The North Carolina Tar Heels opened their 2023 college football season with a win over the South Carolina Gamecock at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Saturday night, Sept. 2, 2023. The win was Mack Brown’s 100th as the Tar Heel head coach. The UNC defense sacked Gamecocks quarterback Spencer Rattler multiple times during the game.
TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays moved closer to securing a playoff berth Friday night with an 11-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Rogers Centre. Alejandro Kirk, Brandon Belt and Matt Chapman homered for the Blue Jays, who outhit the Rays 16-7. Bo Bichette had four hits and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. chipped in with three as Toronto (89-71) won for the ninth time in 13 games. Yandy Diaz was a bright spot for the Rays (97-63), who have already secured the first wild-card berth and No. 4 seed in the
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones has been arrested on accusations of violating a domestic violence temporary protection order, authorities said. Vegas-area police arrested the 33-year-old edge rusher early Friday. He's being held at the Clark County Detention Center with bail set at $15,000, according to online records. He’s scheduled to appear in court Dec. 4. Attorney Peter Christiansen in Las Vegas said he represents Jones. He declined to comment about Jones’ ar
CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Bedard played in his first preseason game with the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night, and fans of the Original Six franchise were ready. So was Bedard, who had two assists in Chicago's 2-1 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues. “I felt pretty good and comfortable and stuff, but I think I could do a lot better,” Bedard said. “I don't know if there was a surprise. Obviously less room, but that's nothing I didn't expect, so just kind of get used to it here.” The 18-year-old
Justin Rose and Robert MacIntyre have halted the Americans' momentum at the Ryder Cup. The Europeans lead 10 1/2-4 1/2 and are four points off regaining the golden trophy. Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick are 1 up in the anchor match, too, against Patrick Cantlay and Wyndham Clark.
TORONTO — Memories came rushing back for Blue Jays fan Frankie Lasagna when he looked out at the stands beyond the left-field wall at Rogers Centre. The restaurant owner was back at the ballpark a year after going viral when he came inches away from catching Aaron Judge's American League record-tying 61st home run ball. "I think about that moment," Lasagna said. "I get to re-live it every other day when different customers come to the restaurant. "Some of them haven't heard it all or some of the