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Photo gallery: Argentine World Cup fans follow team on bus

Talk about commitment to your sports team. Read more »

Published July 9, 2014

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Boom wins 5th Tour stage as Froome crashes out

Dutch rider Lars Boom won a chaotic, crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday marked by the withdrawal of defending champion Chris Froome after his second fall in two days. Read more »

Published July 9, 2014

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Brazil struggles with big World Cup loss to Germany

It wasn't just a bad dream. Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines describing the shame and humiliation of their soccer team's historic defeat of 7-1 to Germany in the World Cup's... Read more »

Published July 9, 2014

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AP Source: Cavs clear cap space by agreeing to 3-way trade

A person familiar with the deals says the Cavaliers have agreed to trade guard Jarrett Jack, swingman Sergey Karasev and center Tyler Zeller, moves that can help their pursuit of LeBron James by... Read more »

Published July 9, 2014

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Netherlands vs Argentina: How they compare

When Argentina plays the Netherlands in the World Cup semifinals on Wednesday, it will be a matchup of arguably the two best attacks in the tournament. No less than five of the world's best... Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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Home cooked: Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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LeBron James holds meetings in Las Vegas

The four-time MVP told The Associated Press he had "no complaints" when asked how free agency was going. He declined to say whom he had met with on Tuesday or whether he had made a decision of... Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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Fans start gathering for Brazil-Germany semifinal

Tension will mount, no doubt, before the 5 p.m. kick off (2 p.m. MDT) in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal match between five-time champion Brazil and three-time titlist Germany. Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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German Marcel Kittel wins 4th stage as Tour enters France

Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France — his third of the race — in a sprint as the tour returned home from England on Tuesday. Read more »

Published July 8, 2014

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Brazil vs Germany: Breaking down the matchups

Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between them. Both have their share of players among the all-time greats, and both entered this... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

A is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Agent: Heat, F Josh McRoberts agree on 4-year deal

Josh McRoberts has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the Miami Heat, a deal that could be worth about $23 million. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Kittel wins Tour de France 3rd stage in London

Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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FIFA takes no action over challenge on Neymar

FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star's World Cup. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages. Brody had previously questioned whether that would... Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games. Read more »

Published July 7, 2014

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AP Sources: LeBron James to meet with Heat

Two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that LeBron James will meet with Miami Heat President Pat Riley this week before making a decision about where to play next season. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Trade costs Samardzija chance to play in MLB All-Star game

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Former phenom Freddy Adu given trial by AZ Alkmaar

phenom Freddy Adu is starting a trial with AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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What a final! Djokovic tops Federer at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Nibali wins Tour de France 2nd stage

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali outfoxed other Tour de France title contenders to win a hilly second stage through Yorkshire countryside on Sunday, wresting the overall race leader's yellow jersey. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Games

leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It should be an easy choice. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Olympic Games

Olympic leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It should be an easy choice. Read more »

Published July 6, 2014

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Kittel's thrill, Cavendish spill in 1st Tour stage

Mark Cavendish went down in a late crash. Marcel Kittel's hands went up in victory. And British royals who turned out for the Tour de France debut in England witnessed new signs of a changing of... Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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Special K: 2nd Wimbledon title for Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova plays so much better at the All England Club than anywhere else, and now she owns two championships to prove it. Read more »

Published July 5, 2014

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