KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The United States won gold and silver in women's high diving at the world championships Tuesday as Rachelle Simpson beat defending champion Cesilie Carlton to the top spot.
Diving last into the Kazanka river off the 20-meter board in the final round, former gymnast Simpson landed the highest-scoring dive of the competition — earning 102 points for a total of 258.70 from three rounds.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have ruled the deaths of two wingsuit fliers who died earlier this year in California's Yosemite National Park as accidental, but the reasons why they died remain a mystery.
The Associated Press obtained investigation reports detailing the fatal crash by world-famous wingsuit flyer Dean Potter and fellow adventurer Graham Hunt. On May 16, the pair leaped from Taft Point, 3,500-feet above Yosemite Valley, attempting to clear a V-shaped...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a go-ahead home run off Corey Kluber and the Los Angeles Angels snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Monday night.
Garrett Richards (11-8) tied a career high with 11 strikeouts in 7 2-3 innings. Huston Street got the last three outs for his 26th save in 29 attempts, and his first since becoming the 27th member of the 300-save club on July 22.
BEIJING (AP) — China's sweeping drive against corruption is turning again to the country's sports programs, with the head of the volleyball center the latest to be targeted.
The State General Administration of Sports said Tuesday that Pan Zhichen has been placed under investigation for "serious violations of discipline and law," standard term for corruption. No details were given.
In June, the vice minister of sport responsible for basketball, Xiao...