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Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion


A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose … Click to Continue »

Formula One 'an opportunity like no other' for Miami, but will a deal get done?


Imagine Miami getting the Super Bowl of auto racing every year for the next decade -- without the fuss (and cost) the comes with landing the NFL's championship game. That's … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Reus scores equalizer for Germany against Sweden

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The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Marco Reus has equalized for defending champion Germany three minutes into the second half against Sweden. Reus … Click to Continue »

Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration


Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with marchers from the annual … Click to Continue »

Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics


The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, … Click to Continue »


Liam Kirk 1st born-and-trained Brit selected in NHL draft


Liam Kirk has become the first player born and trained in England to be selected in the NHL draft. The Arizona Coyotes picked the 18-year-old left wing 189th overall on … Click to Continue »

Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames


The Carolina Hurricanes acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton on Saturday as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft. Carolina got Hamilton, winger Micheal Ferland and … Click to Continue »

Charles Leclerc shows why he's hot prospect in F1


Charles Leclerc became the sensation of the French Grand Prix when he steered his Sauber to the eighth fastest time in qualifying on Saturday. That was impressive from a 20-year-old … Click to Continue »

Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now


Belgium is the team of tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow. De Rode Duivels, as the Red Devils are known, have been playing for 114 years and remain in search of … Click to Continue »

Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care


Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup, with even the team's coach needing medical attention. Douglas Costa and Danilo have been ruled out of the match against … Click to Continue »


England seeks own version of 'happy football' at World Cup


The England soccer team is apparently described in China as one of those that plays "happy football." It's not meant as a compliment. At the World Cup, a Chinese reporter … Click to Continue »

Brewers recall IF Miller, send down struggling OF Santana


The Milwaukee Brewers recalled veteran infielder Brad Miller from Triple A Colorado Springs and optioned struggling outfielder Domingo Santana. Miller, acquired from Tampa Bay on June 10 in exchange for … Click to Continue »

Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final


After reaching his first ATP Tour final in almost a year, Novak Djokovic still appeared far from content. The 12-time Grand Slam champion set up a meeting with Marin Cilic … Click to Continue »

Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures


Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who officiated their country's 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring. Years of … Click to Continue »

Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman


Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season. "I'm obviously very proud of the trust … Click to Continue »

Senators draft pair of University of North Dakota defensemen


The Ottawa Senators are stocking up on players headed to the University of North Dakota. The Senators drafted incoming Fighting Hawks defenseman Jacob Bernard-Docker in the first round Friday night. … Click to Continue »

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings


After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 … Click to Continue »

Friendship between players has limits at World Cup


Even a great friendship between players who used to be at the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup. Senegal forward Sadio Mane can attest … Click to Continue »

A's recall OF Martini, send Bassitt, Coulombe to Triple-A


The Oakland Athletics recalled outfielder Nick Martini from Triple-A Nashville on Saturday and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt and left-hander Danny Coulombe before their game at Chicago against the White … Click to Continue »

England ends losing run by beating Boks in series defeat


Captain Owen Farrell's six penalties and another Jonny May try earned England a much-needed consolation victory from its tour of South Africa as the visitors won 25-10 at Newlands on … Click to Continue »

AP source: Avalanche put Orpik on buyout waivers

A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Colorado Avalanche have placed veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik on unconditional waivers to buy out his contract. The … Click to Continue »

Bjerregaard, Kaymer among 6 BMW International Open leaders


Danish golfer Lucas Bjerregaard shot a 5-under 67 to equal the week's lowest round for a six-way share of the lead after the third round of the BMW International Open … Click to Continue »


Phoenix dropped from IndyCar's 2019 schedule


The IndyCar series won't return to ISM Raceway in 2019, ending a three-year run at the track in the Phoenix suburbs. IndyCar said attendance at the oval in Avondale, Arizona, … Click to Continue »

Iran-Portugal group finale has high stakes, juicy subplots


If Iran can be the first team to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring at this year's World Cup, the result could be historically significant. A final score favorable enough to … Click to Continue »

Oklahoma State AD Mike Holder gets 3-year contract extension

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has received a three-year contract extension, with his annual pay boosted to $950,000. The deal was approved Friday by the Oklahoma State University/A&M Board … Click to Continue »

Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia


Belgium seems to be getting better and better — maybe even the best yet at the World Cup. It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big … Click to Continue »

Hamilton secures record-extending 75th pole at French GP


Lewis Hamilton finally got his improved engine and put it to good use on Saturday, streaking away to a record-extending 75th career pole position at Formula One's French Grand Prix. … Click to Continue »

Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas


Some Argentines are taking advantage of World Cup fervor. The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine … Click to Continue »

Tunisia's defeat caps a miserable World Cup for Arab nations


Arab nations came to the World Cup with high hopes but they've been dashed. With four Arab teams in the tournament — the most ever — and one of the … Click to Continue »

Japan overpowers Georgia 28-0 in rain


Japan made light of rain and slippery conditions to steamroll Georgia 28-0 on Saturday and finish its June rugby series in style. Conditions forced the teams to put boot to … Click to Continue »