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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sam Mikulak successfully defended his U.S. men's gymnastics title Sunday, rallying past Jake Dalton in the final rotation to cap a dramatic comeback. The three-time NCAA champion began the day in fourth place but surged past Dalton and former national champions...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon. Perhaps this year's U.S. Open will be the tipping point for the rise of a new generation. But recent history suggests that if somebody other than the "...
I received numerous phone requests over the last few days to comment on the 25th anniversary of Pete Rose's banishment from baseball. Seems like only yesterday, rather than 15 years ago, when I met Pete in Milwaukee for his famous "confession" talk with Commissioner Selig...
PHOENIX (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown was treated at a hospital on Sunday for what the team called a "minor medical situation." Brown, who turned 79 on Aug. 10, was in Phoenix with the team for its Sunday night preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. Instead...
MIAMI (AP) — Dan Marino is returning to the Miami Dolphins. Marino was announced Sunday as a newly hired special adviser to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, a move that has been expected for some time. Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ first reported that Marino would return to the team...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books. But huge money changes...
Heading into the U.S. Open, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have won 36 of the past 38 Grand Slam titles, a stretch dating to the 2005 French Open. Nowadays, there seems to be a growing sense — or hope, maybe — among the best of the rest on the men's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams stopped hiding from history and started making more of it. Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts. Now she says it out loud: Coming into the U.S. Open, her next goal is matching two...
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on Sunday, winning in 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds to post her second world record in as many nights at the Pan Pacific championships. The 17-year-old...