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MOSCOW (AP) — Football clubs from the Crimea region annexed by Russia will play in the Russian leagues this season. Three clubs will play in the second division south, a third-tier Russian league, the Russian Football Union said in a statement. The move could bring Russia into...
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Hashim Khan's family really has no idea the exact age of their father since he never had a birth certificate. Best guess? He turned 100 on July 1 — that's what they celebrated anyway. He also could be older, some say even as old as 104. Just another...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to create a specialty license plate celebrating the homecoming of LeBron James. State Rep. Rep. Bill Patmon says he plans to introduce legislation within the next two weeks for the "LeBron James Witness 2.0" tag. James, an Akron...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending. Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday to avert a three-game sweep. Pujols grounded into double plays in each of his first two...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep. Tyler Skaggs and six relievers combined on a five-hitter, and David Freese matched a career high with...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak. Seimone Augustus added 19 points for Minnesota (21-6), which won its eighth straight. Brittney Griner...
Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week's U.S. national championships. The winningest athlete in Olympic history will compete in the 100-meter backstroke, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 200...
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday. In the seventh inning of a tight...
Michael Phelps has entered four events at next week's U.S. national championships. Less than four months after coming out of retirement, Phelps will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley at the meet in Irvine, California. The...