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  • Iran coach lambasts World Cup use of video on close calls

    Iran coach lambasts World Cup use of video on close calls

    Monday, June 25 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-06-25 11:37:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 20, 2018, Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz, second left, talks to an assistant referee during the Group B match between Iran and Spain at the World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Spain won 1-0.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 20, 2018, Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz, second left, talks to an assistant referee during the Group B match between Iran and Spain at the World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Spain won 1-0.
    Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says he's concerned the World Cup is overusing the video assistant referee system to judge close and debatable calls instead of limiting its use to correcting obvious mistakes.More >>
    Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says he's concerned the World Cup is overusing the video assistant referee system to judge close and debatable calls instead of limiting its use to correcting obvious mistakes.More >>
  • Even with 2 wins, Mexico's place in next round not secure

    Even with 2 wins, Mexico's place in next round not secure

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:54:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa celebrates after the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa celebrates after the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Mexico still could miss World Cup second round despite wins over Germany, South Korea.More >>
    Mexico still could miss World Cup second round despite wins over Germany, South Korea.More >>
  • Hader headlines impressive bullpen for NL-leading Brewers

    Hader headlines impressive bullpen for NL-leading Brewers

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Milwaukee's Josh Hader headlines a bullpen that has led the Brewers to the National League's best record.More >>
    Milwaukee's Josh Hader headlines a bullpen that has led the Brewers to the National League's best record.More >>
  • Dodgers hit 7 HRs, beat Mets 8-7 on Turner's shot in 11th

    Dodgers hit 7 HRs, beat Mets 8-7 on Turner's shot in 11th

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a solo home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a solo home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York.
    Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7.More >>
    Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7.More >>
  • Road warrior: Truex tricks Harvick on track, conquers Sonoma

    Road warrior: Truex tricks Harvick on track, conquers Sonoma

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Martin Truex Jr. (78) leads Kevin Harvick (4) through a turn during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Sonoma, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Martin Truex Jr. (78) leads Kevin Harvick (4) through a turn during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Sonoma, Calif.
    Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma after roaring past defending champion Kevin Harvick.More >>
    Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma after roaring past defending champion Kevin Harvick.More >>
  • Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

    Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Oregon State out to finish its redemption tour against Arkansas in College World Series finals.More >>
    Oregon State out to finish its redemption tour against Arkansas in College World Series finals.More >>
  • Carlson signing is first domino to fall in NHL free agency

    Carlson signing is first domino to fall in NHL free agency

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:47:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). File- This May 17, 2018, file photo shows Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) skating with the puck during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa ...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). File- This May 17, 2018, file photo shows Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) skating with the puck during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa ...
    John Carlson re-signing with the Stanley Cup-champion Capitals is the first domino to fall in a hectic free agent period that includes John Tavares speaking with five suitors before he can hit the market.More >>
    John Carlson re-signing with the Stanley Cup-champion Capitals is the first domino to fall in a hectic free agent period that includes John Tavares speaking with five suitors before he can hit the market.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Jackson set to play for 13th team, Sanchez hurt

    LEADING OFF: Jackson set to play for 13th team, Sanchez hurt

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:47:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    LEADING OFF: Edwin Jackson set to play for record-tying 13th team, Sanchez hurt, Ohio teams own 7-game winning streaks.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Edwin Jackson set to play for record-tying 13th team, Sanchez hurt, Ohio teams own 7-game winning streaks.More >>
  • Kane scores hat trick in England's 6-1 rout of Panama

    Kane scores hat trick in England's 6-1 rout of Panama

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:47:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June...
    Harry Kane scored a hat trick to help England to its most one-sided World Cup victory, a 6-1 rout of Panama that secured a place in the last 16 with a game to spare.More >>
    Harry Kane scored a hat trick to help England to its most one-sided World Cup victory, a 6-1 rout of Panama that secured a place in the last 16 with a game to spare.More >>
  • The Latest: Brazil World Cup fan arrested in St. Petersburg

    The Latest: Brazil World Cup fan arrested in St. Petersburg

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:47:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Urugay's players exercise during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Urugay's players exercise during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    A Russian court official says a Brazilian World Cup fan has been arrested in St. Petersburg as part of an extradition request from Brazil.More >>
    A Russian court official says a Brazilian World Cup fan has been arrested in St. Petersburg as part of an extradition request from Brazil.More >>
  • Bubba Watson shoots 63 to rally for 3rd Travelers title

    Bubba Watson shoots 63 to rally for 3rd Travelers title

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:47:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stew Milne). Paul Casey of England hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cromwell, Conn.(AP Photo/Stew Milne). Paul Casey of England hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cromwell, Conn.
    Bubba Watson rallied to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands.More >>
    Bubba Watson rallied to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands.More >>
  • The Latest: Heat wave means water giveaway at Russia-Uruguay

    The Latest: Heat wave means water giveaway at Russia-Uruguay

    Monday, June 25 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-06-25 09:55:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Urugay's players exercise during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Urugay's players exercise during Uruguay's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    With Russia set to play Uruguay in a heat wave, authorities in Samara say they'll be distributing free drinking water at the stadium.More >>
    With Russia set to play Uruguay in a heat wave, authorities in Samara say they'll be distributing free drinking water at the stadium.More >>
  • Devon Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoor meet

    Devon Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoor meet

    Monday, June 25 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-06-25 09:34:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Shamier Little celebrates as she wins the women's 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Shamier Little celebrates as she wins the women's 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Devon Allen won the 110-meter hurdles final Sunday to highlight the final session of the USATF Outdoor championships.More >>
    Devon Allen won the 110-meter hurdles final Sunday to highlight the final session of the USATF Outdoor championships.More >>
  • Murphy's 2-run single lifts Nationals past Phillies 8-6

