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LONDON (AP) — 4:51 p.m. Newcastle has beaten West Ham 2-0 and will stay in the Premier League, sending Hull down to the League Championship next season. ___ 4:45 p.m. Newcastle has doubled its lead over West Ham and will stay in the Premier League if the victory is maintained in...
EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at...
LONDON (AP) — 2:58 p.m. (1358 GMT) Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says he is not leaving the club. Ashley has been silent in public since buying the northeast team in 2007 but he gave a television interview at St. James' Park ahead of the West Ham game when the team's Premier...
MONACO (AP) — 1:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) There's a simple reason why Lewis Hamilton is the favorite for this year's Monaco Grand Prix, aside from the fact that he's the F1 championship leader: he's in pole position. The tight, sinewy nature of Monaco's 3.34-kilometer (2.07-mile)...
PARIS (AP) — 12:45 a.m. (1034 GMT) Last year's losing women's finalist, Simona Halep, is safely through to the second round, closing out a 7-5, 6-4 victory against Russian Evegenia Rodina with an ace. The third-seeded Romanian, dressed all in black, celebrated with a fist pump...
MONACO (AP) — The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from the Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. We start with Formula One: ___ 12:50 p.m. (1050 GMT) Glitz and glamour are part of any Formula One race, but never more so...
PARIS (AP) — The latest from the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros: ___ 10:52 a.m. Here we go again. On a sunny Sunday morning, play is about to start at the French Open, as grounds crews finish watering the center court. The weather forecasts...
CHICAGO (AP) — Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. That is how it goes for the Chicago Blackhawks when the playoffs go to overtime. Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra session, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony "Rumble" Johnson with a rear naked choke in the third round, dominating on the ground to win the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on Saturday night. Cormier (16-1) controlled Johnson throughout the final two rounds to claim...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...
CANTON, Mo. (AP) — Now that he has graduated from Culver-Stockton College, Kegan Sill is ready to move on with...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Legislature once again has failed to pass bills aimed at clamping down on...
VERNON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Dams that have hindered the flow of the 133-mile-long Des Plaines River for more than a...