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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez complained to the U.S. Olympic Committee that he was subject to an "institutionalized witch hunt" designed to undermine his success — a piece of Congressional testimony offered by USA Taekwondo to undercut the notion that...
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the David Tepper. The league announced the completion of the purchase Tuesday during its spring meeting in Atlanta. It was the first order of business after Tepper was approved...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night. Chastain said, "It's not the most flattering. But...
The old television broadcast booth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was situated on the roof over the front straightaway, set back just enough that Paul Page remembers being able to see the start-finish line only if he pressed one eye to the glass. Still, it was a great vantage...
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles has jumped over Minnesota to the top spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll following the Sparks' season-opening victory over the Lynx. The Sparks received all 14 first-place votes from the national media panel in the first regular-season poll...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When Jeff Gordon's name is presented to panel of voters for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the debate should be short and simple. Yes, Gordon gets a slot. Gordon is on Wednesday's ballot for the first time and there should be zero discussion regarding his...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol. Favre told Sports Illustrated he took as many as 14 Vicodin at one time during the 1995...
NAGRIG, Egypt (AP) — The cafe began to fill up more than two hours before kickoff. By the time the match began, some 200 men and boys — some as young as five — huddled around two large TV screens at a cafe Mohamed Salah frequents when he's back visiting his village deep in Egypt...
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joined the New York Islanders on Tuesday and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The 75-year-old Lamoriello will hold the title of president of hockey operations. Son Chris Lamoriello has been the team's assistant...