Eat red dates on Chunfen, spring equinox, in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today on the lunisolar calendar is Chunfen (春分), the spring equinox, when adherents to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) believe the body needs special nourishment to adjust t...

Facing challenges, Warren campaigns as 2020's underdog

BOSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent much of the last decade as a leader of the Democratic Party's liberal wing. But three and a half months into her presidential campaign, the M...

Canceled Crusaders match overshadows Super Rugby's 5th round

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — One match that wasn't played carried more significance than five that were in the fifth round of Super Rugby. The scheduled match between the Crusaders...

AP PHOTOS: Masks at heart of Greek Carnival tradition

NAOUSSA, Greece (AP) — Springtime in northern Greece is ushered with loud and colorful festivals, many hailing from centuries-old traditions, later tied to the religious calendar. In...

Christchurch team cancels Super Rugby match after shootings

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Super Rugby match between the Christchurch-based Crusaders and Dunedin-based Highlanders on Saturday has been canceled as a mark of respect to victims of the mass sh...

The Latest: FIFA seeks council OK to pursue bigger 2022 WCup

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA Council meeting (all times local): ___ 8:05 a.m. FIFA President Gianni Infantino will ask his ruling council t...

Barcelona against haste of introducing bigger Club World Cup

MIAMI (AP) — The president of Barcelona spoke out against the haste to introduce a 24-team Club World Cup in 2021 ahead of the FIFA Council deciding Friday whether to approve the pilot of the enlarged...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

Fleetwood finishes strong for Players lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood kept a clean card in the March wind and finished with three straight birdies for a 7-under 65, setting the early pace Thursday in The Players Championshi...

Tests for MotoE series suspended after fire at Spanish track

MADRID (AP) — Testing for the new MotoE series has been suspended after a fire caused "major damages and losses" at the Jerez Circuit in Spain. Officials with the motorcycle series s...

APNewsBreak: FIFA wants 24-team, summer 2021 Club World Cup

MIAMI (AP) — FIFA Council members will be asked on Friday to approve a pilot tournament for an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in June-July 2021, The Associated Press has learned. An...

Revamp for Diamond League to give TV a 90-minute track meet

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Track and field's governing body is revamping the top-tier Diamond League series with shorter meetings and fewer long-distance races. The IAAF says changes will cr...

NFL at 100: Another labor stoppage looms in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years ago at this time, when the NFL was hitting a mere 91 and counting, discord between players and owners reached such a fevered state that the league locked out the union. ...

Texas fires former QB Vince Young from part-time job

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas quarterback Vince Young, whose last-minute touchdown against Southern California in the 2006 Rose Bowl delivered the Longhorns' only undisputed national championship ...

Wickens determined to get out of wheelchair and race again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — His psychologist has warned Robert Wickens to consider the worst possible scenarios as he recovers from a spinal cord injury. Wickens prefers to think onl...