On record: Hurdler Kevin Young hoping mark stands at worlds

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For 27 years, 400-meter hurdler Kevin Young has followed a similar routine to celebrate his world record: Call some media outlets to drum up interest (usually, not many takers) and ...

US calls on English experience against England at RWC

KOBE, Japan (AP) — The United States will open its Rugby World Cup against England with four players who play in the top English league in its starting XV. Hooker Joe Taufete'e, prop...

Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Did someone send a memo? Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all showed up to the Emmys in two-tone looks of pink and red that stood out on ...

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

MILAN (AP) — Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power." Michele has used that platform during his 4½ y...

Israel qualifies for Olympic baseball for 1st time

Israel qualified for the Olympic baseball tournament for the first time, with former major leaguer Danny Valencia hitting a three-run homer in an 11-1, eight-inning rout of South Africa on Sunday at P...

Olympians Chock and Bates win dance at US International

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Olympians Madison Chock and Evan Bates claimed the ice dance title at the U.S. International Classic, with a stunning Egyptian-themed free dance. The 2015 winne...

Slingsby steers Aussies to $1 million SailGP victory

Team Australia skipper Tom Slingsby overcame an error at the start and passed Team Japan's Nathan Outteridge approaching the penultimate mark to win the $1 million SailGP championship race Sunday in M...

From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city

RAQQA, Syria (AP) — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with her daughters and grandchildren, she found he...

Taiwan weightlifter breaks world records, wins 2 golds

Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Saturday broke two world records, winning two gold medals and one silver at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in ...

Skippers Slingsby, Outteridge prep for $1 million match race

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Skippers Tom Slingsby of Team Australia and Nathan Outteridge of Team Japan tuned up for their $1 million, winner-take-all match race by each winning a fleet race Saturday in ...

Fun & Games: Lyles wants to win, celebrate just like Bolt

The most promising signal that track and field remains in good hands even after Usain Bolt's retirement comes from a 22-year-old American named Noah Lyles , who appreciates the Jamaican superstar more...

Olympic judo champion Silva tests positive for doping

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva of Brazil says she failed a doping test at the recent Pan American Games in Lima. The 27-year-old Silva told a news conferen...

Federer wins doubles with Zverev, Europe leads in Laver Cup

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer teamed up with Alexander Zverev in doubles to lift Europe into a commanding 3-1 lead over the world team on the first day of the Laver Cup on Friday. Fede...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC 51.970 Down ...

BC-US--Gold, US

New York (AP) — Gold futures trading on the NY Merc Friday: (100 troy oz.; dollars per troy oz.) ...