ATHENS, Greece (AP) â In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor" â and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity.
Two sisters have quit the University of New Mexico women's soccer team amid an investigation into possible hazing that sent two players to the hospital.
The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have agreed to a new 13-year media rights deal through 2026-27.
The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.
Longtime Iowa women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and was based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them.
Bud Black shares his thoughts on the 8-6 loss to the Dodgers.
Omar Infante and Salvador Perez on the win over Colorado.
Aaron Hill gives credit to Washington starter Stephen Strasburgs's performance in Tuesday's 8-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Daniel Descalso talks about the 5-4 win over Cincinnati.
Bryan Price comments on the Reds' recent struggles after the 5-4 loss to the Cardinals.
The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning.
Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma, or mouth cancer -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to lose 75 pounds.
Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."
The Dallas Cowboys haven't made the playoffs since 2009, yet somehow Jerry Jones' team has once again risen in value -- by 36 percent over last year -- to lead the Forbes NFL Team Values list, which was released Wednesday, at $3.2 billion.
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.
Chris Davis had been scuffling, and with lefty Chris Sale on the mound, it was a perfect night for the Orioles first baseman to ride the pine. He didn’t get the entire night off, however. Manager Buck Showalter called his number in the bottom of the ninth, and Davis delivered a walk-off three-run homer.
Marcus Mariota made the second team.
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Dockery, who is shuffling between the second and third teams at flanker, needed just a few workouts to convince coaches that he could warrant a rotation spot.
West Linn junior point guard Payton Pritchard, the reigning 6A boys basketball player of the year, joined The Oregonian for a live chat Tuesday and discussed his goals for the next two years and the possibility of playing elsewhere