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Jim Hines, 1968 Olympic 100-meter champion who became NFL receiver, dies at 76

Jun. 05, 2023 20:56 PM EDT

Jim Hines, the 1968 Olympic 100-meter champion who later went on to be an NFL wide receiver, has died. He was 76. USA Track and Field announced that Hines died Saturday. No cause of death was provided. Born in Arkansas and raised Oakland, California, Hines took his...

Buffalo safety Damar Hamlin launches CPR Tour to raise awareness at Bills stadium

Jun. 03, 2023 15:35 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin kicked off a multicity tour at his home stadium on Saturday to distribute medical equipment and promote techniques that helped save his life in January. Hamlin handed out automated external defibrillators for close to 50...

Athletes Unlimited Softball to play two games during Little League Softball World Series

Jun. 02, 2023 20:22 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Athletes Unlimited Softball announced Friday that it will temporarily move its entire operation to play two games during the Little League Softball World Series this summer. Athletes Unlimited will move from Rosemont, Ill. to the home of the Little League...

Thursday's Scores

Jun. 01, 2023 20:33 PM EDT

Boy’s Baseball OHSAA Baseball Championships Division I Regional Semifinal Cin. Elder 5, Mason 2 Cin. Moeller 10, Cin. West Clermont 4 Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 1, Wadsworth 0 Grove City 2,...

German soccer mourns death of 15-year-old player who died after tournament brawl

Jun. 01, 2023 16:26 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation will hold a weekend of mourning for the 15-year-old player who died after a post-match brawl at an international youth tournament last weekend. “This incredibly sad and shocking act at a soccer tournament for juniors leaves us...

Longtime Seattle AP Sports Writer Jim Cour passes away at 84

May. 31, 2023 19:03 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jim Cour, who covered sports for The Associated Press in Seattle for three decades before his retirement in 2009, has died. He was 84. Cour passed away Sunday after a brief hospitalization, his family told the AP. Cour began working for the AP in...

German police say teen injured in post-match brawl with French team has died

May. 31, 2023 12:15 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A 15-year-old soccer player has died after suffering severe brain injuries during a post-match brawl with an opposing team at an international youth tournament in Germany over the weekend, officials said Wednesday. Frankfurt police said in a statement that...

Hudson quits as US men’s soccer interim coach, is replaced by Callaghan

May. 30, 2023 16:22 PM EDT

Anthony Hudson quit as interim head coach of the U.S. men's soccer team on Tuesday, just two weeks before he was to lead the Americans in the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals. He was replaced by B.J. Callaghan, another holdover from former coach Gregg Berhalter's staff. ...

Post-soccer match brawl in Germany leaves teen with life-threatening injuries; 16-year-old detained

May. 30, 2023 09:10 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A 15-year-old soccer player has been hospitalized with life-threatening brain injuries after being struck by an opposing player in a post-match fight during an international youth tournament in Germany. A 16-year-old from a French team was jailed pending...

Pregnancy and sports a challenging combination for female professional athletes

May. 29, 2023 15:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pro soccer player Jess McDonald was traded across six teams in her first five years as a single parent, making it difficult to find, let alone afford, child care in new cities. She and her then-8-month-old son were often forced to share a hotel room with a teammate — and...