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Today in History: May 13, Pope John Paul II shot and wounded

Today in History Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2022. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13, ...

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said Lanier ...

NWSL embarks on 10th season, ready to move on from scandals

The National Women's Soccer League embarks this weekend on its milestone 10th season with two new teams, a new commissioner and the determination to move on and grow after a series of scandals. ...

Macario, Lavelle score 2 each and US downs Uzbekistan 9-0

CHESTER, Penn. (AP) — Rose Lavelle and Catarina Macario each scored a pair of first-half goals, and the U.S. women's national team beat Uzbekistan 9-0 on Tuesday to extend the team's unbeaten streak t...

NBA honors past, present with 75th tribute at All-Star Game

CLEVELAND (AP) — One by one the names of the NBA's greatest players were called, bridging basketball's past and present. And as each walked onto the floor, LeBron James found himself...

Lyon's Macario returns to US national team for SheBelieves

Catarina Macario is returning to the U.S. women's national team for the SheBelieves Cup after missing the team's camp in January to play for French club Lyon. Veteran defender Becky ...

Spirit's Trinity Rodman signs richest NWSL contract

The Washington Spirit have signed Trinity Rodman to the richest contract in the history of the National Women's Soccer League. The extension with the 19-year-old daughter of NBA gre...

Young players highlight first US women's camp of 2022

The new year has brought new faces to the U.S. women's national team. The back-to-back World Cup champions opened their January camp in Austin, Texas, with 14 players who have fewer ...

Stern, talent influx led to NBA transformation during 1980's

The NBA had enormous problems. Drug abuse among players was believed to be rampant. Many arenas were half-empty or worse on game nights. Most franchises were losing money. Some were on the cusp of fol...

US women's team focus on emerging talent for upcoming camp

Several prominent U.S. women's national team veterans were left off coach Vlatko Andonovski's January training camp roster as the squad focuses on preparing its younger players for World Cup qualifyin...

Lindsey Horan voted US Soccer's Female Player of Year

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Lindsey Horan was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Female Player of the Year for the first time. The 27-year-old led the U.S. in minutes with 1,707 over 2...

Spirit head to NWSL championship with 2-1 win over Reign

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Ashley Sanchez broke a tie in the 68th minute and the Washington Spirit advanced to the National Women's Soccer League championship game with a 2-1 victory over OL Reign on Sunday...

The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

For the NBA’s 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren’t enough. The league needed 76 instead. The top 75 players in NBA history — and one more because of a tie in t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2021. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13...

Rodman becomes youngest NWSL scorer in her debut

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Trinity Rodman became the youngest player to score in the National Women's Soccer League with a goal in her professional debut for the Washington Spirit on Saturday night. ...