Olympic swimmer documents harrowing journey from Syria to Europe in new book

(BERLIN) -- Before the violence in Syria changed her life, Yusra Mardini was a normal teenager in many ways.

A passionate swimmer since childhood, she trained daily and attended competition... Read More

Firefighter from Massachusetts plays in US Open

(BROCKTON, Mass.) -- Brockton, Massachusetts firefighter Matt Parziale is not only a full time firefighter but a U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship golfer who gave his dad the greatest Father’s Day gift, playing in the U.S Open.

After win... Read More

Mexican World Cup fans' 'massive jumps' may have set off manmade earthquake

(MEXICO CITY) -- Mexico's upset World Cup victory over Germany was literally earthshaking.

Super-sensitive earthquake sensors registered seismic activity at two sites in Mexico City that coincided with what proved to be the winning goal by... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/17/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:
 Final  Baltimore  10  Miami        4
 Final  Toronto&nb... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/15/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday's sports events:

Miami 2, Baltimore 0
Toronto 6, Washington 5
Colorado 9, Texas 5

N.Y. Yankees 5, Ta... Read More

Tom Brady 'thought it was great' that players took a knee during national anthem

(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady has "respect" for the players who chose to take a knee during the national anthem before football games last season, the New England Patriots quarterback told Oprah Winfrey in an interview.

Brady said the controvers... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/14/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:

Detroit 3, Minnesota 1
Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 2
Houston 7, Oakland 3
N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3
Boston 2, S... Read More

Conor McGregor says he 'regrets' melee that got him arrested on assault charges

(NEW YORK) -- Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor broke his silence Thursday about allegedly sparking a melee in April in Brooklyn, New York, that left two foes injured - saying he "regrets" his actions in the out-of-Octagon altercation.

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University of Maryland football player dies after hospitalization

(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- The University of Maryland football team is in mourning in the wake of the death of one of its young players.

Sophomore offensive lineman Jordan McNair died Wednesday, the university said, after he had been taken to ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/13/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:

Washington 5, N.Y. Yankees 4
Cincinnati 7, Kansas City 0
L.A. Dodgers 3, Texas 2, 11 Innings


US to co-host 2026 World Cup with Canada, Mexico

(MOSCOW) -- The United States will co-host the soccer World Cup in 2026, after winning a joint bid with Mexico and Canada to hold the sport’s biggest competition.

Delegates from international soccer’s governing body FIFA voted ... Read More