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  • Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

    Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:55:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Carlos Vela celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Carlos Vela celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.More >>
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.More >>
  • Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

    Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:55:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
  • Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

    Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
  • Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters

    Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Erica Bougard clears the bar during the heptathlon high jump at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Erica Bougard clears the bar during the heptathlon high jump at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Shelby Houlihan stormed past Jenny Simpson to win the women's 1,500 meters at the USATF national outdoor championships in Des Moines.More >>
    Shelby Houlihan stormed past Jenny Simpson to win the women's 1,500 meters at the USATF national outdoor championships in Des Moines.More >>
  • Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
  • Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

    Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:11 GMT
    Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship.More >>
    Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship.More >>
  • Paul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in Travelers

    Paul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in Travelers

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:46:57 GMT
    (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP). Large galleries form around the course as players like Jordan Spieth walks onto the first green during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP). Large galleries form around the course as players like Jordan Spieth walks onto the first green during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship.More >>
    Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship.More >>
  • Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

    Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:46:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.More >>
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.More >>
  • Lee, Hataoka tied after 2 rounds at NW Arkansas Championship

    Lee, Hataoka tied after 2 rounds at NW Arkansas Championship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:46:30 GMT
    Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka each shot 6-under 65 to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship.More >>
    Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka each shot 6-under 65 to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship.More >>
  • Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

    Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:46:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a New York Mets batter during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 23, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a New York Mets batter during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 23, 2018, in New York.
    Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3.More >>
  • Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup

    Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0.
    Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup.More >>
    Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup.More >>
  • The Latest: FIFA to help find men who attacked Croatia fan

    The Latest: FIFA to help find men who attacked Croatia fan

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Ahmed Musa has made a spectacular entrance into the World Cup by scoring twice in Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland.More >>
    Ahmed Musa has made a spectacular entrance into the World Cup by scoring twice in Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland.More >>
  • Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland

    Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:44:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup and gave Argentina a gift.More >>
    Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup and gave Argentina a gift.More >>
  • Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

    Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:34:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central...(AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central...
    Central African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake.More >>
    Central African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake.More >>
  • Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice

    Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:34:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Friday, June 22, 2018. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Friday, June 22, 2018. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posted the top two times during the opening practice session for Formula One's French Grand Prix on Friday.More >>
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posted the top two times during the opening practice session for Formula One's French Grand Prix on Friday.More >>
  • UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

    UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:25:05 GMT
    A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.More >>
    A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.More >>
  • Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:15:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.More >>
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.More >>
  • Michigan State approves $500 million bond for settlement

    Michigan State approves $500 million bond for settlement

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:14:45 GMT
    (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...(Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
  • The Latest: Musa gives Nigeria 1-0 lead vs Iceland

    The Latest: Musa gives Nigeria 1-0 lead vs Iceland

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:13:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo, left, and his teammates attend Costa Rica's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersb...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo, left, and his teammates attend Costa Rica's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersb...
    Costa Rica is starting Bryan Oviedo ahead of Francisco Calvo in an attacking change for the World Cup match against Brazil in St. Petersburg.More >>
    Costa Rica is starting Bryan Oviedo ahead of Francisco Calvo in an attacking change for the World Cup match against Brazil in St. Petersburg.More >>
  • Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

    Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:07:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Rasmus Dahlin, left, and Adam Boqvist, both of Sweden, share photos on social media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL hockey draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Rasmus Dahlin, left, and Adam Boqvist, both of Sweden, share photos on social media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL hockey draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.
    The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process.More >>
    The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process.More >>
  • Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

    Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:05:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 20...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 20...
    Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup.More >>
    Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup.More >>
  • The 1994 own goal that led to murder of Colombian WCup star

    The 1994 own goal that led to murder of Colombian WCup star

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-06-24 03:53:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi, right, is shown a yellow card by Uzbekistan's referee Ravshan Irmatov during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Nov...(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi, right, is shown a yellow card by Uzbekistan's referee Ravshan Irmatov during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Nov...
    Former U.S. National Team defender and captain Marcelo Balboa and filmmaker Michael Zimbalist join co-host Jim Litke to recount tragic death of Andres Escobar.More >>
    Former U.S. National Team defender and captain Marcelo Balboa and filmmaker Michael Zimbalist join co-host Jim Litke to recount tragic death of Andres Escobar.More >>
  • After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

    After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-06-24 03:34:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Kieran Trippier looks back after getting the darts from the board as he plays an impromptu game with a member of the media before speaking to journalists at the England media centre in Repino, near St Petersburg, Ru...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Kieran Trippier looks back after getting the darts from the board as he plays an impromptu game with a member of the media before speaking to journalists at the England media centre in Repino, near St Petersburg, Ru...
    A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach, threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its traveling media pack.More >>
    A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach, threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its traveling media pack.More >>
  • England, injured coach want no more surprises against Panama

    England, injured coach want no more surprises against Panama

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:54:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England head coach Gareth Southgate, his right arm in a sling after dislocating his shoulder during England's scheduled day off on Wednesday, watches his players take part in a training session for the England team at the 201...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England head coach Gareth Southgate, his right arm in a sling after dislocating his shoulder during England's scheduled day off on Wednesday, watches his players take part in a training session for the England team at the 201...
    England and injured coach want no more surprises against World Cup first-timer Panama.More >>
    England and injured coach want no more surprises against World Cup first-timer Panama.More >>
  • Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured

    Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:53:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketba...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketba...
    General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the San Antonio Spurs.More >>
    General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the San Antonio Spurs.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run

    LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:45:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar, right, smiles as Elvis Andrus congratulates him after Profar scored on a two-run single by Delino DeShields off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar, right, smiles as Elvis Andrus congratulates him after Profar scored on a two-run single by Delino DeShields off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday...
    LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run, Yankees in scoring slump, Harper struggling.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run, Yankees in scoring slump, Harper struggling.More >>
  • Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguise

    Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguise

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:43:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...
    AP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game.More >>
    AP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game.More >>
  • No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped

    No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:23:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Arizona's DeAndre Ayton speaks to reporters during a media availability with the top basketball prospects in the NBA Draft, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Arizona's DeAndre Ayton speaks to reporters during a media availability with the top basketball prospects in the NBA Draft, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York.
    It could be a big night for big men in the NBA draft.More >>
    It could be a big night for big men in the NBA draft.More >>
  • Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

    Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, centre, exercises with his teammates during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersbu...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, centre, exercises with his teammates during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersbu...
    Big-timers Brazil and first-timers Iceland hit the pitch Friday at opposite ends of the World Cup spectrum.More >>
    Big-timers Brazil and first-timers Iceland hit the pitch Friday at opposite ends of the World Cup spectrum.More >>
  • Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup

    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:13:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah prays on the ground after scoring a penalty during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah prays on the ground after scoring a penalty during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup experience because of belief that the nation's team and youth programs discriminate.More >>
    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup experience because of belief that the nation's team and youth programs discriminate.More >>
  • Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions

    Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:04:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A police van drives near brightly colored apartment buildings, near the Mordavia Arena, one of the stadiums where matches of the 2018 soccer World Cup are played, in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A police van drives near brightly colored apartment buildings, near the Mordavia Arena, one of the stadiums where matches of the 2018 soccer World Cup are played, in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    The World Cup brought a building boom to Saransk, and residents hope the benefits last beyond the final match.More >>
    The World Cup brought a building boom to Saransk, and residents hope the benefits last beyond the final match.More >>
  • Kershaw dazzles, then struggles in 3-inning return from DL

    Kershaw dazzles, then struggles in 3-inning return from DL

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:55:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Kershaw is set to make a sur...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Kershaw is set to make a sur...
    Clayton Kershaw has been activated from the disabled list and is set to pitch despite a shaky forecast at Citi Field.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw has been activated from the disabled list and is set to pitch despite a shaky forecast at Citi Field.More >>
  • Back at Sonoma, Truex works to build momentum

    Back at Sonoma, Truex works to build momentum

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:24:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Truex hopes to continue the good times this weekend at Sonoma Raceway ...(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Truex hopes to continue the good times this weekend at Sonoma Raceway ...
    Back at Sonoma, NASCAR's defending champion Martin Truex Jr. works to build momentum.More >>
    Back at Sonoma, NASCAR's defending champion Martin Truex Jr. works to build momentum.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Herrera on home run roll, Trout a DH

    LEADING OFF: Herrera on home run roll, Trout a DH

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:24:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadi...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadi...
    LEADING OFF: Herrera on home run roll, D-backs bashing Bucs, Ichiro in disguise, Chicago twinbill.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Herrera on home run roll, D-backs bashing Bucs, Ichiro in disguise, Chicago twinbill.More >>
  • A mom's fairytale draft spoiled by employer _ the 76ers

    A mom's fairytale draft spoiled by employer _ the 76ers

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:24:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    A mom's NBA draft fairy tale ending spoiled by employer _ the 76ers.More >>
    A mom's NBA draft fairy tale ending spoiled by employer _ the 76ers.More >>
  • Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

    Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:24:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in San Francisco.
    Madison Bumgarner pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win this season, Mark Melancon earned his first save in a year and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-0.More >>
    Madison Bumgarner pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win this season, Mark Melancon earned his first save in a year and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-0.More >>
  • Behind the scenes of Kevin Huerter's draft moment

    Behind the scenes of Kevin Huerter's draft moment

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Reynolds). CORRECTS LOCATION TO REXFORD, N.Y., NOT CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Kevin Huerter, in blue at center right, sits with his sister Jillian; brother Thomas Jr.; mother, Erin; sister Meghan; and father, Thomas Sr., during an NBA basketbal...(AP Photo/Tim Reynolds). CORRECTS LOCATION TO REXFORD, N.Y., NOT CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Kevin Huerter, in blue at center right, sits with his sister Jillian; brother Thomas Jr.; mother, Erin; sister Meghan; and father, Thomas Sr., during an NBA basketbal...
    The hardest part of NBA draft night for Kevin Huerter was keeping a straight face.More >>
    The hardest part of NBA draft night for Kevin Huerter was keeping a straight face.More >>
  • Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:15:29 GMT
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.More >>
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.More >>
  • Mavs go Euro with rebuild again, trading up for Luka Doncic

    Mavs go Euro with rebuild again, trading up for Luka Doncic

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:14:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Luka Doncic, who plays for Real Madrid, poses for a picture with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after Doncic was picked third overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Luka Doncic, who plays for Real Madrid, poses for a picture with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after Doncic was picked third overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    AP source: Dallas Mavericks swap picks to get versatile guard Luka Doncic.More >>
    AP source: Dallas Mavericks swap picks to get versatile guard Luka Doncic.More >>
  • Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at CWS to make bracket final

    Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at CWS to make bracket final

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:14:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after scoring a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Florida won 9-6.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after scoring a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Florida won 9-6.
    Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at College World Series to make bracket final.More >>
    Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at College World Series to make bracket final.More >>
  • Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

    Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:13:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Arizona's Deandre Ayton, right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after he was picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Arizona's Deandre Ayton, right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after he was picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    The Phoenix Suns have long coveted a young center to build a team around. Now they have one.More >>
    The Phoenix Suns have long coveted a young center to build a team around. Now they have one.More >>
  • Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:07:40 GMT
    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.More >>
    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.More >>
  • The Latest: ACC leads the way with 6 first-round draft picks

    The Latest: ACC leads the way with 6 first-round draft picks

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:54:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, in Cleveland. James has until June 29 to exerc...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, in Cleveland. James has until June 29 to exerc...
    Even on NBA draft night, some in Philadelphia is already thinking about free agency and the pursuit of LeBron James.More >>
    Even on NBA draft night, some in Philadelphia is already thinking about free agency and the pursuit of LeBron James.More >>
  • 76ers send Bridges to Phoenix for Smith in 1st-round swap

    76ers send Bridges to Phoenix for Smith in 1st-round swap

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:44:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Mikal Bridges to the Phoenix Suns for Zhaire Smith in a swap of first-round draft pick.More >>
    The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Mikal Bridges to the Phoenix Suns for Zhaire Smith in a swap of first-round draft pick.More >>
  • Plenty of trade chatter heading into NHL draft

    Plenty of trade chatter heading into NHL draft

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:33:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) skates with the puck during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals, ...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) skates with the puck during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals, ...
    General managers looking to make moves at the NHL draft found out the salary cap for next season will be $79.5 million, an increase of $4.5 million from last year.More >>
    General managers looking to make moves at the NHL draft found out the salary cap for next season will be $79.5 million, an increase of $4.5 million from last year.More >>
  • NHL draft action likely to begin with Montreal's 3rd pick

    NHL draft action likely to begin with Montreal's 3rd pick

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). NHL Draft prospect Rasmus Dahlin, of Sweden, talks to the media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL Draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). NHL Draft prospect Rasmus Dahlin, of Sweden, talks to the media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL Draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.
    The Montreal Canadiens can make the first real move with the third pick in the NHL draft.More >>
    The Montreal Canadiens can make the first real move with the third pick in the NHL draft.More >>
  • Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

    Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:13:22 GMT
    The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach.More >>
    The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach.More >>
  • Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames

    Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:05:50 GMT
    The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.More >>
    The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.More >>
  • Trout limited to DH with finger sprain as Angels host Jays

    Trout limited to DH with finger sprain as Angels host Jays

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:03:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first base after hitting a two-run single during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first base after hitting a two-run single during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.
    Mike Trout will be the Los Angeles Angels' designated hitter for his 1,000th career game Thursday night because of a sprained right index finger.More >>
    Mike Trout will be the Los Angeles Angels' designated hitter for his 1,000th career game Thursday night because of a sprained right index finger.More >>
  • Arenado homers, drives in 5 as Rockies beat Mets, 6-4

