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Ray Emery

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35.

Jordan and Pelosi

Pelosi Says Jordan Should Have Known About Wrestlers’ Abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Ohio “should have known” about allegations that college wrestlers he coached two decades ago were abused by their team doctor, the House’s top Democrat said Thursday.

Thai Cave Rescue

AP Interview: US Rescuer Details High-Risk Thai Cave Mission

MAE SAI, Thailand –  The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the operation, calling it a “once in a lifetime rescue.”

LeSean McCoy

Police: Woman assaulted at Home of NFL Star LeSean McCoy

Police acknowledged Tuesday that a woman was assaulted during a home invasion at a suburban Atlanta house owned by NFL star LeSean McCoy, hours after graphic posts on social media accused the Buffalo Bills running back of bloodying his former girlfriend.

Jim Jordon

Additional Ex-Wrestlers at Ohio State Defend Rep. Jim Jordan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several ex-wrestlers at Ohio State University on Tuesday countered allegations that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan turned a blind eye to alleged abuse of athletes by a former university team doctor decades ago.

Thai Seals

Several Soccer Players Rescued from Thai Cave in Risky Ongoing Operation

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach. The head of the operation said it was going “better than expected.”

Korean Unification flag

South Korean Basketball Players Arrive for Games in North

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – Dozens of South Korean basketball players arrived in North Korea’s capital on Tuesday for a series of games the two Koreas hope will foster a spirit of detente generated by the recent North-South summit meetings.

Thai Rescuers

Thai Rescuers Find Missing Soccer Team Alive in Cave

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation.

LeBron James

LeBron Declines Option, Becomes Free Agent

CLEVELAND (AP) Two people familiar with the decision say LeBron James has told the Cleveland Cavaliers he is declining his $35.6 million contract option for next season and is a free agent.

George W Bush

Museum Exhibit Highlights Impact of Sports After 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — A new exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum highlights the impact of sports after the 2001 attacks, including the Mets’ win in New York’s first major sporting event after 9/11.

Graham Spanier

Former Penn State President Spanier Loses Criminal Appeal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier lost an appeal Tuesday of his misdemeanor conviction for child endangerment over his handling of a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in the football team locker room.

Phil Mickelson

Mickelson Apologizes Four Days After Hitting Moving Ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him.

Bode Miller

Call Reveals Frantic Effort to Save Bode Miller’s Daughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) A woman frantically asks an emergency dispatcher to coach her on how to perform CPR during a 911 call as she and others desperately struggle in vain to save the life of Olympic skier Bode Miller’s daughter after the toddler fell into a swimming pool.