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  • Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Arson suspected at bar where Zach Randolph's brother killed

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:33:01 GMT
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.More >>
    Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there.More >>
  • 2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

    2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:32:00 GMT
    (South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry via AP). In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, South Korean head delegate Jeon Choong-ryul, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Won Kil U during a meeting at th...(South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry via AP). In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, South Korean head delegate Jeon Choong-ryul, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Won Kil U during a meeting at th...
    The rival Koreas have agreed that their athletes will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia.More >>
    The rival Koreas have agreed that their athletes will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia.More >>
  • Brazil in an unusual spot after a draw to open World Cup

    Brazil in an unusual spot after a draw to open World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar gestures during the group E match against Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar gestures during the group E match against Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Five-time World Cup champion Brazil finds itself in unfamiliar territory after a draw to open the World Cup; the last time it didn't win its first match, Pele had just retired.More >>
    Five-time World Cup champion Brazil finds itself in unfamiliar territory after a draw to open the World Cup; the last time it didn't win its first match, Pele had just retired.More >>
  • World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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 Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
    Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
  • Portugal can eliminate Morocco from World Cup

    Portugal can eliminate Morocco from World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his side's opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his side's opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.More >>
  • Kremlin is relieved that no one died in Moscow taxi crash

    Kremlin is relieved that no one died in Moscow taxi crash

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:57 GMT
    (Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service via AP). In this image provided by Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service, ambulance and police work at the site of an incident after a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Mos...(Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service via AP). In this image provided by Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service, ambulance and police work at the site of an incident after a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Mos...
    A Kremlin spokesman says the Russian government is relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican World Cup soccer fans and six other pedestrians.More >>
    A Kremlin spokesman says the Russian government is relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican World Cup soccer fans and six other pedestrians.More >>
  • The Latest: Cantona joins in mocking of Neymar's hairdo

    The Latest: Cantona joins in mocking of Neymar's hairdo

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross 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/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross 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.
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.More >>
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.More >>
  • 'Iranian Messi' feels at home at World Cup before Spain game

    'Iranian Messi' feels at home at World Cup before Spain game

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Iran's Sardar Azmoun, left, and Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat, right, compete for the ball during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russi...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Iran's Sardar Azmoun, left, and Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat, right, compete for the ball during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russi...
    Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun is feeling at home at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
    Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun is feeling at home at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
  • Murray excited to end 11-month absence at Queen's this week

    Murray excited to end 11-month absence at Queen's this week

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:47 GMT
    (Steven Paston/PA via AP). Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball, during a practice session on day one of the Queen's Club Championship at the Queens Club, in London, Monday June 18, 2018.(Steven Paston/PA via AP). Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball, during a practice session on day one of the Queen's Club Championship at the Queens Club, in London, Monday June 18, 2018.
    Andy Murray is excited to be making his comeback at the pre-Wimbledon Queen's Club tournament this week after the former top-ranked player in the world experienced the "lowest point" of his career during an...More >>
    Andy Murray is excited to be making his comeback at the pre-Wimbledon Queen's Club tournament this week after the former top-ranked player in the world experienced the "lowest point" of his career during an 11-month absence from tennis.More >>
  • Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

    Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the Samurai Blue unsettling moments at the World Cup.More >>
    Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the Samurai Blue unsettling moments at the World Cup.More >>
  • FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

    FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gestures during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gestures during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.More >>
    FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.More >>
  • Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany

    Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Jonathan Dos Santos, left, and Mexico's Miguel Layun smiles during a press conference before training session of Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Jonathan Dos Santos, left, and Mexico's Miguel Layun smiles during a press conference before training session of Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Mexico is starting to dream big after beating defending World Cup champion Germany.More >>
    Mexico is starting to dream big after beating defending World Cup champion Germany.More >>
  • Report: CAR foreign minister says Boris Becker not diplomat

    Report: CAR foreign minister says Boris Becker not diplomat

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:22:17 GMT
    The foreign minister of Central African Republic reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn't have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country.More >>
    The foreign minister of Central African Republic reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn't have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country.More >>
  • Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

    Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:04:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Brooks Koepka holds up the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Brooks Koepka holds up the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Brooks Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win; he goes for No. 3 next year at Pebble Beach.More >>
    Brooks Koepka's golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win; he goes for No. 3 next year at Pebble Beach.More >>
  • Dustin Johnson's US Open hopes fade on back 9

    Dustin Johnson's US Open hopes fade on back 9

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:04:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson reacts to an approach shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson reacts to an approach shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Dustin Johnson faded late in the U.S. Open, three-putting three times on the back nine and finishing third, two strokes behind Brooks Koepka.More >>
    Dustin Johnson faded late in the U.S. Open, three-putting three times on the back nine and finishing third, two strokes behind Brooks Koepka.More >>
  • Strange: Koepka has what it takes to win 3 in a row

    Strange: Koepka has what it takes to win 3 in a row

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:04:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson line up their putts on the 12th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson line up their putts on the 12th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Curtis Strange knows what it takes to win back-to-back U.S. Open titles and he thinks Brooks Koepka can win again next year at Pebble Beach.More >>
    Curtis Strange knows what it takes to win back-to-back U.S. Open titles and he thinks Brooks Koepka can win again next year at Pebble Beach.More >>
  • Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

    Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:23:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4.More >>
    Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4.More >>
  • Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

    Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte, right, hugs to Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte, right, hugs to Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected.More >>
    Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected.More >>
  • Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

    Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, June 17, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, June 17, 2018, in St. Louis.
    Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0.More >>
    Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0.More >>
  • The Latest: Pogba goal for France now an Australia own goal

    The Latest: Pogba goal for France now an Australia own goal

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:53:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). South Korea's Son Heung-min, center, stretch during South Korea's official training on the eve of the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, R...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). South Korea's Son Heung-min, center, stretch during South Korea's official training on the eve of the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, R...
    Sweden starts with Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen in attack in its opening game at the World Cup against South Korea.More >>
    Sweden starts with Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen in attack in its opening game at the World Cup against South Korea.More >>
  • Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

    Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:44:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Texas Tech's Cody Farhat (1) reacts after scoring against Florida on a two-run single by Gabe Holt in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 17, 2018. Braxton Fulford also sco...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Texas Tech's Cody Farhat (1) reacts after scoring against Florida on a two-run single by Gabe Holt in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 17, 2018. Braxton Fulford also sco...
    Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series.More >>
    Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series.More >>
  • Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.More >>
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Astros go for team record-tying 12th win in row

    LEADING OFF: Astros go for team record-tying 12th win in row

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Astros try for team record-tying 12th win in row, Yankees and Nationals back for double dip, Colon goes for Dominican mark.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Astros try for team record-tying 12th win in row, Yankees and Nationals back for double dip, Colon goes for Dominican mark.More >>
  • Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:41:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.More >>
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.More >>
  • Nimmo, Cabrera hit HRs in 9th, rally Mets past D-backs 5-3

    Nimmo, Cabrera hit HRs in 9th, rally Mets past D-backs 5-3

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:32:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri). New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo, left, celebrates with Jose Bautista after hitting a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri). New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo, left, celebrates with Jose Bautista after hitting a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Phoenix.
    Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad Boxberger in a four-run ninth inning and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3.More >>
    Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad Boxberger in a four-run ninth inning and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3.More >>
  • Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:20:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.More >>
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.More >>
  • Go get 'em, Gramps! Pettitte debuts at Yanks Old-Timers' Day

    Go get 'em, Gramps! Pettitte debuts at Yanks Old-Timers' Day

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:42:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Ron Guidry, left. and Andy Pettitte look on from the dugout before the Yankees Old Timers' Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Ron Guidry, left. and Andy Pettitte look on from the dugout before the Yankees Old Timers' Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
    Andy Pettitte made his debut at Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, a festive day that featured Hall of Famers Whitey Ford and Reggie Jackson and the always popular Johnny Damon and Paul O'Neill.More >>
    Andy Pettitte made his debut at Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, a festive day that featured Hall of Famers Whitey Ford and Reggie Jackson and the always popular Johnny Damon and Paul O'Neill.More >>
  • Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:42:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.More >>
    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.More >>
  • So Yeon Ryu wins Meijer LPGA Classic

