Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2019. There are 223 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 22, ...

Phelps honored for honesty on mental health, helping others

BALTIMORE (AP) — While swimming to Olympic glory, Michael Phelps found comfort in the pool and quite a bit of angst out of it. His bout with depression reached its nadir in 2014 afte...

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wa...

Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei dies at 102

NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll H...

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age...

Fellow coaches expect Krueger to thrive, adjust with Sabres

Mike Babcock and Ralph Krueger's relationship goes back to 2004 and countless conversations since about coaching in the NHL. The Toronto Maple Leafs coach just wishes Krueger hadn't ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 16, the 136th day of 2019. There are 229 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 16, 1...

Vela, Hernández left off Mexico Gold Cup roster by Martino.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Carlos Vela, Javier Hernández, Giovani dos Santos, Héctor Herrera and Jesús Corona were left off Mexico's preliminary roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup by new coach Gerardo Martino. ...

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 15, the 135th day of 2019. There are 230 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 15, ...

Rory Mcllroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland. The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before...

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling Union says it reached a deal wit...

Taiwan indigenous children’s choirs to perform in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s indigenous children’s choirs will perform on stages across the U.K. from May 24-29, announced Ministry of Culture (MOC) at a press conference on May 1...

WADA bullying probe once again done without victim's input

Along her journey in the fight for clean sports, Beckie Scott has been cheated, harassed, bullied and brushed aside. The next step on that journey will conclude when the results of a...

Coe declines to say more publicly on Caster Semenya ruling

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Officials of track and field's world governing body — the IAAF — said before a news conference on Friday in Japan that president Sebastian Coe would not comment further on the l...