Sports Headlines

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If you strapped weights to Usain Bolt's chest, replaced his six-pack stomach with abs stretched out of shape, de-tuned his muscular frame and explosive power by jellifying his joints, and forced him to take the best part of nine months off, how amazed would...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rio Olympics are in full swing: Michael Phelps is back to winning races in the pool, Simone Biles is running up the score in the gym and Hillary Clinton is advertising with eyes on doing just as well on Election Day. Donald Trump isn't even competing. The...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Emerging from the shadows, Paul Pogba — a red devil emblazoned on the side of his head — removed his hood, looked straight into the camera and uttered the words Manchester United fans had been waiting to hear: "I'm back." With that 26-second video...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — They've hired the two most coveted coaches in world football. Their spending on new players this offseason has just shattered the $300-million barrier. Their stated aim is to win the English Premier League. Make no mistake: The Manchester clubs mean...
The fanfare around the arrival of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in Manchester means London's finest have been little more than a sideshow heading into the 2016-17 English Premier League. Don't, though, discount the chances of Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal being in the title...
Yasiel Puig has found the party in the Pacific Coast League. Days after a demotion to the minors, the unpredictable Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder posted videos to his Snapchat account Monday night of him partying with his new Triple-A teammates. The series of videos followed...
MIAMI (AP) — Brandon Crawford was a big hit Monday night. Seven of them, to be exact. Crawford became the first major leaguer in 41 years to get seven hits in a game, finally putting the San Francisco Giants ahead to stay with an RBI single in the 14th inning of an 8-7 victory...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Michael Phelps decided to come out of retirement, he circled one race in particular on the Olympic schedule. The 200-meter butterfly. At the London Games, in what was supposed to be his Olympic farewell, Phelps was leading as he came to the wall in the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Marine veteran Joyce Ralph sometimes stays at home in Massachusetts instead of going for a bike ride or doing other things she likes to do. She feels too anxious because of her post-traumatic stress disorder. Army veteran Paul Miosek sometimes feels...