    Arenado homers, drives in 5 as Rockies beat Mets, 6-4

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:53:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver.
    Arenado homers for third straight game and drives in 5 to lead Rockies past Mets, 6-4.More >>
    Arenado homers for third straight game and drives in 5 to lead Rockies past Mets, 6-4.More >>
  • Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:53:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE  - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...(AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >>
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >>
  • Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

    Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:53:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). CORRECTS PLAYER TO SANDY LEON, INSTEAD OF XANDER BOGAERTS - Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon drives in a run with a hit off Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Minneap...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). CORRECTS PLAYER TO SANDY LEON, INSTEAD OF XANDER BOGAERTS - Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon drives in a run with a hit off Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Minneap...
    Rick Porcello allows one hit; Red Sox avoid sweep by beating Minnesota 9-2.More >>
    Rick Porcello allows one hit; Red Sox avoid sweep by beating Minnesota 9-2.More >>
  • Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

    Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:53:34 GMT
    Zack Johnson has shot a first-round 63 to take an early lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.More >>
    Zack Johnson has shot a first-round 63 to take an early lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.More >>
  • The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group

    The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:46:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil's Neymar, left and Thiago Silva talk to other players during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Rus...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil's Neymar, left and Thiago Silva talk to other players during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Rus...
    Thiago Silva is upset with teammate Neymar for shouting at him during Brazil's tense 2-0 win over Costa Rica.More >>
    Thiago Silva is upset with teammate Neymar for shouting at him during Brazil's tense 2-0 win over Costa Rica.More >>
  • IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

    IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:46:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file). FILE - In this May 21, 2018 file photo Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Wickens is retur...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file). FILE - In this May 21, 2018 file photo Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Wickens is retur...
    Robert Wickens is returning to Road America with a full-time ride a year after taking his first IndyCar spin as a practice driver.More >>
    Robert Wickens is returning to Road America with a full-time ride a year after taking his first IndyCar spin as a practice driver.More >>
  • Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

    Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:24:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the third goal of Croatia during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the third goal of Croatia during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2...
    Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.More >>
    Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.More >>
  • Judge, Andujar HR, Yankees top Mariners 4-3 for 3-game sweep

    Judge, Andujar HR, Yankees top Mariners 4-3 for 3-game sweep

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:14:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino, right, looks on during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino, right, looks on during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
    Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 for a three-game sweep.More >>
    Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 for a three-game sweep.More >>
  • Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face Costa Rica

    Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face Costa Rica

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:13:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar, right, leaves a training session because of pain in his right ankle, in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar, right, leaves a training session because of pain in his right ankle, in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.
    Neymar will start for Brazil in an unchanged lineup against Costa Rica on Friday at the World Cup.More >>
    Neymar will start for Brazil in an unchanged lineup against Costa Rica on Friday at the World Cup.More >>
  • Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

    Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:53:58 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP). Professional tennis player Serena Williams appears at an event to launch a national street art campaign with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to make domestic violence and financial abuse visible, at TicTail Market...(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP). Professional tennis player Serena Williams appears at an event to launch a national street art campaign with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to make domestic violence and financial abuse visible, at TicTail Market...
    Serena Williams says young boys, and girls, need to educated about the dangers of domestic abuse.More >>
    Serena Williams says young boys, and girls, need to educated about the dangers of domestic abuse.More >>
  • Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

    Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:53:51 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018...
    Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights.More >>
    Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights.More >>
  • Indians reliever Miller won't throw off mound for 10 days

    Indians reliever Miller won't throw off mound for 10 days

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:46:43 GMT
    Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won't throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there's no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.More >>
    Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won't throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there's no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.More >>
  • Marlins' Straily suspended 5 games, Mattingly for 1 game

    Marlins' Straily suspended 5 games, Mattingly for 1 game

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:44:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Straily, right, speaks with home plate umpire Andy Fletcher after Straily hit San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey with a pitch and was ejected by Fletcher during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesd...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Straily, right, speaks with home plate umpire Andy Fletcher after Straily hit San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey with a pitch and was ejected by Fletcher during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesd...
    Miami pitcher Dan Straily has been suspended for five games for intentionally throwing a pitch at San Francisco's Buster Posey on Tuesday night while warnings were in place for both teams.More >>
    Miami pitcher Dan Straily has been suspended for five games for intentionally throwing a pitch at San Francisco's Buster Posey on Tuesday night while warnings were in place for both teams.More >>
  • In scandal's wake, USA Gymnastics elects new directors

    In scandal's wake, USA Gymnastics elects new directors

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:34:49 GMT
    Plagued recently by a sexual abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics has elected a new Board of Directors.More >>
    Plagued recently by a sexual abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics has elected a new Board of Directors.More >>
  • Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

    Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:34:48 GMT
    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson gets six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police.More >>
    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson gets six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police.More >>
  • Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup stars stifled

    Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup stars stifled

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:34:42 GMT
    (AP Foto/Andre Penner). Granit Shaka, de Suiza, trata de ayudar a Neymar, de Brasil, tras una falta en el partido del Mundial efectuado el domingo 17 de junio de 2018, en Rostov del  Don, Rusia(AP Foto/Andre Penner). Granit Shaka, de Suiza, trata de ayudar a Neymar, de Brasil, tras una falta en el partido del Mundial efectuado el domingo 17 de junio de 2018, en Rostov del Don, Rusia
    Nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play have some of the biggest names at the World Cup off to a shaky start.More >>
    Nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play have some of the biggest names at the World Cup off to a shaky start.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:34:12 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...(Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:26:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Jun...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Jun...
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after a second straight day that ended with a comeback win in stoppage time.More >>
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after a second straight day that ended with a comeback win in stoppage time.More >>
  • The Latest: Argentina collapses vs. Croatia, could go home

    The Latest: Argentina collapses vs. Croatia, could go home

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Former FIFA President Joseph Blatter arrives at a hotel in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Suspended former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian Pres...(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Former FIFA President Joseph Blatter arrives at a hotel in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Suspended former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian Pres...
    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and talked about the Russia team's good start to the World Cup.More >>
    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and talked about the Russia team's good start to the World Cup.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:13:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Croatia's Ivan Rakitic, left, scores his side's third goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Croatia's Ivan Rakitic, left, scores his side's third goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. ...
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Thursday's matches.More >>
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Thursday's matches.More >>
  • Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now

    Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:09:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and King Philippe of Belgium attend the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and King Philippe of Belgium attend the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    A polyglot of 11 million known for waffles, chocolate and beer, Belgium hopes to win a major title for the first time in its 114-year soccer history.More >>
    A polyglot of 11 million known for waffles, chocolate and beer, Belgium hopes to win a major title for the first time in its 114-year soccer history.More >>
  • Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

    Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:09:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Iceland soccer fans watch the final minutes on television of the team's loss to Nigeria in a World Cup soccer match at a sports bar, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Iceland soccer fans watch the final minutes on television of the team's loss to Nigeria in a World Cup soccer match at a sports bar, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Seattle.
    With no American team at the World Cup, Iceland's prime minister vies for US support, Landon Donovan pushes for Mexico and James Corden for England.More >>
    With no American team at the World Cup, Iceland's prime minister vies for US support, Landon Donovan pushes for Mexico and James Corden for England.More >>
  • Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

    Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:09:01 GMT
    (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...
    Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who oversaw their 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring.More >>
    Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who oversaw their 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring.More >>
  • Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

    Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:08:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored two goals each in a dominant Belgium display, leading their team over Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring game of the World Cup.More >>
    Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored two goals each in a dominant Belgium display, leading their team over Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring game of the World Cup.More >>
  • On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans to behave

    On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans to behave

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:53:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). A supporter from Mexico looks at the Saint Basil's Cathedral on the Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). A supporter from Mexico looks at the Saint Basil's Cathedral on the Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea.More >>
    Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea.More >>
  • Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk about Kosovo

    Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk about Kosovo

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:44:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri wears soccer shoes with the national flags of Switzerland and Kosovo at the official training session of the Swiss team one the eve of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 201...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri wears soccer shoes with the national flags of Switzerland and Kosovo at the official training session of the Swiss team one the eve of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 201...
    The coaches of Serbia and Switzerland only want to talk about football, not Kosovo.More >>
    The coaches of Serbia and Switzerland only want to talk about football, not Kosovo.More >>
  • Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

    Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:33:49 GMT
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
  • Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing

    Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:27:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Harry Kane attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Harry Kane attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
    For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely.More >>
    For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely.More >>
  • Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win over Peru

    Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win over Peru

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Blaise Matuidi, right holds up France's Kylian Mbappe's hand as they celebrate after Mbappe scored the opening goal of the game during the group C match between France and Peru at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yeka...(AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Blaise Matuidi, right holds up France's Kylian Mbappe's hand as they celebrate after Mbappe scored the opening goal of the game during the group C match between France and Peru at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yeka...
    Kylian Mbappe scores in 1st half, France holds on to beat Peru 1-0 and advance to the second round at the World Cup.More >>
    Kylian Mbappe scores in 1st half, France holds on to beat Peru 1-0 and advance to the second round at the World Cup.More >>
  • Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle

    Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:54:04 GMT
    (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Switzerland Roger Federer returns a ball to France's Benoit Paire in their round of 16 match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Switzerland Roger Federer returns a ball to France's Benoit Paire in their round of 16 match at the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Defending champion Roger Federer survived two match points against Benoit Paire to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 win on Thursday.More >>
    Defending champion Roger Federer survived two match points against Benoit Paire to reach the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 win on Thursday.More >>
  • FIFA criticism adds to Morocco hat-trick of World Cup losses

    FIFA criticism adds to Morocco hat-trick of World Cup losses

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:53:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, ...
    At its first World Cup in 20 years, Morocco has a horrible set of results to show for efforts on and off the field.More >>
    At its first World Cup in 20 years, Morocco has a horrible set of results to show for efforts on and off the field.More >>
  • Colombia captain wants World Cup team to use past resolve

    Colombia captain wants World Cup team to use past resolve

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:34:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Colombia's Radamel Falcao, front gestures after Colombia's Juan Quintero scored his side's first goal during the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tues...(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Colombia's Radamel Falcao, front gestures after Colombia's Juan Quintero scored his side's first goal during the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tues...
    Radamel Falcao wants Colombia to draw on its past mental strengths in the qualifiers to save its World Cup in Russia.More >>
    Radamel Falcao wants Colombia to draw on its past mental strengths in the qualifiers to save its World Cup in Russia.More >>
  • Australia gets crucial 1-1 draw with Denmark at World Cup

    Australia gets crucial 1-1 draw with Denmark at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:33:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Denmark's Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group C match between Denmark and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Denmark's Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group C match between Denmark and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Mile Jedinak's penalty kick gave Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark and new life at the World Cup.More >>
    Mile Jedinak's penalty kick gave Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark and new life at the World Cup.More >>
  • UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

    UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:33:22 GMT
    UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations, including improper workouts and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen.More >>
    UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations, including improper workouts and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen.More >>
  • AP source: Thunder's Anthony to opt in, take $28 million

    AP source: Thunder's Anthony to opt in, take $28 million

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:29:37 GMT
    AP Source: Thunder F Anthony to opt in, take $28 million.More >>
    AP Source: Thunder F Anthony to opt in, take $28 million.More >>
  • Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

    Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:23:53 GMT
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
  • World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue

    World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Stands that will be dismantled after World Cup games are seen on the right side of the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The World Cup stadium in Yekaterinburg has two stands that are b...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Stands that will be dismantled after World Cup games are seen on the right side of the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The World Cup stadium in Yekaterinburg has two stands that are b...
    World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue.More >>
    World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue.More >>
  • Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman

    Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:17:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this July 16, 2016 photo, Amelie Mauresmo, of France, speaks during an interview at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. prior to her induction ceremony. Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain Fr...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this July 16, 2016 photo, Amelie Mauresmo, of France, speaks during an interview at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. prior to her induction ceremony. Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain Fr...
    Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season.More >>
    Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season.More >>
  • Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

    Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:15:29 GMT
    The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine in fake World Cup trophies.More >>
    The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine in fake World Cup trophies.More >>
  • Outspoken Spain defenders making headlines at the World Cup

    Outspoken Spain defenders making headlines at the World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:04:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz, left, gestures to Spain's Sergio Ramos during the group B match between Iran and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz, left, gestures to Spain's Sergio Ramos during the group B match between Iran and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Spain's outspoken central defenders aren't wary of controversy, not even at the World Cup.More >>
    Spain's outspoken central defenders aren't wary of controversy, not even at the World Cup.More >>
  • Former FIFA boss Blatter revels in visit to Putin, World Cup

    Former FIFA boss Blatter revels in visit to Putin, World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:04:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves a hotel in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and talked about the Russia team's good start to t...(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves a hotel in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and talked about the Russia team's good start to t...
    Sepp Blatter came to Moscow to see Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, defying FIFA's wish that its suspended former president's visit to the World Cup would attract little attention.More >>
    Sepp Blatter came to Moscow to see Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, defying FIFA's wish that its suspended former president's visit to the World Cup would attract little attention.More >>
  • Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care

    Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:37:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Brazil hit by injures at World Cup, not even coach Tite escapes medical report.More >>
    Brazil hit by injures at World Cup, not even coach Tite escapes medical report.More >>
  • England seeks own version of 'happy football' at World Cup

    England seeks own version of 'happy football' at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:28:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Jordan Henderson and his teammates attend England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 socce...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Jordan Henderson and his teammates attend England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 socce...
    Southgate says England's young team unscathed by history and seeking its version of 'happy football'.More >>
    Southgate says England's young team unscathed by history and seeking its version of 'happy football'.More >>
  • Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

    Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:13:57 GMT
    One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.More >>
    One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.More >>
  • Hurting Neymar gets emotional at the World Cup

    Hurting Neymar gets emotional at the World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:08:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Brazil's Neymar reacts at the end of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Brazil's Neymar reacts at the end of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Neymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally.More >>
    Neymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally.More >>
  • Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

    Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:07:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Senegal's Sadio Mane smiles during the official press conference on the eve of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Senegal's Sadio Mane smiles during the official press conference on the eve of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2...
    Even a great friendship between players from the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup.More >>
    Even a great friendship between players from the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup.More >>
  • Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final

    Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:07:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their semifinal tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their semifinal tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Marin Cilic reached a second straight Queen's Club final after defeating Nick Kyrgios 7-6, 7-6.More >>
    Marin Cilic reached a second straight Queen's Club final after defeating Nick Kyrgios 7-6, 7-6.More >>
  • Panama coach very candid: England 'hardest match by far'

    Panama coach very candid: England 'hardest match by far'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:58:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Ramon Cardoze, vicepresident of the Panama FA, foreground, attends a training session of Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Ramon Cardoze, vicepresident of the Panama FA, foreground, attends a training session of Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Panama coach Hernan Gomez is calling his game with England the team's 'hardest' in the World Cup.More >>
    Panama coach Hernan Gomez is calling his game with England the team's 'hardest' in the World Cup.More >>
  • Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

    Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:53:48 GMT
    Philadelphia Phillies fan says a hot dog launched by the baseball team's mascot left her with a black eye.More >>
    Philadelphia Phillies fan says a hot dog launched by the baseball team's mascot left her with a black eye.More >>
  • Fearless Loftus-Cheek set for England chance at World Cup

    Fearless Loftus-Cheek set for England chance at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes part in a training session for the England team at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in the Spartak Zelenogorsk ground, Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes part in a training session for the England team at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in the Spartak Zelenogorsk ground, Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to start for England in place of the injured Dele Alli for the World Cup game against Panama.More >>
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to start for England in place of the injured Dele Alli for the World Cup game against Panama.More >>
  • Colombia coach gives 4-point wish list for World Cup match

    Colombia coach gives 4-point wish list for World Cup match

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:38:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 19, 2018, Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gestures during the World Cup match between Colombia and Japan at the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 19, 2018, Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gestures during the World Cup match between Colombia and Japan at the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia.
    Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gave his wish list for the team's next match against Poland, most importantly keeping all 11 players on the pitch.More >>
    Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gave his wish list for the team's next match against Poland, most importantly keeping all 11 players on the pitch.More >>
  • Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

    Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:07:15 GMT
    (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Denis Kudla during their semi final match at the Gerry Weber Open ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Denis Kudla during their semi final match at the Gerry Weber Open ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 12th Gerry Weber Open final after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday.More >>
    Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 12th Gerry Weber Open final after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday.More >>
  • Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:58:29 GMT
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.More >>
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.More >>
  • Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship

    Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:57:35 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 10, 2018, Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, right, and Chechnya's regional leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, greet soccer fans as they arrive to attend a team training session in Grozny, Russia.(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 10, 2018, Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, right, and Chechnya's regional leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, greet soccer fans as they arrive to attend a team training session in Grozny, Russia.
    Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has granted honorary citizenship to striker Mohamed Salah at a banquet held to say goodbye to Egypt's World Cup squad.More >>
    Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has granted honorary citizenship to striker Mohamed Salah at a banquet held to say goodbye to Egypt's World Cup squad.More >>
  • Brazil in control of own destiny as Tite's boldness pays off

    Brazil in control of own destiny as Tite's boldness pays off

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:37:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.More >>
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.More >>
  • Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

    Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:36:27 GMT
    Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom.More >>
  • Martinez HR helps Red Sox rally from 5 down, top M's 14-10

    Martinez HR helps Red Sox rally from 5 down, top M's 14-10

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:36:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, gestures toward teammate J.D. Martinez after his single which drove in Betts and Blake Swihart, right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway P...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, gestures toward teammate J.D. Martinez after his single which drove in Betts and Blake Swihart, right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway P...
    J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 despite a monster game from Nelson Cruz.More >>
    J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 despite a monster game from Nelson Cruz.More >>
  • Messi dogged by Ronaldo, history as Argentina meets Croatia

    Messi dogged by Ronaldo, history as Argentina meets Croatia

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:23:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). From left to right, Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messi and Nicolas Otamendi jog during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). From left to right, Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messi and Nicolas Otamendi jog during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Lionel Messi faces pressure to deliver for Argentina at World Cup, keep pace with Cristiano Ronaldo.More >>
    Lionel Messi faces pressure to deliver for Argentina at World Cup, keep pace with Cristiano Ronaldo.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

    LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:13:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after hitting a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees def...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after hitting a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees def...
    LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching at Yankee Stadium, Wacha gets MRI, Scherzer tries to snap skid, Bumgarner seeks 1st win, Garcia getting healthy for White Sox.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching at Yankee Stadium, Wacha gets MRI, Scherzer tries to snap skid, Bumgarner seeks 1st win, Garcia getting healthy for White Sox.More >>
  • Lopez shoots 63 to lead LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship

    Lopez shoots 63 to lead LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:07:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILe - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Gaby Lopez of Mexico tees off on the 13th hole during a practice round for the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Lopez shot a career-low...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILe - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Gaby Lopez of Mexico tees off on the 13th hole during a practice round for the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lopez shot a career-low...
    Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a career-low 63 and holds a one-shot lead after the opening round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Friday.More >>
    Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a career-low 63 and holds a one-shot lead after the opening round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Friday.More >>
  • Dutch skipper Bekking seeks elusive Volvo Ocean Race victory

    Dutch skipper Bekking seeks elusive Volvo Ocean Race victory

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:43:43 GMT
    Bouwe Bekking has sailed more than 300,000 nautical miles during the last 33 years and circled the globe nearly eight times trying to win the Volvo Ocean Race.More >>
    Bouwe Bekking has sailed more than 300,000 nautical miles during the last 33 years and circled the globe nearly eight times trying to win the Volvo Ocean Race.More >>
  • Formula One's Ricciardo drawn to NASCAR (and even NFL)

    Formula One's Ricciardo drawn to NASCAR (and even NFL)

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:43:19 GMT
    (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP). Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo, of Australia, waits to ring the third practice session for the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Montreal.(Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP). Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo, of Australia, waits to ring the third practice session for the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Montreal.
    Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo grew up in Australia rooting for Dale Earnhardt, the NASCAR driver known as The Intimidator.More >>
    Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo grew up in Australia rooting for Dale Earnhardt, the NASCAR driver known as The Intimidator.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak, Kershaw back, Mariners dip

    LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak, Kershaw back, Mariners dip

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:36:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Frida...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Frida...
    LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak for Phils, Kershaw comes off DL, Mariners dip.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak for Phils, Kershaw comes off DL, Mariners dip.More >>
  • Alli back at practice, still in doubt for England vs Panama

    Alli back at practice, still in doubt for England vs Panama

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:36:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World ...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World ...
    Dele Alli has returned to practice with England but carried out individual drills away from the main group, keeping him in doubt for the match against Panama at the World Cup.More >>
    Dele Alli has returned to practice with England but carried out individual drills away from the main group, keeping him in doubt for the match against Panama at the World Cup.More >>
  • Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

    Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:28:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions.More >>
    Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions.More >>
  • Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

    Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:27:59 GMT
    The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team.More >>
    The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team.More >>
  • Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

    Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, right, is congratulated near the dugout after his solo home run against North Carolina during the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, right, is congratulated near the dugout after his solo home run against North Carolina during the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, ...
    Oregon State rallies late to knock North Carolina out of College World Series with 11-6 win.More >>
    Oregon State rallies late to knock North Carolina out of College World Series with 11-6 win.More >>
  • Stanton hits walk-off HR, Yankees rally past Mariners 7-5

    Stanton hits walk-off HR, Yankees rally past Mariners 7-5

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:13:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Marine...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Marine...
    Giancarlo Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees erased a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5.More >>
    Giancarlo Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees erased a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5.More >>
  • Machado hits 2-run HR in 15th as Orioles beat Braves 10-7

    Machado hits 2-run HR in 15th as Orioles beat Braves 10-7

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:06:05 GMT
    (AP photo/John Bazemore). Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) celebrates with Manny Machado (13) after hitting a solo-home run in the fifth Inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP photo/John Bazemore). Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) celebrates with Manny Machado (13) after hitting a solo-home run in the fifth Inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Machado hits 2-run homer in 15th inning as Orioles beat Braves 10-7.More >>
    Machado hits 2-run homer in 15th inning as Orioles beat Braves 10-7.More >>
  • NASCAR drivers relishing chance to conquer 3 road courses

    NASCAR drivers relishing chance to conquer 3 road courses

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:04:58 GMT
    Right turns are becoming more important in NASCAR with three road course races on the schedule this season.More >>
    Right turns are becoming more important in NASCAR with three road course races on the schedule this season.More >>
  • Dirk to Doncic: Mavs tap brakes on inevitable comparisons

    Dirk to Doncic: Mavs tap brakes on inevitable comparisons

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:59:36 GMT
    (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, left, speaks while he introduces Jalen Brunson, center, and Luka Doncic in Dallas on Friday, June 22, 2018.(Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, left, speaks while he introduces Jalen Brunson, center, and Luka Doncic in Dallas on Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Mavericks tap brakes on comparisons after drafting promising Euro player Luka Doncic to lift struggling franchise 20 years after doing same with Dirk Nowitzki.More >>
    Mavericks tap brakes on comparisons after drafting promising Euro player Luka Doncic to lift struggling franchise 20 years after doing same with Dirk Nowitzki.More >>
  • Ayton arrives as symbol that Suns are on the rise

    Ayton arrives as symbol that Suns are on the rise

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:59:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges, left, and Deandre Ayton, right, laugh as they answer a question as the team introduces their NBA basketball draft picks Friday, June 22, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges, left, and Deandre Ayton, right, laugh as they answer a question as the team introduces their NBA basketball draft picks Friday, June 22, 2018, in Phoenix.
    Deandre Ayton arrived in Phoenix on Tuesday comfortable with the pressurized role he will find himself in as the No.1 pick in the NBA draft.More >>
    Deandre Ayton arrived in Phoenix on Tuesday comfortable with the pressurized role he will find himself in as the No.1 pick in the NBA draft.More >>
  • Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win

    Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:43:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, top, celebrates his solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi with Tony Kemp (18) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, top, celebrates his solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi with Tony Kemp (18) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Houston.
    Jose Altuve homered twice and the second one was the last of three straight the Houston Astros hit in the sixth inning to break a tie and get a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night to become the first team this season to...More >>
    Jose Altuve homered twice and the second one was the last of three straight the Houston Astros hit in the sixth inning to break a tie and get a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night to become the first team this season to reach 50 wins.More >>
  • Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

    Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:37:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...
    A day after Ichiro Suzuki appeared in the Seattle dugout in a disguise, Mariners manager Scott Servais said tongue-in-cheek that he didn't know who the mustachioed man was.More >>
    A day after Ichiro Suzuki appeared in the Seattle dugout in a disguise, Mariners manager Scott Servais said tongue-in-cheek that he didn't know who the mustachioed man was.More >>
  • Devils' Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP award

    Devils' Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP award

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:33:20 GMT
    The NHL is handing out its postseason awards in its annual gala show from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.More >>
    The NHL is handing out its postseason awards in its annual gala show from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.More >>
  • Mariners joke Ichiro should be in Home Run Derby

    Mariners joke Ichiro should be in Home Run Derby

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki takes batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Houston. Suzuki might not be an active...(AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki takes batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Houston. Suzuki might not be an active...
    Now that he's no longer an active player, maybe Ichiro Suzuki wants to start swinging for the fences.More >>
    Now that he's no longer an active player, maybe Ichiro Suzuki wants to start swinging for the fences.More >>
  • Cardinals rookie Flaherty loses no-hit try in 7th vs Brewers

    Cardinals rookie Flaherty loses no-hit try in 7th vs Brewers

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:27:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.More >>
    St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.More >>
  • Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

    Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:27:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Kyle Nobach (28) is greeted at the dugout after he scored against Mississippi State on a one-run single by Michael Gretler in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday,...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Kyle Nobach (28) is greeted at the dugout after he scored against Mississippi State on a one-run single by Michael Gretler in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday,...
    Oregon State's offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Bulldogs; rematch to send winner to CWS finals.More >>
    Oregon State's offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Bulldogs; rematch to send winner to CWS finals.More >>
  • The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

    The Latest: New Jersey's Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:13:14 GMT
    Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman has won his first Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.More >>
    Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman has won his first Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.More >>
  • Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

    Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:57:11 GMT
    Toronto closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.More >>
    Toronto closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.More >>
  • IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are fast friends

    IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are fast friends

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:56:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, left, of Brazil, and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, walk down pit lane during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Spee...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, left, of Brazil, and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, walk down pit lane during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Spee...
    Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are back at the IndyCar track this weekend at Road America after spending last weekend racing in France at Le Mans.More >>
    Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are back at the IndyCar track this weekend at Road America after spending last weekend racing in France at Le Mans.More >>
  • Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

    Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:39:16 GMT
    (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...
    Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.More >>
    Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.More >>
  • Mexico fans try new chant with eye on avoiding more fines

    Mexico fans try new chant with eye on avoiding more fines

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:38:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's players smiles during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between South Korea and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's players smiles during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between South Korea and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Mexico fans are trying out a new chant so the country's federation avoids another FIFA fine.More >>
    Mexico fans are trying out a new chant so the country's federation avoids another FIFA fine.More >>
  • Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup

    Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2...(AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2...
    Cristiano Ronaldo is turning this into his World Cup with a goatee and goals after scoring for the fourth time in the tournament and leading Portugal over Morocco.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo is turning this into his World Cup with a goatee and goals after scoring for the fourth time in the tournament and leading Portugal over Morocco.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:09:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, top, celebrates with teammate Douglas Costa after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Peter...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, top, celebrates with teammate Douglas Costa after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Peter...
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Friday's matches.More >>
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Friday's matches.More >>
  • Already a pro, Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft

