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Filippo Ganna becomes first Italian to win men's time trial at road worlds

Filippo Ganna becomes first Italian to win men's time trial at road worlds

IMOLA, Italy — Filippo Ganna on Friday became the first Italian to win the men’s time trial at the road cycling world championships — and he did it on home turf.

Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith hangs on to win German Open darts match

HILDESHEIM, Germany — Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith staved off a comeback to beat Germany's Franz Roetzsch 6-5 in first-round action Friday at the 140,000-pound ($238,325) German Darts Championship.
Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL. It doesn’t matter which uniform the journeyman quarterback is wearing, either.
Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Los Angeles Lakers are a victory away from returning to the NBA Finals — and only another comeback from 3-1 down by the Denver Nuggets can stop them.
Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

Pandemic-proof: Fall college football revived on West Coast

A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The West Coast got back in the game Thursday night, The Pac-12 set Nov.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NBA Western Conference Final L.A. Lakers 114, Denver 108 (Lakers leads series 3-1) --- NFL Miami 31 Jacksonville 13 --- MLB American League Cleveland 5 Chicago White Sox 4 Toronto 4 N.Y.
Guerrero homers and Ryu in form as Jays beat Yanks 4-1 to lock up playoff berth

Guerrero homers and Ryu in form as Jays beat Yanks 4-1 to lock up playoff berth

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A two-word message — Respect Toronto — was emblazoned on the T-shirts the Blue Jays put on shortly after locking down a playoff berth Thursday night.
Canadian rookie receiver Claypool is impressing early with Pittsburgh Steelers

Canadian rookie receiver Claypool is impressing early with Pittsburgh Steelers

It's been an impressive start to an NFL career for Canadian Chase Claypool. The Pittsburgh Steelers' rookie receiver showed his athleticism in his NFL debut, a 26-16 win over the New York Giants on Sept. 14.

Toronto Blue Jays activate right-hander Nate Pearson from injured list

The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Nate Pearson before Thursday night's home game against the New York Yankees. Pearson spent just over a month on the injured list due to right elbow tightness.
Raptors coach Nurse says he needs to 'decompress' from this season

Raptors coach Nurse says he needs to 'decompress' from this season

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is still taking time to "decompress" after a strange NBA season that started with a championship banner raising at Scotiabank Arena, was interrupted by months by the COVID-19 pandemic and ended with a tough secon