• Merritt cruises to 400-meter win at Drake Relays
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Merritt cruises to 400-meter win at Drake Relays

    True to form, the anchor of those Olympic champions came out on top in Iowa. LaShawn Merritt held off Rio relay teammate Tony McQuay and 2012 silver medalist Kirani James of Grenada to win the men's 400 on Friday.

  • Michigan's football team tunes up for final day in Rome
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Michigan's football team tunes up for final day in Rome

    ROME (AP) -- Michigan's football team tuned up for its final day together in Italy with a practice and a chemistry-building event.

  • Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events
    The Associated Press

    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 Press

    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