    So Yeon Ryu wins Meijer LPGA Classic

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:11:02 GMT
    So Yeon Ryu won the Meijer LPGA Classic for her first victory of the season and sixth overall, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke margin.More >>
    So Yeon Ryu won the Meijer LPGA Classic for her first victory of the season and sixth overall, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke margin.More >>
  • Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:21:45 GMT
    (Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...(Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...
    Moscow police are investigating a taxi crash that injured eight people, including two Mexican World Cup fans, when the driver plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.More >>
    Moscow police are investigating a taxi crash that injured eight people, including two Mexican World Cup fans, when the driver plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.More >>
  • Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup

    Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:22:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Rafael Marquez clashes with Germany's Marco Reus during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Rafael Marquez clashes with Germany's Marco Reus during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Mexico defender Rafael Marquez is feeling "in great shape" after becoming only the third man in history to play at a fifth career World Cup.More >>
    Mexico defender Rafael Marquez is feeling "in great shape" after becoming only the third man in history to play at a fifth career World Cup.More >>
  • Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

    Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:41:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.
    Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn't in the business of sugarcoating the truth before his team's historic World Cup debut.More >>
    Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn't in the business of sugarcoating the truth before his team's historic World Cup debut.More >>
  • Fleetwood ties Open mark with final-round 63, finishes 2nd

    Fleetwood ties Open mark with final-round 63, finishes 2nd

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:51:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Tommy Fleetwood of England, waves to spectators after finishing the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Tommy Fleetwood of England, waves to spectators after finishing the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Somehow tying US Open record with final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood; he wanted a 62.More >>
    Somehow tying US Open record with final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood; he wanted a 62.More >>
  • The Latest: Defending champion Koepka wins another US Open

    The Latest: Defending champion Koepka wins another US Open

    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-17 23:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Matt Parziale plays his shot from the 11th tee during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Matt Parziale plays his shot from the 11th tee during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The Latest: A special Father's Day for Massachusetts firefighters at US Open.More >>
    The Latest: A special Father's Day for Massachusetts firefighters at US Open.More >>
  • Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win

    Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:21:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.
    Parity has come to the World Cup, where five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won.More >>
    Parity has come to the World Cup, where five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won.More >>
  • Russia's World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

    Russia's World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:41:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In the June 16, 2018 file photo a police officer patrols outside the stadium ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In the June 16, 2018 file photo a police officer patrols outside the stadium ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
    A taxi crash near Red Square has raised concerns among some World Cup fans about security.More >>
    A taxi crash near Red Square has raised concerns among some World Cup fans about security.More >>
  • The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup

    The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:41:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
  • Panama to make World Cup debut against strong Belgium team

    Panama to make World Cup debut against strong Belgium team

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:21:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.
    Panama was thrilled to earn its first berth to the World Cup but that excitement was tempered when the team drew Belgium for its opening match.More >>
    Panama was thrilled to earn its first berth to the World Cup but that excitement was tempered when the team drew Belgium for its opening match.More >>
  • Mickelson penalized for swatting moving ball with putter

    Mickelson penalized for swatting moving ball with putter

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:53:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Lefty loses it: Mickelson swats a moving golf ball with his putter on 13th green of US Open.More >>
    Lefty loses it: Mickelson swats a moving golf ball with his putter on 13th green of US Open.More >>
  • Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit

    Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:53:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.
    Germany didn't play the way it usually plays, and coach Joachim Loew will have to figure out why.More >>
    Germany didn't play the way it usually plays, and coach Joachim Loew will have to figure out why.More >>
  • Braves no-hit bid ends in 7th after Teheran pulled vs Padres

    Braves no-hit bid ends in 7th after Teheran pulled vs Padres

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Julio Teheran pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Julio Teheran pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Braves right-hander Julio Teheran is pitching a no-hitter through 6 innings against Padres.More >>
    Braves right-hander Julio Teheran is pitching a no-hitter through 6 innings against Padres.More >>
  • Overlooked Costa in position to leave his mark at World Cup

    Overlooked Costa in position to leave his mark at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:02:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Diego Costa celebrates his side's equalizing goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Diego Costa celebrates his side's equalizing goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Overlooked Diego Costa in good position to leave his mark at World Cup.More >>
    Overlooked Diego Costa in good position to leave his mark at World Cup.More >>
  • A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

    A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:02:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Mexico's Carlos Salcedo and Miguel Layun, kneeling on the ground, celebrate at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Mexico's Carlos Salcedo and Miguel Layun, kneeling on the ground, celebrate at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17...
    Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio says his team executed his game plan to near perfection in its World Cup-opening win over defending champion Germany.More >>
    Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio says his team executed his game plan to near perfection in its World Cup-opening win over defending champion Germany.More >>
  • USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open

    USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open

    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after missing a putt on the 15th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after missing a putt on the 15th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    'A tale of two golf courses': USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open.More >>
    'A tale of two golf courses': USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open.More >>
  • Serbia captain dedicates World Cup goal to ailing official

    Serbia captain dedicates World Cup goal to ailing official

    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:02:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Serbia captain dedicates game-winning goal in World Cup against Costa Rica to ailing federation sporting director.More >>
    Serbia captain dedicates game-winning goal in World Cup against Costa Rica to ailing federation sporting director.More >>
  • England reconnects with disaffected fans with image makeover

    England reconnects with disaffected fans with image makeover

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:43:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Harry Kane, smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. England play Tunisia in a group G match Monday Jun...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Harry Kane, smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. England play Tunisia in a group G match Monday Jun...
    Whatever happens to England on the field at the World Cup, at least the reception facing the squad should be less brutal.More >>
    Whatever happens to England on the field at the World Cup, at least the reception facing the squad should be less brutal.More >>
  • Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

    Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:03:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Lionel Messi covers his face at the end of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Lionel Messi covers his face at the end of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup.More >>
    Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup.More >>
  • Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive at World Cup

    Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:14:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo slides on his knees on the pitch as he celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in So...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo slides on his knees on the pitch as he celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in So...
    Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the biggest stage in world soccer.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the biggest stage in world soccer.More >>
  • Astros win 10th in row, Keuchel get HR help to beat KC 10-2

    Astros win 10th in row, Keuchel get HR help to beat KC 10-2

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:01:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Houston Astros' Max Stassi celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Houston Astros' Max Stassi celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    The Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, with Dallas Keuchel getting three-run homers from Max Stassi and Alex Bregman to rout the Kansas City Royals 10-2.More >>
    The Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, with Dallas Keuchel getting three-run homers from Max Stassi and Alex Bregman to rout the Kansas City Royals 10-2.More >>
  • Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart title, his 18th on grass

    Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart title, his 18th on grass

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:21:08 GMT
    (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Milos Raonic during the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Sunday June 17, 2018.(Marijan Murat/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Milos Raonic during the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Sunday June 17, 2018.
    Roger Federer has defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (3) to complete his return from three months off with the Stuttgart Open title.More >>
    Roger Federer has defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (3) to complete his return from three months off with the Stuttgart Open title.More >>
  • UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

    UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument as the portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is seen on the wall in front during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The monument commem...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument as the portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is seen on the wall in front during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The monument commem...
    British police 98 percent of fans banned from traveling to the World Cup have surrendered their passports.More >>
    British police 98 percent of fans banned from traveling to the World Cup have surrendered their passports.More >>
  • Giants' Longoria having hand surgery, hopes to return soon

    Giants' Longoria having hand surgery, hopes to return soon

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria, left, watches his RBI single to score Buster Posey during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Miami. The Marlins won 5-4. At right i...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria, left, watches his RBI single to score Buster Posey during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Miami. The Marlins won 5-4. At right i...
    San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria says he has elected to have surgery on his broken left hand and hopes to return soon after the All-Star break.More >>
    San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria says he has elected to have surgery on his broken left hand and hopes to return soon after the All-Star break.More >>
  • Carrasco hit on right arm by liner, Twins beat Indians 9-3

    Carrasco hit on right arm by liner, Twins beat Indians 9-3

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:11:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco waits on the mound after being hit by a ball on the arm as a trainer takes a look in the second inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco waits on the mound after being hit by a ball on the arm as a trainer takes a look in the second inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in...
    Indians pitcher Carrasco hit by line drive; Twins ride Rosario's big day to 9-3 victory.More >>
    Indians pitcher Carrasco hit by line drive; Twins ride Rosario's big day to 9-3 victory.More >>
  • Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

    Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:03:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after making a putt for birdie on the fourth green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Dustin Johnson reacts after making a putt for birdie on the fourth green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Dustin Johnson sets out to keep command at Shinnecock Hills, with history on his side at US Open.More >>
    Dustin Johnson sets out to keep command at Shinnecock Hills, with history on his side at US Open.More >>
  • Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:11:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Astros surge

    LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Astros surge

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:01:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his solo home run as he runs up the first baseline during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his solo home run as he runs up the first baseline during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in New York.
    LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Astros surging, Indians check Carrasco.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Astros surging, Indians check Carrasco.More >>
  • Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

    Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-17 09:41:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez). Referee Laurence Cole sends Errol Spence Jr. to a neutral corner after Carlos Camp went down during the first round of a welterweight boxing match Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.(AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez). Referee Laurence Cole sends Errol Spence Jr. to a neutral corner after Carlos Camp went down during the first round of a welterweight boxing match Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.
    Errol Spence Jr. retains IBF welterweight crown with a first-round knockout of Mexico's Carlos Ocampo in his first title defense in front of home crowd in Texas.More >>
    Errol Spence Jr. retains IBF welterweight crown with a first-round knockout of Mexico's Carlos Ocampo in his first title defense in front of home crowd in Texas.More >>
  • Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

    Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-06-17 08:00:43 GMT
    Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.More >>
    Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.More >>
  • LeBlanc shuts down Red Sox in Mariners' 1-0 win

    LeBlanc shuts down Red Sox in Mariners' 1-0 win

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-06-17 04:29:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Froschauer). Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc works against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/John Froschauer). Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc works against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Seattle.
    Wade LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0.More >>
    Wade LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0.More >>
  • United States scores historic 30-29 win over Scotland

    United States scores historic 30-29 win over Scotland

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:59:18 GMT
    United States beats Scotland 30-29 for first win over a Tier One nation.More >>
    United States beats Scotland 30-29 for first win over a Tier One nation.More >>
  • Berger, Finau ride early tee time into share of US Open lead

    Berger, Finau ride early tee time into share of US Open lead

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:09:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Daniel Berger talks to an official on the first green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Daniel Berger talks to an official on the first green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Shinnecock Happens: Berger, Finau parlay early tee times into share of US Open lead.More >>
    Shinnecock Happens: Berger, Finau parlay early tee times into share of US Open lead.More >>
  • Severino sharp, steals a popup, too, as Yankees top Rays 4-1

    Severino sharp, steals a popup, too, as Yankees top Rays 4-1

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:29:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in New York.
    Luis Severino pitched eight sharp innings and also jumped to steal away a popup from catcher Gary Sanchez, leading the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1.More >>
    Luis Severino pitched eight sharp innings and also jumped to steal away a popup from catcher Gary Sanchez, leading the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1.More >>
  • Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for next phase

    Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for next phase

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:29:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for t...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for t...
    The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home.More >>
    The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home.More >>
  • The Latest: USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round

    The Latest: USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:23:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson turns and motions to the crowd after finishing on the 18th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson turns and motions to the crowd after finishing on the 18th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The Latest: A birthday celebration for Mickelson at Shinnecock Hills on Saturday.More >>
    The Latest: A birthday celebration for Mickelson at Shinnecock Hills on Saturday.More >>
  • Rookie's 1st hit, Beltre 3B send Rangers past Rockies 5-2

    Rookie's 1st hit, Beltre 3B send Rangers past Rockies 5-2

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:23:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sam Hodde). Texas Rangers' Jose Trevino runs to first base after hitting a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Sam Hodde). Texas Rangers' Jose Trevino runs to first base after hitting a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
    Beltre hits tiebreaking 2-run triple as Rangers stop 7-game slide with 5-2 win over Rockies.More >>
    Beltre hits tiebreaking 2-run triple as Rangers stop 7-game slide with 5-2 win over Rockies.More >>
  • Scherzer loses 2nd start in row, Blue Jays blank Nats 2-0

    Scherzer loses 2nd start in row, Blue Jays blank Nats 2-0

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-06-17 00:31:34 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) pitches to the Toronto Blue Jays during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, June 16, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) pitches to the Toronto Blue Jays during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Max Scherzer lost his second straight start for the first time since 2015 when Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings and Devon Travis homered for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals.More >>
    Max Scherzer lost his second straight start for the first time since 2015 when Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings and Devon Travis homered for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals.More >>
  • Anna Nordqvist, Lee-Anne Pace share LPGA Tour lead

    Anna Nordqvist, Lee-Anne Pace share LPGA Tour lead

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:52:41 GMT
    Anna Nordqvist and Lee-Anne Pace each shot 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic.More >>
    Anna Nordqvist and Lee-Anne Pace each shot 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic.More >>
  • Birthday news: Salah fit for Egypt's next World Cup match

    Birthday news: Salah fit for Egypt's next World Cup match

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:22:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, center, watches his team during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, center, watches his team during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Birthday cake for Salah at Egypt team hotel at World Cup.More >>
    Birthday cake for Salah at Egypt team hotel at World Cup.More >>
  • World Cup Day 2: Patriotic Duty _ Make Your Kid Play Soccer

    World Cup Day 2: Patriotic Duty _ Make Your Kid Play Soccer

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:10:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's William, left, and Spain's Andres Iniesta fight for the ball during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's William, left, and Spain's Andres Iniesta fight for the ball during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Former World Cup and current Major League Soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger explains how a strong commitment to youth development programs enabled Germany to reclaim its place as a soccer superpower.More >>
    Former World Cup and current Major League Soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger explains how a strong commitment to youth development programs enabled Germany to reclaim its place as a soccer superpower.More >>
  • The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

    The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:02:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.(AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.
    Five friends from Croatia have ridden 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Zagreb to Kaliningrad for the World Cup.More >>
    Five friends from Croatia have ridden 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Zagreb to Kaliningrad for the World Cup.More >>
  • Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.More >>
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.More >>
  • Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team

    Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team

    Saturday, June 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-06-16 21:23:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil head coach Tite arrives to a press conference after 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, Russia, Satu...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil head coach Tite arrives to a press conference after 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, Russia, Satu...
    Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not perfect.More >>
    Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not perfect.More >>
  • Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:50:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...
    A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.More >>
    A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.More >>
  • Kickoff: Brazil, Germany face high expectations at World Cup

    Kickoff: Brazil, Germany face high expectations at World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:31:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's soccer players Philippe Coutinho, right, and Gabriel Jesus practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Brazil will face Switzerland on June 17 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's soccer players Philippe Coutinho, right, and Gabriel Jesus practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Brazil will face Switzerland on June 17 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.
    Brazil's quest for World Cup redemption is set to begin, along with Germany's title defense.More >>
    Brazil's quest for World Cup redemption is set to begin, along with Germany's title defense.More >>
  • Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense

    Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:30:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico players listen to Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, left, during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow...(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico players listen to Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, left, during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow...
    Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio spots weakness in Germany's defense.More >>
    Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio spots weakness in Germany's defense.More >>
  • Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

    Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph killed outside of Indiana bar

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-06-16 19:09:11 GMT
    Authorities say a brother of Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was shot and killed outside of an Indiana bar.More >>
    Authorities say a brother of Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was shot and killed outside of an Indiana bar.More >>
  • DiVincenzo's path: NCAA title-game star to NBA draft hopeful

