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It will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins. San Jose got through the Western Conference the same way Pittsburgh got through the East: with plenty of depth and speed to kill. The final will feature the three top playoff...
PARIS (AP) — Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Grand Slam tournament on Friday, citing an injury to his left wrist. He announced his withdrawal the day before he would have been scheduled to play in the third round. The left-handed Spaniard wore a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trying to persuade Helio Castroneves to rank his three Indianapolis 500 victories is tantamount to asking an adoring mother or father to rank their children in order of affection. Ask him what it would be like to win a record-tying fourth — at the 100th...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In the lead-up to the 100th running of the "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," The Associated Press interviewed the 27 living race winners on topics ranging from the greatest driver to most memorable moment. Their answers to the eight questions provide a...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Darren Clarke has selected Thomas Bjorn, Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie as three of his vice captains for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. Bjorn (2010, '12) and Harrington (2014) have performed the role before. It will be the first...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian riot police had to be sent into the wrestling ring Friday when a scuffle erupted after a championship bout. Viktor Lebedev of Russia's northern region of Yakutia beat Ismail Musukayev of Dagestan in an under-57 kilogram semifinal Friday at the competition...
MILAN (AP) — With the pain still fresh in their minds, Atletico Madrid has an added motivation for Saturday's Champions League final rematch against Real Madrid. Atletico was on the verge of claiming Europe's premier club competition in 2014 when Madrid equalized in stoppage...
LONDON (AP) — Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games. The International Olympic Committee said Friday that 23 athletes from...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The Greenbrier Classic's free ticket giveaway has prompted officials to look for more volunteers to help this year's golf tournament run smoothly. Greenbrier owner Jim Justice says in a news release he'll hold a drawing in which one volunteer...