From cozy get-together to huge event, NFL draft has soared

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even. His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league's third-most popular an...

Melbourne eliminated after draw in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A pair of Australian teams earned draws in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, good enough to keep one alive in the competition while eliminating the other. ...

Promotor sues USSF over proposed Ecuador match in Florida

NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter has sued the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking a court to order the governing body to sanction an Ecuador league match in Florida. Relevent Sports filed suit ...

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Curse of La Llorona" (yuh-ROH'-nuh) had only good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered...

Getafe beats Sevilla 3-0 in Champions League boost

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Getafe regained control of the final Champions League berth in the Spanish league after Jorge Molina scored twice in a 3-0 victory over Sevilla on Sunday. Get...

French Soccer Champions

2019 — Paris Saint-Germain 2018 — Paris Saint-Germain 2017 — Monaco 2016 — Paris Saint-Germain 2015 — Paris Saint-Germain ...

More plastic bags than fish: East Asia’s new environmental threat

SINGAPORE (East Asia Forum) -- In March 2019, the fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly convened in Kenya to discuss the environmental and climate challenges outlined in the UN’s Sustain...

Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Watching Manchester City's Champions League slugfest against Tottenham, Phil Foden sensed his side's energy-sapping exit could present an opportunity. As a...

How Juventus won its 8th straight Serie A title

MILAN (AP) — When the best team in Italy signed possibly the best player in the world, preventing it from winning yet another Serie A title was always going to be difficult. And so i...

Italian Soccer Champions

Champions of the Italian soccer league: 2019 — Juventus 2018 — Juventus 2017 — Juventus 2016 — Juventus 2015 —...

Italian swimmer Vergani provisionally suspended for cannabis

ROME (AP) — The Italian swimmer who posted the world's best time in the men's 50-meter freestyle this year has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for cannabis. Nado ...

Former Olympic champion Kiprop gets 4-year doping ban

LONDON (AP) — Former Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop has received a four-year ban for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Saturday. The banned blood-boosting hormone EPO was f...

Taiwanese hackers win seed tournament, qualify for DEFCON CTF 2019 finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world famous DEFCON conference and Capture The Flag (CTF) hacking competition is scheduled this year for Aug. 8-11, and the Hackers in Taiwan Conference (HITCON) is pr...

Moves like Jagger: Mick's partner debuts Stones-themed dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about your "Moves Like Jagger." The recovering rocker made a stealth appearance at the ballet, slipping backstage Thursday evening to support his partner, Melanie Hamrick, as she ...

Chinese tanks roll toward Taipei – at least on a smaller scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tanks of China’s People’s Liberation Army were rolling toward Taipei after destroying a Taiwanese Army Humvee Friday (April 19) – at least in the imagina...