    DiVincenzo's path: NCAA title-game star to NBA draft hopeful

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:50:50 GMT
    (Chris Steppig/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) goes up for a shot past Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) during the second half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basket...(Chris Steppig/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) goes up for a shot past Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) during the second half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basket...
    Donte DiVincenzo's plan was test the NBA draft waters this spring _ until the national title game happened.More >>
    Donte DiVincenzo's plan was test the NBA draft waters this spring _ until the national title game happened.More >>
  • Cossacks to display 'military skills' in World Cup city

    Cossacks to display 'military skills' in World Cup city

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:31:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File). FILE - In this file photo from May 13, 2018, Cossacks practice on the bank of the Don river near the World Cup stadium before a Russian league match between Rostov and Ural, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File). FILE - In this file photo from May 13, 2018, Cossacks practice on the bank of the Don river near the World Cup stadium before a Russian league match between Rostov and Ural, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
    A senior official in Russia's southern Rostov region says Cossack patrols in the World Cup city of Rostov will "display their military skills" and not replace the role of police.More >>
    A senior official in Russia's southern Rostov region says Cossack patrols in the World Cup city of Rostov will "display their military skills" and not replace the role of police.More >>
  • Michigan State trustees call for school president to resign

    Michigan State trustees call for school president to resign

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:44:16 GMT
    (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, media stand around Michigan State trustee Brian Mosallam as he speaks after a special Michigan State University board of trustees meeting on campus in East La...(Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, media stand around Michigan State trustee Brian Mosallam as he speaks after a special Michigan State University board of trustees meeting on campus in East La...
    Michigan State University Board of Trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately.More >>
    Michigan State University Board of Trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately.More >>
  • Nadal gets 24 Hours Le Mans race underway

    Nadal gets 24 Hours Le Mans race underway

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:22:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to supporters prior to the start of the 86th 24-hour Le Mans endurance race, in Le Mans, western France, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to supporters prior to the start of the 86th 24-hour Le Mans endurance race, in Le Mans, western France, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Tennis great Rafael Nadal played the role of official starter on Saturday to get the 86th edition of the 24 Hours Le Mans classic endurance race underway amid light rain.More >>
    Tennis great Rafael Nadal played the role of official starter on Saturday to get the 86th edition of the 24 Hours Le Mans classic endurance race underway amid light rain.More >>
  • Egypt's El Hadary may be consigned to history by rising star

    Egypt's El Hadary may be consigned to history by rising star

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:22:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt captain Essam El Hadary reacts during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt captain Essam El Hadary reacts during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    A string of spectacular saves in Egypt's 1-0 loss to Uruguay earned goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy the man of the match distinction and an outpouring of admiration at home in what is a dream World Cup debut for the...More >>
    A string of spectacular saves in Egypt's 1-0 loss to Uruguay earned goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy the man of the match distinction and an outpouring of admiration at home in what is a dream World Cup debut for the 29-year-old.More >>
  • Woods on expectations for another major win: 'Absolutely'

    Woods on expectations for another major win: 'Absolutely'

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Tiger Woods waits to putt on the 15th green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Tiger Woods waits to putt on the 15th green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Tiger Woods shoots 2 over in 2nd round of US Open and misses cut, but 'absolutely' expects to win another major.More >>
    Tiger Woods shoots 2 over in 2nd round of US Open and misses cut, but 'absolutely' expects to win another major.More >>
  • AP source: Kawhi Leonard wants a trade from Spurs

    AP source: Kawhi Leonard wants a trade from Spurs

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:29:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard handles a ball before an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in San Antonio. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard handles a ball before an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in San Antonio. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated ...
    AP source: Kawhi Leonard has told the San Antonio Spurs that he wants a trade.More >>
    AP source: Kawhi Leonard has told the San Antonio Spurs that he wants a trade.More >>
  • Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at US Open

    Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at US Open

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:22:09 GMT
    The second round of the U.S. Open has begun in much better fashion for Tiger Woods. Woods triple-bogeyed his first hole on Thursday on the way to an 8-over-par 78 that left him nine shots behind the leaders.More >>
    The second round of the U.S. Open has begun in much better fashion for Tiger Woods. Woods triple-bogeyed his first hole on Thursday on the way to an 8-over-par 78 that left him nine shots behind the leaders.More >>
  • Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

    Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:11:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third goal with a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third goal with a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup.More >>
  • Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

    Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:51:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Uruguay's Jose Gimenez, center, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Uruguay's Jose Gimenez, center, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A of the World Cup.More >>
    Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A of the World Cup.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Astros heating up, Angels hurting all over

    LEADING OFF: Astros heating up, Angels hurting all over

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:41:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run as New York Mets' Todd Frazier (21) watches during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Matt York). Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run as New York Mets' Todd Frazier (21) watches during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix.
    LEADING OFF: Goldschmidt back in form after slow start, Scherzer on track for third straight Cy Young Award.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Goldschmidt back in form after slow start, Scherzer on track for third straight Cy Young Award.More >>
  • Ivanovic poised to set record for Serbia at World Cup

    Ivanovic poised to set record for Serbia at World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018 file photo, Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic during the international friendly soccer match between Serbia and Nigeria at The Hive Stadium in London.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018 file photo, Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic during the international friendly soccer match between Serbia and Nigeria at The Hive Stadium in London.
    Serbia's World Cup opener against Costa Rica will have added significance for Branislav Ivanovic.More >>
    Serbia's World Cup opener against Costa Rica will have added significance for Branislav Ivanovic.More >>
  • Cowboys DL David Irving banned 4 games for 2nd straight year

    Cowboys DL David Irving banned 4 games for 2nd straight year

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:23:11 GMT
    (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving kneels to the side and watches teammates during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.(Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving kneels to the side and watches teammates during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.
    Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving suspended four games for violating NFL's substance-abuse policy, 2nd straight year of facing ban to start season.More >>
    Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving suspended four games for violating NFL's substance-abuse policy, 2nd straight year of facing ban to start season.More >>
  • Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup

    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.(AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.
    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup.More >>
    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup.More >>
  • Spain still behind De Gea after forgettable World Cup opener

    Spain still behind De Gea after forgettable World Cup opener

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:29:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Spain goalkeeper David De Gea looks to the ball when Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russ...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Spain goalkeeper David De Gea looks to the ball when Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russ...
    In the big picture of what the World Cup opener meant for Spain and earning a point, David De Gea was exactly right following the 3-3 draw with Portugal.More >>
    In the big picture of what the World Cup opener meant for Spain and earning a point, David De Gea was exactly right following the 3-3 draw with Portugal.More >>
  • Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup newcomer Panama

    Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup newcomer Panama

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:10:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this file photo from  June 1, 2018, Belgium players warm up during a training session at the Belgian Football Center in Tubize, Belgium.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 1, 2018, Belgium players warm up during a training session at the Belgian Football Center in Tubize, Belgium.
    The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time.More >>
    The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time.More >>
  • Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

    Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:10:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely...More >>
    Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely be suspended.More >>
  • Gattis' slam sends Astros past KC 7-3 for 9th straight win

    Gattis' slam sends Astros past KC 7-3 for 9th straight win

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 11:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Houston Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis (11) celebrates his grand slam with teammates during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Houston Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis (11) celebrates his grand slam with teammates during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Evan Gattis hit a go-ahead grand slam, Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa also went deep and Houston beat the Royals 7-3 for its ninth consecutive win.More >>
    Evan Gattis hit a go-ahead grand slam, Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa also went deep and Houston beat the Royals 7-3 for its ninth consecutive win.More >>
  • Hernandez, Kemp homer in Dodgers' 3-2 win over Giants

    Hernandez, Kemp homer in Dodgers' 3-2 win over Giants

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 07:50:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, hits a solo home run as San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley, left, watches along with home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 201...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, hits a solo home run as San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley, left, watches along with home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 201...
    Ross Stripling pitched four-hit ball over 6 1/3 innings, Enrique Hernandez and Matt Kemp went deep to give the Dodgers a major league-leading 32 homers this month, and Los Angeles beat the rival San Francisco...More >>
    Ross Stripling pitched four-hit ball over 6 1/3 innings, Enrique Hernandez and Matt Kemp went deep to give the Dodgers a major league-leading 32 homers this month, and Los Angeles beat the rival San Francisco Giants 3-2.More >>
  • Loaisiga wins MLB debut, Didi homers, Yankees blank Rays 5-0

