Rashford 'blown away' by grassroots pledges to feed kids

Restaurants, cafes and even some local governments across England have mounted a grassroots effort inspired by soccer star Marcus Rashford to feed students during the upcoming school break. ...

Man U's Rashford keeps pressure on government to feed kids

Soccer star Marcus Rashford's campaign to feed poor students has sparked a partisan political battle that makes scoring goals for Manchester United seem trivial by comparison. The 22...

Boxing champ Joshua, Man U striker back Nigerian protesters

Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua voiced support for Nigerian protesters and Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo said he's “ashamed” of his country's government after reports that anti-pol...

Dutch double play: Soccer club, Billy Beane team up

ALKMAAR, Netherlands (AP) — Like Billy Beane, Robert Eenhoorn knows all about baseball expectations. The Dutchman was a high draft pick who never made it big on the field — losing his job, in fact, to...

Elite women cite training limits in London Marathon buildup

Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei isn't expecting to lower her world record in Sunday's London Marathon, not with her training limited by the coronavirus pandemic. Kosgei and challenger Ru...

Bekele wary of new course in London showdown with Kipchoge

Ethiopian runner Kenenisa Bekele warned that valuable seconds could be lost on the curves of the modified London Marathon course in pursuit of Eliud Kipchoge's world record time. The...

London Marathon virus testing finds runner, coach positive

An Ethiopian runner had to pull out of the London Marathon after she and the coach of two other elite marathoners tested positive for the coronavirus, the race director said Tuesday. ...

In Britain, 100-loss journeymen boxers punch the clock

On just a day's notice, journeyman boxer Jamie Quinn caught a train to London for a four-round bout. On the way, he learned that they switched opponents and made it a six-rounder. Th...

Fed Cup changes name to honor tennis great Billie Jean King

The Fed Cup is changing its name to honor tennis great Billie Jean King, the woman whose lifelong battle for equality and social justice laid the foundation for generations that followed. ...

Irish eyes on AC Milan's visit to Shamrock Rovers

With one of the biggest clubs in European soccer making its return to the Emerald Isle on Thursday, Irish soccer is buzzing. AC Milan expects to have Zlatan Ibrahimovic in tow agains...

German QB with 'big arm' has big plans for TCU career

When you are a German quarterback preparing to play big-time college football in America, there's going to be a learning curve. Like the time Alexander Honig met Jim Harbaugh but had...