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US striker Sargent leads Bremen to 2-1 win over Frankfurt

BERLIN (AP) — Josh Sargent helped Werder Bremen end Eintracht Frankfurt’s unbeaten start to the year with the winning goal in a 2-1 defeat for the Bundesliga’s in-form team on Friday. ...

Wichita St lifts interim tag, gives Isaac Brown 5-year deal

Wichita State removed the interim tag from coach Isaac Brown's title Friday, agreeing in principle to a five-year deal with the longtime assistant who took a program in chaos to the top of the America...

Rosario finds fit, family while joining Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once adversaries, Eddie Rosario and Indians manager Terry Francona are now allies. So when Rosario, who spent the past six seasons hammering Cleveland pitchers while...

All change at troubled Marseille with new president & coach

Jacques-Henri Eyraud was replaced as Marseille president by Pablo Longoria and Jorge Sampaoli was hired as the new coach amid sweeping changes on Friday. The upheavals were announced...

Brewers' Yelich eager for fresh start after 2020 struggles

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich has never believed the results of one season have any carryover effect into the next year. He didn’t think that when he was coming off a...

JGR youngsters shine, validate Toyota's development program

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two races into his return to Joe Gibbs Racing, Christopher Bell already has both a Cup Series victory and, more important, some of his confidence back. Bell pl...

Black News Channel reloads with talk focus, morning show

NEW YORK (AP) — Four hours of morning television is a lot of time to fill, but new Black News Channel hosts Mike Hill and Sharon Reed don't expect to run out of things to say. Their ...

Royals' Perez, Mondesi ready to build on healthy 2020 sprint

Salvador Perez and Adalberto Mondesi each arrived at spring training a year ago after significant surgeries, and they spent the time leading up to the COVID-19 pause wondering whether they would be re...

Armenia's political tensions still high after PM's coup talk

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Political tensions in Armenia remained high Friday, a day after the prime minister accused top military officers who demanded his resignation of an attempted coup. ...

Versatile Clippard ready for any role in D-backs bullpen

The Arizona Diamondbacks have uncertainty in their bullpen this spring and essentially every role is up for grabs. Veteran right-hander Tyler Clippard is completely fine with that si...

College softball an anchor for Olympic hopefuls in pandemic

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Division I softball is providing a training ground this season for players preparing for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Japan. UCLA's Rachel Garcia and Bubba Nickle...

Sabres' Eichel day to day; Ullmark to miss at least 2 games

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel is considered day to day, and starting goalie Linus Ullmark will miss at least the team’s two-game weekend series against the Philadelphia Flyer...

Football schools? Ohio State, Alabama thriving in hoops, too

Ohio State and Alabama competing for a national championship is hardly an unusual occurrence for either school. It just tends to happen in football. Six weeks after the Crimson Tide'...

NFL's minority hiring rate for open jobs nearly doubled

The number of minority hires for open positions in the NFL nearly doubled to 34.6% in 2021. According to the league’s demographics study obtained Friday by The Associated Press, the ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new 'Superman' film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script for a new “Superman” film from Warner Bros. ...