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NEW YORK (AP) — After staging a successful expanded Copa America in the United States for the tournament's 100th anniversary, soccer officials intend to discuss whether to establish a new event that would see regular competition between the regions. And, the U.S. Soccer...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Elizabeth Beisel tilted her head, grimaced a bit and pondered the question: Does she think the Olympic swimming competition will be clean in Rio? Finally, a blunt reply from the American. "No," she said. Two days ahead of the U.S. trials in Omaha, the topic of...
PARIS (AP) — Britain's momentous decision to leave the European Union was the talk of soccer's European Championship on Friday, with one leading Italian player even warning about an undermining "domino effect" across Europe. Wales coach Chris Coleman spoke of the virtues of free...
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais speaks reverently about the Le Mans 24 Race in his native France, as if some mythical force has a hand in the competition. "I don't know what's the criteria ... All I can tell you is Le Mans picks its winner," Bourdais said. If that's...
PARIS (AP) — No goal controversies. No straight red cards. No players seriously injured by bad tackles. The absence of contentious incidents involving referees at the European Championship has delighted UEFA. "We are happy with the performances of all these referees," UEFA's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A letter from NFL executive Adolpho Birch that was obtained Friday by The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A letter from NFL executive Adolpho Birch that was obtained Friday by The...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A homeowner in Portland shot an intruder this week who turned out to be former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson II, authorities said. Wilson was naked and wounded Wednesday when officers found him in a water fountain in the backyard of the...
MONTREAL (AP) — Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency said Friday it has suspended the lab's accreditation due to "non-conformity with the...