07/22/14 11:15 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew Wolff said he agreed to the terms of the lease to...
07/22/14 09:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at a trial to determine whether Sterling's wife Shelly Sterling can sell the...
07/20/14 07:15 PM
DETROIT (AP) — The Ilitch family on Sunday unveiled more details of its plans for an entertainment and residential complex centered on a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena. "It's always been my dream to see a vibrant and energized downtown Detroit," Mike Ilitch, chairman of Ilitch Holdings...
By Joseph Lawler | 07/15/14 06:37 PM
Do some people think taxes don't affect economic choices? If so, they should talk to Trevor Ariza and the Washington Wizards.
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 02:28 PM
With tensions between Russia and Ukraine increasing, European soccer officials have called a timeout between the two countries.
07/14/14 06:03 AM
BERLIN (AP) — It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title. The Die Welt newspaper celebrated Monday with a three-word headline in the national colors of black, red and gold that read simply: "It is true," while Der Spiegel magazine's website listed...
07/13/14 01:00 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wondering how to drive it like Dempsey, move it like Messi or rip it like Ronaldo? There's an app for that. As Argentina and Germany prepare for Sunday's World Cup final, companies that produce soccer-related merchandise are already winning. The once-every-four-years...
07/12/14 12:30 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) — If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go. To Ohio. Home. Four years after he left for Miami, a widely criticized departure that damaged his image and crushed a...
By Sean Lengell | 07/11/14 04:44 PM
Ohio politicians were quick to welcome native/prodigal son LeBron James back home Friday after the basketball superstar surprisingly announced he would sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
07/11/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrations aside, LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA could complicate the Republican Party's plan to nominate its presidential contender on Lake Erie's shores in 2016. If James leads his team into post-season play then, the GOP could...
07/11/14 09:01 AM
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America But for at least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final, most...
07/11/14 08:45 AM
LONDON (AP) — Argentina and Germany face off in the World Cup final on Sunday and investors in both countries will do well to be alert to potential drops on their stock markets the day after in case of defeat. With markets driven by sentiment as well as fundamental factors such as growth,...
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 06:59 PM
The Senate majority leader recalls his son's penalty kick in an NCAA tournament game, and likens Argentinian star Messi to the great Pele.
By Blake Seitz | 07/10/14 12:59 PM
The White House abruptly cancelled a contract to renovate the Harry S. Truman Bowling Alley after it drew political criticism.
07/10/14 07:45 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball. And to stay upright. But the machines participating in this month's international RoboCup tournament are making passes and scoring points. Their ultimate goal? To beat the human...
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