    Already a pro, Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:03:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Real Madrid's Luka Doncic (7) reacts with teammate Trey Thompkins after winning their Final Four Euroleague final basketball match against Fenerbahce, in Belgrade, Serbia. The S...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Real Madrid's Luka Doncic (7) reacts with teammate Trey Thompkins after winning their Final Four Euroleague final basketball match against Fenerbahce, in Belgrade, Serbia. The S...
    Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he's unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted.More >>
    Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he's unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted.More >>
  • After only 2 matches, Egypt eliminated from World Cup

    After only 2 matches, Egypt eliminated from World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah leaves the pitch without going to his fans, disappointed after losing the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tue...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah leaves the pitch without going to his fans, disappointed after losing the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tue...
    Egypt arrived in Russia with Mohamed Salah and some high expectations, but was eliminated from the World Cup after only two matches.More >>
    Egypt arrived in Russia with Mohamed Salah and some high expectations, but was eliminated from the World Cup after only two matches.More >>
  • AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

    AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:33:20 GMT
    Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract.More >>
    Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract.More >>
  • Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

    Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:33:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester checks the runner at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester checks the runner at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago.
    Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.More >>
    Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.More >>
  • Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0

    Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, celebrates with Tyler Naquin after the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 12-0 in a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, celebrates with Tyler Naquin after the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 12-0 in a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday afternoon. Reigning AL Cy Young...More >>
    Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday afternoon. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) only allowed one hit.More >>
  • Herrera's solo homer lifts Phils to 4-3 win over Cardinals

    Herrera's solo homer lifts Phils to 4-3 win over Cardinals

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:54:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadi...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadi...
    Odubel Herrera hits tiebreaking homer in 7th inning, Cesar Hernandez hits 2-run homer, Philadelphia Phillies beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-3.More >>
    Odubel Herrera hits tiebreaking homer in 7th inning, Cesar Hernandez hits 2-run homer, Philadelphia Phillies beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-3.More >>
  • Diego Costa scores again, Spain beats Iran 1-0 at World Cup

    Diego Costa scores again, Spain beats Iran 1-0 at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:54:04 GMT
    Diego Costa scored on a deflection to lead Spain to a 1-0 win over Iran at the World Cup.More >>
    Diego Costa scored on a deflection to lead Spain to a 1-0 win over Iran at the World Cup.More >>
  • The Latest: Messi gets a chance to save face against Croatia

    The Latest: Messi gets a chance to save face against Croatia

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:23:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends official training of his team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends official training of his team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    England coach Gareth Southgate was taken to the hospital after dislocating his right shoulder while running near the team's World Cup base.More >>
    England coach Gareth Southgate was taken to the hospital after dislocating his right shoulder while running near the team's World Cup base.More >>
  • Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

    Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 10:43:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, ...
    Players' union FIFPro is blasting concussion management at the World Cup after Moroccan plays after admitting that he can't remember the previous match.More >>
    Players' union FIFPro is blasting concussion management at the World Cup after Moroccan plays after admitting that he can't remember the previous match.More >>
  • Neymar returns to training, Brazil guarantees he's ready

    Neymar returns to training, Brazil guarantees he's ready

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-23 10:14:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar, right, leaves a training session because of pain in his right ankle, in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar, right, leaves a training session because of pain in his right ankle, in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.
    Neymar has returned to practice two days before Brazil's next World Cup game against Costa Rica.More >>
    Neymar has returned to practice two days before Brazil's next World Cup game against Costa Rica.More >>
  • Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 10:13:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.More >>
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.More >>
  • AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

    AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:23:42 GMT
    Person familiar with situation says Charlotte Hornets agree to trade center Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov, 2 future second-round draft picks.More >>
    Person familiar with situation says Charlotte Hornets agree to trade center Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov, 2 future second-round draft picks.More >>
  • Happ pitches 8 1-3 innings as Blue Jays beat Braves 5-4

    Happ pitches 8 1-3 innings as Blue Jays beat Braves 5-4

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:23:37 GMT
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ works against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ works against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Happ pitches 8 1-3 innings to win fifth straight decision, Morales homers as Blue Jays beat Braves 5-4.More >>
    Happ pitches 8 1-3 innings to win fifth straight decision, Morales homers as Blue Jays beat Braves 5-4.More >>
  • Say what? Croatia coach: Argentina the 'easiest game for us'

    Say what? Croatia coach: Argentina the 'easiest game for us'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:13:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic, left, walks past Croatia's Luka Modric, right, kicking a ball during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Argentina in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny ...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic, left, walks past Croatia's Luka Modric, right, kicking a ball during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Argentina in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny ...
    Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic's analysis of the World Cup game against Argentina requires a double take.More >>
    Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic's analysis of the World Cup game against Argentina requires a double take.More >>
  • Suarez sends Uruguay, and Russia, to last 16 at World Cup

    Suarez sends Uruguay, and Russia, to last 16 at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:53:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the group A match against Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the group A match against Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Luis Suarez put both Uruguay and host Russia into the second round of the World Cup while eliminating Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the same time.More >>
    Luis Suarez put both Uruguay and host Russia into the second round of the World Cup while eliminating Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the same time.More >>
  • Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball

    Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:53:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Phil Mickelson reacts after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Mickelson apologizes 4 days after intentionally violating golf rules at U.S. Open.More >>
    Mickelson apologizes 4 days after intentionally violating golf rules at U.S. Open.More >>
  • Nothing stops Messi fan from rooting for star in Russia

    Nothing stops Messi fan from rooting for star in Russia

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:43:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's fans Nora Espector, left, and her son Emil Davisson pose for a photograph in front of an official media hotel in Nizhny Novgorod during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's fans Nora Espector, left, and her son Emil Davisson pose for a photograph in front of an official media hotel in Nizhny Novgorod during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Nothing has stopped Argentine fan Nora Espector from following Lionel Messi wherever he plays.More >>
    Nothing has stopped Argentine fan Nora Espector from following Lionel Messi wherever he plays.More >>
  • Russian players who could become hot transfer targets

    Russian players who could become hot transfer targets

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:23:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). Russia's Alexander Golovin, center, controls the ball during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). Russia's Alexander Golovin, center, controls the ball during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Russia's success at the World Cup might mean big transfer offers for some players, almost all of whom play in their home country's league.More >>
    Russia's success at the World Cup might mean big transfer offers for some players, almost all of whom play in their home country's league.More >>
  • Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors

    Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:13:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the fina...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the fina...
    Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors, including US Open while playing portion despite threat against his life.More >>
    Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors, including US Open while playing portion despite threat against his life.More >>
  • NBA in London: Wizards vs Knicks in January

    NBA in London: Wizards vs Knicks in January

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:13:47 GMT
    The NBA returns to London for regular-season game between the Wizards and Knicks on Jan. 17 in O2 Arena.More >>
    The NBA returns to London for regular-season game between the Wizards and Knicks on Jan. 17 in O2 Arena.More >>
  • Predators' Watson charged with domestic assault

