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The pool of candidates for the Heisman Trophy is a deep one. Derrick Henry, the winner from Alabama last year, has moved on to the NFL, but five of the next six players in the voting are back, led by runner-up Christian McCaffrey of Stanford. Also returning are Clemson's Deshaun...
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Argentina has been eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament after a 1-1 draw against Honduras, which advanced to the quarterfinals along with Portugal. Two-time Olympic champion Argentina needed to win to reach the knockout round, but it wasn't able...
MIAMI (AP) — The National League's only living seven-hit men have met at Marlins Park. Rennie Stennett visited the ballpark Wednesday so he could congratulate San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, who had seven hits in Monday's 14-inning victory at Miami. The seven-...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Alev Kelter's Olympics were over, so she and her U.S. women's rugby teammates could finally go out for some celebratory passion fruit caipirinhas. Oh, and to party with Matthew McConaughey. True story: After finishing fifth at the Rio de Janeiro Games, the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's tempestuous relationship with New York Yankees fans comes to an end Friday when he plays his last game in pinstripes and he is making his exit without much of the adulation lavished on some hometown stars. Despite 351 home runs for the Bombers,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Novak Djokovic dropped out of the Cincinnati tournament with a sore left wrist on Wednesday, costing the Masters event another top player. Djokovic was upset at the Olympics in Rio on Sunday, losing to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets. The...
MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Megan Rapinoe's return is coming at just the right time for the United States. The U.S. women have advanced to the Olympic quarterfinals; the three-time defending champions will play Sweden on Friday in Brasilia. Rapinoe, who had major surgery on her right...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fabian Cancellara capped his remarkable career with his second Olympic gold medal Wednesday, the retiring Swiss star powering over the hilly, rain-slicked course at the Rio Games to deny favorite Tom Dumoulin and British rival Chris Froome. Cancellara...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Howard Shu was just 10 when he lost a match in his first badminton tournament to the top junior in his class. Shu's mother was wowed by the talent on the other side of the net and asked the winner's mother if her son would like to compete with Howard in...