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HS FOOTBALL | MIDDLEBOROUGH 24, ROCKLAND 13

Led by Jacob Briggs, Middleborough passes key South Shore test against Rockland

The junior completed 10 of 12 passes for 150 yards and four touchdowns as the Sachems (5-1) handed the Bulldogs their first loss of the season.

Sports Log
FILE - Women's basketball coach Dawn Staley and South Carolina have agreed to a new, seven-year contract that will pay her $2.9 million this season and grow to $3.5 million in the final season.

Dawn Staley and South Carolina agree to seven-year, $22.4 million deal, making her one of highest-paid women’s college basketball coaches

South Carolina said in a statement the new deal makes Staley the highest-paid Black coach in women’s basketball and one of the highest-paid coaches in the sport.

NFL notebook
The Cardinals have been beset with COVID-19 issues, with linebacker Chandler Jones the latest player to land on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

COVID-19 issues mount for Arizona Cardinals

The team is one positive test away from going into intensive protocols.

NHL
The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin needs 163 goals to pass Wayne Gretzky's all-time record.

The Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores twice in season opener to pass Marcel Dionne for fifth in goals

Ovechkin scored his 731st and 732nd goals in the Capitals' 5-1 win over the Rangers.

Adam Schefter, 54, has been with ESPN since 2009.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter says running his completed story by Bruce Allen was ‘a step too far’

The e-mail spurred criticism of Schefter for committing what some viewed as a violation of journalistic ethics.

Men's World Cup qualifier | US 2, Costa Rica 1
Sergiño Dest (right) answered for the United States after Costa Rica took a 1-0 lead in the first minute of Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.

Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest spark US men to 2-1 win over Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier

Weah scored his second international goal in the 66th minute after Dest started the comeback from a 1-0 first-minute deficit,

NFL notebook
Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has made some progress since suffering a concussion last weekend against the Cowboys.

Giants QB Daniel Jones could play if he clears concussion protocol

Jones remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol and it is unlikely he’ll practice Thursday.

NFL
Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Wednesday.

Washington Football Team offered money in exchange for public silence about workplace, former employees say

The team tried to silence female former team employees who allege they endured sexual harassment while working there.