    Predators' Watson charged with domestic assault

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson warms up before an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, in Nashville, Tenn. Police in Tennessee have arrested Nashville Preda...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson warms up before an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, in Nashville, Tenn. Police in Tennessee have arrested Nashville Preda...
    Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson arrested on a charge of domestic assault; released from jail and due in court June 28.More >>
    Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson arrested on a charge of domestic assault; released from jail and due in court June 28.More >>
  • The Latest: Rakitic casts vote for Messi in GOAT debate

    The Latest: Rakitic casts vote for Messi in GOAT debate

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:53:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Referee Joel Aguilar of Salvador signals for video review during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Referee Joel Aguilar of Salvador signals for video review during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Soccer's international governing body says it is "extremely satisfied with the level of refereeing" at the World Cup and has hailed video review as a success.More >>
    Soccer's international governing body says it is "extremely satisfied with the level of refereeing" at the World Cup and has hailed video review as a success.More >>
  • Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss

    Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:43:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Changes are coming to Colombia's team at the World Cup after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan.More >>
    Changes are coming to Colombia's team at the World Cup after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan.More >>
  • Sampaoli: Messi 'shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility'

    Sampaoli: Messi 'shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Argentina in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Argentina in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli says Lionel Messi "shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility" for the team's fate at the World Cup.More >>
    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli says Lionel Messi "shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility" for the team's fate at the World Cup.More >>
  • Capitals to raise Stanley Cup banner Oct. 3 against Bruins

    Capitals to raise Stanley Cup banner Oct. 3 against Bruins

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:23:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup for fans to see during a victory rally the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup for fans to see during a victory rally the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
    Washington Capitals to raise their 1st Stanley Cup banner and open title defense on Oct. 3 against Boston Bruins.More >>
    Washington Capitals to raise their 1st Stanley Cup banner and open title defense on Oct. 3 against Boston Bruins.More >>
  • Ronaldo moves atop Europe's international scoring list

    Ronaldo moves atop Europe's international scoring list

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo just became Europe's top international scorer of all time, and that puts him atop a very impressive list.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo just became Europe's top international scorer of all time, and that puts him atop a very impressive list.More >>
  • Texas to settle discrimination suit with former track coach

    Texas to settle discrimination suit with former track coach

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:43:42 GMT
    The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by former women's track coach Bev Kearney.More >>
    The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by former women's track coach Bev Kearney.More >>
  • Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win, Morocco eliminated

    Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win, Morocco eliminated

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:13:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup.More >>
  • Former US soccer star Alexi Lalas talks diving at World Cup

    Former US soccer star Alexi Lalas talks diving at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's defense watches disappointed after Russia's Artyom Dzyuba, right, scored his side's third goal during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Peter...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's defense watches disappointed after Russia's Artyom Dzyuba, right, scored his side's third goal during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Peter...
    Former U.S. National Team member and FOX analyst Alexi Lalas says officials crackdown on "diving" robs game of some interesting tactics.More >>
    Former U.S. National Team member and FOX analyst Alexi Lalas says officials crackdown on "diving" robs game of some interesting tactics.More >>
  • Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

    Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:53:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Senegal's Sadio Mane, right, and Poland's Michal Pazdan challenge for the ball during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Senegal's Sadio Mane, right, and Poland's Michal Pazdan challenge for the ball during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Senegal became the first African team to win at this year's World Cup, defeating Poland 2-1 on a first-half own-goal and a controversial second-half score by Mbaye Niang.More >>
    Senegal became the first African team to win at this year's World Cup, defeating Poland 2-1 on a first-half own-goal and a controversial second-half score by Mbaye Niang.More >>
  • Gabriel Jesus or Firmino? Brazil's dilemma vs Costa Rica

    Gabriel Jesus or Firmino? Brazil's dilemma vs Costa Rica

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:12:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Gabriel Jesus, center, Filipe Luis, left, Roberto Firmino, practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Gabriel Jesus, center, Filipe Luis, left, Roberto Firmino, practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Brazil will face Costa Rica on June 22 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.
    Brazil coach Tite has to decide who of Gabriel Jesus or Roberto Firmino starts up front in the match against Costa Rica.More >>
    Brazil coach Tite has to decide who of Gabriel Jesus or Roberto Firmino starts up front in the match against Costa Rica.More >>
  • Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

    Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, plays the ball with teammates during Portugal's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Kratovo, outskirts Moscow, R...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, plays the ball with teammates during Portugal's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Kratovo, outskirts Moscow, R...
    Cristiano Ronaldo will make his second appearance at the World Cup with a chance to help Portugal eliminate Morocco from the tournament.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo will make his second appearance at the World Cup with a chance to help Portugal eliminate Morocco from the tournament.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix in the Bronx

    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix in the Bronx

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:33:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco.
    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix up in the Bronx, super Kluber goes for Indians.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix up in the Bronx, super Kluber goes for Indians.More >>
  • Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 in 10 innings for doubleheader split

    Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 in 10 innings for doubleheader split

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:33:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) scores during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) scores during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago.
    Headline: Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs.More >>
    Headline: Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs.More >>
  • Houston's win streak ends at 12 games with 2-1 loss to Rays

    Houston's win streak ends at 12 games with 2-1 loss to Rays

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:33:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Tampa Bay Rays' C.J. Cron, right, is congratulated by third base coach Matt Quatraro (33) after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Tampa Bay Rays' C.J. Cron, right, is congratulated by third base coach Matt Quatraro (33) after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Houston.
    C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros.More >>
    C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros.More >>
  • Yanks back stellar German with 4 HRs, beat Mariners 7-2

    Yanks back stellar German with 4 HRs, beat Mariners 7-2

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:13:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York.
    Domingo German pitches New York Yankees past Seattle Mariners 7-2.More >>
    Domingo German pitches New York Yankees past Seattle Mariners 7-2.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix in the Bronx

    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix in the Bronx

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:12:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco.
    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix up in the Bronx, super Kluber goes for Indians.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Giants need hand in bullpen, Felix up in the Bronx, super Kluber goes for Indians.More >>
  • UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

    UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:46:51 GMT
    While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.More >>
    While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.More >>
  • Rangers send Mendez to minors for breaking team rules

    Rangers send Mendez to minors for breaking team rules

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:33:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert). Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yohander Mendez delivers a pitch to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Jim Cowsert). Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yohander Mendez delivers a pitch to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
    Rangers send LHP Yohander Mendez back to minors for violating team rules.More >>
    Rangers send LHP Yohander Mendez back to minors for violating team rules.More >>
  • Russian fans celebrate once-maligned team as heroes

    Russian fans celebrate once-maligned team as heroes

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:33:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A Russian fan blows a small vuvuzela at the Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A Russian fan blows a small vuvuzela at the Red Square during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Russia's World Cup soccer team transformed from near-laughing stock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week.More >>
    Russia's World Cup soccer team transformed from near-laughing stock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week.More >>
  • Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:15:59 GMT
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >>
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >>
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  • Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

    Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:55:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
  • Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

    Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
  • Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:47:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
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