Darvish denies gambling as MLB looks into brother's arrest

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish said he is not and has never been involved in gambling activities amid a Major League Baseball investigation after the arrest of his younger brother in Japan.


Spieth's top goal in 2016: Winning the Ryder Cup with US

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Forget the majors, forget an Olympic gold medal: Jordan Spieth's big goal in 2016 is winning the Ryder Cup with the United States.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR expands Chase format to other 2 national series

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is expanding its Chase format to include its feeder series, meaning the champions from the Xfinity and Truck Series will now be crowned in a four-driver shootout at the season finale.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer