This has been the NFL’s worst week.
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LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather worked far too hard against Marcos Maidana their last time out to have to do it again in the rematch Saturday night.
Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 — the Eagles’ first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.
Zack Greinke smiled wider each time he looked at the scoreboard at AT&T Park.
ATLANTA — Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose.
JOLIET, Ill.— Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR’s championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Americans Bob and Mike Bryan capped a remarkable week with another celebratory chest bump on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities in Texas issued an arrest warrant Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. He was swiftly benched by his team for this weekend’s game against New England.
SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.
NEW YORK — Hours after the players’ union voted Friday to accept an NFL proposal on drug policy changes that included HGH testing, the league says it is not a done deal.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.
MILWAUKEE — The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game Thursday night. They’ve likely lost slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene at Miller Park.
BALTIMORE — After four days of news and speculation, twists and turns, best guesses and worst fears, a football game broke out Thursday night in Baltimore.
By Greg Cote
MADRID (AP) — France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.