• Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men

    Always the consummate planner, Lindsey Vonn has every detail scribbled in a calendar from now until her season starts in November. - ''Defend'' her downhill crown at the Winter Olympics in South Korea (she didn't get that chance in Sochi because of a knee injury). ''I'

  • As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports

    Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals. Plea-bargain testimony

  • Merritt cruises to 400-meter win at Drake Relays
    The Associated Press

    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 Press

    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.