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Senior GOP senator defends embattled EPA chief

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A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.". More>>

Texas to settle discrimination suit with former track coach

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The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race and sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by former women's track coach Bev Kearney. More>>

Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

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The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding process. More>>

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow. More>>

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow. More>>

Formula One's Ricciardo drawn to NASCAR (and even NFL)

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Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo grew up in Australia rooting for Dale Earnhardt, the NASCAR driver known as The Intimidator. More>>

UM fan prohibited from social media posts on Missoula woman

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A Missoula judge is prohibiting a University of Montana athletics fan from making any more social media posts about a woman who started an online petition opposing the re-hiring of football coach Bobby Hauck. More>>

Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

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Players' union FIFPro is blasting concussion management at the World Cup after Moroccan plays after admitting that he can't remember the previous match. More>>

Jon Dorenbos shares in Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl magic

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Longtime Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season. More>>

Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

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New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson gets six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police. More>>

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

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One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail. More>>

World Cup Episode 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

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Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch. More>>

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

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Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. More>>

Spence keeps IBF title at home with quick knockout of Ocampo

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Errol Spence Jr. retains IBF welterweight crown with a first-round knockout of Mexico's Carlos Ocampo in his first title defense in front of home crowd in Texas. More>>

Cowboys DL David Irving banned 4 games for 2nd straight year

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Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving suspended four games for violating NFL's substance-abuse policy, 2nd straight year of facing ban to start season. More>>

NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

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The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of a former Texas football player who claimed the organization was responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after he finished playing. More>>

The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

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The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem. More>>

Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

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President Donald Trump tweets that he 'worked hard' to bring World Cup to North America, thanks Patriots owner Kraft. More>>

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr arrested on rape charges

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Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. More>>

New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

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Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state. More>>

Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

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A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics. More>>

AP source: Cowboys make Zack Martin NFL's highest-paid guard

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and Zack Martin have agreed to terms on an $84 million, six-year contract extension that will make the two-time All-Pro the highest-paid guard in the NFL. More>>

Wentz eager to return, but Foles allows Eagles to wait

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Carson Wentz is eager to return to the field and reclaim his starting spot for the Philadelphia Eagles but he doesn't have to rush because Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles is still around. More>>

NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

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College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school. More>>

Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

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Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup. More>>

Panel opts not to change school's Redskins team name, mascot

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High school whose teams have long been the Redskins will keep that mascot after a committee decided against recommending any change. More>>

Jets' Bridgewater positive in comeback from 'scary' injury

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Comeback Kid: Jets' Teddy Bridgewater remains positive in return from 'scary' knee injury. More>>

Beckham and all Giants attend mandatory minicamp for Shurmur

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Odell Beckham Jr. has been cleared to practice although the star New York Giants' receiver did little work in team periods at the opening of the first mandatory minicamp under new coach Pat Shurmur. More>>

Julio Jones misses Falcons' minicamp but has Quinn's support

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Julio Jones remains in coach Dan Quinn's good graces even after the wide receiver missed the opening day of the Falcons' mandatory minicamp. More>>

Luck takes private throwing program public at Colts' camp

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is throwing again. He attempted his first passes in front of reporters as Indy opened its three-day minicamp. More>>

Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan skips mandatory minicamp

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Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan is skipping the Titans' mandatory minicamp while his agents negotiate a new contract for the two-time Pro Bowl lineman. More>>

Steelers' Antonio Brown needed time to 'get my mind right'

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Why was Antonio Brown away from Steelers? To spend time with family and 'get my mind right'. More>>

The Latest: Capitals' coach says Cup repeat on the mind

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The Latest: Capitals celebrate Stanley Cup with parade down Constitution Avenue and day at the Mall. More>>

Jury orders Rams to pay $12.5 million for Reggie Bush injury

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A St. Louis jury has ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for a severe knee injury suffered at St. Louis' domed stadium in 2015, the team's final season before relocating to Los Angeles. More>>

Matt Patricia adjusts to being scrutinized leading the Lions

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Lions coach Matt Patricia worked in relative obscurity in New England. More>>

The Latest: Tough prison term for Mexican drug cartel leader

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A former Texas high school football player who rose to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel has been sentenced to serve nearly 50 years in federal prison on drug and money laundering charges. More>>

Earl Thomas says he's skipping Seahawks mandatory minicamp

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Earl Thomas is putting the pressure on the Seattle Seahawks for a new contract after the three-time All-Pro safety says he will not participate in any team activities until his contract situation is resolved including the upcoming mandatory minicamp. More>>

Johnny Manziel stars in Tiger-Cats' preseason finale

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Johnny Manziel was 12 of 20 for 88 yards and a touchdown and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored 30 straight points to beat the Montreal Alouettes 30-15 in the second and final preseason game for both teams. More>>

The Latest: Dixon wins 2nd IndyCar race in a row at Texas

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When Ed Jones was introduced before the IndyCar race at Texas, a Dallas Cowboys legend with the same name walked out on the stage instead. More>>

Trump considers pardon for Ali, wants athletes' advice

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President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion _ this time Muhammad Ali. Trump says he's looking at "thousands of names" of people who could be granted clemency. More>>

Trump not inviting NBA champions to White House

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Whichever team wins the NBA championship, President Donald Trump says he won't be inviting them to the White House. More>>

Former, current football players sue University of Minnesota

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Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players are suing the school, saying their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation. More>>

Trump expects to welcome the Capitals to the White House

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President Donald Trump is congratulating the Washington Capitals hockey team for winning the Stanley Cup. More>>

Caps on top! Washington wins Stanley Cup, beats Vegas 4-3

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The Washington Capitals are on the brink of raising the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history. More>>

Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction

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Terrell Owens says he will not attend the induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. Owens was voted into the hall in February. More>>

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes

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For winning sports teams these days, that shining moment of victory can give way to a politically fraught question: Are you going to celebrate at the White House. More>>

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  • The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

    The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:33:10 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:27:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Clergy enter Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for funeral services for fashion designer Kate Spade in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, June 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). Clergy enter Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for funeral services for fashion designer Kate Spade in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, June 21, 2018.
    Family: Fashion designer Kate Spade's father dies on the eve of her funeral.More >>
    Family: Fashion designer Kate Spade's father dies on the eve of her funeral.More >>
  • Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

    Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:39:06 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:26:41 GMT
    (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...(Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >>
  • Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-06-21 07:42:36 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:25:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention,...More >>
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.More >>
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