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The double standard didn't hit Aly Raisman fully until she found herself talking to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. You know, as one does. The three-time Olympic medalist, all of 22, was trying to explain to Brady the long odds she faced of making it to Rio de...
HOUSTON (AP) — Federal investigators say various professional athletes, including San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, were cheated out of at least $30 million in a Ponzi-like scheme run by their investment adviser. The Securities...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A parade that has only been in Clevelanders dreams is a reality. On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of fans are expected to line downtown streets to celebrate the Cavaliers winning the NBA title and giving the city its first major professional sports...
The echoes of a Stanley Cup parade in Pittsburgh have only just faded and NHL teams are already getting down to business preparing for next season. There are still a few days left before the draft and the free agent negotiating window that follows, and general managers are...
NEW YORK (AP) — Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday's NBA draft is not. LSU freshman Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram are expected to be the top picks this year, continuing the league's tendency to go with youthful potential over NCAA...
LILLE, France (AP) — Ireland will be seeking to draw inspiration from last year's victory over Germany when it takes on another multiple world champion, Italy, in Wednesday's decisive Group E match at the European Championship. With one point from its first two games, Ireland...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The president of the Russian Olympic Committee took a swipe at American sprinters Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay in a speech to Olympic leaders on Tuesday, questioning the fairness of letting them compete in Rio de Janeiro while some Russians cannot...
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has been in the public eye for most of his life. Never like this, though. Wade was announced Tuesday as one of the cover models for this year's ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue," which will be released online on July 6 and hit newsstands on July 8. The...
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — Frank Chapot, a champion show jumper who competed in six Olympics before coaching the United States equestrian team to gold, has died. He was 84. Chapot died early Monday morning at a nursing home in Bound Brook, his daughter Wendy Chapot Nunn told The...