CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield never dreamed of being on a team with Alice Cooper.
Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious.
The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games.
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith missed the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could participate in the festivities.
TOKYO (AP) — The aquatics arena near Tokyo Bay is an impressive structure indeed, the shimmering blue water of its two pools surrounded on three sides by towering rows of seats that, in a normal Olympic year, would've been packed with some 15,000 boisterous fans.
Kenny Clark had more sacks (2.5) in two playoff games than he had in 13 regular-season games (2.0) last year.
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mac Speedie spent his life overcoming hurdles both physical and figurative. He's about to clear another.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have built the best record in the majors with a sound defense and one of the top bullpens in the National League.
TOKYO (AP) — When professional boxers were first welcomed into the Olympics a half-decade ago, many people around the sport hated the idea — and many still do.