Latest Men's sports News

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe

May. 23, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is under investigation for corruption related to Qatar's bids to host the 2017 and 2019 track world championships, a judicial official said Thursday. The official told The Associated Press the preliminary charge of "active corruption" was filed...

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup

May. 23, 2019 8:22 AM EDT

With a no-nonsense look etched on her face, Ada Hegerberg stares straight into the camera and says: "Now it's time for action." It's fitting the Norwegian superstar was chosen as the face of a recently launched campaign aimed at improving the profile and standards in women's soccer. Not just because, as the first...

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote

May. 23, 2019 7:57 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — A banner emblazoned with the words "Honor to Mussolini," unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator's body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Italy's right-wing interior minister skipping...

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am

May. 23, 2019 4:40 AM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history. Halter's two-out grounder up the middle scored Justin Foscue just after 3 a.m. CDT on Thursday morning to...

LEADING OFF: Cano exits after grounder, JD Martinez out

May. 23, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING The Mets will check Robinson Canó, a day after he left the game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third inning. The 36-year-old...

WNBA's new season ready to tip off

May. 23, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players. The league will tip off its 23rd season on Friday with many teams hoping to win the championship this year. The defending champion...

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam?

May. 23, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

How well do you know tennis and the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament? Go ahead and give this quiz a try: ___ 1st Round: Rafael Nadal won the Italian Open, his last tournament before the French Open, for his first title of 2019. When was the last time Nadal headed to Roland Garros...

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

May. 23, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen. This is the family he always wanted, just not the life he...

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

May. 23, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Atlanta Braves left-hander Max Fried has received more run support this season than any other pitcher in the National League. Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman — with some help from San Francisco's defense — helped keep that trend going on a night when Fried wasn't his...

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament

May. 23, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach's bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska's five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Waldron (6-3) scattered six singles, walked none and struck out nine in 7...