• Beat the Freeze: Braves' promotional race off and running
    The Associated Press25 minutes ago

    Beat the Freeze: Braves' promotional race off and running

    When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special. The Braves in-game promotion - ''Beat The Freeze'' - has made Talton somewhat of a national

  • Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

    Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian came on the turquoise waters of Bermuda's Great Sound, four years and 3,000 miles removed from one of the most brutal collapses in sports. With a mixture of ingenuity and national pride, Emirates Team New Zealand got back up after

  • North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team
    Reuters

    North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

    By Yuna Park SEOUL (Reuters) - A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying that political tension must be resolved first. At the opening of the

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    Athletics: Japan prodigy Sani Brown eyes big scalps in London

    Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the world championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend. In pouring rain, the 18-year-old upset members of Japan's Olympic silver medal-winning 4x100 meters relay team to