Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa claim Rookie of the Year honors

NEW YORK - Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was a unanimous pick as NL Rookie of the Year on Monday, and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa took the American League prize.

Joe Maddon, Jeff Bannister named top managers

The Chicago Cubs' Joe Maddon and Texas' Jeff Banister have been named the NL and AL managers of the year.

Resurgent Graeme McDowell takes one-shot lead in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico - Graeme McDowell, determined to get his game turned around, saw more results Friday when he ran off seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch Friday for 8-under-par 63.

Redskins name Kirk Cousins their starting QB

...Kirk Cousins gives us the best chance to win," coach Jay Gruden said, unseating Griffin, the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year. "It's Kirk's team."Although Gruden said that it's Cousins' job for the season, not just the Sept...

North Carolina is picked to win the ACC in basketball

North Carolina is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tar Heels return one of their most-experienced lineups in seven seasons.

Fields have been strong for PGA Tour's 2015-16 season

The new PGA Tour season already is unusual because of the strength of the fields.

Mets on brink of sweeping Cubs in NLCS

CHICAGO - Daniel Murphy homered for a record-tying fifth straight game in the postseason, sending Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 5-2.

Dodgers force Game 5 with Mets behind Clayton Kershaw

...Making his postseason debut, deGrom beat Kershaw 3-1 in the series opener at Dodger Stadium. Last season's NL Rookie of the Year pitched seven scoreless innings and struck out 13, matching Tom Seaver's franchise record for a postseason game...

Lynx win Western finals opener over Mercury

MINNEAPOLIS - Maya Moore scored 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had a franchise playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury.

Falcons come-from-behind to beat Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Julio Jones caught a perfect 37-yard pass from Matt Ryan, setting up Devonta Freeman's 2-yard touchdown run with 1:14 remaining, lifting the Atlanta Falcons past the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday.