Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps and even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says he would back a bid by Toronto to host the 2024 Olympics, potentially joining a crowded field that already includes five cities.
Police say Arizona Cardinals rookie receiver Damond Powell Jr. was wounded by gunfire outside his Ohio home.
The Glendale City Council voted unanimously in favor of a restructured arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, keeping the team in the desert for at least two more years.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson has been placed on the reserve/retired list while he recovers from losing two fingers on his right hand in a July 4 fireworks accident.
ESPN says radio host Colin Cowherd won't be on the air again before leaving the network in the wake of his remarks about major league baseball players from the Dominican Republic.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career home run leader.
A friendly between Brazil and Argentina planned in the United States in September has been canceled as part of the fallout from the investigation into alleged corruption involving FIFA.
A British comedian disrupted a news conference by Sepp Blatter on Monday, showering the FIFA president with fake money.
Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers.
Serena Williams overcame a slow start, eight double-faults and a nervy finish to beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday for her sixth Wimbledon title, fourth Grand Slam championship in a row and 21st major overall.
DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.
A woman hit by a foul ball at Fenway Park during Friday night's Red Sox-New York Yankees game is recovering at home after getting three dozen stitches in her forehead.