Wickens hopes iRace will be 1st step back on IndyCar journey

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Wickens never gave up on his dreams. When his Formula One hopes fizzled, Wickens worked his way back through the ranks to compete in the IndyCar Series. Wh...

Foxconn offering university graduates starting pay of NT$45,000

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group has launched a recruitment drive, offering a monthly salary of no less than NT$45,000 (US$1,485) to university graduates. For those with a ...

Coach Lynn: Chargers QB Taylor 'in driver's seat'

Anthony Lynn has expressed plenty of confidence in Tyrod Taylor if he ends up becoming the quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers, but there are a lot of questions that still need to be answered bet...

US relations with PRC and Taiwan in a time of 'plague': William Stanton

The United States’ relations with the PRC have inexorably but inevitably worsened since the accession to power of Xi Jinping (習近平) in 2012. We have witnessed the Chinese Communist Party&rsquo...

NFL teams rely on tape with virus altering pre-draft routine

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Let's go to the tape. NFL teams are having to rely more heavily on game film of college prospects as they prepare for the draft at a time when the COVID-19 pande...

Former Syracuse coach Frank Maloney dead at 79

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse University head football coach Frank Maloney, who succeeded the winningest coach in school history when the program was in decline, has died. He was 79. ...

Looking to laugh? SiriusXM launches channel for women comics

NEW YORK (AP) — The midst of a global pandemic might seem like an odd time to launch a radio channel devoted to women comedians, but executives at SiriusXM believe that it's precisely the right time. ...

Tech boom, MLB programs helping women find jobs in baseball

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Rachel Folden figured something out early on during her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs — long before the coronavirus pandemic wiped out team activities. ...

AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut do...

Melvin Gordon using lessons of holdout as motivation in 2020

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Melvin Gordon's futile holdout last season holds many a lesson for the sixth-year running back, including the realization that the former Chargers star still has plenty of doub...

The story of the NFL draft, from extravaganza to unadorned

An NFL draft handled remotely because the coronavirus pandemic is the latest twist to an event that has become as popular as any pro football happening short of the Super Bowl. Roger...

New playbook: Women rising through NFL ranks at many levels

NEW YORK (AP) — Sophia Lewin was 12 years old when she told her father about her career goal: coaching football. Her dad didn't exactly scoff, but he suggested perhaps scouting would...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 27, the 87th day of 2020. There are 279 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 27, ...

Signing college free agents is rare NHL business going on

Colton Poolman had a good feeling about what was to come. He and his North Dakota teammates were ranked third in the country with the conference tournament coming up. They felt they ...

NCAA's storied party crashers includes 'Dunk City,' Loyola

If not for those magical eight days seven years ago, Florida Gulf Coast might still be that upstart school trying to create an identity in the Sunshine State, never mind nationally. ...