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No place for world's top marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics

April 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119... more »»

Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer voted NBA coach of the year

April 21, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.

There was no avoiding it. more »»

Injuries again playing prominent role in NBA playoffs

April 21, 2015

The NBA playoffs have picked up right where the regular season left off — with key players fighting to stay healthy when they are needed most. more »»

Grizzlies' Conley playing through foot pain during playoffs

April 21, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley should be resting right now, letting his sprained right foot heal.

But he won't, no time. It's the playoffs. more »»

AP Interview: WADA exec disappointed by no Armstrong apology

April 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion... more »»

Naval Academy grad Harris called up to majors by Cardinals

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his stint in the Persian Gulf on a Navy carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm — and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors — in shape by tossing a baseball... more »»

Reds' Bryan Price sorry for bad words, sticks by sentiment

April 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cincinnati manager Bryan Price says he's sorry for using bad language. more »»

Ortiz suspended 1 game by MLB for making contact with umpire

April 21, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday. more »»

Backlash: Olympic groups break with umbrella body in protest

April 21, 2015

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A day after his blistering attack on Olympic leaders, Marius Vizer faced isolation and a growing backlash Tuesday as international sports bodies suspended or broke off ties... more »»

Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academ. more »»

Last racer finishes Boston Marathon _ in 20 grueling hours

April 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was honored at City Hall on Tuesday after enduring about 20 hours of sometimes drenching rain, wind and cold to complete the Boston Marathon... more »»

F-bombs away: Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

April 21, 2015

Fellas, chill. It's just a game, right?

Losing stinks. We totally get i. more »»

Obama: NASCAR's winning team kind of like me and Biden

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says NASCAR's winning team is kind of like his relationship with Vice President Joe Bide. more »»

Sheriff: Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator

April 21, 2015

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months said Tuesday that he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that... more »»

Report: Patriots' Nate Solder had testicular cancer surgery

April 21, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder had surgery for testicular cancer last spring then went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory. more »»

Reds' Bryan Price apologizes for language, not message

April 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price apologized on Tuesday for using profanity during a pregame meeting with reporters, but says he stands by his message that media shouldn't... more »»

LeBron James in social media shutdown mode during playoffs

April 21, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — No phone. No Twitter. No Instagram.

LeBron James has once again gone into lockdown mode during the NBA playoffs. more »»

Amid optimism, US-Cuba relations challenge baseball players

April 21, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Yasmany Tomas took his last practice swings, packed his bat and carried his oversized No. 24 duffel bag toward the clubhouse. more »»

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