TORONTO (AP) - The New York Yankees clinched their 15th postseason berth in the last 16 years and CC Sabathia got his 21st win of the season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - George Blanda, who played longer than anyone in pro football history and racked up the most points in a career that spanned four decades, mostly with the Chicago Bears and Oakland Raiders, died Monday. He was 83.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs seem eager to stay that way.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After taking grief for "winning ugly" in their first two games, the Kansas City Chiefs went out and etched a beauty.
Jets 31, Dolphins 23
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - D.J. Beshears scored three touchdowns, including a 96-yard kickoff return, in the first half to propel Kansas to a 42-16 victory over the New Mexico State on Saturday night.
The two teams that played for the national championship last season trailed by 10 at halftime Staturday.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are achieving their goal of fielding a top NFL defense, but ringleader Patrick Willis and his crew are far from satisfied with the results two weeks into the season.
The Big East could use a few big wins this week.
MANHATTAN (AP) - When William Powell received a text message recently instructing him to report to the football office, he had a hunch it was good news.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Only one week separated the worst game of Tim Biere's life from just about the best.
Just three weeks into the NFL season and it takes some searching to find matchups between unbeaten teams.
DETROIT (AP) - Mike Aviles drove in three runs, rookie Jerrod Dyson scored three times and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Tuesday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - With their own fans surrounding them in the friendly confines of Owen Field, the Oklahoma Sooners have been practically invincible.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Paul Pierce is eager to help Shaquille O'Neal catch up to Kobe Bryant.
PEORIA, Ill. - Ron Baker scored 15 points to lead four Wichita State players in double figures and the second-ranked Shockers became the first Division I team to reach 30-0 in the regular season with a 69-49 victory over Bradley on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Winning conference titles has become so commonplace at Kansas that there were no scissors or celebrations after the Jayhawks wrapped up a share of their 10th straight championship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Florida coach Billy Donovan knows his newly top-ranked Gators are an even bigger target for opponents. They just keep finding ways to finish off victories.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Wesley Iwundu was in the right place at the right time, recovering a loose ball and answering with a three-point play to take a 57-56 lead with 55 seconds to go and give Kansas State the final boost it needed and secure a much-needed 60-56 road win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE - Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. 4 Syracuse appeared poised to secure an unusually easy victory.
LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas has received a lead donation from alumni Kent and Missy McCarthy to help finance the first phase of the Fieldhouse Apartments project, which will house basketball players and other students.