mandatory workout, apologizes after late arrival

Missed call overshadows Seahawks' defensive dominance

Furor over missed call overshadows another stellar defensive effort from Seahawks

Yankees still have not led playoff game since Jeter got hurt

Losing meekly against Astros, Yankees still have not led in playoff game since Jeter got hurt


Auto Racing

1:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 practice from Concord, N.C. 

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300 practice from Concord, N.C.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 qualifying from Concord, N.C.


3:30 p.m., FS1 — ALDS: Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays in Game 1.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — ALDS: Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals in Game 1.


3 p.m., CSN — NBA preseason: Boston Celtics vs. Real Madrid from Madrid, Spain.


7:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Southern Methodist at Houston.

8:25 p.m., Ch. 3, NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Washington at Southern California.  


7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: British Masters from Buckinghamshire, England.

Noon, Golf Channel — LPGA: Sime Darby from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

8:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Presidents Cup from Incheon City, South Korea.


7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Boston Bruins.

9 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche.


2:30 p.m., ESPN — UEFA European qualifier: Germany at Ireland.