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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine tallies more than $4B in Q2 sales

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine brought in more than $4 billion in second-quarter sales, helping to push the vaccine developer into a profit. The company also said Thursday an analysis showed that its vaccine remains 93% effective as much as six months after the second dose. Moderna's announcement ...

AAC’s Aresco: Did not plot with ESPN to poach other leagues

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco vehemently denied that his league has ever "plotted" with ESPN to undermine another conference by poaching its schools. Aresco addressed conference realignment Wednesday during the AAC's ...

Packers’ Rodgers: Relationship with GM ‘work in progress’

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said his relationship with general manager Brian Gutekunst is a "work in progress," but he has nothing but affection for the man Gutekunst drafted as his possible replacement: backup Jordan Love. Rodgers returned ...

Lions defense a work in progress, has nowhere to go but up

By JEREMY REISMAN Associated Press ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Defensively, the Detroit Lions have nowhere to go but up as head coach Dan Campbell prepares for his first season. Last year's squad finished last in the NFL in both points (519) and yards (6,716) allowed, the worst marks in the ...

DoorDash to the NFL: How 2 Washington players made ends meet

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sammis Reyes got in his car, put on podcasts and tried to learn something while he was driving. Sam Cosmi borrowed his sister's car to make the most out of the mileage. The destination was a stranger's front step. Long before they ...

Indy 500 winner Castroneves pumped for return at Nashville

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Helio Castroneves exhausted himself sprinting down Indianapolis Motor Speedway in celebration and then tacked on another -- a fourth at Indy! -- fence climb that left the Brazilian wanting more. An Indy record tied, Castroneves was ...

Golden eagle populations struggling in Utah and the West

SNOWVILLE, Utah (AP) — Dustin Maloney is in sagebrush country in remote northern Utah west of Snowville on a grueling hiking trip full of dust and heat and sweat. He's got one eye looking for snakes and the other on the ground so he doesn't lose his step and take a perilous fall. A team is ...

New commissioners thrust into conference realignment chaos

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners. While the Big 12 is trying to keep Oklahoma and Texas from being poached by the ...

Adam Hadwin, Ryan Armour shoot 65s to share 3M Open lead

By BRIAN HALL Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Adam Hadwin missed the weekend cuts in his last three tournaments, continuing a disappointing stretch as he dropped to 120th in the FedEx Cup standings. The 33-year-old Canadian has put himself in position to get back in contention for the ...

Bettman: Plan is to hold ’22 NHL draft in person in Montreal

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday night the plan is to hold the 2022 NHL draft at Bell Centre in Montreal, which is where the 2020 event was scheduled to take place before the pandemic forced the festivities online. The 2021 draft ...