    Murphy's 2-run single lifts Nationals past Phillies 8-6

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-06-25 07:04:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after he hit a single that drove in two runs during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, early Monday, June 25, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 8...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after he hit a single that drove in two runs during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, early Monday, June 25, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 8...
    Daniel Murphy's two-run single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6.More >>
    Daniel Murphy's two-run single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6.More >>
  • Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

    Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

    Monday, June 25 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:47:12 GMT
    Pole-sitter Josef Newgarden dominated the IndyCar race at Road America for his third victory of the season.More >>
    Pole-sitter Josef Newgarden dominated the IndyCar race at Road America for his third victory of the season.More >>
  • Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka wins NW Arkansas Championship

    Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka wins NW Arkansas Championship

    Monday, June 25 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:47:03 GMT
    (Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). Nasa Hataoka tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of the LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark.(Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). Nasa Hataoka tees off on the ninth hole during the second round of the LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark.
    Japanese teenager Nasa Hataoka ran away with the NW Arkansas Championship for her first PGA Tour title The 19-year-old Hataoka won by six strokes, closing with an 8-under 63 at Pinnacle Country Club for a...More >>
    Japanese teenager Nasa Hataoka ran away with the NW Arkansas Championship for her first PGA Tour title The 19-year-old Hataoka won by six strokes, closing with an 8-under 63 at Pinnacle Country Club for a tournament-record 21-under 192 total.More >>
  • DJ Calvin Harris stoked by Harry Kane nod to 'One Kiss'

    DJ Calvin Harris stoked by Harry Kane nod to 'One Kiss'

    Monday, June 25 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-06-25 04:05:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Harry Kane was asked after England's win in the World Cup what song he'd like to be played in his honor on a Brazilian radio station.More >>
    Harry Kane was asked after England's win in the World Cup what song he'd like to be played in his honor on a Brazilian radio station.More >>
  • Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis

    Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-06-25 03:44:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi is congratulated by coach Jorge Sampaoli on the day of his birthday during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi is congratulated by coach Jorge Sampaoli on the day of his birthday during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Lionel Messi's birthday is being overshadowed by turmoil embroiling Argentina's coach and the squad.More >>
    Lionel Messi's birthday is being overshadowed by turmoil embroiling Argentina's coach and the squad.More >>
  • Pitcher homers, Reds rally past Cubs 8-6 for 7th win in row

    Pitcher homers, Reds rally past Cubs 8-6 for 7th win in row

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-06-25 01:16:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Jesse Winker hits a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cincinnati.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Jesse Winker hits a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cincinnati.
    Pitcher Mike Lorenzen connected for a pinch-hit homer to begin Cincinnati's comeback and Jesse Winker added a pinch-hit three-run homer in a big seventh that sent the Reds over the Chicago Cubs 8-6.More >>
    Pitcher Mike Lorenzen connected for a pinch-hit homer to begin Cincinnati's comeback and Jesse Winker added a pinch-hit three-run homer in a big seventh that sent the Reds over the Chicago Cubs 8-6.More >>
  • Sweden player condemns racist abuse after World Cup loss

    Sweden player condemns racist abuse after World Cup loss

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:56:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, ...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, ...
    Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz says the racist abuse aimed at him over social media following the 2-1 loss to Germany at the World Cup has been "completely unacceptable.".More >>
    Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz says the racist abuse aimed at him over social media following the 2-1 loss to Germany at the World Cup has been "completely unacceptable.".More >>
  • Switzerland awaits FIFA judgment on 'provocative' gestures

    Switzerland awaits FIFA judgment on 'provocative' gestures

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:55:47 GMT
    (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...
    The head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he does not expect FIFA to suspend his players despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia.More >>
    The head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he does not expect FIFA to suspend his players despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia.More >>
  • Yankees C Sanchez likely to DL after pulling up on grounder

    Yankees C Sanchez likely to DL after pulling up on grounder

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:16:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is likely headed to the disabled after pulling up while running out a double-play grounder at Tampa Bay.More >>
    New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is likely headed to the disabled after pulling up while running out a double-play grounder at Tampa Bay.More >>
  • The Latest: Portugal, Spain want routine wins to advance

    The Latest: Portugal, Spain want routine wins to advance

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:16:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, ...(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, ...
    Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says teammate Luka Modric would be a contender for the world's best player of the year award if he played for one of the supposed powers of international football.More >>
    Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says teammate Luka Modric would be a contender for the world's best player of the year award if he played for one of the supposed powers of international football.More >>
  • Bauers homers in 12th, Rays sweep Yankees with 7-6 win

    Bauers homers in 12th, Rays sweep Yankees with 7-6 win

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-06-24 23:47:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Jake Bauers, center, celebrates with teammates after his walkoff home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Chasen Shreve during the 12th inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Jake Bauers, center, celebrates with teammates after his walkoff home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Chasen Shreve during the 12th inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Rookie Jake Bauers led off the 12th inning with a home run and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees with a 7-6 victory.More >>
    Rookie Jake Bauers led off the 12th inning with a home run and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees with a 7-6 victory.More >>
  • The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. conquers Sonoma's road course

    The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. conquers Sonoma's road course

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:28:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). A car driven by Matt DiBenedetto is pushed from pit row in preparation for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Sonoma, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). A car driven by Matt DiBenedetto is pushed from pit row in preparation for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Sonoma, Calif.
    The Latest: A.J. Allmendinger wins first stage in Sonoma, but then blows engine.More >>
    The Latest: A.J. Allmendinger wins first stage in Sonoma, but then blows engine.More >>
  • Sale strikes out 13 in 7 innings; Red Sox beat Mariners 5-0

