2 Vandy players shot in attempt to recover stolen phone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Vanderbilt football players were shot in what police are calling an “ill-conceived plan” to recover a teammate’s stolen cellphone. Tae Daley, 18, suffered a noncritical gunshot wound to his leg, and Frank Coppet, 18, received...

Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

LSU players, including Jared Poche (16), celebrate after Michael Papierski scored a three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) OMAHA, Neb....

FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Russia World Cup head Vitaly Mutko is flanked by FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura, left, during a news conference at the St. Petersburg Stadium, Russia, Friday, June 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) SOCHI, Russia (AP) — FIFA has...

Review: USA Gymnastics needs ‘culture change’ to stop abuse

USA Gymnastics needs a “complete cultural change” to better protect athletes from sexual abuse, according to an independent review of the embattled organization’s practices. The report released Tuesday by former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels recommends that...

Serena’s latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Williams posed nude for the cover of Vanity...

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some of the estimated $150 billion...

With a year to go, Russia’s World Cup faces challenges

FILE In this Sunday, June 25, 2017 file photo, spectators sit in the stands during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Cameroon, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia. After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered...

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Joe Blanton, right, is pulled from the game by manager Dusty Baker (12) during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) A look at what’s happening all...

Nolasco ends winless drought, Angels end Dodgers’ win streak

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his...

Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

Cleveland Indians’ Edwin Encarnacion, left, and Carlos Santana celebrate after both score on Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-run single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) CLEVELAND (AP)...