PARIS (AP) — Pele is counting on Neymar to lead Brazil to World Cup victory and erase the painful memory of the last time the soccer-mad country hosted the tournament.
Considered by many to be world's best player, Pele was only 9 years old when Brazil lost to Uruguay in the final match of the 1950 World Cup. Pele then led Brazil to the title eight years later, when he was 17, and again in 1962 and 1970.
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Reed followed a big win with a bold comment.
Reed was dripping with confidence even before the final round of the Cadillac Championship. He had two wins in his previous 13 starts on the PGA Tour. He knew his game could handle any course, even a new Blue Monster that yielded the fewest 72-hole scores under par in the 52-year history of Doral.
And even having Tiger Woods just three shots behind and in the group head of him...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Brad Keselowski blew past Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the backstretch of the final lap to win Sunday, many concerns about NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship rules also got left in the dust.
Earnhardt felt confident he could gamble on a near-empty tank at Las Vegas Motor Speedway because his spot in the Chase already is virtually secure, thanks to his Daytona 500 win. The new Chase format rewards victory, pushing drivers to go for every...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Public safety officials are getting ready to release more details about enhanced security for this year's Boston Marathon.
Local, state and federal agencies, the Boston Athletic Association and leaders from the eight communities that make up the marathon route are expected to reveal the new security measures during a news conference Monday at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency's headquarters in Framingham.