RIO DE JANEIRO - Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests.
PARIS - Britain's momentous decision to leave the European Union was the talk of soccer's European Championship on Friday, with one leading Italian player even warning about an undermining "domino effect" across Europe.
Long before South Georgia Tormenta FC ever played its first match, the newly-formed Premier Development League franchise was out and about in Statesboro, promoting itself and doing everything possible to recruit a fan base.
Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to take."
CLEVELAND - Cheered by a sea of fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers paraded and rallied as NBA champs in a once in a generation party for Cleveland.
HOUSTON - Minutes after Lionel Messi and Argentina had finished a 4-0 mauling of the United States in the Copa America semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann was asked to assess the size of the gap between his team and soccer's elite and how long it will take to close it.
OMAHA, Neb. - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas Tech, a familiar thought crossed Red Raiders coach Tim Tadlock's mind.
It will come as no great surprise to the regular readers of this column that I recently went on a fishing trip. Yep, I decided that weed-eating the North Forty, fertilizing the South Forty and vacuuming the Inside Forty could be put on hold in order to go in search of some big game fish or even some small game fish. For that matter, it wouldn't have made any difference to me had we not boated a single scaly creature.
OAKMONT, Pa. - As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
HOUSTON (AP) - American players maintained over and over that playing Argentinaand Lionel Messi in a Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night was a big deal, yet not mind-boggling.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and the smells of the building materials stark reminders of what was missing: passengers and trains.
CLEVELAND - More tears. Only this time, tears of joy.
A month's worth of close calls has finally given way to a full-blown party.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State's special season will only be footnotes if the Warriors can't quickly find their missing game.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join ...
After five consecutive victories, one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League finally cooled off a bit.
BORDEAUX, France - Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout.
AKRON, Ohio - Jason Day had no indication that Saturday at the Bridgestone Invitational would be such hard work until one swing.
LONDON - Facing yet another critical point during a match he never controlled, Novak Djokovic stretched for a half-volley drop winner, held up his right index ...
AKRON, Ohio - Jason Day's plan for the Bridgestone Invitational was to get in the lead as quickly as possible and expand it from there.
OMAHA, Neb. - Until this week, Gary Gilmore didn't know if he would ever have as good a Coastal Carolina team as he did in ...
LONDON - Dismayed at dropping the first set after being a single point from taking it, Serena Williams sat in her Centre Court sideline chair and ...
Trekking far away from the friendly confines of Eagle Field, South Georgia Tormenta FC remained one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League ...
LONDON - After two days filled with rain, the sun actually made an appearance at Wimbledon on Thursday, allowing for plenty of play all around the ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruined ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series.
OMAHA, Neb. - Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.
LONDON - How much money might you be willing to pay for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play tennis against Roger Federer on Centre Court at Wimbledon?
CLEVELAND - LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.