TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Olympic gold medalist David Boudia leads a team of 15 American divers who will compete at the world championships in Barcelona, Spain, in July.
IVREA, Italy (AP) -- Benat Intxausti of Spain won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday, and favorite Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead as the race entered the final week.
A devastating tornado ripped through the state of Oklahoma on Monday, leaving mass destruction in its wake. Parts of the Oklahoma City metro area and its surrounding suburbs were leveled by the storm. As of early Tuesday morning, 51 people were confirmed dead, with more expected according to the Associated Press. The sports world took to social media to express their condolences and, in some cases
Gabby Douglas had been looking forward to this appearance for a long time.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- American Levi Leipheimer says he retired from professional cycling when his six-month ban for doping violations ended March 1 and he was unable to sign with a new team.
COL DU GALIBIER, France (AP) -- A superb solo ride up the grueling Col du Galibier gave Giovanni Visconti the victory in a weather-affected 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, while favorite Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Tejay van Garderen stayed out of trouble to seal his first professional stage race title Sunday, winning the Tour of California in front of BMC Racing Team's home fans.
Most fans watch horse racing for a chance to witness history, but Oxbow's win spoiled Orb's shot at a Triple Crown. Mark Beech explains why the 138th Preakness was still historic.
Orb was an even-money favorite at the 138th Preakness Stakes after dominating the Kentucky Derby, but longshot Oxbow came out of the gates strong and pulled away to win.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Oxbow put D. Wayne Lukas in the record books again with an upset of Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, giving the Hall of Fame trainer his 14th win in a Triple Crown race.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin's slope, Gazprom's gondola lift and Sberbank's ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt about who is paying for the 2014 Winter Games: Russia's business powerhouses.
Redshirt freshman Dylan Donahue scored with 13 seconds remaining to lift top-seeded Syracuse past Yale 7-6 in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals Saturday.
Steve Mock scored seven goals and Rob Pannell added two goals and six assists as unseeded Cornell routed third-seeded Ohio State 16-6 in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Jamaica dominated the sprint races at the Diamond League meet in Shanghai on Saturday, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning the women's 100 meters and Warren Weir capturing gold in the men's 200.
The son of the U.S. national swim team director is reporting that Michael Phelps is planning a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
CHERASCO, Italy (AP) -- Britain's Mark Cavendish sprinted to victory in the 13th and longest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali kept the overall lead, boosting his chances of winning his home country's biggest cycling race for the first time.
BUSSETO, Italy (AP) -- Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins and defending champion Ryder Hesjedal both withdrew from the Giro d'Italia before the start of Friday's 13th stage.
STOCKHOLM (AP) The United States won its first medal at the ice hockey world championships in nine years, taking the bronze by beating Finland 3-2 in a penalty shootout Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Joel Rosario is on the ride of his life.
Leopold Konig of the Czech Republic won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a mountaintop finish Saturday, and American Tejay van Garderen finished third to keep the overall lead for the third straight day.
The United States was upset 3-0 by Switzerland in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship Saturday.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Everything's a go for Orb.
Gary Stevens came out of retirement for the chance to get back in the winner's circle in a Triple Crown race.
Tejay van Garderen raced to a dominating individual time trial victory Friday in the Tour of California to extend his overall lead over Australian Michael Rogers.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Goldencents will try for a historic turnaround in the Preakness Stakes after running 17th in the Kentucky Derby.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- After being on this earth for 77 years, winning 13 Triple Crown races and totaling more than $100 million in purse money, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has earned the right to sit in an office and let his assistants do the grunt work in the stables.
During his career, Orb has only gotten faster, and he's not letting up heading into the Preakness. But he needs a truly great victory to be a Triple Crown favorite, says Mark Beech.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Germany's Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Hall of Fame trainer and the winning jockey in the Kentucky Derby will join forces Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan, a Grade 2 race for 3-year-old fillies at Pimlico Race Course.