    Loaisiga wins MLB debut, Didi homers, Yankees blank Rays 5-0

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 07:50:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga delivers during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, June 15, 2018, in New York. Loaisiga was making his major league debut.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga delivers during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, June 15, 2018, in New York. Loaisiga was making his major league debut.
    Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0.More >>
    Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0.More >>
  • Kluber looks 'human' as Twins beat Cy Young winner 6-3

    Kluber looks 'human' as Twins beat Cy Young winner 6-3

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-06-16 07:02:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber, left, waits for Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier to run the bases after Dozier hit a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber, left, waits for Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier to run the bases after Dozier hit a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 15, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Kluber has rare rocky performance as Twins beat Indians, ace 6-3.More >>
    Kluber has rare rocky performance as Twins beat Indians, ace 6-3.More >>
  • Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Jays beat Nats 6-5

    Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Jays beat Nats 6-5

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-16 05:02:58 GMT
    (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays' Yangervis Solarte jumps in the air rounding third base as coach Luis Rivera watches after Solarte hit a home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning of a baseball game ...(Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Blue Jays' Yangervis Solarte jumps in the air rounding third base as coach Luis Rivera watches after Solarte hit a home run against the Washington Nationals during the third inning of a baseball game ...
    Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Travis also connects as Blue Jays beat Nationals 6-5.More >>
    Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Travis also connects as Blue Jays beat Nationals 6-5.More >>
  • Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk

    Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:09:04 GMT
    The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players.More >>
    The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players.More >>
  • MLB suspends Rangers C Chirinos, Dodgers OF Kemp for scuffle

    MLB suspends Rangers C Chirinos, Dodgers OF Kemp for scuffle

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:42:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, left, and Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos scuffle after Chirinos was shoved by Kemp at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, left, and Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos scuffle after Chirinos was shoved by Kemp at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Rangers C Robinson Chirinos, Dodgers OF Matt Kemp suspended 1 game for scuffle.More >>
    Rangers C Robinson Chirinos, Dodgers OF Matt Kemp suspended 1 game for scuffle.More >>
  • NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

    NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:12:01 GMT
    The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of a former Texas football player who claimed the organization was responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after he finished playing.More >>
    The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of a former Texas football player who claimed the organization was responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after he finished playing.More >>
  • So Yeon Ryu shoots 67, leads Meijer LPGA Classic

    So Yeon Ryu shoots 67, leads Meijer LPGA Classic

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:11:48 GMT
    So Yeon Ryu birdied all five par-5 holes in a 5-under 67 to take the second-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic.More >>
    So Yeon Ryu birdied all five par-5 holes in a 5-under 67 to take the second-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic.More >>
  • Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open

    Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-16 01:10:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Jon Rahm of Spain reacts after missing a putt on the fourth green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Jon Rahm of Spain reacts after missing a putt on the fourth green during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day.More >>
    Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day.More >>
  • The Latest: Cut takes out Woods, Spieth, McIlroy and Day

    The Latest: Cut takes out Woods, Spieth, McIlroy and Day

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:49:51 GMT
    Day 2 of the U.S. Open has a different look.More >>
    Day 2 of the U.S. Open has a different look.More >>
  • No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

    No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo a Nigeria fan holds up a live chicken decorated in Nigeria's colors of green and white, ahead of the start of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations tournament final soccer match aga...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo a Nigeria fan holds up a live chicken decorated in Nigeria's colors of green and white, ahead of the start of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations tournament final soccer match aga...
    A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches.More >>
    A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches.More >>
  • Costa Rica fans get surprise call about free World Cup trip

    Costa Rica fans get surprise call about free World Cup trip

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luis Henao). In this June 14, 2018 photo Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez waves the a Costa Rican flag in the city of Samara, Russia, some 7,500 miles from his native home as he watched the opening ceremony to his first World Cup.(AP Photo/Luis Henao). In this June 14, 2018 photo Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez waves the a Costa Rican flag in the city of Samara, Russia, some 7,500 miles from his native home as he watched the opening ceremony to his first World Cup.
    Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez hung up the phone twice, thinking it was a prank call or a scam.More >>
    Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez hung up the phone twice, thinking it was a prank call or a scam.More >>
  • The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:43:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
  • Fleetwood's knack: Brit does well in nasty US Open weather

    Fleetwood's knack: Brit does well in nasty US Open weather

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:43:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Tommy Fleetwood, of England, walks to the 14th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Tommy Fleetwood, of England, walks to the 14th tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Fleetwood's knack: Brit does well in nasty weather during 2nd round of US Open.More >>
    Fleetwood's knack: Brit does well in nasty weather during 2nd round of US Open.More >>
  • Chin-stroking implies Ronaldo thinks he is the GOAT

    Chin-stroking implies Ronaldo thinks he is the GOAT

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal by penalty during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal by penalty during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...
    Cristiano Ronaldo stroked his chin as he celebrated a goal; perhaps because he thinks he is the GOAT or the greatest of all time.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo stroked his chin as he celebrated a goal; perhaps because he thinks he is the GOAT or the greatest of all time.More >>
  • Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:50:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Leicester). In this May 21, 2018 photo Iceland defender Birkir Mar Saevarsson trains in Reykjavik, Iceland, with his club team, Valur.(AP Photo/John Leicester). In this May 21, 2018 photo Iceland defender Birkir Mar Saevarsson trains in Reykjavik, Iceland, with his club team, Valur.
    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup.More >>
    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup.More >>
  • In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:05:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...(AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.More >>
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.More >>
  • Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support of women

    Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support of women

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:04:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A poster to support Iranian women is displayed in the stands 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, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A poster to support Iranian women is displayed in the stands 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, 2018.
    Iranian fans at the national team's first match at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home.More >>
    Iranian fans at the national team's first match at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home.More >>
  • Croatia's golden generation keen to live up to expectations

    Croatia's golden generation keen to live up to expectations

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:11:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Croatia's Luka Modric points up during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Croatia's Luka Modric points up during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    For Croatia's golden generation, the great expectations held key players outshines even those of the team's fanatical fans at the World Cup.More >>
    For Croatia's golden generation, the great expectations held key players outshines even those of the team's fanatical fans at the World Cup.More >>
  • Messi begins bid for 1st World Cup title against Iceland

    Messi begins bid for 1st World Cup title against Iceland

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:02:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina on the eve of the group D match against Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina on the eve of the group D match against Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Lionel Messi will be the headliner of the Group D match between Argentina and Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow.More >>
    Lionel Messi will be the headliner of the Group D match between Argentina and Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow.More >>
  • Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:42:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.  Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.More >>
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.More >>
  • Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

    Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:33:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump tweets that he 'worked hard' to bring World Cup to North America, thanks Patriots owner Kraft.More >>
    President Donald Trump tweets that he 'worked hard' to bring World Cup to North America, thanks Patriots owner Kraft.More >>
  • No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia

    No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:33:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 16, 2018 photo American soccer referees Mark Geiger, left, and Jair Marrufo are interviewed in New York. While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only natio...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 16, 2018 photo American soccer referees Mark Geiger, left, and Jair Marrufo are interviewed in New York. While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only natio...
    While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament.More >>
    While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament.More >>
  • Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russia

    Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:23:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Nigeria's John Obi Mikel attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Nigeria's John Obi Mikel attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Nigeria's coach and captain have brushed aside fears of racism in World Cup stadiums and say that the country's young players have enjoyed a warm welcome in Russia.More >>
    Nigeria's coach and captain have brushed aside fears of racism in World Cup stadiums and say that the country's young players have enjoyed a warm welcome in Russia.More >>
  • Peru coach says Guerrero fit for World Cup, ready to play

