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Here is the latest SEC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:30am

Lessons learned at home have propelled J.R. Reed to a leading role in Georgia's secondary. The fifth-year senior has started 32 consecutive games at safety for the No. 3 Bulldogs, who face a huge challenge this weekend when they host No. 7 Notre Dame. Reed is the son of former NFL receiver Jake Reed, who played in the league for a dozen seasons with Minnesota and New Orleans.

Here is the latest ACC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:30am

No. 1 Clemson is looking for consistency from quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne. The preseason Heisman Trophy candidates have been impressive at times but Lawrence has thrown five interceptions, more than the four picks he had all of last year. Etienne opened with a career best 205 yards rushing and three TDs against Georgia Tech. But he's gained 129 yards and no touchdowns since.

Here is the latest Big Ten Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:30am

No. 6 Ohio State is making it look easy in the run up to the Big Ten slate. The Buckeyes overwhelmed FAU, Cincinnati and Indiana by a combined 138-31. They're again multi-touchdown favorites as they host Miami of Ohio on Saturday before they get into the meat of conference games. They are playing efficiently on both sides of the ball and are piling up some gaudy numbers.

Here is the latest Big 12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:30am

The numbers say Oklahoma's defense has improved this season. Last season, Oklahoma ranked 114th out of 129 schools in total defense and 101st in scoring defense. This season, the Sooners rank 46th nationally out of 130 teams in scoring defense and 58th in total defense. An aggressive, ball-hawking unit led by new coordinator Alex Grinch has done its part in the fifth-ranked Sooners' 3-0 start.

Canadian ice dancing stars Virtue, Moir announce retirement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:55am

I can't put that into words," Moir said in the video. "I'm not going to be emotional, this is my first selfie video ever and I'm not going to cry in it."

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 18th - 12:18am

Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco — like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox.

Seager drives in 4 runs in Dodgers' 7-5 win over Rays

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 18th - 12:12am

Corey Seager drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 Tuesday night.

Rojas has 6 RBIs, Marlins power past D-backs 12-6

David Brandt, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:39pm

Miguel Rojas had a career-high six RBIs, including a three-run double, and the Miami Marlins rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-6 on Tuesday night.

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:49pm

Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Delle Donne, Meesseman help Mystics edge Aces, 97-95

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 10:08pm

The Washington Mystics were thrilled to pull out a close win in the playoffs.

Kenrick, Corbin power Nationals to 6-2 win over Cardinals

Warren Mayes, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 9:56pm

Howie Kendrick finished a double shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night.

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:46pm

Marcus Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Tuesday night to boost their flickering playoff hopes.

Cubs lose 4-2 to Gray, Reds

Matt Carlson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:40pm

The Chicago Cubs were shut down by Sonny Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Cincinnati Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning.

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:06pm

Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

Dellin Betances tore Achilles in return to Yankees

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 9:04pm

Dellin Betances' season appears to be over after just eight pitches.

Hoskins, Pirela hit 2-run HRs as Phillies stop Braves 5-4

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:58pm

Rhys Hoskins and Jose Pirela hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel in Philadelphia's five-run fourth inning and the Phillies escaped in the ninth to beat Atlanta 5-4 on Tuesday night and prevent the Braves from moving closer to clinching the NL East.

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

Todd Karpovich, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:48pm

Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Indians win 15th straight over Tigers with 7-2 victory

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:26pm

Adam Plutko pitched six effective innings, rookie Oscar Mercado homered and the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 7-2 on Tuesday night for their 15th straight victory against the Tigers.

Correction: Missy Franklin Weds story

The Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 8:24pm

In a story Sept. 16 about Missy Franklin's wedding, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was the first woman to win four gold medals in a single Olympics in any sport.

Severino sharp in season debut, Yanks top Angels 8-0

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 17th - 8:07pm

Luis Severino pitched four dominant innings and reached 98.8 mph in his injury-delayed season debut for the Yankees, an 8-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night that moved New York to the brink of clinching its 21st postseason appearance in 25 years.