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Kaepernick's lawyer predicts NFL return2/17/2019 3:57:50 PM Now that Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion grievances with the NFL, the next step is getting him back in the league, his lawyer said Saturday night.Qatar aims to build $20 billion sports sector ahead of World Cup2/17/2019 1:59:16 PM Qatar wants to attract more sports companies to the Gulf state, aiming to develop a $20 billion sports sector ahead of the 2022 World Cup, a senior official said on Sunday.Golf: Fox beats Otaegui for maiden European Tour title at World Super 62/17/2019 10:05:18 AM Ryan Fox claim his maiden European Tour title with a comprehensive 3&2 victory over Spaniard Adrian Otaegui in the final of the World Super 6 at Perth's Lake Karrinyup Country Club on Sunday.NHL roundup: Allen's shutout lifts Blues to ninth straight win2/17/2019 9:04:40 AM Jake Allen made 32 saves for his second shutout of the season, Vladimir Tarasenko and Zach Sanford scored 57 seconds apart, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday in Denver.Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Kentucky takes down No. 1 Tennessee2/17/2019 7:21:05 AM PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky flexed its muscles in taking down No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in a Southeastern Conference showdown Saturday night in Lexington, Ky.ATP roundup: Wawrinka snaps 20-month finals drought2/17/2019 4:55:32 AM Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka defeated top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship match of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.Tennis: Opelka stings top seed Isner again to reach New York Open final2/17/2019 4:12:54 AM Reilly Opelka saved six match points and blasted 43 aces to hand John Isner another crushing loss as he stunned the top seed 6-7(8) 7-6(14) 7-6(4) in the semi-finals of the New York Open on Saturday.Golf-Thomas leads Scott by one shot early in third round at Riviera2/17/2019 3:19:10 AM Justin Thomas eagled the first hole and took the sole lead early in the third round at the Genesis Open in Los Angeles on Saturday as Tiger Woods made a charge at a tournament he has never won.Golf: Kuchar hopes belated caddie payment preserves reputation2/17/2019 2:21:24 AM Matt Kuchar said on Saturday he had been stubborn and hard-headed over the furor surrounding his $5,000 payout to a substitute caddie from his Mayakoba Classic winner's take, but hoped the incident would not ruin his reputation.NFL notebook: Tebow gave advice to QB Murray2/17/2019 2:18:30 AM Deciding between an NFL or MLB career might have been difficult, but Kyler Murray found one pro athlete with a common bond, as well as a Heisman Trophy, who could give him some major league advice.MLB notebook: Sabathia retiring after 2019 season2/17/2019 2:03:30 AM New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, a Cy Young Award winner and the major league's active leader in strikeouts and innings pitched, confirmed Saturday this will be his final season.Di Grassi seizes Mexico Formula E win at the line2/17/2019 12:40:52 AM Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi seized a last-gasp victory in a wild finish to the Mexico City ePrix on Saturday, with Belgian Jerome d'Ambrosio returning to the top of the all-electric Formula E standings.Former U.S. Open champion 'Gene the Machine' Littler dies at 882/16/2019 10:52:28 PM Californian Gene Littler, a U.S. Open champion and Hall of Fame golfer, has died at the age of 88, the PGA Tour announced on Saturday.Tennis-Top seed Thiem knocked out by home favorite Schwartzman2/16/2019 10:27:33 PM Local favorite Diego Schwartzman recovered from a shaky start to overcome top seed Dominic Thiem 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) on Saturday and set up a final showdown with Italy's Marco Cecchinato at the Argentina Open.Wawrinka outlasts Nishikori in Rotterdam, faces Monfils in final2/16/2019 9:56:59 PM Three-times Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka battled past Kei Nishikori 6-2 4-6 6-4 at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Saturday to set up a final against Frenchman Gael Monfils.Soccer: Argentines pay tribute to Sala at special memorial2/16/2019 8:30:33 PM Grieving Argentines paid tribute to footballer Emiliano Sala on Saturday at a special memorial in his home region of Santa Fe.Mertens stuns Halep to lift Qatar Open title2/16/2019 7:51:34 PM Belgium's Elise Mertens rallied from a set down to beat top seed Simona Halep 3-6 6-4 6-3 and clinch her first Premier-level title at the Qatar Open on Saturday.NBA and FIBA to launch pro league in Africa2/16/2019 6:02:27 PM The NBA's first professional basketball league outside of North America will begin in Africa next year, the NBA and the sport's global governing body announced on Saturday.Ethiopia's Tefera breaks world indoor 1,500m record2/16/2019 4:32:15 PM Ethiopia's Samuel Tefera broke the long-standing world indoor 1,500 metres record when he clocked three minutes, 31.04 seconds at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Birmingham, England on Saturday.Alpine skiing: Shiffrin wins fourth successive world slalom gold2/16/2019 3:24:56 PM American Mikaela Shiffrin became the first Alpine skier to win the same event at four successive world championships with a thrilling victory in the slalom on Saturday.