Men's sports

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:14 pm
ROVERETO, Italy (AP) — Simon Yates is still in control of the Giro d'Italia after the British rider limited his losses to closest rival Tom Dumoulin in the individual time trial on Tuesday. Dumoulin was more than two minutes behind Yates heading into the 16th stage and, as a time trial specialist,...
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In this May 2, 2018 photo, boys play football at the sports and youth center in Mohamed Salah's hometown Nile delta village of Nagrig, Egypt. Residents boast of how the Liverpool winger has poured millions of pounds into the village, with the beneficiaries’ list including a school, a mosque, a youth center and a dialysis machine at a nearby hospital. His success as a footballer in Europe’s most attractive league has inspired many parents in Nagrig to send their children to soccer academies in the hope that maybe one day they can emulate his success. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
May 22, 2018 - 12:01 pm
NAGRIG, Egypt (AP) — The cafe began to fill up more than two hours before kickoff. By the time the match began, some 200 men and boys — some as young as five — huddled around two large TV screens at a cafe Mohamed Salah frequents when he's back visiting his village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta. Salah...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:50 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazprom is a major Champions League sponsor but don't expect to see its logo on the streets of Kiev. Ahead of the final on Saturday, the presence of Russia's state gas company angered some Ukrainians, so the logos were hurriedly removed from a UEFA-branded "Champions Festival"...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:49 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Europe is adding a wealth of Ryder Cup experience for the team room with four more assistants to captain Thomas Bjorn. Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell are the latest additions to Bjorn's staff for this year's matches in France. Bjorn...
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In this photo released by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Brazil's soccer player Neymar takes physical and medical tests at the Granja Comary training center ahead of the 2018 FIFA WCup, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Lucas Figueiredo/CBF via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:46 am
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — All Brazil players but the three involved in the Champions League final have arrived at the Granja Comary training facilities for World Cup preparations. Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho were the last to complete the 20-man group on Tuesday and will take...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello speaks to reporters during a news conference on the first day of NHL hockey training camp, in Toronto. Longtime NHL executiveLamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey operations. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 22, 2018 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joined the New York Islanders on Tuesday and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The 75-year-old Lamoriello will hold the title of president of hockey operations. Son Chris Lamoriello has been the team's assistant general manager...
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Peru captain Paolo Guerrero, left, is greeted by fans as he arrives in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The global footballers' union wants FIFA's help to review anti-doping rules after Guerrero was banned from the World Cup for a positive test for cocaine caused by contaminated tea. FIFPro says a 14-month ban barring the 34-year-old Guerrero from his World Cup debut is "unfair and disproportionate." (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
May 22, 2018 - 10:59 am
ZURICH (AP) — Captains of the three countries set to play Peru at the World Cup have co-signed a letter urging FIFA to find a way for team captain Paolo Guerrero — currently banned for a doping offense — to play at next month's tournament. FIFPro, the global group of players' unions, released a...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:53 am
LONDON (AP) — American heavyweight Eric Molina was banned for two years for failing a drug test after losing to Anthony Joshua in December 2016, U.K. Anti-Doping said on Tuesday. Molina tested positive for dexamethasone, a corticosteroid which is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency for in-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, David Beckham speaks at an event announcing that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. The team is backed by Beckham and a team of investors. Beckham is described as a good taste ambassador by fashionisto Simon Doonan in "Soccer Style: The Magic and Madness," a book out on June 12. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 22, 2018 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Doonan is an established fashionisto and lifelong soccer obsessive, both of which he has poured into a new book dedicated to the style drivers of the sport. So what, exactly, sets soccer players apart on the fashion front when compared to other pro athletes? For starters, they...
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