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MOSCOW (AP) — Suspended former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Blatter posed for photographs with people on his arrival Tuesday at a five-star downtown hotel. The 82-year-old Blatter...
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be relieved about one thing. His third-minute dismissal in the team's opener with Japan on Tuesday at the World Cup isn't the fastest in the tournament's history. That honor remains in the hands of Uruguay defender...
NEW YORK (AP) — Almost every WNBA team will go through a challenging road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season. Atlanta is in the midst of its difficult stretch, playing in six different cities across the country in the past week and a...
There's been little question that Arizona's Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of Thursday's NBA draft. Ayton was a force in his lone college season and looks like the favorite to land with Phoenix as the No. 1 overall pick. Behind him are...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong. The lasting image from Shinnecock Hills was Phil Mickelson, now 0 for 27 in the U.S. Open, hitting his...
The Ottawa Senators traded winger Mike Hoffman on Tuesday, hoping to solve an ugly off-ice issue involving star defenseman Erik Karlsson and his wife. The Senators sent Hoffman to the San Jose Sharks, who then dealt him to the Florida Panthers. All told, the two transactions...
Trae Young went into college basketball feeling like he had something to prove to his doubters. A year later, here he goes again. Young was the most electrifying player in the college game this past season, his stellar numbers in his only season at Oklahoma more than silencing...
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who gave Japan little chance of competing with Colombia at the World Cup. Osako's gritty determination to set up one goal and his 73rd-minute header from Keisuke Honda's corner kick lifted Japan to a surprising...
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who thought Shinji Okazaki's lack of fitness left Japan little hope of competing with Colombia at the World Cup. Oasko's gritty determination to set up one goal and his 73rd-minute header from Keisuke Honda's...