FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A 15-year-old soccer player has died after suffering severe brain injuries during a post-match brawl with an opposing team at an international youth tournament in Germany over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.
A shortage of hotel rooms in the Lexington area this weekend means visiting baseball teams in the NCAA Tournament’s Lexington Regional to stay in dormitories on the Kentucky campus. Kentucky is the No. 12 seed for the 64-team tournament and earned the right to host Ball State, Indiana and West Virginia for double-elimination play Friday through Monday. Several previously scheduled events in the Lexington area created a room shortage. Ball State, Indiana and West Virginia spokesmen said their teams and staff would stay in the dorms rather than in hotels 60 miles away in Louisville.
LONDON (AP) — England forward Beth Mead will miss the Women's World Cup after failing to recover from a knee injury.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The coaching shuffle in Nashville is complete, with Andrew Brunette officially hired as the Predators coach on Wednesday, a little over 12 hours after the team announced that John Hynes was fired.
PARIS (AP) — Christopher Nkunku and Ousmane Dembélé were recalled Wednesday to France's national team.
PARIS (AP) — French Sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera said Wednesday that Novak Djokovic's political message about Kosovo was “not appropriate” and warned the former top-ranked Serb player that he should not do it again.
Armed with the boyish charm and marketability of David Beckham and the skills and playfulness of Paul Gascoigne, Jack Grealish has a potent mix that has seen him quickly emerge as the face of English soccer.
PARIS (AP) — French Open debutant Peyton Stearns produced the biggest win of her career by defeating former champion Jelena Ostapenko to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — They were No. 8 seeds. They barely got into the playoffs after up-and-down regular seasons. They had to face the No. 1 overall seeds in Round 1 of the postseason. They had to win Game 7s in Boston just to keep their seasons alive. They are Eastern Conference champions. They are…
Strange as it seems, the baseball part in Wake Forest coach Tom Walter's career often has been relegated to a secondary role.
The tradition of hockey’s playoff beard goes back to at least the mid-1980s, with the Detroit Red Wings getting widely credited with beginning the facial hair phenomenon. The playoff beard rub might have started last month by accident. Go back to April 26, when the Florida Panthers staved off elimination by beating the Boston Bruins in overtime of Game 5 of their first-round series. Overjoyed in the moment, Panthers teammates Marc Staal and Aaron Ekblad gave each other a big hug on the bench. As they embraced, they realized their beards were rubbing up against the other. It's become a celebratory routine for Staal and Ekblad since.
It’s been nearly a decade since there was this much hype surrounding the Spanish Grand Prix.
SANT JOAN DESPÍ, Spain (AP) — When Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmatí was the only girl playing on her village’s soccer team, she quickly learned that she would have to fight for the game she loved.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic sports bodies were meeting Wednesday amid ongoing uncertainty about if and how Russian athletes could return to their competitions ahead of the 2024 Paris Games.
Minnesota Twins (28-27, first in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (32-22, second in the AL West)
Milwaukee Brewers (28-26, first in the NL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (29-26, fourth in the AL East)
New York Yankees (34-23, third in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (28-27, fourth in the AL West)
Philadelphia Phillies (25-29, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (28-27, third in the NL East)
The Cincinnati Reds are looking to build upon a four-game win streak with a victory against the Boston Red Sox.
San Diego Padres (25-29, fourth in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (28-27, second in the NL East)
Tampa Bay Rays (39-18, first in the AL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (24-30, fourth in the NL Central)
Atlanta Braves (32-23, first in the NL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (12-45, fifth in the AL West)
Los Angeles Angels (29-27, third in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (23-34, fourth in the AL Central)
The Texas Rangers take on the Detroit Tigers after Adolis García had four hits on Tuesday in a 10-6 win over the Tigers.
The Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Guardians meet on Wednesday with the winner claiming the three-game series.
Pittsburgh Pirates (27-27, second in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (28-27, third in the NL West)
Colorado Rockies (24-32, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (32-23, second in the NL West)
Washington Nationals (23-32, fifth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (34-22, first in the NL West)