Syinix Becomes Leicester City Football Club's Official Home Appliances Partner

LEICESTER, UK - Media OutReach - 3 September 2020 - The emblematic Syinix mascot Mr. Fox might soon be changing his green hoodie for a royal blue shirt! That's right, Syinix has become Leicester City ...

Ibrahimović ready to sign new contract at AC Milan

MILAN (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimović is back in Italy and ready to sign a new contract with AC Milan. “Finally everything is in place and finally I can return to where I feel at home,” Ib...

Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Past portrayals of Native American or Indigenous comic book superheroes would often follow the same checklist — mystical powers, an ability to talk to animals and a costume of either a headdress or a ...

Hanley handling late entry, last row for Indianapolis 500

Ben Hanley knows he is unlikely to spend any time at the front of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. That's not how he plans to judge success. The British sports car d...

Relocated rebel statue causes athlete concerns at Ole Miss

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has put up a barrier to partially obstruct a Confederate monument after football players said they didn't want to see the rebel soldier statue while...

NHL provides playoff hub teams a few tastes of `home'

TORONTO (AP) — There’s no ear-splitting cannon booming from the stands in Columbus every time the Blue Jackets score. Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, isn’t parading through the arena. No one's...

Piscotty slam ties it in ninth, A's beat Giants 8-7 in 10th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Piscotty hit a tying grand slam in the ninth inning, Mark Canha's sacrifice fly put Oakland on top in the 10th, and the Athletics stunned the San Francisco Giants 8-7 on F...

A red, white and blue Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the highlights of the ...

Cold War rivalries split the Olympics in Moscow in 1980

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the highlights of the ...

Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdress...

Missouri town divided by move to change its 'Savages' mascot

SAVANNAH, Mo. (AP) — A nearly all-white northwest Missouri town is divided over an effort to change its high school's “Savages” mascot that depicts a Native American amid a nationwide movement calling...

McGruder's late 3 helps Clippers edge Trail Blazers 122-120

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rodney McGruder hit a 3-pointer with 26.5 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 122-120 on Saturday even with Kawhi Leonard resting o...

Israeli team's massacre overshadows sports at 1972 Olympics

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The 1972 Munich Olympics were marked by historic achievements and unprecedented controversy but will be forever defined by devastating catastrophe. In hostin...

Stray souvenirs: Without fans, MLB foul balls left lonely

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mookie Betts made a running catch in foul territory and immediately spotted something just over the padded outfield wall at Dodger Stadium: a lonely, stray baseball. ...

Bieber strikes out 14 as Indians blank Royals 2-0 in opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — From All-Star MVP to ace, and Shane Bieber's only getting better. Bieber struck out 14 over six scoreless innings as the Indians, making a statement for minorities b...