Wenger to leave Arsenal after more than 21 years in charge

LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after more than 21 years, ending a revolutionary reign that saw him introduce new methods to the Premier League and become the club's most successful manager….

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask….

Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Mirotic watched his third 3-pointer of the first half swish through the hoop, turned to acknowledge the raucous, roaring crowd and raised his first triumphantly as he trotted back up court….

Players claimed off NHL waivers making most of 2nd chances

DENVER (AP) — Colorado defenseman Patrik Nemeth set career highs this season in goals, games and perhaps even grudges….

Intrigue, admiration, unrest: The Wenger years at Arsenal

Initially there was intrigue. Then there was admiration, many years of it. Next came pity, followed by a mixture of anger and apathy….

Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Playing basketball seemed trivial to the Spurs following the death of Erin Popovich….

IndyCar star Dixon to try skills on “American Ninja Warrior”

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will be the latest IndyCar driver to enter the realm of reality TV when he auditions in Indianapolis next week for "American Ninja Warrior."…

Grayson Murray handles the wind and leads Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Grayson Murray fixed a flaw in his swing and hit the ball well enough that blustery conditions didn't matter at the Valero Texas Open. He made seven birdies in his round of 5-under 67 for a one-shot lead….

Tennessee AD Fulmer signs new deal running through 2021

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer has said all along that his appointment as athletic director at his alma mater wasn't a mere short-term arrangement….

Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mario Lemieux had one question for Sidney Crosby after the Pittsburgh star slipped past his boss as the Penguins' career playoff scoring leader during a Game 4 romp over Philadelphia….

Celtics’ Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two games into their first-round playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be having trouble remembering each other's names….

76ers’ Joel Embiid in startling lineup for Game 3 at Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid is done with Philadelphia's latest process….

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6….

Nadal advances at Monte Carlo as Djokovic goes out

MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won't have Novak Djokovic standing in his way….

Gronkowski buys stake in namesake horse ahead of Ky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski has bought a stake in his namesake horse that is set to run in the Kentucky Derby next month….

Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England's home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season….

FIFA’s handling of racism case sparks Russia World Cup fears

FIFA's willingness to prosecute any racism complaints at the World Cup in Russia was questioned by activists Thursday after the governing body dropped a case from the final of the Under-17 edition without taking action….

76ers center Joel Embiid now probable for Game 3 versus Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid is apparently done with Philadelphia's latest process….

Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey is old-school cool, from his wardrobe to keeping his plans for the upcoming NFL draft private….

The Latest: Parker says Spurs will try to win for Popovich

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Gregg Popovich, whose wife died at 67 (all times local):…

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich’s wife, a ‘real star’

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news….

Kucherov leads way as Lightning take 3-1 lead over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Angry after losing a playoff game, Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning took out their ire on the New Jersey Devils….

Sharks ride depth, Jones to first-round sweep of Ducks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Very little separated San Jose and Anaheim in the regular season, with the Ducks edging out the Sharks by one point for second place in the Pacific Division….

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn't even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City….

Foligno brothers savoring first simultaneous NHL postseason

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nick Foligno sent the text message on Sunday to his family members , promising an enjoyable evening of experiencing and watching the NHL playoffs….

Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft….

Indians-Twins play on, even after blackout hits San Juan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The lights were on for Cleveland and Minnesota on Wednesday night, while much of the rest of Puerto Rico was without electricity after yet another blow to efforts across the island to recover from damage caused by Hurricane Maria….

Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins' career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night….

With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?"…

LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece….