Escrow tops NHL players' list of concerns ahead of CBA talks
Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper. Right now, it's not that simple. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, NHL owners and players divide hockey-related revenue 50/50, and if player salaries exceed that split a certain percentage is withheld in escrow to make it even.
Thailand scores 1st World Cup goal in 5-1 loss to Sweden
NICE, France (AP) — A couple of seconds elapsed before a disbelieving Kanjana Sungngoen raised her arms in celebration. It really happened.
Lloyd, Pugh, Press among 7 new starters for US vs. Chile
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night's Women's World Cup match against Chile.
Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners
CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return from injuries.
Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea to take charge of Juventus
Maurizio Sarri left Chelsea on Sunday after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus. The former Napoli coach has joined Serie A champion Juventus on a three-year contract to replace Massimiliano Allegri.
Márquez wins Catalonia GP after crash takes out challengers
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Marc Márquez won the Catalonia Grand Prix to strengthen his lead of the MotoGP points race after his top challengers crashed out early on Sunday.
Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in their opening game in the South American tournament on Saturday.
Tyson Fury stays unbeaten, stops Tom Schwarz late 2nd round
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury put on a show before, during and after his first bout in the fight capital of the world. The British heavyweight star stopped Tom Schwarz with 6 seconds left in the second round Saturday night, packing plenty of entertainment into his brief Las Vegas debut.
Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway.
Parrish pitches gem in FSU's 1-0 win over Arkansas at CWS
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Parrish called it the best performance of his career. It came at the right time and place for Florida State, which is attempting to send its coach and all-time NCAA wins leader into retirement with his first national championship.
Column: Time to appreciate Koepka as he chases Open history
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka is chasing history, and no one seems to care. Three U.S. Opens in a row. Five wins in the last nine majors.
Analysis: Anthony Davis trade a win-win for both sides
The saga is over. When this trade is done, everybody can say they won. The Lakers, the Pelicans, Rich Paul, LeBron James, they all can take a victory lap.
The Latest: Woodland takes lead into final round of US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Gary Woodland will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the U.S.
Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.64 million
NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday's sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold.
AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices, several people familiar with the situation said Saturday.
'Awful start' keeps Tiger in also-ran position at US Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods knows this as well as anyone: To get anywhere near the leaderboard at Pebble Beach, early birdies are essential.
Morton's streak ends as Angels beat Rays 5-3
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton's luck finally ran out. He suffered his first loss in 22 starts on Saturday when the Angels hit three homers in a 5-3 victory over Tampa Bay.
Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson looks like he won't be able to celebrate his 49th birthday by completing the career grand slam.
Henderson lead Meijer LPGA Classic; Thompson makes big move
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes Saturday for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after matching the course record with a 62.
United States face Chile with chance to advance in World Cup
PARIS (AP) — The United States gets back on the field at the Women's World Cup on Sunday, just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down.
Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night.
Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality
PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes.
Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.
Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn't accept it
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was the star of the 2015 Women's World Cup four years ago in Canada, scoring three goals in the first 16 minutes of the final to help the U.S.
Neville's compassion for players shows new England culture
LE HAVRE, France (AP) — In the celebratory moments after England advanced to the next round of the Women's World Cup, coach Phil Neville gently kissed the head of forward Fran Kirby in recognition of her personal journey.