    Peru coach says Guerrero fit for World Cup, ready to play

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:02:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Peru's Paolo Guerrero warms up on the pitch during Peru's official training on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Peru's Paolo Guerrero warms up on the pitch during Peru's official training on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark on Saturday.More >>
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark on Saturday.More >>
  • A 7 and a 78: Ugly numbers for Tiger Woods in US Open

    A 7 and a 78: Ugly numbers for Tiger Woods in US Open

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:42:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Tiger Woods misses a putt on the seventh hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Tiger Woods misses a putt on the seventh hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    As Tiger Woods stood in the middle of the first fairway the last thing on his mind was a 7. That number was the first thing on his scorecard in the U.S. Open.More >>
    As Tiger Woods stood in the middle of the first fairway the last thing on his mind was a 7. That number was the first thing on his scorecard in the U.S. Open.More >>
  • Marlins Man loses $1.5 million to embezzlement

    Marlins Man loses $1.5 million to embezzlement

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:41:56 GMT
    Marlins Man loses $1.5 million in embezzlement scheme.More >>
    Marlins Man loses $1.5 million in embezzlement scheme.More >>
  • Correction: Red Sox-Mariners story

    Correction: Red Sox-Mariners story

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:18:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts (2) is congratulated on his solo home run by Rafael Devers as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino stands nearby during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts (2) is congratulated on his solo home run by Rafael Devers as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino stands nearby during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Seattle.
    Xander Bogaerts hits a solo blast off Felix Hernandez in the sixth inning to back David Price's pitching gem for Red Sox at Safeco Field.More >>
    Xander Bogaerts hits a solo blast off Felix Hernandez in the sixth inning to back David Price's pitching gem for Red Sox at Safeco Field.More >>
  • Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:42:23 GMT
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.More >>
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.More >>
  • Torres hits 3-run HR, German gets 1st win as Yanks top Rays

    Torres hits 3-run HR, German gets 1st win as Yanks top Rays

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres watches his three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres watches his three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 14, 2018, in New York.
    Gleyber Torres hit another three-run homer and Domingo German struck out a career-high 10 for his first major league win as the New York Yankees edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in the opener of a four-game series.More >>
    Gleyber Torres hit another three-run homer and Domingo German struck out a career-high 10 for his first major league win as the New York Yankees edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in the opener of a four-game series.More >>
  • Iceland charms before World Cup debut against Argentina

    Iceland charms before World Cup debut against Argentina

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:15:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Iceland coach Heimar Hallgrimsson, center, talks with his players at the start of Iceland's official training on the eve of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Spartak Stadium in...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Iceland coach Heimar Hallgrimsson, center, talks with his players at the start of Iceland's official training on the eve of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Spartak Stadium in...
    Iceland is showing the charming, funny, friendly style that won friends worldwide ahead of a World Cup debut against Argentina.More >>
    Iceland is showing the charming, funny, friendly style that won friends worldwide ahead of a World Cup debut against Argentina.More >>
  • The Latest: No guarantees Guerrero will start for Peru

    The Latest: No guarantees Guerrero will start for Peru

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:04:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca reacts during Peru's official press conference on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca reacts during Peru's official press conference on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark.More >>
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark.More >>
  • Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:01:26 GMT
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.More >>
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.More >>
  • Rebooted Brazil seeks redemption against gritty Switzerland

    Rebooted Brazil seeks redemption against gritty Switzerland

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). A man rides his bike past a wall covered by a mural of celebrating soccer fans, ahead of the Brazilian soccer team's World Cup debut in Russia, at the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 13, 2018. Decorat...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). A man rides his bike past a wall covered by a mural of celebrating soccer fans, ahead of the Brazilian soccer team's World Cup debut in Russia, at the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 13, 2018. Decorat...
    Still atoning for its 7-1 loss to Germany four years ago, Brazil seeks to complete its transformation against hard-to-beat Switzerland.More >>
    Still atoning for its 7-1 loss to Germany four years ago, Brazil seeks to complete its transformation against hard-to-beat Switzerland.More >>
  • France coach indulges Griezmann before World Cup match

    France coach indulges Griezmann before World Cup match

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:12:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). France headcoach Didier Deschamps discuss with Antoine Griezmann during France's official training on the eve of the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, ...(AP Photo/David Vincent). France headcoach Didier Deschamps discuss with Antoine Griezmann during France's official training on the eve of the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, ...
    France coach Didier Deschamps has always been clear with his players since taking charge six years ago: there is no "I" in team.More >>
    France coach Didier Deschamps has always been clear with his players since taking charge six years ago: there is no "I" in team.More >>
  • Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one

    Johnson shares lead in a US Open that plays like one

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:11:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Luis Gagne's caddie turns to catch a ball as he walks through the fescue during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Luis Gagne's caddie turns to catch a ball as he walks through the fescue during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    US Open begins on century-old Shinnecock Hills with slightly wider fairways and shaved edges around greens giving it new look.More >>
    US Open begins on century-old Shinnecock Hills with slightly wider fairways and shaved edges around greens giving it new look.More >>
  • Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

    Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-06-15 11:02:23 GMT
    Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge.More >>
    Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Story returns home, Cubs-Cards face off

    LEADING OFF: Story returns home, Cubs-Cards face off

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:42:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp, left, slides into third base past Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story to advance on a ground out by Scott Kingery during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in ...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp, left, slides into third base past Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story to advance on a ground out by Scott Kingery during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in ...
    LEADING OFF: Rockies' Story returns home to Texas, Cubs-Cards features two of NL's best on the mound.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Rockies' Story returns home to Texas, Cubs-Cards features two of NL's best on the mound.More >>
  • Giants 3B Longoria has broken hand after being hit by pitch

    Giants 3B Longoria has broken hand after being hit by pitch

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria, left, watches his RBI single to score Buster Posey during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Miami. The Marlins won 5-4. At right i...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria, left, watches his RBI single to score Buster Posey during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Miami. The Marlins won 5-4. At right i...
    San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria has a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch.More >>
    San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria has a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch.More >>
  • A manager's umpire rant goes online, and Manfred cries foul

    A manager's umpire rant goes online, and Manfred cries foul

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:02:35 GMT
    A profane rant by ex-Mets manager goes online, and Manfred cries foul.More >>
    A profane rant by ex-Mets manager goes online, and Manfred cries foul.More >>
  • Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

    Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:41:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June...
    Substitute Denis Cheryshev scores two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup.More >>
    Substitute Denis Cheryshev scores two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup.More >>
  • Spain ready to leave World Cup coaching woes in the past

    Spain ready to leave World Cup coaching woes in the past

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:30:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro, top centre, touches his forehead as gives instructions to his players during Spain's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro, top centre, touches his forehead as gives instructions to his players during Spain's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup ...
    Spain can't wait to get the ball rolling and put its coaching woes in the past.More >>
    Spain can't wait to get the ball rolling and put its coaching woes in the past.More >>
  • Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

    Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin stand for the athem prior to the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia,...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin stand for the athem prior to the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia,...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports.More >>
  • MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

    MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:41:15 GMT
    Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is due in court for a hearing on charges stemming from a backstage melee that was caught on video.More >>
    Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor is due in court for a hearing on charges stemming from a backstage melee that was caught on video.More >>
  • US Open Notebook: Gregory faces the music; Phil, Rory do not

    US Open Notebook: Gregory faces the music; Phil, Rory do not

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:49:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Russell Henley reacts after sinking a putt on the 14th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Russell Henley reacts after sinking a putt on the 14th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Twenty-three year-old Scott Gregory shot 22 over par in the opening round of the U.S. Open and then cheerfully answered every question from reporters.More >>
    Twenty-three year-old Scott Gregory shot 22 over par in the opening round of the U.S. Open and then cheerfully answered every question from reporters.More >>
  • Jury clears Red Sox in suit brought by woman hurt by foul