    Sale strikes out 13 in 7 innings; Red Sox beat Mariners 5-0

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:27:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Chris Sale struck out 13 over seven dazzling innings, Mitch Moreland hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox won the weekend and season series over the Seattle Mariners with a 5-0 victory.More >>
    Chris Sale struck out 13 over seven dazzling innings, Mitch Moreland hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox won the weekend and season series over the Seattle Mariners with a 5-0 victory.More >>
  • Scott McCarron wins PGA Tour Champions event in Wisconsin

    Scott McCarron wins PGA Tour Champions event in Wisconsin

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:17:17 GMT
    Scott McCarron won the American Family Insurance Championship, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory over hometown player Jerry Kelly.More >>
    Scott McCarron won the American Family Insurance Championship, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory over hometown player Jerry Kelly.More >>
  • Sources: Salah considering retiring from national team

    Sources: Salah considering retiring from national team

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:17:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volg...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volg...
    Sources tell AP Salah says he is considering retiring from national play after being used as a political symbol in Chechnya.More >>
    Sources tell AP Salah says he is considering retiring from national play after being used as a political symbol in Chechnya.More >>
  • Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 3-0 at World Cup

    Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 3-0 at World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Colombia's Radamel Falcao, right, celebrates after scoring the second side goal past Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny during the group H match between Poland and Colombia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Colombia's Radamel Falcao, right, celebrates after scoring the second side goal past Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny during the group H match between Poland and Colombia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in ...
    Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round.More >>
    Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round.More >>
  • What do Costa Rica, Panama early exits say about US soccer?

    What do Costa Rica, Panama early exits say about US soccer?

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:06:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo lies on the ground after failing to stop a goal from England's Jesse Lingard during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizh...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo lies on the ground after failing to stop a goal from England's Jesse Lingard during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizh...
    Costa Rica and Panama were overwhelmed at the World Cup and knocked out in 2 matches after beating out the United States for berths in soccer's showcase.More >>
    Costa Rica and Panama were overwhelmed at the World Cup and knocked out in 2 matches after beating out the United States for berths in soccer's showcase.More >>
  • With luck, Kane joins England's great World Cup strikers

    With luck, Kane joins England's great World Cup strikers

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:36:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England's Harry Kane celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    With the game ball packed away, Harry Kane now has a permanent souvenir from the World Cup.More >>
    With the game ball packed away, Harry Kane now has a permanent souvenir from the World Cup.More >>
  • Honda goal gives Japan a 2-2 draw with Senegal at World Cup

    Honda goal gives Japan a 2-2 draw with Senegal at World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:35:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, scores his side's second goal past Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Rus...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, scores his side's second goal past Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Rus...
    Keisuke Honda came off the bench and scored from close range in the 78th minute to give the Japanese a 2-2 draw with Senegal at the World Cup.More >>
    Keisuke Honda came off the bench and scored from close range in the 78th minute to give the Japanese a 2-2 draw with Senegal at the World Cup.More >>
  • Spain needs to stay motivated for last World Cup group match

    Spain needs to stay motivated for last World Cup group match

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:38:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro arrives for the official training on the eve of the group B match between Morocco and Spain at the Mirny stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro arrives for the official training on the eve of the group B match between Morocco and Spain at the Mirny stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Spain needs to stay motivated even though it doesn't need to win to advance from its World Cup group.More >>
    Spain needs to stay motivated even though it doesn't need to win to advance from its World Cup group.More >>
  • Panama's captain makes history with World Cup goal

    Panama's captain makes history with World Cup goal

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Panama's Felipe Baloy, left, reacts after scoring his team's first goal as England's John Stones and Kyle Walker, right, watch during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny ...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Panama's Felipe Baloy, left, reacts after scoring his team's first goal as England's John Stones and Kyle Walker, right, watch during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny ...
    Panama's captain makes history with historic World Cup goal.More >>
    Panama's captain makes history with historic World Cup goal.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:30:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England head coach Gareth Southgate celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). England head coach Gareth Southgate celebrates his team's 6-1 victory at the end of the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday...
    Six teams have moved on to the second round at the World Cup, with England the latest to join the party.More >>
    Six teams have moved on to the second round at the World Cup, with England the latest to join the party.More >>
  • Kickoff: Spain, Portugal can't coast to World Cup 2nd round

    Kickoff: Spain, Portugal can't coast to World Cup 2nd round

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:20:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo plays the ball with teammates during the training session of Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kratovo, outskirts Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo plays the ball with teammates during the training session of Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kratovo, outskirts Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Led by Ronaldo's former coach, Iran could spoil either Portugal or Spain's chances to advance at the World Cup.More >>
    Led by Ronaldo's former coach, Iran could spoil either Portugal or Spain's chances to advance at the World Cup.More >>
  • Veteran women's college basketball ref Rachelle Jones dies

    Veteran women's college basketball ref Rachelle Jones dies

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:20:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/LM Otero, File). File-In this March 31, 2017, file photo, official Rachelle Jones, left, talks with another official during a practice session for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas.  The veteran women’s baske...(AP Photo/LM Otero, File). File-In this March 31, 2017, file photo, official Rachelle Jones, left, talks with another official during a practice session for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. The veteran women’s baske...
    Veteran women's basketball official Rachelle Jones has died after a seven-year fight with cancer.More >>
    Veteran women's basketball official Rachelle Jones has died after a seven-year fight with cancer.More >>
  • Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguise

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:49:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...
    AP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game.More >>
    AP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game.More >>
  • Seeing red: Iceland promises Croatia grueling group finish

