CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization to showcase mixed martial arts in a true sport format, held their second regular-season event in front of a full house at the historic Chicago Theatre. The 13-bout card was the first regula…
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jaren Jackson Jr. is so excited about heading to the Memphis Grizzlies as the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft that he doesn't care where he plays.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.
DALLAS (AP) — When Barry Trotz left the Washington Capitals fresh off winning the Stanley Cup, the New York Islanders couldn't move fast enough to talk to him.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Rosskopf and Amber Neben solved the new and somewhat unique time trial course at USA Cycling's road national championships without much problem.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him.
MOSCOW (AP) — Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four Chinese football enthusiasts huddled together and agonized: Should they sell their tickets?
NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. 2 pick.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today unveiled the first look at EA SPORTS™ NHL®19 to hockey fans at the 2018 NHL Awards™ presented by Hulu in Las Vegas. Electronic Arts also revealed Nashville Predators’ Norris Trophy-winning defenseman and Olympi…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has been around the NFL long enough to know that he will have some growing pains as a first-time head coach.
Former Cowboys Pro Bowlers Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray find themselves united again, only now they are joined as one-time Fantasy football anchors who have not received a nibble from an NFL team.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was arrested on a charge of domestic assault involving his girlfriend over the weekend.
The Washington Capitals will raise their first Stanley Cup banner and open their title defense on Oct. 3 against the Boston Bruins — not the rival Pittsburgh Penguins.
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Nearly 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, the Russian city once called Stalingrad and its bloody history loom large even in the midst of the fun and football of the World Cup.
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Alterra Mountain Company announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah, which would bring the company’s total to 13 year-round mountain destinations throughout North America, including the world’s lar…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt defensive lineman Rutger Reitmaier has received a waiver from the NCAA that enables the Oregon transfer to play for the Commodores this fall.
MOSCOW (AP) — Chilly, gray, threatening. To many outsiders, that's the image Russia conveys to the world. But that's not the Russia World Cup fans are discovering.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tuesday night's New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game had to exceed 29.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--UnitedHealthcare pro-cyclists teamed up with the Knoxville Police Department Bike Unit to donate new bike helmets and provide bike safety demonstrations to more than 150 kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Video shows a brawl that broke out between parents and fans of two North Carolina girls softball teams at a Tennessee park.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Randall Garcia and his wife were on a bus in the Russian city of Samara when a local resident stared at the couple and pointed his phone at them. The screen read: "Good luck Costa Rica!"
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm. Varsity Brands is…
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--Canadian performance suiting brand with rugby roots, Ædelhard, is proud to announce that its next designer collaboration is with heritage brand Canterbury (CCC), the well-established and respected rugby label that has outfitted the …
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Brazilian Football Confederation is questioning FIFA about the procedures used for video review during Brazil's match against Switzerland at the World Cup.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Blix Bikes, a leader in innovative and stylish electric bikes introduces the Sol, its new smart and stylishly designed cruiser for a comfortable ride along the boardwalk, to the office or around town. Sol means “the sun” in Swedish and this …
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — In a story June 17 about Brooks Koepka winning the U.S. Open, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his winning score of 281 was 13 shots higher than last year. It was nine shots higher than last year at Erin Hills.
BIARRITZ, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Indian Motorcycle has put months of public speculation to rest. Today, at the Wheels & Waves festival in France, the iconic American motorcycle company confirmed that an FTR 1200, inspired by Indian’s storied history in flat track racing, …
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Cheddar, the leading post-cable networks company, and fuboTV, the leading sports-first streaming TV service, today launched top business and tech news network Cheddar on fuboTV.
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV ) today announced the start of the 2018 Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. This year’s tournament features many of the PGA TOUR’s top players, including defending cha…
CHICAGO & DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, and SpokeHub announced a new partnership to bring STATS Insights to SpokeHub’s social engagement platform, connecting worldwide World Cup football (soccer) fans with…
CHICAGO (AP) — The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.
SOUTHAMPTON (AP) — The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA's clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Tony Schumacher raced to his first Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday in the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — CORRECTS: Brooks Koepka wins US Open for 2nd straight year, becoming 7th player to go back-to-back. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said Koepka was 6th player to go back-to-back )
MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt is being remembered again, this time with a plaza and statue in her hometown.