• Giants CB Jenkins back with team after family emergency

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Janoris Jenkins is back with the New York Giants and ready to play against the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Crosby, Penguins return from long summer

    CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been back in Pittsburgh for a few weeks, participating in several informal practices while his Penguins teammates returned from an unusually long offseason. Still, the first day of training camp felt different Friday.

  • No. 11 Penn State prepared to face fast-paced Kent State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State practiced at a rapid clip this week to prepare for what could be the fastest offense the Lions defend against all season.

  • Jaguars optimistic Fournette will play against Patriots

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is optimistic running back Leonard Fournette will play against New England despite missing practice all week.

  • Virginia, Ohio to meet at Vanderbilt Stadium due to storm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It will be a rare home game on the road for Virginia on Saturday.

  • Ashun Wu shoots 66 to take 3-shot lead at KLM Open

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ashun Wu of China birdied his first two holes Friday to set up a 5-under 66 and take a three-shot lead into the weekend at the KLM Open.

  • Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season

    With an eye toward player safety and scheduling flexibility, the NCAA last year considered ways to lengthen the college football season so every team would have 14 weeks to play 12 games every year.

  • No. 8 Notre Dame wants to avoid doldrums against Vandy

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The ho-hum victory over Ball State a week ago was a wakeup call for No. 8 Notre Dame, which doesn’t plan to hit the snooze button again for Saturday’s visit from Vanderbilt and talented quarterback Kyle Shurmur.

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING: Florence will pose fatal threat for days

    MIAMI (AP) — It’s about the water, not the wind, with Hurricane Florence making an extended stay along the North Carolina coast. Forecasters say “it cannot be emphasized enough that the most serious hazard associated with slow-moving Florence is extremely heavy rainfall, which will cause disastrous flooding that will be spreading inland.” Top sustained winds made it just a Category 1 hurricane but some communities were already submerged in more than 6 feet (2 meters) of water as the storm drenched the coast.

  • Top-seeded Zhang reaches semifinals of Japan Women’s Open

    TOKYO (AP) — Top-seeded Shuai Zhang beat Zariya Dinas 6-4, 7-5 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Japan Women’s Open.