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Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home.

Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home.

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints have decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headquarters in Week 4, when they will host the New York Giants i
Former Ottawa Senators centre Zack Smith retiring from NHL

Former Ottawa Senators centre Zack Smith retiring from NHL

OTTAWA — Zack Smith has decided to retire from the NHL. The Ottawa Senators confirmed the 33-year-old centre is hanging up his skates on the team's social media channels Friday.
Ex-teammate pleads not guilty to killing Miami football star

Ex-teammate pleads not guilty to killing Miami football star

MIAMI (AP) — A former University of Miami football player pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of killing a teammate outside a South Florida apartment complex in 2006.
Montreal gets 2022 NHL draft two years after 2020 event went virtual due to COVID-19

Montreal gets 2022 NHL draft two years after 2020 event went virtual due to COVID-19

NEW YORK — Montreal will host another NHL draft a little later than originally planned. The Canadiens will stage the 2022 event at the Bell Centre more than two years after the 2020 draft was moved to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Raducanu back in Britain and in demand after US Open win

Raducanu back in Britain and in demand after US Open win

She’s been on American talk shows, attended the Met Gala, ticked off a “bucket list” item by visiting the New York Stock Exchange, and chatted to Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton — a major deal for a big motorsports fan.

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process.
IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for more vaccines

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for more vaccines

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Olympic teams were urged Friday by the IOC to request more Chinese and Pfizer vaccines ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, which will be held in the country where the coronavirus outbreak started.
Juventus reports 210 million euros in losses amid pandemic

Juventus reports 210 million euros in losses amid pandemic

TURIN, Italy — Juventus reported a loss of 210 million euros ($250 million) for the 2020-21 financial year on Friday, attributed mainly to the pandemic’s effect on the transfer market and ticket sales.
NZ abandons cricket tour of Pakistan over security concerns

NZ abandons cricket tour of Pakistan over security concerns

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday over security concerns that mystified the hosts, just before the Black Caps’ first scheduled match in Pakistan in 18 years.

Canadian figure skating pair James, Radford make international debut

PIERREFONDS, Que. — Canadian figure skating pair Eric Radford and Vanessa James made their international debut Thursday and sit second after the short program in the Autumn Classic International.