Rockies chasing 1st division title in tight NL West race

DENVER (AP) — Opposing managers Dave Roberts and Bud Black are close friends. Star infielders Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt talk all the time. Just maybe not so much right now. ...

US Olympian Zhou struggles at International Classic

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Canada's Nam Nguyen led after the short program Thursday night at the International Figure Skating Classic as the top Americans had disappointing showings. Nam ...

Max Pacioretty ready for new NHL chapter with Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Max Pacioretty told his kids he had been traded from the Montreal Canadiens, one of his three sons pointed to his bedsheets covered in NHL team logos and asked which one was Vega...

Top women's college players practicing with Team USA

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley told the U.S. national team players, many returning to college soon, to keep working and improving no matter who is on the court. Staley, the women'...

Biles sweeps all 4 events on way to 5th US Championship

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic champion Simone Biles easily won her fifth US women's gymnastics title Sunday night, winning all four events as well as the all-around in a dominant performance that showcased th...

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Simone Biles is not here to save gymnastics. Or at least USA Gymnastics. The reigning Olympic champion understands how bumpy of a ride it has been for her sport's natio...

The Latest: Pressure mounting on leaders at PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Perhaps the pressure and long day at the PGA Champi...

From the gym to the Garden: Pro dodgeball grows to big stage

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional dodgeball is chaos, but it's organized chaos. At the 2018 Dodgeball World Cup, people were dodging, dipping, diving, ducking and, well, dodging some more...

U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Chris Mazdzer to Deliver Keynote Address at DeVry University Commencements

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--U.S. Olympic silver medalist and DeVry University alum, Chris Mazdzer, will deliver the keynote address at the university’s Chicagoland area commencement ceremon...

Swim coach Bob Bowman apologizes for inappropriate texting

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from hi...

Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

MOSCOW (AP) — Budweiser has a boat on the Moscow River and a disco. Coke set up an interactive sculpture-video installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2018. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26, ...

Orji sets meet record in the triple jump at USATF Outdoors

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Keturah Orji set a meet record in the triple jump with a leap of 47 feet, 10 1/2 inches, highlighting the opening session Thursday at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championsh...

Dutch skipper Bekking seeks elusive Volvo Ocean Race victory

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bouwe Bekking has sailed more than 300,000 nautical miles during the last 33 years and circled the globe nearly eight times trying to win the Volvo Ocean Race. After...

USATF outdoor meet to highlight American track season

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For American track and field fans, this weekend's USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines will be the pinnacle of the 2018 season with no Olympics and no world championships....