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Spieth, Phelps, Under Armour founder in a pro-am together

Aug. 25, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Some pro-ams get Jordan Spieth's attention more than others, and such was the case Wednesday at Caves Valley in the BMW Championship. “This was really more important than the tournament to me. I really needed to show up today or else I wasn't...

Today in History

Aug. 13, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2021. There are 140 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 13, 1910, Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, died in London at age...

Today in History

Aug. 11, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2021. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 11, 1992, the Mall of America, the nation’s largest shopping-entertainment...

Today in History

Aug. 09, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2021. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29...

Black women, across generations, heed Biles’ Olympic example

Aug. 04, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a global Olympic spotlight that few human beings ever know. Both have faced major career crossroads at the Tokyo Games. Both cited pressure and mental health. The glare...

Brazil's Cunha wins women's Olympic marathon swimming

Aug. 03, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Dodging leaping fish in Tokyo Bay and pressure on the lead, Ana Marcela Cunha kept her cool and finally won at the Olympics on her third try. The Brazilian claimed the women’s 10-kilometer marathon swimming event on Wednesday in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 30.8...

Olympics Latest: Belarus runner says team forcing departure

Aug. 01, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Belarus track sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says her Olympic team officials tried to...

Milestone medals in pool, surprising winner in 100M dash

Aug. 01, 2021 09:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon earned milestone medals at the Olympic pool before Italian runner Marcell Jacobs was the surprising winner of the race to determine the fastest man in the world. Jacobs crossed the line in 9.80 seconds on Sunday to bring the...

King Caeleb: Dressel joins elite club with dazzling Olympics

Aug. 01, 2021 08:29 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — There was no joy in the process for Caeleb Dressel. Sleepless nights. Hardly any appetite. A virtual cocoon of an Olympics, cut off from his wife, family and friends back in Florida. Yet, in the end, it was totally worth it. ...

Epic swims: Dressel, McKeon take place among Olympic greats

Aug. 01, 2021 03:38 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel finished off his gold rush at the Tokyo Olympics with two more dazzling swims. The guy who dreads all the attention won't be able to escape it now. He's one of the greatest Olympians ever. “I'm really glad to be...