    Seeing red: Iceland promises Croatia grueling group finish

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:49:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). From left: Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson, Iceland's Sverrir Ingason and Iceland's Ragnar Sigurdsson greet supporters at the end of the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena i...(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). From left: Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson, Iceland's Sverrir Ingason and Iceland's Ragnar Sigurdsson greet supporters at the end of the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena i...
    Iceland defender Kari Arnason isn't afraid to see red if it means stopping one of the World Cup's most creative sides when it takes on Croatia on Tuesday.More >>
    Iceland defender Kari Arnason isn't afraid to see red if it means stopping one of the World Cup's most creative sides when it takes on Croatia on Tuesday.More >>
  • England scores 6 but falls well short of World Cup record

    England scores 6 but falls well short of World Cup record

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:48:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 15, 1982 file photo, Hungary's Laszlo Fazekas, center, jumps on Gabor Poloskei, after scoring the third goal for his country, during the World Cup soccer match between Hungary and El Salvador, in Elche, Spain. Hunga...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 15, 1982 file photo, Hungary's Laszlo Fazekas, center, jumps on Gabor Poloskei, after scoring the third goal for his country, during the World Cup soccer match between Hungary and El Salvador, in Elche, Spain. Hunga...
    England's 6-1 rout of Panama is the biggest winning margin at this year's World Cup, but it falls well short of the tournament record.More >>
    England's 6-1 rout of Panama is the biggest winning margin at this year's World Cup, but it falls well short of the tournament record.More >>
  • Yankees' Tanaka throws 26 pitches in 1st bullpen session

    Yankees' Tanaka throws 26 pitches in 1st bullpen session

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:38:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, throws a bullpen session before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, June 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, throws a bullpen session before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, June 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has cleared a key hurdle in his rehab program for strained right and left hamstrings by throwing 26 pitches in his first bullpen session.More >>
    Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has cleared a key hurdle in his rehab program for strained right and left hamstrings by throwing 26 pitches in his first bullpen session.More >>
  • Cilic targets grass-court double after winning Queen's Club

    Cilic targets grass-court double after winning Queen's Club

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:38:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates breaking the serve of Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the final tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates breaking the serve of Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the final tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Marin Cilic saved a match point on his way to defeating Novak Djokovic 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Sunday as he claimed a second Queen's Club title.More >>
    Marin Cilic saved a match point on his way to defeating Novak Djokovic 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Sunday as he claimed a second Queen's Club title.More >>
  • World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

    World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:14:18 GMT
    World of Outlaws sprint car series driver Jason Johnson dies following crash at Beaver Dam Raceway.More >>
    World of Outlaws sprint car series driver Jason Johnson dies following crash at Beaver Dam Raceway.More >>
  • Cubs' Bryant sits 2nd straight day with sore shoulder

    Cubs' Bryant sits 2nd straight day with sore shoulder

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:11:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant fields a ground ball by Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. Hamilton was out at first. The Reds won 6-3.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant fields a ground ball by Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. Hamilton was out at first. The Reds won 6-3.
    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant misses 2nd straight start, is day to day with sore left shoulder.More >>
    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant misses 2nd straight start, is day to day with sore left shoulder.More >>
  • Serbia FA complains of 'biased' referee in Switzerland match

    Serbia FA complains of 'biased' referee in Switzerland match

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:56:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic reacts in dejection at the end of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic reacts in dejection at the end of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    A day after being put under investigation by FIFA for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup loss to Switzerland, Serbia's FA files official complaint with football's governing body alleging...More >>
    A day after being put under investigation by FIFA for complaining about the refereeing of their 2-1 World Cup loss to Switzerland, Serbia's FA files official complaint with football's governing body alleging "biased officiating" by referee Feliz Brych.More >>
  • Hamilton wins French GP to retake lead in F1 title race

    Hamilton wins French GP to retake lead in F1 title race

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:37:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain races during the French Formula One Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain races during the French Formula One Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix from pole position to retake the lead of the Formula One title race on Sunday.More >>
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix from pole position to retake the lead of the Formula One title race on Sunday.More >>
  • Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:29:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.More >>
    Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup.More >>
  • Salah in better shape before Egypt's last World Cup match

    Salah in better shape before Egypt's last World Cup match

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:06:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volg...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, speaks with goalkeeper Essam El Hadary during Egypt's official training on the eve of the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena, in Volg...
    Egypt striker Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury appears to have significantly improved before the Pharaohs' last World Cup game against Saudi Arabia.More >>
    Egypt striker Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury appears to have significantly improved before the Pharaohs' last World Cup game against Saudi Arabia.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:06:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar, right, smiles as Elvis Andrus congratulates him after Profar scored on a two-run single by Delino DeShields off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar, right, smiles as Elvis Andrus congratulates him after Profar scored on a two-run single by Delino DeShields off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday...
    LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run, Yankees in scoring slump, Harper struggling.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Rangers-Twins get testy, Reds on grand run, Yankees in scoring slump, Harper struggling.More >>
  • Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

    Flames come away as biggest winner at NHL draft

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:29:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018 file photo Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. The Hurricanes have acquired defense...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018 file photo Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. The Hurricanes have acquired defense...
    Getting Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin from Carolina makes the Calgary Flames one of the biggest winners at the NHL draft.More >>
    Getting Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin from Carolina makes the Calgary Flames one of the biggest winners at the NHL draft.More >>
  • Uruguay defender Gimenez ruled out of final group match

