WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about the All-Star Game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that reliever Josh Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about All-Star reliever Josh Hader, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader.
ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban should feel right at home at the College Football Hall of Fame, the facility hosting part of this week's SEC Media Days.
Fayetteville’s Sadie Wolaver, pictured here in action at the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo (IFYR) last week at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Okla., placed 10th in the final standings for barrel racing. Wolaver finished 14th in the first go with a time of …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation about at least one decad…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection likely will continue for a couple more days in the trial of two former Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager t…
HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The largest local e-sports extravaganza, the ICBC (Asia) e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong, will be held August 24 - August 26, 2018 inside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Major League Baseball (MLB) has chosen AWS as its official provider for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning workloads. In extending it…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In decades past they would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to shorten their swings, keep the ball close to the ground, find holes and use their speed to leg out base hits.
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.
Davis Barnes (at left), president of the Bank of Frankewing, presents Ian Bonner with a $250 donation to the Lincoln County 4-H Archery Club. Ian has been shooting with the club since its inception in 2015. He has participated in two regional contests. The Archery Club meets to practice ever…
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.
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.