MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo was walking off the field, a winner once again at Old Trafford, when two young fans brandishing cell phones attempted to get to the Portugal superstar. One was rugby-tackled to the ground by security staff; the other was forcibly held back. But the five-time world player of the year hung around and, with a broad smile, eventually gave them the selfie they craved.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks may not win a lot of games this season. Not to worry. There will be plenty of options other than basketball for fans after a nearly $200 million arena renovation. Want to work on your swing? Check out the golf suites. Need a trim? Yep, there's a barber shop.
BOSTON (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu is used to pitching in big moments and on big stages. Four years before being signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012, the South Korean left-hander was on the mound for his home country when it defeated Cuba in the gold medal game of the 2008 Summer Olympics in China.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is doubling down on his Club World Cup plans with a proposal for an expanded annual tournament despite European soccer's resistance to any competition that challenges the supremacy of the Champions League, a person with knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Rams are in seventh heaven. The Rams (7-0) remain the league's only unbeaten team after a 39-10 rout of the San Francisco 49ers. They will look to stay unbeaten when they host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. And the Rams are the unanimous top team in the latest AP Pro32 poll for the fifth consecutive week. They received all 12 first-place votes and 384 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who regularly cover the NFL.
For the 2nd consecutive season, the Fresno State Bulldogs took out the Lobos in convincing fashion, as they won at DreamStyle Stadium on Saturday 38-7. With this loss, the Lobos are now 3-4 overall and 1-2 in MW Conference play.
The 2018-2019 Lobo Women's Basketball team was on display Saturday morning at the Pit, as fans had the chance to watch the team practice, scrimmage, and even get autographs from the players at the conclusion.
Terry Armstrong is checking out Paul Weir and the University of New Mexico Lobos men's basketball program this weekend. Armstrong arrived in Albuquerque Friday in time for the Lobos Cherry and Silver scrimmage.