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Why Tony Finau didn't let 1,975 days between PGA Tour wins discourage him

Since his first -- and only -- win on the PGA Tour in 2016, Tony Finau kept getting asked when he'd get another. On Monday, at the weather-delayed Northern Trust, he finally answered the question. ... Continue Reading

Updated fantasy football rankings 2021

Here are the latest draft rankings from our experts. ... Continue Reading

Finau ends drought, captures N. Trust in playoff

Since winning the Puerto Rico Open in the spring of 2016, Tony Finau had eight runner-up finishes, three of those in a playoff, and 11 finishes in the top three. But he broke through Monday at the rain-delayed Northern Trust. ... Continue Reading

Cowboys go virtual as COVID list expands by 3

The Cowboys went virtual on Sunday and Monday after three players, including receiver CeeDee Lamb, were added to the reserve/COVID-19 list. ... Continue Reading

Griffen back with Vikes, regrets leaving in 2020

The Vikings signed pass-rusher Everson Griffen, who ranks seventh all time at the franchise with 74.5 sacks. ... Continue Reading

Padres ax pitching coach to 'change the voice'

The reeling San Diego Padres fired pitching Larry Rothschild on Monday after falling out of the second wild-card spot in the National League. ... Continue Reading

Storm 1st WNBA team at White House since 2016

Applauding the Seattle Storm as "a force for change," President Joe Biden welcomed the WNBA champions to the White House on Monday and accepted a custom No. 46 jersey from the club. ... Continue Reading

Ex-NHL player Hayes dies unexpectedly at 31

Jimmy Hayes, who spent seven seasons in the NHL and won a national championship at Boston College, died unexpectedly Monday. He was 31. ... Continue Reading

Goodell: Keep Bills in Buffalo, need new stadium

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league wants to keep the Bills in Buffalo, but in a new stadium, while speaking at Jim Kelly's celebrity golf tournament Monday. ... Continue Reading

Cam sidelined over protocol 'misunderstanding'

Due to a "misunderstanding" on COVID-19 tests "conducted away from NFL facilities," Cam Newton will remain away from the Patriots until Thursday, the team announced Monday. ... Continue Reading

Drive for Show: Bryson to enter long-drive event

Bryson DeChambeau, the PGA's tops in driving distance, has accepted an invitation to compete in the Professional Long Drivers Association World Championship on Sept. 27. DeChambeau averages 321.5 yards per drive. ... Continue Reading

Jameis Winston vs. Taysom Hill: Stakes get higher in Saints' QB battle

Coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. said it's “an important week” for both QBs, who have done "both good things and things we’ve gotta clean up." ... Continue Reading

Transfer Talk: Man United to swap Lingard for West Ham's Rice

Manchester United are keen on West Ham's Declan Rice and are prepared to swap Jesse Lingard to get the deal done. Transfer Talk has the latest. ... Continue Reading

Who are the 100 best players for 2021?

Which players will be the best this upcoming season? Our staff voted and here's how it broke down, starting with Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler at the top. ... Continue Reading

Ugas' win exactly what PBC needed to shake up welterweight division

If Manny Pacquiao had won, the status quo would have reigned at PBC. Yordenis Ugas made sure that wouldn't be the case. ... Continue Reading

Manny Pacquiao might be done after loss to Yordenis Ugas, but his legacy is one of a kind

Pacquiao may have fought for the last time, but his status among boxing's greats has long been cemented. ... Continue Reading

MLS Power Rankings: Red-hot Revs stay top with eighth win in nine

New England continues to run away from the pack in our Power Rankings, while Atlanta and Inter Miami are just starting to show signs of life. ... Continue Reading

USWNT star Carli Lloyd did it her own way, retiring with complicated and dominant legacy

The USWNT icon is stepping away at age 39 after a glittering career full of defiance, spirit and excellence, a key to the U.S.'s many successes. ... Continue Reading

Big Ten teams forfeit if COVID nixes availability

Any Big Ten game canceled due to COVID-19 will not be rescheduled and will be declared forfeits or "no contests" in the 2021-22 season, according to the conference's COVID-19 forfeiture policy released Monday. ... Continue Reading

Lukaku, Chelsea too good for Arsenal; PLUS: Ronaldo drama at Juventus?

Romelu Lukaku was great for Chelsea, but Arsenal were awful in how they handled the challenge. PLUS: Ronaldo's benching, a brawl in France and more. ... Continue Reading