    Jury clears Red Sox in suit brought by woman hurt by foul

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:10:03 GMT
    A jury has ruled in favor of the Boston Red Sox in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she suffered severe facial injuries when she was struck by a foul ball at Fenway Park.More >>
    A jury has ruled in favor of the Boston Red Sox in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she suffered severe facial injuries when she was struck by a foul ball at Fenway Park.More >>
  • Tiny Iceland faces Messi, Argentina in big World Cup debut

    Tiny Iceland faces Messi, Argentina in big World Cup debut

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:09:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi, right, and Sergio Aguero talk to a team assistant during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi, right, and Sergio Aguero talk to a team assistant during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow on Saturday.More >>
    The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow on Saturday.More >>
  • The Latest: 4-way tie at 1-under-69 at US Open

    The Latest: 4-way tie at 1-under-69 at US Open

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:02:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Patrick Reed lines up a shot on the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Patrick Reed lines up a shot on the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Masters champion Patrick Reed is off to an up-and-down start to his 1st round at the US Open.More >>
    Masters champion Patrick Reed is off to an up-and-down start to his 1st round at the US Open.More >>
  • Uruguay forward Luis Suarez seeks redemption at World Cup

    Uruguay forward Luis Suarez seeks redemption at World Cup

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:51:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Uruguay's Luis Suarez gestures during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 1...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Uruguay's Luis Suarez gestures during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 1...
    Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is looking for redemption at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
    Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is looking for redemption at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
  • New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:48:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...
    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.More >>
    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.More >>
  • The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:02:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
  • USA! USA! Wait, We Didn't Make The World Cup?

    USA! USA! Wait, We Didn't Make The World Cup?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:21:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Performers display the 2018 soccer World Cup logo and the colors of Russia and Saudi Arabia prior to their group A match which opens the tournament at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Performers display the 2018 soccer World Cup logo and the colors of Russia and Saudi Arabia prior to their group A match which opens the tournament at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    U.S. National Team star Landon Donovan likes Mexico with a U.S. team to cheer at World Cup, but worries a generation of American kids may not give soccer a second look.More >>
    U.S. National Team star Landon Donovan likes Mexico with a U.S. team to cheer at World Cup, but worries a generation of American kids may not give soccer a second look.More >>
  • Star group of Mickelson, McIlroy, Spieth crash at Shinnecock

    Star group of Mickelson, McIlroy, Spieth crash at Shinnecock

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:21:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson checks his lie in the fescue on the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Phil Mickelson checks his lie in the fescue on the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Windy Shinnecock Hills roughs up Mickelson, McIlroy and Spieth at US Open.More >>
    Windy Shinnecock Hills roughs up Mickelson, McIlroy and Spieth at US Open.More >>
  • Poulter's 1-under helps erase bad Shinnecock memories

    Poulter's 1-under helps erase bad Shinnecock memories

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Ian Poulter, of England, plays his shot from the 17th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Ian Poulter, of England, plays his shot from the 17th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    Ian Poulter shoots 1-under 69 to join early leaders at US Open, help erase his bad memories of course and event.More >>
    Ian Poulter shoots 1-under 69 to join early leaders at US Open, help erase his bad memories of course and event.More >>
  • Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:22:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detain Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detain Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...
    The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist...More >>
    The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist detained for holding a protest.More >>
  • Griezmann says he is staying at Atletico Madrid

    Griezmann says he is staying at Atletico Madrid

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:42:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Antoine Griezmann smiles as he answers to journalists during a press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Istra, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.(AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Antoine Griezmann smiles as he answers to journalists during a press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Istra, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
    Antoine Griezmann says he is staying at Atletico Madrid, putting an end to widespread speculation that the France forward would leave to join Spanish rival Barcelona.More >>
    Antoine Griezmann says he is staying at Atletico Madrid, putting an end to widespread speculation that the France forward would leave to join Spanish rival Barcelona.More >>
  • Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:03:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.More >>
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.More >>
  • Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:03:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans from different countries gather at the main ticket office in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Scalpers are still very visible at the World Cup, despite FIFA and Russia's claims they've cracked do...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans from different countries gather at the main ticket office in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Scalpers are still very visible at the World Cup, despite FIFA and Russia's claims they've cracked do...
    Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russia on illicit ticket sales.More >>
    Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russia on illicit ticket sales.More >>
  • Trevor Story breaks up Vince Velasquez's no-hitter in 7th

    Trevor Story breaks up Vince Velasquez's no-hitter in 7th

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Vince Velasquez pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Vince Velasquez pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Philadelphia.
    Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez has a no-hitter through six innings against the Colorado Rockies. Velasquez has retired 18 of 19 batters he faced.More >>
    Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez has a no-hitter through six innings against the Colorado Rockies. Velasquez has retired 18 of 19 batters he faced.More >>
  • The Latest: Murphy places state's first legal sports bets

    The Latest: Murphy places state's first legal sports bets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...
    Gov. Phil Murphy has placed New Jersey's first legal sports bets after state won US Supreme Court decision last month.More >>
    Gov. Phil Murphy has placed New Jersey's first legal sports bets after state won US Supreme Court decision last month.More >>
  • Spain and Portugal both distracted before World Cup opener

    Spain and Portugal both distracted before World Cup opener

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:23:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Spain's Sergio Ramos, center, jokes with his teammates during a training session of Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Spain's Sergio Ramos, center, jokes with his teammates during a training session of Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    Spain and Portugal head into their World Cup opener rife with distractions for both Group B teams.More >>
    Spain and Portugal head into their World Cup opener rife with distractions for both Group B teams.More >>
  • Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox's lead voices Strong, Holden

    Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox's lead voices Strong, Holden

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:10:30 GMT
    How the World Cup will resonate with American viewers is one of the big questions facing Fox's lead broadcast team of John Strong and Stuart Holden.More >>
    How the World Cup will resonate with American viewers is one of the big questions facing Fox's lead broadcast team of John Strong and Stuart Holden.More >>
  • Hernandez dodges home, Dodgers edge Texas 3-2 in 11 innings

    Hernandez dodges home, Dodgers edge Texas 3-2 in 11 innings

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:43:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, shoves Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos while trying to score on a single hit by Enrique Hernandez during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, shoves Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos while trying to score on a single hit by Enrique Hernandez during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Enrique Hernandez dodged home on a wild throw by pitcher Matt Bush in the 11th inning and, hours after a hard collision at the plate led to a bench-clearing incident and a pair of ejections, the Los Angeles Dodgers...More >>
    Enrique Hernandez dodged home on a wild throw by pitcher Matt Bush in the 11th inning and, hours after a hard collision at the plate led to a bench-clearing incident and a pair of ejections, the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Texas Rangers.More >>
  • North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...
    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.More >>
    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.More >>
  • Teenage dream: Soto, 19, powers Nats' win at Yankee Stadium

    Teenage dream: Soto, 19, powers Nats' win at Yankee Stadium

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:49:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Washington Nationals' Juan Soto watches his home run in front New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine (28) and umpire Brian O'Nora uring the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New Y...(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Washington Nationals' Juan Soto watches his home run in front New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine (28) and umpire Brian O'Nora uring the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New Y...
    Teenage rookie Juan Soto homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game at Yankee Stadium, and the Washington Nationals beat New York 5-4.More >>
    Teenage rookie Juan Soto homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game at Yankee Stadium, and the Washington Nationals beat New York 5-4.More >>
  • Cain, Chacin pace Brewers past Cubs 1-0

    Cain, Chacin pace Brewers past Cubs 1-0

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:44:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers, from left, Ryan Braun, Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich celebrate after a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 1-0.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers, from left, Ryan Braun, Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich celebrate after a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 1-0.
    Lorenzo Cain homered and Jhoulys Chacin combined with three relievers on a six-hitter to give the Milwaukee Brewers their second straight shutout of the Chicago Cubs.More >>
    Lorenzo Cain homered and Jhoulys Chacin combined with three relievers on a six-hitter to give the Milwaukee Brewers their second straight shutout of the Chicago Cubs.More >>
  • Sale dominant before ejection, and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1

