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MIAMI (AP) — Brandon 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 over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Crawford tripled, doubled...
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...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Martha Karolyi Way is a pinch on the neck. A tilt of the head. A purse of the lips. A nod of approval. A series of directives, most of them blunt, all designed for maximum impact. It is a compound tucked in the Texas woods where the rest of the world...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of her career. The usually bubbly American swimmer who emerged a darling of the 2012 London Games with five medals failed to make...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ahoy there, Captain K. Mike Krzyzewski has warmed up to staying on a cruise ship during the Rio Olympics. The U.S. men's and women's Olympic basketball teams are being housed on the 196-cabin, Silver Cloud cruise ship and the luxurious accommodations have...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's match point at the Copacabana beach volleyball venue, and a spike catches the line for the winning point. Or does it? While one side celebrates an apparent victory, the would-be losers turn to the first referee and form a "C'' with their fingers to...
An LGBTQ advocacy group has sent a letter to the commissioner of the Big 12 urging the conference to remove BYU from consideration for membership because it says the school has discriminatory policies. Athlete Ally, a nonprofit group that works with sports leagues and...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Ghostbusters" star and "Saturday Night Live" cast member Leslie Jones is bringing her enthusiasm for the Olympic games to Rio itself. NBC said Monday that Jones will join the networks' Olympic coverage team on Friday. After seeing a series of tweets the comic...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will issue refunds to ticket buyers who went home from the NFL's annual preseason kickoff without having watched any football. The competitors for roster spots with the Colts and the Packers won't get the game back, though. "I can tell you this:...