NEW YORK (AP) — Just a few years after the invention of basketball, black players in segregated America formed leagues of their own. Eventually they created a barnstorming circuit featuring such teams as the New York Renaissance and the Harlem Globetrotters.
Dozens of teams flourished between 1904 and 1950 in what became known as the Black Fives Era. It's an often-overlooked piece of black history that is the subject of an exhibition opening March 14 at the New-York...
SOPOT, Poland (AP) — That's what the Eatons call a fun day out at the world indoor championships.
Brianne Theisen Eaton already has a pentathlon world silver medal to show off in front of her husband. Ashton Eaton, though, looks like he has heptathlon gold as good as wrapped up before Saturday's finale.
Don't count out another indoor world record — he already did that at the last opportunity two years ago. And he's now got his wife's attention....
PARIS (AP) — Michael Schumacher's spokeswoman says he is "still in the wake up phase" and that his medical situation is unchanged.
More than two months after a ski crash left the Formula One champion hospitalized with severe head injuries, his agent Sabine Kehm said Friday that the process of pulling him from the medically induced coma is still taking place.
Schumacher's family has released few details about his condition. Doctors operated to remove...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans yelled racist insults at a Brazilian soccer player being interviewed by reporters after a match, the latest case of racism to hit the country that will host the World Cup in a few months.
Santos midfielder Arouca, who played for Brazil's national team last year, was on the field talking to reporters after his team's win in the Sao Paulo state championship Thursday when some fans in the stands called him "monkey."