    Uruguay defender Gimenez ruled out of final group match

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:29:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez celebrates at the end of the Group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the World Cup in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez celebrates at the end of the Group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the World Cup in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
    Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez has been ruled out of the team's final World Cup group stage match because of a right thigh injury.More >>
    Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez has been ruled out of the team's final World Cup group stage match because of a right thigh injury.More >>
  • Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:08:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Carlos Vela celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Carlos Vela celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.More >>
    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 at the World Cup.More >>
  • Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing

    Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:58:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Harry Kane attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Harry Kane attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
    For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely.More >>
    For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely.More >>
  • Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

    Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:38:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a New York Mets batter during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 23, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a New York Mets batter during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 23, 2018, in New York.
    Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3.More >>
  • Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:17:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.(AP Photo/John Minchillo). Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati.
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
    Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win.More >>
  • Messi is running out of time to save Argentina's World Cup

    Messi is running out of time to save Argentina's World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:58:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.
    Messi is running out of time to save Argentina's World Cup, end questions about his performance in big games.More >>
    Messi is running out of time to save Argentina's World Cup, end questions about his performance in big games.More >>
  • Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:06:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
    Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas.More >>
  • Paul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in Travelers

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:46:00 GMT
    (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP). Large galleries form around the course as players like Jordan Spieth walks onto the first green during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP). Large galleries form around the course as players like Jordan Spieth walks onto the first green during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship.More >>
    Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship.More >>
  • Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

    Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:47:13 GMT
    Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship.More >>
    Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship.More >>
  • Kershaw dazzles, then struggles in 3-inning return from DL

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:24:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Kershaw is set to make a sur...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Kershaw is set to make a sur...
    Clayton Kershaw has been activated from the disabled list and is set to pitch despite a shaky forecast at Citi Field.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw has been activated from the disabled list and is set to pitch despite a shaky forecast at Citi Field.More >>
  • Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. A jump in the salary ca...
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
    John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft.More >>
  • Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames

    Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:37 GMT
    The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.More >>
    The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.More >>
  • Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters

    Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Erica Bougard clears the bar during the heptathlon high jump at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Erica Bougard clears the bar during the heptathlon high jump at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Shelby Houlihan stormed past Jenny Simpson to win the women's 1,500 meters at the USATF national outdoor championships in Des Moines.More >>
    Shelby Houlihan stormed past Jenny Simpson to win the women's 1,500 meters at the USATF national outdoor championships in Des Moines.More >>
  • Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:01 GMT
    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.More >>
    Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings.More >>
  • Lee, Hataoka tied after 2 rounds at NW Arkansas Championship

    Lee, Hataoka tied after 2 rounds at NW Arkansas Championship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:13:34 GMT
    Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka each shot 6-under 65 to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship.More >>
    Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka each shot 6-under 65 to share the second-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship.More >>
  • The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:04:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil's Neymar, left and Thiago Silva talk to other players during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Rus...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil's Neymar, left and Thiago Silva talk to other players during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Rus...
    Thiago Silva is upset with teammate Neymar for shouting at him during Brazil's tense 2-0 win over Costa Rica.More >>
    Thiago Silva is upset with teammate Neymar for shouting at him during Brazil's tense 2-0 win over Costa Rica.More >>
  • Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

    Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:04:14 GMT
    (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...
    Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who oversaw their 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring.More >>
    Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who oversaw their 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:54:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Jun...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Jun...
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after a second straight day that ended with a comeback win in stoppage time.More >>
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after a second straight day that ended with a comeback win in stoppage time.More >>
  • IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

    IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:53:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file). FILE - In this May 21, 2018 file photo Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Wickens is retur...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file). FILE - In this May 21, 2018 file photo Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Wickens is retur...
    Robert Wickens is returning to Road America with a full-time ride a year after taking his first IndyCar spin as a practice driver.More >>
    Robert Wickens is returning to Road America with a full-time ride a year after taking his first IndyCar spin as a practice driver.More >>
  • Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:53:41 GMT
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.More >>
    Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.More >>
  • Indians reliever Miller won't throw off mound for 10 days

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:44:11 GMT
    Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won't throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there's no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.More >>
    Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won't throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there's no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.More >>
  • Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored two goals each in a dominant Belgium display, leading their team over Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring game of the World Cup.More >>
    Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored two goals each in a dominant Belgium display, leading their team over Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring game of the World Cup.More >>
  • Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now

    Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:24:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and King Philippe of Belgium attend the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and King Philippe of Belgium attend the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    A polyglot of 11 million known for waffles, chocolate and beer, Belgium hopes to win a major title for the first time in its 114-year soccer history.More >>
    A polyglot of 11 million known for waffles, chocolate and beer, Belgium hopes to win a major title for the first time in its 114-year soccer history.More >>
  • Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:14:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this July 16, 2016 photo, Amelie Mauresmo, of France, speaks during an interview at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. prior to her induction ceremony. Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain Fr...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). In this July 16, 2016 photo, Amelie Mauresmo, of France, speaks during an interview at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. prior to her induction ceremony. Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain Fr...
    Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season.More >>
    Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season.More >>
  • England seeks own version of 'happy football' at World Cup

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:14:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Jordan Henderson and his teammates attend England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 socce...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England's Jordan Henderson and his teammates attend England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 socce...
    Southgate says England's young team unscathed by history and seeking its version of 'happy football'.More >>
    Southgate says England's young team unscathed by history and seeking its version of 'happy football'.More >>
  • Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final

    Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their semifinal tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Croatia's Marin Cilic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their semifinal tennis match at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Marin Cilic reached a second straight Queen's Club final after defeating Nick Kyrgios 7-6, 7-6.More >>
    Marin Cilic reached a second straight Queen's Club final after defeating Nick Kyrgios 7-6, 7-6.More >>
  • Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:13:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Brazil hit by injures at World Cup, not even coach Tite escapes medical report.More >>
    Brazil hit by injures at World Cup, not even coach Tite escapes medical report.More >>
  • Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

    Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Iceland soccer fans watch the final minutes on television of the team's loss to Nigeria in a World Cup soccer match at a sports bar, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Iceland soccer fans watch the final minutes on television of the team's loss to Nigeria in a World Cup soccer match at a sports bar, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Seattle.
    With no American team at the World Cup, Iceland's prime minister vies for US support, Landon Donovan pushes for Mexico and James Corden for England.More >>
    With no American team at the World Cup, Iceland's prime minister vies for US support, Landon Donovan pushes for Mexico and James Corden for England.More >>
  • Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

    Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Senegal's Sadio Mane smiles during the official press conference on the eve of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Senegal's Sadio Mane smiles during the official press conference on the eve of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2...
    Even a great friendship between players from the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup.More >>
    Even a great friendship between players from the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup.More >>
  • Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

    Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:53:53 GMT
    The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine in fake World Cup trophies.More >>
    The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine in fake World Cup trophies.More >>
  • Colombia coach gives 4-point wish list for World Cup match

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:43:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 19, 2018, Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gestures during the World Cup match between Colombia and Japan at the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 19, 2018, Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gestures during the World Cup match between Colombia and Japan at the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia.
    Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gave his wish list for the team's next match against Poland, most importantly keeping all 11 players on the pitch.More >>
    Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gave his wish list for the team's next match against Poland, most importantly keeping all 11 players on the pitch.More >>
  • Panama coach very candid: England 'hardest match by far'

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:34:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Ramon Cardoze, vicepresident of the Panama FA, foreground, attends a training session of Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Ramon Cardoze, vicepresident of the Panama FA, foreground, attends a training session of Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Panama coach Hernan Gomez is calling his game with England the team's 'hardest' in the World Cup.More >>
    Panama coach Hernan Gomez is calling his game with England the team's 'hardest' in the World Cup.More >>
  • Hurting Neymar gets emotional at the World Cup

    Hurting Neymar gets emotional at the World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:34:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Brazil's Neymar reacts at the end of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Brazil's Neymar reacts at the end of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Neymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally.More >>
    Neymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally.More >>
  • Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship

    Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:23:54 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 10, 2018, Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, right, and Chechnya's regional leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, greet soccer fans as they arrive to attend a team training session in Grozny, Russia.(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 10, 2018, Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, right, and Chechnya's regional leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, greet soccer fans as they arrive to attend a team training session in Grozny, Russia.
    Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has granted honorary citizenship to striker Mohamed Salah at a banquet held to say goodbye to Egypt's World Cup squad.More >>
    Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has granted honorary citizenship to striker Mohamed Salah at a banquet held to say goodbye to Egypt's World Cup squad.More >>
  • Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

    Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:16 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:16:56 GMT
    (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Denis Kudla during their semi final match at the Gerry Weber Open ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany, Saturday, June 23, 2018.(Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP). Roger Federer returns the ball to Denis Kudla during their semi final match at the Gerry Weber Open ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany, Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 12th Gerry Weber Open final after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday.More >>
    Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 12th Gerry Weber Open final after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday.More >>
  • Lopez shoots 63 to lead LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship

    Lopez shoots 63 to lead LPGA's NW Arkansas Championship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:15:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILe - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Gaby Lopez of Mexico tees off on the 13th hole during a practice round for the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Lopez shot a career-low...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILe - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Gaby Lopez of Mexico tees off on the 13th hole during a practice round for the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lopez shot a career-low...
    Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a career-low 63 and holds a one-shot lead after the opening round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Friday.More >>
    Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a career-low 63 and holds a one-shot lead after the opening round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Friday.More >>
  • Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:57:36 GMT
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.More >>
    The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.More >>
  • Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Germany on the ropes as it faces Sweden in World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Germany head coach Joachim Loew, snd right, talks to his players at the beginning of a training session of the German national soccer team on the eve of their Group F match against Sweden, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in ...
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.More >>
    World Cup champion Germany is on the ropes after dropping its opening match to Mexico and next faces Sweden.More >>
  • Brazil in control of own destiny as Tite's boldness pays off

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:48:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.More >>
    The dramatic finish in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica was instructive in showing the thinking of Tite and the plans the coach may have for his team going forward in this World Cup.More >>
  • Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

    Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:47:41 GMT
    The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team.More >>
    The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team.More >>
  • Alli back at practice, still in doubt for England vs Panama

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:47:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World ...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World ...
    Dele Alli has returned to practice with England but carried out individual drills away from the main group, keeping him in doubt for the match against Panama at the World Cup.More >>
    Dele Alli has returned to practice with England but carried out individual drills away from the main group, keeping him in doubt for the match against Panama at the World Cup.More >>
  • LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak, Kershaw back, Mariners dip

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:36:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Frida...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Frida...
    LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak for Phils, Kershaw comes off DL, Mariners dip.More >>
    LEADING OFF: Herrera's HR streak for Phils, Kershaw comes off DL, Mariners dip.More >>
  • Machado hits 2-run HR in 15th as Orioles beat Braves 10-7

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:36:34 GMT
    (AP photo/John Bazemore). Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) celebrates with Manny Machado (13) after hitting a solo-home run in the fifth Inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP photo/John Bazemore). Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) celebrates with Manny Machado (13) after hitting a solo-home run in the fifth Inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Machado hits 2-run homer in 15th inning as Orioles beat Braves 10-7.More >>
    Machado hits 2-run homer in 15th inning as Orioles beat Braves 10-7.More >>
  • Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:24:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions.More >>
    Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions.More >>
  • Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

    Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Rasmus Dahlin, left, and Adam Boqvist, both of Sweden, share photos on social media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL hockey draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Rasmus Dahlin, left, and Adam Boqvist, both of Sweden, share photos on social media in Dallas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The NHL hockey draft takes place Friday and Saturday in Dallas.
    The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process.More >>
    The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process.More >>
  • Martinez HR helps Red Sox rally from 5 down, top M's 14-10

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:23:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, gestures toward teammate J.D. Martinez after his single which drove in Betts and Blake Swihart, right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway P...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, gestures toward teammate J.D. Martinez after his single which drove in Betts and Blake Swihart, right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway P...
    J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 despite a monster game from Nelson Cruz.More >>
    J.D. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 despite a monster game from Nelson Cruz.More >>
  • AP source: Thunder's Anthony to opt in, take $28 million

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:23:08 GMT
    AP Source: Thunder F Anthony to opt in, take $28 million.More >>
    AP Source: Thunder F Anthony to opt in, take $28 million.More >>
  • Cardinals rookie Flaherty loses no-hit try in 7th vs Brewers

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:13:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.More >>
    St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.More >>
  • Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

    Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:02:45 GMT
    Toronto closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.More >>
    Toronto closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.More >>
  • Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:02:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Kyle Nobach (28) is greeted at the dugout after he scored against Mississippi State on a one-run single by Michael Gretler in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday,...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State's Kyle Nobach (28) is greeted at the dugout after he scored against Mississippi State on a one-run single by Michael Gretler in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday,...
    Oregon State's offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Bulldogs; rematch to send winner to CWS finals.More >>
    Oregon State's offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Bulldogs; rematch to send winner to CWS finals.More >>
  • Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

    Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:02:26 GMT
    Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom.More >>
    Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom.More >>
  • PGA Tour: Brian Harman takes 1-shot lead in Travelers

    PGA Tour: Brian Harman takes 1-shot lead in Travelers

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:02:18 GMT
    Zack Johnson has shot a first-round 63 to take an early lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.More >>
    Zack Johnson has shot a first-round 63 to take an early lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.More >>
  • Ayton arrives as symbol that Suns are on the rise

    Ayton arrives as symbol that Suns are on the rise

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:52:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges, left, and Deandre Ayton, right, laugh as they answer a question as the team introduces their NBA basketball draft picks Friday, June 22, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges, left, and Deandre Ayton, right, laugh as they answer a question as the team introduces their NBA basketball draft picks Friday, June 22, 2018, in Phoenix.
    Deandre Ayton arrived in Phoenix on Tuesday comfortable with the pressurized role he will find himself in as the No.1 pick in the NBA draft.More >>
    Deandre Ayton arrived in Phoenix on Tuesday comfortable with the pressurized role he will find himself in as the No.1 pick in the NBA draft.More >>
  • Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup

    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah prays on the ground after scoring a penalty during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Egypt's Mohamed Salah prays on the ground after scoring a penalty during the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup experience because of belief that the nation's team and youth programs discriminate.More >>
    Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup experience because of belief that the nation's team and youth programs discriminate.More >>
  • NASCAR drivers relishing chance to conquer 3 road courses

    NASCAR drivers relishing chance to conquer 3 road courses

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:51:59 GMT
    Right turns are becoming more important in NASCAR with three road course races on the schedule this season.More >>
    Right turns are becoming more important in NASCAR with three road course races on the schedule this season.More >>
  • Dirk to Doncic: Mavs tap brakes on inevitable comparisons

    Dirk to Doncic: Mavs tap brakes on inevitable comparisons

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:39:55 GMT
    (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, left, speaks while he introduces Jalen Brunson, center, and Luka Doncic in Dallas on Friday, June 22, 2018.(Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, left, speaks while he introduces Jalen Brunson, center, and Luka Doncic in Dallas on Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Mavericks tap brakes on comparisons after drafting promising Euro player Luka Doncic to lift struggling franchise 20 years after doing same with Dirk Nowitzki.More >>
    Mavericks tap brakes on comparisons after drafting promising Euro player Luka Doncic to lift struggling franchise 20 years after doing same with Dirk Nowitzki.More >>
  • Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

    Servais: Who was that mustachioed man?

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:39:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Ju...
    A day after Ichiro Suzuki appeared in the Seattle dugout in a disguise, Mariners manager Scott Servais said tongue-in-cheek that he didn't know who the mustachioed man was.More >>
    A day after Ichiro Suzuki appeared in the Seattle dugout in a disguise, Mariners manager Scott Servais said tongue-in-cheek that he didn't know who the mustachioed man was.More >>
  • The Latest: Germany, Mexico, Belgium headline Saturday games

    The Latest: Germany, Mexico, Belgium headline Saturday games

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:38:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Ahmed Musa has made a spectacular entrance into the World Cup by scoring twice in Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland.More >>
    Ahmed Musa has made a spectacular entrance into the World Cup by scoring twice in Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland.More >>
  • IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are fast friends

    IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are fast friends

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:38:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, left, of Brazil, and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, walk down pit lane during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Spee...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, left, of Brazil, and Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, walk down pit lane during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Spee...
    Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are back at the IndyCar track this weekend at Road America after spending last weekend racing in France at Le Mans.More >>
    Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan are back at the IndyCar track this weekend at Road America after spending last weekend racing in France at Le Mans.More >>
  • UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

    UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:28:53 GMT
    A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.More >>
    A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck.More >>
  • Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

    Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:17:36 GMT
    (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...(Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP). Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Frida...
    Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.More >>
    Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.More >>
  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 06:09:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, top, celebrates with teammate Douglas Costa after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Peter...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Brazil's Neymar, top, celebrates with teammate Douglas Costa after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Peter...
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Friday's matches.More >>
    A look at who's in and who's out at the World Cup after Friday's matches.More >>
  • Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

    Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:48:04 GMT
    (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...(Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
  • Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:47:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup and gave Argentina a gift.More >>
    Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup and gave Argentina a gift.More >>
  • UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:37:04 GMT
    While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.More >>
    While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.More >>
  • Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice

    Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:36:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Friday, June 22, 2018. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Friday, June 22, 2018. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posted the top two times during the opening practice session for Formula One's French Grand Prix on Friday.More >>
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posted the top two times during the opening practice session for Formula One's French Grand Prix on Friday.More >>
  • Mexico fans try new chant with eye on avoiding more fines

    Mexico fans try new chant with eye on avoiding more fines

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:26:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's players smiles during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between South Korea and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's players smiles during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between South Korea and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Mexico fans are trying out a new chant so the country's federation avoids another FIFA fine.More >>
    Mexico fans are trying out a new chant so the country's federation avoids another FIFA fine.More >>
  • Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:15:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0.
    Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup.More >>
    Messi needs to dig deep to end Argentina's woes at World Cup.More >>
  • Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

    Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:34:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central...(AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central...
    Central African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake.More >>
    Central African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake.More >>
  • The Latest: Musa gives Nigeria 1-0 lead vs Iceland

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

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:13:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo, left, and his teammates attend Costa Rica's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersb...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo, left, and his teammates attend Costa Rica's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersb...
    Costa Rica is starting Bryan Oviedo ahead of Francisco Calvo in an attacking change for the World Cup match against Brazil in St. Petersburg.More >>
    Costa Rica is starting Bryan Oviedo ahead of Francisco Calvo in an attacking change for the World Cup match against Brazil in St. Petersburg.More >>
  • Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

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

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

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

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

    After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

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

    England, injured coach want no more surprises against Panama

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

    Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:53:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketba...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketba...
    General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the San Antonio Spurs.More >>
    General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the San Antonio Spurs.More >>
  • No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic swapped

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

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

    Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

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

    Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup proportions

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

    Back at Sonoma, Truex works to build momentum

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Behind the scenes of Kevin Huerter's draft moment

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

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

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

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

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

    Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:13:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Arizona's Deandre Ayton, right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after he was picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen). Arizona's Deandre Ayton, right, poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after he was picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns during the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    The Phoenix Suns have long coveted a young center to build a team around. Now they have one.More >>
    The Phoenix Suns have long coveted a young center to build a team around. Now they have one.More >>
  • The Latest: ACC leads the way with 6 first-round draft picks

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

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

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

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

    Plenty of trade chatter heading into NHL draft

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

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

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

    Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:13:22 GMT
    The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach.More >>
    The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach.More >>
  • Trout limited to DH with finger sprain as Angels host Jays

    Trout limited to DH with finger sprain as Angels host Jays

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

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

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

    Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

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

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

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:53:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). CORRECTS PLAYER TO SANDY LEON, INSTEAD OF XANDER BOGAERTS - Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon drives in a run with a hit off Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Minneap...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). CORRECTS PLAYER TO SANDY LEON, INSTEAD OF XANDER BOGAERTS - Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon drives in a run with a hit off Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Minneap...
    Rick Porcello allows one hit; Red Sox avoid sweep by beating Minnesota 9-2.More >>
    Rick Porcello allows one hit; Red Sox avoid sweep by beating Minnesota 9-2.More >>
  • Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

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

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

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

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

    Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face Costa Rica

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

    Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

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

    Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:53:51 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). From left, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018...
    Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights.More >>
    Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights.More >>
  • Marlins' Straily suspended 5 games, Mattingly for 1 game

    Marlins' Straily suspended 5 games, Mattingly for 1 game

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

    In scandal's wake, USA Gymnastics elects new directors

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

    Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:33:49 GMT
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow.More >>
  • Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win over Peru

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

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

    Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle

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

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

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

    Colombia captain wants World Cup team to use past resolve

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

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

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

    UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:33:22 GMT
    UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations, including improper workouts and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen.More >>
    UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations, including improper workouts and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen.More >>
  • Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

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

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

    World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue

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

    Outspoken Spain defenders making headlines at the World Cup

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

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

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

    Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:13:57 GMT
    One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.More >>
    One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.More >>
  • Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

    Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

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

    Fearless Loftus-Cheek set for England chance at World Cup

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 17:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes part in a training session for the England team at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in the Spartak Zelenogorsk ground, Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes part in a training session for the England team at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in the Spartak Zelenogorsk ground, Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to start for England in place of the injured Dele Alli for the World Cup game against Panama.More >>
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to start for England in place of the injured Dele Alli for the World Cup game against Panama.More >>
  • Messi dogged by Ronaldo, history as Argentina meets Croatia

    Messi dogged by Ronaldo, history as Argentina meets Croatia

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

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

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

    Hader headlines impressive bullpen for NL-leading Brewers

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Milwaukee's Josh Hader headlines a bullpen that has led the Brewers to the National League's best record.More >>
    Milwaukee's Josh Hader headlines a bullpen that has led the Brewers to the National League's best record.More >>
  • Dodgers hit 7 HRs, beat Mets 8-7 on Turner's shot in 11th

    Dodgers hit 7 HRs, beat Mets 8-7 on Turner's shot in 11th

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a solo home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a solo home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York.
    Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7.More >>
    Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7.More >>
  • Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

    Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

    Monday, June 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-25 10:48:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018.
    Oregon State out to finish its redemption tour against Arkansas in College World Series finals.More >>
    Oregon State out to finish its redemption tour against Arkansas in College World Series finals.More >>
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