Olsen, Cunningham, Bascue lead US Olympic bobsled team

Justin Olsen has an Olympic bobsled gold medal as a brakeman, and now gets the chance to pursue one as a driver. Olsen, Nick Cunningham and Codie Bascue were announced Monday as the ...

Mittelstadt shows Buffalo glimpse of future at world juniors

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A funny thing happened when the offensively challenged Sabres left town for two weeks to make way for the world junior hockey championship. Buffalo's win-starved...

US wins World Jr hockey bronze with 9-3 win over Czech Rep.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Trent Frederic scored four times in leading the United States to a 9-3 victory over the Czech Republic in the world junior championship bronze-medal game Friday. ...

Sweden beats US 4-2 in world junior hockey semifinals

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Filip Gustavsson made 29 saves and Sweden had a three-goal third period to beat the United States 4-2 on Thursday in the world junior hockey semifinals. Sweden w...

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

TOP STORIES: TEN--SERENA WILLIAMS-RETURN ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Serena Williams is returning to competition with an exhibition match Saturday in Abu Dhab...

Sisterhood and Olympic hockey fuels a family's dream

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Marissa Brandt was wrapping up her prosperous small-college hockey career, she believed, when the life-changing phone call came during her senior year. ...

USA Hockey sees youth program climb toward top of the heap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the first 20 years of the world junior hockey championship, Team USA managed two podium finishes good for bronze medals in 1986 and 1992. The American youngsters couldn't keep...

USA Cycling unveils new high-performance national team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has unveiled a national team program that includes 51 athletes across five disciplines who will receive year-round support based upon their level of accompli...

American curling siblings Matt, Becca Hamilton make Olympics

Becca Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team, and then the real pressure was on. A few hours later, her brother, Matt, was competing in the...

Feed a passion, gift just the right coffee-table book

NEW YORK (AP) — Know a book lover with a coffee table and a passion? Then you're good to go on a gift. Coffee-table books aren't usually high on the self-purchase priority list but t...

America' s Cup winner John Bertrand offers to help Slingsby

SYDNEY (AP) — America's Cup-winning skipper John Bertrand has offered to help Tom Slingsby in his bid to get Australia into the prestigious sailing regatta for the first time in more than 20 years. ...

Young Kiwi sailors Burling, Tuke go for Triple Crown

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Together, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke of New Zealand won Olympic silver and gold medals, and then the America's Cup. Separately, they will try to win the Volvo Ocea...

British star Ainslie mentors next generation of sailors

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sir Ben Ainslie is so keen to win back the America's Cup for Britain that he'll spend the weekend sailing with and mentoring a crew of young countrymen who one day could be competing ...

Tienpont out as AkzoNobel skipper in Volvo Ocean Race

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Volvo Ocean Race skipper Simeon Tienpont has left team AkzoNobel after what the team said was a breach of contract. The team declined further comment on Friday...

Americans at their best at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump looked over at an American team that never had it so easy in the Presidents Cup and delivered an unassailable message in fewer than 140 characters. ...