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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The senior and junior girls at Florida's Jupiter High School scoffed when administrators, fearing for their safety, canceled a 50-year tradition — what may be the nation's last tackle powder puff football game. The girls say they don't need protection — many...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United hired Jose Mourinho as its third manager in three years on Friday, entrusting the highly successful Portuguese coach with the job of restoring the status of England's most prestigious club. United said Mourinho signed a three-year...
PRAGUE (AP) — Forward Patrik Laine is among the seven players added to Finland's roster for the World Cup of Hockey. The 18-year-old Laine helped Finland claim silver at the world championships in Russia with seven goals and 12 points and was voted the tournament's MVP. Laine, a...
With an eye toward this summer's Olympic Trials, the 100-meter field at the Prefontaine Classic this year includes Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay. They'll face Jamaican Asafa Powell, the former world record holder, in this weekend's meet at Hayward Field, the only U.S. stop for the...
PARIS (AP) — Two rounds of French Open tennis haven't come close to turning Marco Trungelliti into a millionaire. But even after taxes, the $67,000 the Argentine earned this week in prize money for one win and one loss should cover much of his costs for the rest of the year,...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — During his first day on the job in mid-December, Mike Sullivan looked around the Pittsburgh Penguins' dressing room and saw a couple of MVPs, a handful of All-Stars and millionaires in abundance. He also saw a group languishing in the bottom of the Eastern...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. And it could get worse. Brazil Sen. Antonio Anastasia has said the final vote on removing Rousseff should come on Aug. 2 — just three days before the Olympics...
BOSTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox had his hitting streak ended at 29 games on Thursday night and teammate Xavier Bogaerts took over the mantle of the longest current streak in the majors by keeping his alive at 19 games. Bradley went 0 for 4 in the 8-2 loss...
Mike D'Antoni is headed to Houston to try his "Seven Seconds or Less" offense with James Harden, one of the NBA's most explosive offensive threats. D'Antoni reached agreement with the Rockets on a four-year deal on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The...