    Sale dominant before ejection, and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:21:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Baltimore.
    Sale dominant before 7th inning ejection, and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1 to complete 3-game sweep.More >>
    Sale dominant before 7th inning ejection, and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1 to complete 3-game sweep.More >>
  • The Latest: Moscow workers set for World Cup day off

    The Latest: Moscow workers set for World Cup day off

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:21:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A worker cleans the area in front of Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A worker cleans the area in front of Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    Some workers in Moscow will mark the World Cup with a day off in a push to ease the Russian capital's notorious traffic jams.More >>
    Some workers in Moscow will mark the World Cup with a day off in a push to ease the Russian capital's notorious traffic jams.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Freeman leads Braves, Verlander dominates

    LEADING OFF: Freeman leads Braves, Verlander dominates

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:21:41 GMT
    (Curtis ComptonAtlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Freedie Freeman, right foreground, gets a high five from manager Brian Snitker after the Braves defeated the New York Mets 2-0 in a baseball game in Atlanta, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(Curtis ComptonAtlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Freedie Freeman, right foreground, gets a high five from manager Brian Snitker after the Braves defeated the New York Mets 2-0 in a baseball game in Atlanta, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Surging Freeman leads 1st-place Braves, Verlander dominates for Astros, Rays lefty Snell sharp.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Surging Freeman leads 1st-place Braves, Verlander dominates for Astros, Rays lefty Snell sharp.More >>
  • US Open hopes ultimate test doesn't feature trick questions

    US Open hopes ultimate test doesn't feature trick questions

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:11:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Justin Thomas hits off the eighth fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Justin Thomas hits off the eighth fairway during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    US Open wants to be the ultimate test for a mix of great players and great story lines.More >>
    US Open wants to be the ultimate test for a mix of great players and great story lines.More >>
  • Steinbrenner says Yankees exploring rotation upgrade

    Steinbrenner says Yankees exploring rotation upgrade

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:10:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Hal Steinbrenner, general managing partner of the New York Yankees, talks with reporters at the annual MLB baseball general managers' meetings in Orlando, Fla. Steinbrenner says the...(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Hal Steinbrenner, general managing partner of the New York Yankees, talks with reporters at the annual MLB baseball general managers' meetings in Orlando, Fla. Steinbrenner says the...
    Hal Steinbrenner says his New York Yankees may need an upgrade in the starting rotation if they're going to reach their first World Series since 2009.More >>
    Hal Steinbrenner says his New York Yankees may need an upgrade in the starting rotation if they're going to reach their first World Series since 2009.More >>
  • AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL's highest-paid guard

    AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL's highest-paid guard

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:28:21 GMT
    (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) throws a pass behind offensive guard Zack Martin (70) and center Travis Frederick (72)  during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.(Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) throws a pass behind offensive guard Zack Martin (70) and center Travis Frederick (72) during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.
    A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and Zack Martin have agreed to terms on an $84 million, six-year contract extension that will make the two-time All-Pro the highest-paid guard in...More >>
    A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and Zack Martin have agreed to terms on an $84 million, six-year contract extension that will make the two-time All-Pro the highest-paid guard in the NFL.More >>
  • Tough start for Emery as Arsenal opens EPL against Man City

    Tough start for Emery as Arsenal opens EPL against Man City

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:28:12 GMT
    Unai Emery has been handed the toughest possible start to his tenure at Arsenal: A match against Premier League champion Manchester City.More >>
    Unai Emery has been handed the toughest possible start to his tenure at Arsenal: A match against Premier League champion Manchester City.More >>
  • Kemp and Chirinos ejected after home plate collision

    Kemp and Chirinos ejected after home plate collision

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:31:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, shoves Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos while trying to score on a single hit by Enrique Hernandez during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, right, shoves Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos while trying to score on a single hit by Enrique Hernandez during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and catcher Robinson Chirinos of the Texas Rangers have been ejected in the third inning after a home plate collision that led to a benches-clearing confrontation between the...More >>
    Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and catcher Robinson Chirinos of the Texas Rangers have been ejected in the third inning after a home plate collision that led to a benches-clearing confrontation between the teams.More >>
  • Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Anne Donovan dies.

    Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Anne Donovan dies.

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:21:10 GMT
    Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, has died of heart failure.More >>
    Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, has died of heart failure.More >>
  • Wentz eager to return, but Foles allows Eagles to wait

    Wentz eager to return, but Foles allows Eagles to wait

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:03:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 7, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz runs a drill during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's practice facility, in Philadelphia. Wentz was having an MVP sea...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 7, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz runs a drill during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's practice facility, in Philadelphia. Wentz was having an MVP sea...
    Carson Wentz is eager to return to the field and reclaim his starting spot for the Philadelphia Eagles but he doesn't have to rush because Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles is still around.More >>
    Carson Wentz is eager to return to the field and reclaim his starting spot for the Philadelphia Eagles but he doesn't have to rush because Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles is still around.More >>
  • NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

    NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:02:49 GMT
    College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school.More >>
    College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school.More >>
  • Haniger's game-ending blast gives Mariners sweep of Angels

    Haniger's game-ending blast gives Mariners sweep of Angels

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:20:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Mariners. including Jean Segura, center, who scored the game-winning run on a two-run walk-off home run by Mitch Haniger, wait for Haniger at the plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Mariners. including Jean Segura, center, who scored the game-winning run on a two-run walk-off home run by Mitch Haniger, wait for Haniger at the plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles...
    Mitch Haniger hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners an 8-6 victory and sweep of the three-game series over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.More >>
    Mitch Haniger hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners an 8-6 victory and sweep of the three-game series over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.More >>
  • Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:20:40 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.More >>
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.More >>
  • Is this the week Rickie Fowler breaks through in a major?

    Is this the week Rickie Fowler breaks through in a major?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:49:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Dermer, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Rickie Fowler follows his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Majors have not been kind to Fowler. In April, he came u...(AP Photo/David Dermer, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Rickie Fowler follows his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Majors have not been kind to Fowler. In April, he came u...
    Rickie Fowler knows he can win major championships; is this the week, at the US Open?.More >>
    Rickie Fowler knows he can win major championships; is this the week, at the US Open?.More >>
  • Rose practicing patience, perspective in the majors

    Rose practicing patience, perspective in the majors

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:41:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Justin Rose, of England, drives off the 12th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Justin Rose, of England, drives off the 12th tee during a practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    US Open notes: Rose preaches patience in the majors; wedding bells for Fowler; a local rule on removing pebbles from the sand.More >>
    US Open notes: Rose preaches patience in the majors; wedding bells for Fowler; a local rule on removing pebbles from the sand.More >>
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  • World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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 Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
    Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
  • Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

    Astros win 11th straight and finish 10-0 trip, beat KC 7-4

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:23:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4.More >>
    Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4.More >>
  • Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

    Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte, right, hugs to Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte, right, hugs to Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected.More >>
    Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected.More >>
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  • World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces 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.
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    Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
  • Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

    Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland. Jay-Z and Beyonce have released a joint al...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland. Jay-Z and Beyonce have released a joint al...
    Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings.More >>
    Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings.More >>
  • Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

    Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-17 09:41:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez). Referee Laurence Cole sends Errol Spence Jr. to a neutral corner after Carlos Camp went down during the first round of a welterweight boxing match Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.(AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez). Referee Laurence Cole sends Errol Spence Jr. to a neutral corner after Carlos Camp went down during the first round of a welterweight boxing match Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Frisco, Texas.
    Errol Spence Jr. retains IBF welterweight crown with a first-round knockout of Mexico's Carlos Ocampo in his first title defense in front of home crowd in Texas.More >>
    Errol Spence Jr. retains IBF welterweight crown with a first-round knockout of Mexico's Carlos Ocampo in his first title defense in front of home crowd in Texas.More >>
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  • Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for next phase

    Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for next phase

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:29:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for t...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for t...
    The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home.More >>
    The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home.More >>
  • Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk

    Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:09:04 GMT
    The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players.More >>
    The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players.More >>
  • New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:48:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...
    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.More >>
    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.More >>
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