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U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring against Canada during the second half of a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer match Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Carson, Calif. The U.S. won 3-0. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

American women seek more than $66M in damages from US Soccer

Feb. 21, 2020 3:13 AM EST

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. The damages were included in slew of papers filed Thursday night in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles ahead of a trial scheduled to start May...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) makes a layup as Detroit Pistons forwards Thon Maker, left, and Sekou Doumbouya (45) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo scores 33, leads Bucks to rout of Pistons

Feb. 20, 2020 10:47 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Like many NBA coaches, Mike Budenholzer was worried about his Milwaukee Bucks needing a game or two to get back up to speed after the All-Star break. It wasn't a concern for long Thursday night. The Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons....

John Mara, owner of the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL), arrive for a meeting with NFL owners to discuss a proposed labor agreement, Thursday Feb. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NFL owners approve negotiated terms for new labor agreement

Feb. 20, 2020 10:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has put the labor ball in the players' hands. In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team owners voted Thursday to “accept the negotiated terms on the principles of a new collective bargaining agreement.” Details of that agreement were not forthcoming from...

Brian Urlacher's brother charged in offshore gambling ring

Feb. 20, 2020 9:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher and nine others, including a police officer, have been charged with operating an offshore sports gambling business, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Casey Urlacher, the mayor of the Illinois village of Mettawa, is...

NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

Feb. 20, 2020 4:36 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

Feb. 20, 2020 4:32 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

NFL's Huddle initiative nears 400 million volunteer minutes

Feb. 20, 2020 3:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says its Huddle for 100 initiative totaled more than 1 million volunteers donating nearly 400 million minutes to their communities. The Miami Dolphins led the way with 75.623 million minutes from 163 events. As part of its celebration of the 100th NFL season, Huddle for 100 was...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 file photo, Paris Saint Germain owner Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaifi waves to teams fans at the end of their soccer match against Manchester United at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England. Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was charged Thursday Feb. 20, 2020 by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to World Cup television rights. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, file)

Swiss prosecutors charge Al-Khelaifi in FIFA bribery case

Feb. 20, 2020 8:18 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was charged Thursday by Swiss federal prosecutors in connection with a wider bribery investigation linked to FIFA and World Cup television rights. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general filed an indictment charging Al-Khelaifi...

NFL owners to meet Thursday and discuss labor negotiations

Feb. 19, 2020 6:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will meet Thursday in Manhattan to discuss ongoing negotiations with the players' association about a new collective bargaining agreement. Recent talks have brought both sides closer to a potential agreement a year before the current 10-year deal expires. Having the 32 team...

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton takes batting practice during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Stanton: I would have hit 80-plus homers if I knew pitches

Feb. 19, 2020 2:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton imagined having the advantage the Houston Astros gained in their scam. "If knew what was coming in '17, I probably would have hit 80-plus home runs," he said Wednesday. Stanton agreed with teammate Aaron Judge that the Astros should be stripped of...