LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Lindsey Vonn says she will race Friday in a World Cup downhill, her first competition in 10 months.
In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press and USA Today Sports, Vonn says she is "confident and excited" about racing for the first time since a high-speed crash at the world championships in February, when she tore two ligaments in her right knee and broke a bone in her lower leg.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Jason Campbell has been cleared to practice after sustaining a concussion and could play Sunday against New England.
Campbell will practice Thursday, and as long as he passes a concussion test by an independent neurologist, he may be able to face the Patriots. Campbell was injured on Nov. 24 against Pittsburgh. He was replaced last week by Brandon Weeden, who started and was concussed at some point during the loss to the Jaguars....
ROME (AP) — Former Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca was banned from cycling for life Thursday following a third doping offense, joining Lance Armstrong as one of the highest profile riders to be kicked out of the sport.
The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping court issued the verdict after the 37-year-old Di Luca tested positive for the blood booster EPO in a surprise test in April, five days before this year's Giro.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — FIFA expects the World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo that was damaged in a fatal construction accident to be ready by mid-April, just two months before the start of the World Cup.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter said "April 14th or 15th" is the new planned delivery date.
The Arena Corinthians stadium is due to host the June 12 opening match featuring host nation Brazil.
SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Luke Donald's rapid start at the Nedbank Golf Challenge was halted by lightning on Thursday, leaving the former top-ranked Englishman ahead by two shots on 5 under through 11 holes of an incomplete opening round.
No one was able to play more than 12 holes on the first day at Sun City because of lightning and a thunderstorm.
Donald began the 30-man invitational with a birdie and an eagle and was 5 under when the day's...