• Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

    Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality. The American sprinters who

  • Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey

    Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself. ''He's probably the best player of our generation,'' Canada goaltender Carey Price said. The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar has

  • The Latest: Minnesota weather making Europeans feel at home
    The Associated Press

    The Latest: Minnesota weather making Europeans feel at home

    The Europeans are the visiting team at the Ryder Cup this year, but the weather for practice at Hazeltine National Club has felt a little like home, particularly for the team members from the British Isles. Matt Fitzpatrick, the Englishman rookie, said the greens were ''fantastic'' during

  • Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery
    The Associated Press

    Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery

    Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery. Solo was suspended for six months and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated last month following the Rio Olympics, where she drew criticism for calling the Sweden national team a ''bunch of