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Chile wins 2nd straight Copa America title as Messi misses

Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team. Read more »

Published June 26, 2016

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Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play

Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament. Read more »

Published June 26, 2016

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Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt

Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses. Read more »

Published June 26, 2016

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National champion Sam Mikulak leads US men's gymnastics team

Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton and John Orozco are heading back to the Olympics. So are Alex Naddour and Chris Brooks. And this time, they won't be watching from the stands. Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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Ipsen, Hixon get Olympic 3-meter spots, Dumais finishes 4th

With one long hug and a few brief words, Troy Dumais asked Kristian Ipsen to carry on the legacy of American diving. Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America

Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute, and the United States finished fourth in the Copa America with a 1-0 defeat against Colombia on... Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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Federer out to turn around frustrating season at Wimbledon

Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years - the French Open - was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon. Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned

Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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NFL to interview Matthew, Peppers, Harrison in PEDs probe

Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of murder sentence

After his sentencing hearing last week, convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. A police officer... Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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North Carolina AD: School will respond to NCAA charges by July deadline

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham is hopeful the school is finally near the end of its long-running academic fraud scandal. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Magic land Serge Ibaka in draft-night trade with Thunder

The Orlando Magic were looking to get a proven veteran and a rim protector this offseason and they came out with both in Thursday night's NBA draft . Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Rio Olympic organizers unveil village where athletes to stay

The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Agent: LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

LeBron James will not chase gold this summer in the Rio Olympics. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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AP Source: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets

n with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Indiana Pacers have acquired veteran forward Thaddeus Young from the Brooklyn Nets for the 20th overall pick. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Carmelo Anthony among 10 set for US Olympic basketball

A person with knowledge of the details says Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knick has agreed to chase a fourth Olympic men's basketball medal, while Toronto teammates Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Nevada gambling regulators to weigh new fantasy sports model

A new gambling platform set for approval Thursday in Nevada will further blur the lines between sports betting and fantasy sports, coming as the daily fantasy sports industry argues in the face of... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and intrigue highlight Thursday's NBA draft

Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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24-team Euro 2016 a wacky success

Bigger is proving better at the first European Championship with 24 teams. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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Chile beats Colombia 2-0 to return to Copa America final

Charles Aranguiz and Jose Pedro Feunzalida scored in the first half and defending champion Chile returned to the Copa America championship with a soggy 2-0 victory over Colombia on Wednesday night. Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy — and the torch. Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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