- Anthem protests before games in Michigan, North Carolina
Football players for Michigan and Michigan State along with a group of students at North Carolina raised their fists during the national anthem Saturday.
- Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco has died
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Musician Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., who rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
- RYDER CUP '16: Capsules of the American players at Hazeltine
A look at the U.S. team in the 41st Ryder Cup on Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minnesota. Players are listed in the order they made the team.
- RYDER CUP '16: Capsules of the European players at Hazeltine
A look at the European team in the 41st Ryder Cup on Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minnesota. Players are listed in the order they made the team.
- Mladenovic and Garcia cleared to play in Fed Cup final
PARIS (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia can play for France in the Fed Cup final against the Czech Republic after the French tennis federation lifted their ban on Saturday.
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- Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos to join US team in DC
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the American sprinters whose raised-fist salutes at the 1968 Olympics are an ageless sign of race-inspired protest, will join the U.S. Olympic team at the White House next week for its meeting with President Barack Obama.
- US Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities in key coaching and leadership positions, according to a set of "scorecards" the federation has released that chart progress over the past three years.
- USOC, LA 2024 reach deal on key marketing agreement
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee and leaders of the effort to bring the 2024 Games to Los Angeles reached terms on a marketing agreement Friday, clearing a major hurdle nearly a year before those Olympics are awarded.
- Radwanska overpowers Puig, Muguruza falls short in Tokyo
TOKYO (AP) — Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig easily to set up a semifinal showdown with Caroline Wozniacki at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday.
- Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts
TOKYO (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals should end in the same way society has turned against slavery or witch-burning.
- World Cup of Hockey delivering on promise of quality play
TORONTO (AP) — The NHL has gotten almost everything it hoped for so far at the World Cup of Hockey.
- Ed Temple dies: Coached Wilma Rudolph to Olympic gold medals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach whose Tigerbelles won 13 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial and gender barriers in the sport, died Thursday night. He was 89.
- No. 5 Clemson dominates first half, beats Georgia Tech 26-7
ATLANTA (AP) — The halftime stats were almost comical. Clemson looked as though it was going against the scout team, not a fellow Atlantic Coast Conference school.
- AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean
Members of a Bolivian student band surprised onlookers when they dressed up as Star Wars characters to perform The Imperial March, among other songs, in downtown La Paz.