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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian torch relay for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has kicked off with volleyball player Fabiana Claudino running the first leg after the torch was ignited by embattled President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff says "Brazil is ready to host the most...
May 4 1869 — Henry Chadwick published his first annual baseball handbook. The book eventually evolved into Spalding's Official Baseball Guide. 1871 — The Fort Wayne Kekiongas beat the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0, in the first game played in the National Association. In the 127...
May 4 1869 — Henry Chadwick published his first annual baseball handbook. The book eventually evolved into Spalding's Official Baseball Guide. 1871 — The Fort Wayne Kekiongas beat the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0, in the first game played in the National Association. In the 127...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Kosovo was given UEFA membership Tuesday, and could now be fast-tracked into FIFA and the 2018 World Cup qualifying program. UEFA's member federations voted 28-24 to accept the former province of Serbia, which led the opposition. Two votes were declared...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Upton has announced her engagement to baseball star Justin Verlander. The 23-year-old supermodel and actress took to the red carpet at last night's Met Gala in New York City to show off her ring. She tells E! News that the 33-year-old Detroit Tigers pitcher...
LONDON (AP) — Leicester's achievement of winning the Premier League title is one of the most unlikely of sporting achievements and stands in comparison with some of the great upsets in sports history. The prospect of Leicester being champion was something few predicted a year...
ATLANTA (AP) — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week. Organizers of Atlanta Classic say they received word from Phelps that he would not be competing. The meet is set for May 13-15 at Georgia Tech's...
Dwyane Wade says he's feeling "all kinds of emotions" after hearing that he was Prince's favorite basketball player. The Miami Heat star took to Twitter after hearing Prince's comments in a 2012 Australian radio interview the late pop icon conducted with model Damaris Lewis...
Dwyane Wade says he's feeling "all kinds of emotions" after hearing that he was Prince's favorite basketball player. The Miami Heat star took to Twitter after hearing Prince's comments in a 2012 Australian radio interview the late pop icon conducted with model Damaris Lewis...