ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Francesco Friedrich led a German sweep of the podium in the opening four-man bobsled World Cup of the season on Sunday.
Pushed by Martin Putze, Jannis Baecker and Thorsten Margis, the two-man world champion posted runs of 55.81 and 55.98 seconds for a combined time of 1:51.79 to edge Nico Walther's team by 0.09 seconds.
Walther, with Marko Huebenbecker, Christian Poser and Eric Franke, had the fastest first run of 55.65, but...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reserve football player for North Carolina has been arrested on an assault charge hours after the Tar Heels beat North Carolina State.
Police in Raleigh say cornerback Tyreece Jiles got into a fight with an employee at a nightclub near downtown at about 2 a.m. Sunday. He was charged with simple assault and released from jail on a $1,200 bond. He is due in court Monday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes teammate and 2015 world champion Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday to complete the Formula One season with a third successive victory.
The German won by 8.2 seconds at the Yas Marina circuit to complete Mercedes' 12th one-two finish of the season, establishing a new F1 record.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen finished third, ahead of his teammate Sebastian Vettel, who had...
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles.
Schwartzel's fourth triumph at the Alfred Dunhill was ultimately comfortable as he finished with a 2-under 70 for a 15-under total of 273. Schwartzel also claimed a small piece of history for himself by becoming the first South African to win a European...
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham extended its unbeaten Premier League run to 13 matches by drawing 0-0 against a Chelsea side showing signs of recovery but still languishing in the lower half of the standings.
Feeling the effects of a long mid-week trip to Azerbaijan for the Europa League, Tottenham provided little goal threat but was able to contain Chelsea to celebrate its best streak in the league since the 1984-85 season.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Formula One stewards have cleared Ferrari and 2016 entrant Haas of any breach of rules limiting aerodynamic testing.
Stewards at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix had been asked by Mercedes to clarify the rules due to fears that teams were skirting regulations that limit time spent in wind-tunnel testing and other aerodynamic development.
Mercedes did not directly accuse any team, but the complaint related to the close...