Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup stars stifled
With nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play, the top stars of the 2018 World Cup have struggled to deliver on the impossible expectations they carried into the tournament, with one prominent Portuguese exception.
 
Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2
(AP, June 21, 2018; 4:26 PM)
 
Gaudreau buys stake in his former USHL team in Dubuque, Iowa
(AP, June 21, 2018; 4:19 PM)
 
Judge, Andujar HR, Yankees top Mariners 4-3 for 3-game sweep
(AP, June 21, 2018; 4:13 PM)
 
The Latest: Argentina collapses vs. Croatia, could go home
(AP, June 21, 2018; 4:08 PM)
 
Muguruza loses in Birmingham 2nd round, Kvitova advances
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:43 PM)
 
On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans to behave
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:25 PM)
 
Zach Johnson holds early lead at Travelers Championship
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:07 PM)
 
Switzerland, Serbia coaches don’t want to talk about Kosovo
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:01 PM)
 
Clemson’s Swinney not worried despite several QB transfers
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:00 PM)
 
Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls
(AP, June 21, 2018; 2:44 PM)
 
Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup
(AP, June 21, 2018; 2:31 PM)
 
Mbappe sends France into 2nd round with 1-0 win over Peru
(AP, June 21, 2018; 2:27 PM)
 
White Sox-A’s game postponed; twinbill set for Friday
(AP, June 21, 2018; 2:19 PM)
 
Alonso unsure when he will chase Triple Crown at Indy 500
(AP, June 21, 2018; 2:05 PM)
 
More than ever, and without a team, it is China’s World Cup
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:43 PM)
 
Federer edges Paire to advance in Halle
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:42 PM)
 
UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:21 PM)
 
Australia gets crucial 1-1 draw with Denmark at World Cup
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:20 PM)
 
World Cup stadium offers experience like no other venue
(AP, June 21, 2018; 12:09 PM)
 
Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw
(AP, June 21, 2018; 11:52 AM)
 
With Ayton, Bagley, NBA draft could be big night for big men
(AP, June 21, 2018; 11:48 AM)
 
Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face Costa Rica
(AP, June 21, 2018; 10:51 AM)
 
Ricciardo mulling move from Red Bull to other F1 team
(AP, June 21, 2018; 10:32 AM)
 
England start Cipriani, Springboks change 4 for sweep bid
(AP, June 21, 2018; 8:53 AM)
 
Sweden with chance to take out another big name: Germany
(AP, June 21, 2018; 6:32 AM)
 
Jarrod Lyle going through “scary” period in cancer recovery
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:31 AM)
 
Pirates and Brewers rained out; Braun has therapy on thumb
(AP, June 21, 2018; 3:10 AM)
 
Homers by Arenado, Blackmon, McMahon rally Rockies past Mets
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:51 AM)
 
Orioles weather long rain delay in 3-0 win over Nationals
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:36 AM)
 
Jon Lester wins 5th straight, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:23 AM)
 
Beavers’ late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS
(AP, June 21, 2018; 1:15 AM)
 
Royals lose ninth straight, fall to Rangers, 3-2
(AP, June 21, 2018; 12:43 AM)
 
Omaha club pro Ryan Vermeer wins PGA Professional
(AP, June 21, 2018; 12:02 AM)
 
Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards
(AP, June 20, 2018; 11:49 PM)
 
Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win
(AP, June 20, 2018; 11:47 PM)
 
Devils’ Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP award
(AP, June 20, 2018; 11:30 PM)
 
Longtime Tennessee broadcaster John Ward dies at 88
(AP, June 20, 2018; 11:28 PM)
 
The Latest: New Jersey’s Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as MVP
(AP, June 20, 2018; 10:21 PM)
 
Billy Connors, longtime pitching coach, dies at 76
(AP, June 20, 2018; 9:56 PM)
 
Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup
(AP, June 20, 2018; 9:32 PM)
 
Jon Lester wins 5th straight, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0
(AP, June 20, 2018; 7:29 PM)
 
Giants hold off Marlins for 6-5 victory
(AP, June 20, 2018; 7:27 PM)
 
Cubs put closer Morrow on DL; Darvish throws simulated game
(AP, June 20, 2018; 7:14 PM)
 
Casey says Pistons have plenty of talent in place
(AP, June 20, 2018; 7:11 PM)
 
AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired
(AP, June 20, 2018; 7:06 PM)
 
Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0
(AP, June 20, 2018; 6:58 PM)
 
Barreto’s 3-run homer leads Oakland’s barrage in 12-4 win
(AP, June 20, 2018; 6:52 PM)
 
Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0
(AP, June 20, 2018; 6:10 PM)
 
Herrera’s solo homer lifts Phils to 4-3 win over Cardinals
(AP, June 20, 2018; 6:07 PM)
 
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