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NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease. It's been 17 years since Chastain's game-winning penalty shootout kick against China at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night. He'll probably need to get used to that sound in this building for the rest of his basketball career. When he suits up in Oakland on Tuesday for the first...
Aroldis Chapman may finally have some competition for the title of baseball's hardest-throwing pitcher. Of course, the Cuban left-hander raised the bar even higher over the past week. Chapman reached 105.1 mph Monday night, matching the fastest pitch since Major League Baseball...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night. He'll probably need to get used to that sound in this building for the rest of his basketball career. When he suits up in Oakland on Tuesday for the first...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch used his first Brickyard 400 victory as a springboard to his first Sprint Cup title. He's trying to make sure it happens again. Another dominant weekend at Indianapolis sent Busch home with a historic sweep, a reputation for having tamed...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's four new coaches find very different challenges ahead for the 2016 season. Miami's Mark Richt is charged with helping a program leap into the league's upper echelon, while Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente must reverse the slide...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease. It's been 17 years since Chastain's game-winning penalty shootout kick against China at...
Athletes today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. The New York Knicks All-Star is taking a break from his preparation with the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have extended the contract of general manager John Schneider. Team owner Paul Allen announced the deal on Twitter on Sunday night, saying "@Seahawks extend top GM John Schneider, key architect of our roster....Congrats!" The Seahawks later...