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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The first big gymnastics event for 2016 is heading to New Jersey. The 2016 American Cup will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark on March 5, 2016. The invitational is considered the kickoff of the run up to the Olympic Games. Gabby Douglas posted the...
PARIS (AP) — England is running short of legends. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard both qualify. But this Premier League season looks like being their last. The all-time record goal-getter for Chelsea and the Liverpool captain both head for Major League Soccer swan songs from...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The new flat-seam ball in college baseball is having the desired effect, with teams hitting 40 percent more home runs so far this season. The NCAA announced Wednesday that teams are hitting a home run about every other game. Last year, teams homered about once...
12 P.M. The first witness to testify in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is the executive director of the organization that puts on the marathon. Thomas Grilk is the head of the Boston Athletic Association. Grilk on Wednesday...
ESPN is getting back into broadcasting professional hockey after landing the U.S. rights for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The NHL and NHL Players' Association, who are overseeing the eight-team international tournament, jointly announced the decision Wednesday. ESPN was...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh took a break from rescuing Michigan's football team to come to the aid of two people hurt in a traffic accident. According to WDIV-TV ( http://bit.ly/1DRxcNn ), the Wolverines' new head coach and sports staff member James Minick were driving...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined the New York Knicks for Phil Jackson's comments about Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell. Jackson watched the Buckeyes' 81-57 victory over Nebraska last Thursday and afterward told Cleveland.com that Russell was a "great-looking kid" and a "...
7:30 A.M. Victims of the Boston Marathon bombing have arrived at court for opening statements in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Two busloads of people hurt in the bombings arrived at the federal courthouse at 7:30 a.m. Monday. They entered through a...
Chip Kelly's latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy: "Culture beats scheme." Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko...