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LeBron says Rockets GM 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA on Monday, saying that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong this month. Morey's tweet of support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Oct. 4 set off a firestorm, prompting Chinese sponsors and partners to cut ties with the league and the National Basketball Association (NBA) to answer difficult questions about free speech. "

Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

South Korean football fans will be left in the dark as their national team play in North Korea for the first time in 30 years on Tuesday, with Pyongyang refusing to broadcast the World Cup qualifier live amid a return of chilled relations with Seoul.

NFL notebook: Bucs sticking with INT-prone Winston

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said Monday that Jameis Winston will remain his team's starting quarterback despite throwing a career-worst five interceptions Sunday in a loss to the Carolina Panthers in London.

Stephen Jones: Cowboys coach Garrett safe

The Cowboys' third straight loss, to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday, hasn't changed the thoughts of Dallas executive vice president Stephen Jones about the future of head coach Jason Garrett.

MLB notebook: Mets reportedly bring in Perez for interview

The New York Mets are considering ESPN analyst Eduardo Perez in their managerial search, according to SNY.tv, which reported he was in New York on Monday for a second interview.

England made a big statement against racist abuse, says Southgate

England made a significant statement against racism by beating Bulgaria 6-0 in a Euro 2020 qualifier that was twice halted by the referee after abuse of the visiting players, manager Gareth Southgate said on Monday.

England thrash Bulgaria after game halted over racist abuse

England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in a Euro 2020 Group A clash marred by racist incidents in the first half that stopped the game.

Racist abuse blights Bulgaria-England qualifier

Racist abuse cast a blight over a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed at black players from the visiting team.

Bulgaria coach and players say did not hear racist abuse

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov and several of his players said they did not hear any racist abuse directed toward the England team on Monday during their side's 6-0 defeat in a Euro 2020 qualifier that was twice halted by the referee.

Mets interviewing ESPN’s Perez for managerial job

The New York Mets are considering ESPN analyst Eduardo Perez in their managerial search, according to SNY.tv, which reported he was in New York on Monday for a second interview.

Federer confirms Tokyo Olympics participation

Roger Federer confirmed his participation in next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo and said on Monday that he had listened to his heart before making the decision.

Cardinals CB Peterson returns from PED suspension

Veteran Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson announced his return from a six-game suspension Monday morning with a tweet: "GOING TO WORK!!!!"

Doping: CAS to hear Sun's case in public on Nov. 15

China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will answer allegations about anti-doping violations in an open court hearing on Nov. 15, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday.

Illinois, Nebraska to meet in Ireland in 2021

Nebraska and Illinois will open their 2021 seasons in Dublin, Ireland.

Formula One teams divided ahead of key 2021 talks

Formula One teams will seek to overcome their divisions at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday that represents a last chance to find agreement on a 2021 rules overhaul before an end-October deadline.

Hamilton sees F1 title race going on beyond Mexico

Lewis Hamilton expects he will have to wait beyond Mexico, the next race on the calendar and one that could be a struggle for his Mercedes team, to secure his sixth Formula One world championship.

Brady says he won't ask Gronkowski to return to Patriots

Tom Brady said Monday he won't ask Rob Gronkowski to end his retirement to return to the New England Patriots.

Saudi soccer players visit Jerusalem Muslim holy site

Players from Saudi Arabia's national soccer team traveled to Jerusalem's Old City on Monday to pray at one of Islam's holiest sites.

How Cousins, Diggs and the Vikings torched the Eagles

Looking at a passing attack that bottomed out just two weeks ago in Chicago, the Minnesota Vikings and Kirk Cousins sure righted things in a heartbeat.