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Golf is back in the Olympics, but for how long?

Published Jun. 29 2016
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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was...

Rio police ask for handouts ahead of Olympics

Published Jun. 29 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games, police helicopters are grounded, patrol cars are parked...

NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies Tuesday at the age of 85

Published Jun. 29 2016
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Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.

Pat Summitt used college basketball to empower women

Published Jun. 29 2016
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Needing yet another men's basketball coach, Tennessee officials turned to the one person they thought would be perfect to take...

Hurdler Keni Harrison eyes Olympics

Published Jun. 29 2016
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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Even as the middle child in a family with 11 kids, Keni Harrison always stood out.

Rio CEO: Security is biggest concern

Published Jun. 29 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead...

Cardinals bring Pena off DL, designate Fryer for assignment

Published Jun. 28 2016
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The St. Louis Cardinals have activated catcher Brayan Pena from the disabled list and designated Eric Fryer for assignment.

Duffy pitches Royals to 6-2 win against Cardinals

Published Jun. 28 2016
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KANSAS CITY (AP) — There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give...

Tennis teacher ranked 772nd in world wins at Wimbledon

Published Jun. 28 2016
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LONDON (AP) — Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among...

Durant, Anthony lead 12-player U.S. Olympic basketball roster

Published Jun. 28 2016
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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has selected its 12-player basketball roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, with...

Rio governor warns Olympics could be 'big failure' amid crisis

Published Jun. 28 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday the Olympic Games could be a "big failure,"...

Migdal wins Missouri State Amateur golf championship

Published Jun. 28 2016
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Sam Migdal made a three-foot putt on the final hole Sunday, clinching the 109th Missouri State Amateur title with a...

Lindros' wait finally over, headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Published Jun. 28 2016
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Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his...

NHL teams consider expansion draft in offseason plans

Published Jun. 28 2016
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Brad Treliving saw the rules for the expansion draft and immediately was in an advantageous position. The Calgary Flames' general...

UConn coach, other Huskies pulling for Pat Summitt

Published Jun. 28 2016
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NEW YORK (AP) — The update on Pat Summitt's health caught Geno Auriemma by surprise. It's simply the news nobody...

Messi quits: Some fans want him to reconsider, others simply sad

Published Jun. 28 2016
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Some fans and players want him to reconsider. Other supporters Monday were simply sad Lionel...

Phelps' influence out of pool impacts results at U.S. swimming trials

Published Jun. 28 2016
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps wasn't competing the opening night of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Still, the 18-time...

Nelson returns from retirement at 40 for final Olympic shot

Published Jun. 28 2016
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Much to his amazement, Adam Nelson can still heave the shot put nearly as far as ever at 40 years...

Iceland upsets England 2-1 in Euro round of 16

Published Jun. 28 2016
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NICE, France (AP) — Iceland pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history by beating England 2-1...

Arizona wins CWS Game 1 final against Coastal Carolina

Published Jun. 28 2016
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JC Cloney pitched a four-hitter and Ryan Aguilar drove in two runs, leading Arizona to a...

Coastal Carolina enjoying boom time in sports

Published Jun. 28 2016
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — These are glorious times for Coastal Carolina.

USA Cycling relying on high-tech training tools ahead of Rio

Published Jun. 28 2016
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The standard training tool for cycling coaches for decades has been the stopwatch, a quaintly inconsistent barometer that could tell...

Tony Stewart wins at Sonoma to snap 84-race drought

Published Jun. 27 2016
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SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — For at least one weekend, Smoke was back.