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LONDON (AP) — Glancing at the Olympic Stadium for the first time in five years, Zamzam Farah's troubles momentarily wash away and she fondly reminisces about competing in the London Games. "It was overwhelming," the Somalian runner says. "It wasn't like anything I had...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — They are "The Others," Golden State's tight-knit second unit of non-superstars. The backups, and a talented bunch, indeed. Shaun Livingston heard a while back that Shaquille O'Neal had been referring to Steve Kerr's reliable reserves as "The Others." It...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob May is in his third week as a major leaguer, and the Chicago White Sox center fielder still is searching for his first hit. Sure, 0 for 24 doesn't look pretty, but he has a close reminder it could be worse. Starting slowly is something of a May family rite...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are making a commitment to one of the NFL's best players. Menacing pass rusher Khalil Mack had his fifth-year contract option exercised by Oakland on Thursday, presumably keeping him with the team through the 2018 season. The AP...
Two days after saying his back was progressing, Tiger Woods has had a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain and is likely to go through another year without playing a major. Woods said on his website Thursday the operation was done at the Texas Back Institute outside Dallas. He...
Scouting the top prospects available in the NFL draft that will be held April 27-29 in Philadelphia ((asterisk)-denotes early entrant): QUARTERBACKS (asterisk)Deshaun Watson, 6-foot-2, 221 pounds, Clemson Notable: In two national championship games against Alabama, Watson passed...
Any time Connor McDavid, Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby goes over the boards, everyone in the arena is watching and waiting for something special to happen. From the opposing bench, tireless efforts have gone into preventing that. Nothing gets more attention in the Stanley Cup...
NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern hasn't left the NBA far behind. Just a few blocks, actually. His office these days is located in a building near the one he had as commissioner, the job he left in 2014 after 30 years in which he helped turn a struggling league into a $5 billion...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Life has given J.R. Smith perspective during a personally trying season. The pursuit of a championship doesn't compare to the path he's traveled. For the first time on Wednesday, Smith, the Cavaliers' mostly misunderstood shooting guard, whose tattoos and hard-...