WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ortiz can now laugh, sort of, at the shifting culture of baseball. For Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, Bryce Harper and most every other All-Star hitter, dealing with different defensive alignments is just part of the game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night of the All-Star Game, Manny Machado will proudly represent the Baltimore Orioles, the only team he's played for in the big leagues.
ATLANTA (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a federal law barring gambling on sports could cause the league to require schools to issue weekly reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee football players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams are going on trial to face aggravated rape charges nearly 3 ½ years after both men were indicted.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Juuse Saros to a three-year contract and forward Ryan Hartman to a one-year deal.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, has announced the appointment of Lisa Ackerman as Senior Vice President of Customer Success. Ackerman will work to develop and expand customer relations with STATS’ partners across the portfolio.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--Mastercard recently teamed up with Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals Youth Academy to bring its signature Girls4Tech STEM program to Washington, D.C.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has suspended defensive lineman Ryan Thaxton from team activities following his arrest on charges of false imprisonment and domestic assault.
LONDON (AP) — What had gone from a Big 4 to a Big 2 is now back to a Big 3, with Novak Djokovic rejoining Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the top of men's tennis.
OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced it earned the coveted “Best of Show” award for its new Panoptix LiveScope™ at the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Spor…
MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe high-fived a political protester who invaded the field during the World Cup final. French President Emmanuel Macron leapt out of his seat in a VVIP area that included a leader charged with genocide. And Vladimir Putin was drenched in a sudden downpour as the troph…
LONDON (AP) — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts.
PARIS (AP) — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy.
MOSCOW (AP) — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.
MOSCOW (AP) — The ball skidded across the pristine Moscow pitch and time seemed to slow. This was Kylian Mbappe's moment, at just 19, to become the youngest player since Pele to score in a World Cup final.
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-soccer glow at home and abroad.
MOSCOW (AP) — Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm had heard about a dry summer in Scotland. It didn't really hit home until he checked into the Carnoustie Golf Hotel and caught his first glimpse of the course with a reputation as the toughest links in golf.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago.
MOSCOW (AP) — When Gianni Infantino is in the orbit of Vladimir Putin, the head of world soccer cannot stop beaming. Particularly when he's juggling a ball in the Kremlin or sharing screen time with Putin as they watched the World Cup.
LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams.
WASHINGTON (AP) — During every previous All-Star Game in Washington, the president was part of the story. That might not be the case this year.
MOSCOW (AP) — There was high drama even before the first game, when Spain fired its coach. There'll be drama, promise, at the last game, too, with France aiming to block Croatian membership in the small club of World Cup winners. There were upsets so massive they shook soccer's established o…
LONDON (AP) — From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he's past the roughest patch of his career.
MOSCÚ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--jul. 14, 2018--Visa (NYSE: V), el socio oficial de servicios de pago de la FIFA, dio a conocer hoy un análisis de los gastos dentro de los estadios de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018™ desde el partido inaugural, el 14 de junio, hasta las semifinales, el 11 de ju…
MOSCOU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--juil. 14, 2018--Visa (NYSE : V), partenaire officiel des services de paiement de la FIFA, a publié aujourd’hui une analyse des dépenses à l’intérieur des stades de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Russie 2018™ entre les journées d’ouverture du 14 juin et les demi-finale…
MOSCOU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--jul 14, 2018--Visa (NYSE: V), parceira oficial de serviços de pagamentos da FIFA, anunciou hoje uma análise de gastos nos estádios da Copa do Mundo da FIFA 2018™ entre o jogo de abertura em 14 de junho e as semifinais, em 11 de julho. Os dados destacam a crescente ad…
MOSKAU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 14, 2018--Visa (NYSE: V), der offizielle Partner für Zahlungsdienste der FIFA, hat heute eine Analyse der Ausgaben in den Stadien des FIFA World Cup Russia™ 2018 vom Eröffnungsspiel am 14. Juni bis zu den Halbfinale am 11. Juli veröffentlicht. Die Daten zeigen de…
LONDON (AP) — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway.
ATLANTA (AP) — In a July 12 story about the Atlanta Braves, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Anibal Sanchez is among the team's starting pitchers currently on the disabled list. Sanchez missed 37 games with a right hamstring strain earlier in the season and is currently active …
NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In an effort to attract millennials to its games, a minor league baseball team in Alabama ended up insulting some of them.
Head Citadel wrestling coach Rob Hjerling has announced the hiring of Cody Cleveland as the Bulldogs’ new assistant coach. Cleveland comes to Charleston after spending the last three seasons at the United States Naval Academy.
The All-Star break is the perfect time for you to re-evaluate your fantasy baseball team. It's a good time to determine what it will take to build a squad that can make a strong final push toward your league's playoffs. Let's focus on players you'll want to target in trades during and after …
MOSCOW (AP) — Halftime at the 1998 World Cup final, France is 2-0 up against Brazil. In the locker room, Zinedine Zidane is flat on his back on the floor, legs raised on a bench, catching his breath after scoring both goals. Other players are getting thigh massages. But Didier Deschamps, the…
MOSCOW--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 13, 2018--Visa (NYSE: V), the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, today released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums from the opening match on June 14 through the semi-finals on July 11. The data highlights the increased…
LONDON (AP) — Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era.
A run in the bottom half of the first inning was enough to lift the Tullahoma Little League 12U All-Stars to a 1-0 road win against Columbia in the District 8 Title Game on Wednesday night.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Mitsubishi Motors will serve as title sponsor for the next two years for the annual college football postseason game that will now be known as the Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl.