Video shows American skater perform illegal stunt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are investigating the culprit behind a skateboard stunt illegally performed between two busy streets in Taipei after a video of the incident was released earlier th...

Maya Angelou, RuPaul among California Hall of Fame class

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Author Maya Angelou and performer RuPaul are among the inductees for the next class of California Hall of Fame. Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife Jennifer Sieb...

The Latest: Gonzalez urges youngsters to play many sports

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Tony Gonzalez believes youngsters sho...

Film captures the loss of black San Franciscans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Actor Jimmie Fails draws from his own story in his portrayal of a young black man navigating a shifting racial landscape in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco." His tale is a fa...

Top Russian skateboarder hit with doping ban

MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian skateboarder has been handed a four-year doping ban, just as his sport prepares to make its Olympic debut. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency says Maxim Krugl...

Palm Angels lights up NY Fashion Week with strobes, stags

NEW YORK (AP) — With a strobe light show worthy of a seizure warning and classic statuary in clear boxes, Milan streetwear cool guy Francesco Ragazzi brought his celeb-popular Palm Angels brand to New...

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--LEICESTER-HELICOPTER CRASH LEICESTER, England — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai owner of English Premier League team Leicester City, was on a h...

Ramping up: Teen skateboarder may be force come Tokyo Games

The 14-year-old skateboarder from California frequently wears outfits inspired by 1990s pop music videos. She's a budding songwriter and jots down lyrics based on life experiences, which she points ou...

Review: 'Mid90s' is a nostalgia trip without a destination

A year after Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" comes another actor-turned-director's memory-inspired California-set coming-of-age tale from the boutique film studio A24. This time, the time period has been d...

Playing bridge at the Asian Games: 'Athletics of the mind'

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — What's left of Finton Lewis' thinning hair is spiked and dyed an orange-red color. The 64-year-old Lewis says the haircut keeps him feeling younger on the o...

After earthquake, Olympics, Singh has Asian Games in context

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Gaurika Singh was thrust into the international spotlight as the youngest athlete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she captivated people with her story of earthquake ...

Motor Sports Pioneer Danica Patrick to Be Honored with the Legend Award at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2018

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--Professional racecar driver Danica Patrick has been chosen by Nickelodeon to receive the Legend Award at this year’s , the summer’s slimiest, surprise-f...

New Ink Business Unlimited Card from Chase Offers Simple Cash Back

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Chase is introducing Ink Business Unlimited today, a new credit card for small business owners with a simple proposition: unlimited 1.5 percent cash back on pu...

Foreign skateboarder seen joyriding on back of moving bus in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video surfaced yesterday (March 12) on the Taiwanese Facebook group Baofei Gongshe (爆廢公社) of a foreign skateboarder recklessly grabbing onto a bus to hitch a ride in Hsinchu Ci...

Japanese snowboarder has tricks, height for Olympic gold

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — His first name, loosely translated into English, means "Walk the Dream ." No wonder, then, that back home in Japan, expectations soar nearly as high as snowboarder Ayumu Hirano's j...