• Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events
    The Associated Press2 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

  • Column: Don't believe the hype about these sporting events
    The Associated Press2 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 Press5 hours ago

    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

  • Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans
    The Associated Press

    Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans

    Jordan Spieth showed off his stellar short game. Ryan Palmer contributed momentum-saving par putts. Spieth hit a bump-and-run from 100 feet to a front pin to set up birdie on the par-5 11th, chipped in for birdie on the 14th and closed out their foursomes round with a 15-foot birdie for a 6-under 66