Nation, World Sports

5,000-to-1 longshot Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-year history

LONDON — Leicester City secured its first Premier League title without playing Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever ...

NCAA lifts its ban on satellite camps

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and ...

WVU's Holmes picked 11th in WNBA Draft; UConn trio taken 1-2-3

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — West Virginia star Bria Holmes was chosen 11th overall in Thursday's WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream, who acquired the pick in ...

Ex-Steelers star Swann unfazed by task ahead of him as USC athletic director

LOS ANGELES — Lynn Swann has no previous experience as a collegiate athletic administrator, let alone running a department with the power and prestige of ...

Curry shoots Warriors to 73rd win, breaking Bulls' mark 

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for ...

Kobe scores 60 points in farewell victory 

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. Bryant scored 60 points in his final game Wednesday night, ...

Steelers legend Swann named athletic director at USC 

LOS ANGELES — Steelers legend Lynn Swann is the next USC great to get the chance to run the Trojans' athletic department. The Pro Football ...

Penn State's Megaludis grapples with country's best at Olympic Trials

Nico Megaludis completed one of the most decorated wrestling careers in Penn State history last month by capturing the 125-pound Division I national championship at ...

Spieth's back-9 meltdown paves way for Willett's Masters victory 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth couldn't bear to watch, turning his head before another shot splashed into Rae's Creek. Moments later, Danny Willett looked up ...

Spieth sputters but still leads at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Another march to a Masters title for Jordan Spieth suddenly turned into a walk on the wild side Saturday. Spieth finished in the ...

Spieth still in front at Masters, but just barely

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth set a Masters record Friday by leading the tournament for the sixth straight round. He sure didn't seem to be in ...

NCAA bans satellite football camping trips

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's next satellite camping trip through the South has been canceled. The NCAA shut down so-called satellite football camps Friday after the Big ...

Palmer steals show at ceremonial start to 80th Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The most meaningful start to this Masters was a ceremonial tee shot that wasn't even hit. Arnold Palmer was on the tee Thursday ...

Spieth again setting pace at Masters 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth atop the leaderboard might be the latest tradition at Augusta National. One year later, he's still the man to beat at ...

UConn women's basketball team routs Syracuse, wins 4th consecutive NCAA title

INDIANAPOLIS — Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies. UConn won an unprecedented fourth straight national ...

Jenkins' buzzer-beating 3-pointer gives Villanova its 2nd NCAA championship 

HOUSTON — One good shot deserved another. Kris Jenkins of Villanova wasn't about to be outdone. Jenkins overcame the shock of watching North Carolina's Marcus Paige hit ...