LONDON (AP) — Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was first in the Associated Press Global Football 10 player vote on Tuesday, and his team was also at the top of the list.
Suarez scored two goals to give Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last week. He then needed only 55 seconds to score when Barcelona beat Valencia 2-0 on Saturday, maintaining its place at the top of the Spanish league.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The president of track and field's world governing body says major sports federations can survive without umbrella body SportAccord after its leader behaved like a "dictator" in his scathing attack on the IOC.
IAAF President Lamine Diack pulled his federation out of SportAccord on Monday after Marius Vizer blasted the International Olympic Committee and its president, Thomas Bach.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Marcus Semien also went deep against Matt Shoemaker and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series.
Oakland right-hander Kendall Graveman was staked to a 5-3 lead in his third major league start, but lasted just three-plus innings. Manager Bob Melvin pulled him after he walked Erick Aybar and C.J. Cron to open the fourth and ran his pitch...