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BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox star David Ortiz left Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees in pain after fouling a pitch off his right shin. Boston said X-rays were negative. The 40-year-old designated hitter, who has announced he will retire after this season, fouled a 98...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fabian Cancellara couldn't imagine competing at the highest level of cycling another eight years, which is how long it would take him to match American rider Kristin Armstrong's longevity. "No, definitely not," the Swiss rider said. "I mean, 35 or 44 or...
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox star David Ortiz left Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees in pain after fouling a pitch off his right shin. Boston said X-rays were negative. The 40-year-old designated hitter, who has announced he will retire after this season, fouled a 98...
BOSTON (AP) — Benched from the starting lineup once again as his finale approaches, Alex Rodriguez pinch hit and flied out in the seventh inning of the New York Yankees' 9-4 comeback win against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Red Sox star David Ortiz limped off in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — April Ross was so excited to finish the preliminary round of the Olympic beach volleyball tournament unbeaten that she took a victory lap around the Copacabana court, slapping hands with fans as she ran. Her partner, Kerri Walsh Jennings, spun around in...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. Anthony scored 31 points on the night he became the U.S. men's Olympic career scoring leader, combining with Irving for all the Americans' baskets...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Isadora Cerullo has become a celebrity around Rio, more for what happened on the sidelines of the Olympic rugby stadium than for her performances on the pitch. The stadium was largely empty after the women's rugby sevens tournament — the first in Olympic...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Entrusted with cleaning up a sport mired in sleaze and doping deceptions has proved far trickier for Sebastian Coe than the pursuit of gold on the track. It's a year since Coe's misguided pronouncement that Lamine Diack, his predecessor as president of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is the most prolific scorer in U.S. men's Olympic basketball history. The first American male basketball player to appear in four Olympics, Anthony passed LeBron James on the career scoring list during Wednesday's game against Australia...