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SAN PABLO, Philippines (AP) — Boxing star Manny Pacquiao pressed on with his campaign for a seat in the Philippine Senate on Thursday, barnstorming in a province south of Manila despite a reported militant plot to kidnap him. Pacquiao had few visible security escorts as he...
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court held a hearing Thursday into a decades-old paternity dispute over whether two of Spain*s most well-known bullfighters — men who share the same show name "El Cordobes" — are really father and son. Among the evidence, a DNA test that came back 99.9...
CHICAGO (AP) — For once, the key to the first round of the NFL draft doesn't belong to the team picking first. Or second. With the Rams and Eagles having traded up to secure the top two spots, where they have said they will take quarterbacks, it's San Diego that likely will...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Perhaps a corny catchphrase to some, those three words really resonate with the Golden State Warriors: "Strength in Numbers." They are bought into this mantra, all right. Now more so than ever with Stephen Curry on the sidelines. Poll a few Warriors and...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Nashville Predators' celebration of a landmark moment in franchise history consisted of a few minutes of excitement in the Honda Center dressing room with a 14-year-old Nelly song blaring in the background. By outlasting the Anaheim Ducks in a 2-1...
CHICAGO (AP) — Robin Ventura remembers the excitement in New York when the Mets and Yankees faced off in the World Series, and he can imagine what it would be like in Chicago if both teams made it. Wait, the Cubs and White Sox playing for the championship? Don't start planning...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace — if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys. Tilden's athletic accomplishments are hard to overstate. He...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have interviewed former Cleveland coach David Blatt for their head coaching position, a person with knowledge of the details said Wednesday. Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson met with Blatt this week, the person told The...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Shane Prince scored twice during a three-goal first period and John Tavares had a goal and an assist in the New York Islanders' 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. Taking up where he left...