• Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events
    The Associated Press17 minutes ago

    Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events

    No one does hype like the NFL, and its annual draft is perhaps the worst offender of all. For some reason, nearly 100,000 people turned out Thursday night on the Ben Franklin Parkway to watch 32 names called out from a fake-foam backdrop of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in front of the actual Philadelphia

  • After tragedy, Artemis could rebound at America's Cup
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    After tragedy, Artemis could rebound at America's Cup

    Out on Bermuda's Great Sound, on a fast catamaran named Magic Blue, Iain Percy and his mates with Artemis Racing are emerging as contenders to win the America's Cup while honoring the memory of Andrew ''Bart'' Simpson, who was killed in a training accident four years ago. Artemis

  • Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events

    No one does hype like the NFL, and its annual draft is perhaps the worst offender of all. For some reason, an estimated 70,000 people turned out Thursday night on the Ben Franklin Parkway to watch 32 names called out from a fake-foam backdrop of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in front of the actual

  • Is Anthony Joshua boxing's next great heavyweight?
    The Associated Press

    Is Anthony Joshua boxing's next great heavyweight?

    Anthony Joshua has the weight of a country on his shoulders, and a fighter with true heavyweight pedigree in the ring across from him. Add to that 90,000 screaming fans watching outdoors Saturday night at Wembley Stadium, and there's plenty of potential trouble for a fighter born the same year that