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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The president of track and field's world governing body says major sports federations can survive without umbrella body SportAccord after its leader behaved like a "dictator" in his scathing attack on the IOC. IAAF President Lamine Diack pulled his...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Yasmany Tomas took his last practice swings, packed his bat and carried his oversized No. 24 duffel bag toward the clubhouse. On the way, a dozen fans waited just outside a fence, calling the 6-foot-2 Cuban slugger's name, holding out balls and gloves...
BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it. The 25-year-old Ethiopian broke the tape again on Boylston Street on Monday as the world's most prestigious marathon tried to return to its routine two...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on "explosive and careless" basketball, pulling off an astonishing play one moment and a perplexing one the next. Kerr saw both extremes Monday night. And the better half was just good...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks. They went silent when the Ducks scored. The waves of emotion ebbed and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler with a big personality who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, died Monday. He was 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame, the 49ers and the University of San...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday. Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and the 49ers announced St. Clair had died Monday. A 6-foot-9 right...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider scored for New York, which dominated for two...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would change the way the state...
NEW YORK (AP) — Another music festival is making its debut — this one outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and paying...
MONTREAL (AP) — The world's largest jazz festival returns to Montreal this summer with Wayne Shorter, Al Di Meola...
BEIJING (AP) — The American Chamber of Commerce in China called Tuesday for more government transparency and...
WINFIELD, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri woman is jailed on $50,000 bond after allegedly slashing a sheriff's...
Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he...