Seahawks WR Baldwin looks to put receiving woes in the past

Football 10/12/18, 11:35

Doug Baldwin wants to catch a few more passes and play a more vital role in the Seattle Seahawks' passing game.As he sees it, the one reception he had in the loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday just isn't going to cut it.Baldwin, Seattle's leading receiver each of ...

‘Our fans are everywhere’: NBA still growing internationally

Basketball 10/12/18, 02:41

It was the final minute of a preseason game between Philadelphia and Dallas, the 76ers were up by four points with the ball, and thousands of fans were screaming "defense" at the top of their lungs.A common scene, with an uncommon detail: The game was in China."Fantastic," Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki ...

Seahawks’ Dickson wants to turn heads in England

Football 10/11/18, 15:11

The Seattle Seahawks' Michael Dickson knows his unconventional punting style is likely to catch the eye of a few kicking enthusiasts in England.Punts don't score points, though, so he believes the fans might be a bit more dazzled by placekicker Sebastian Janikowski."The drop kick is cool," Dickson said. "You do ...

Police: Trump’s UK visit used 10,000 officers, cost $24M

Europe 10/11/18, 08:05

British police chiefs say security for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit in July involved almost 10,000 officers and cost nearly 18 million pounds ($24 million), making it the biggest police operation since riots swept England in 2011.National Police Chiefs' Council chairwoman Sara Thornton said Thursday that nearly every police force ...

Royal Wedding redux: This time it’s Princess Eugenie

Entertainment 10/11/18, 07:47

It's time for another royal wedding at Windsor Castle — but this time it's less of a global TV spectacle and more of a family affair.Despite large signs at the castle's ticket booth welcoming people to the wedding, many visitors seem unaware that Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, ...

Little-known UK site Bellingcat hunts online for scoops

Europe 10/09/18, 13:56

A little-known website that fingered two Russians with military intelligence backgrounds in the poisoning of an ex-spy derived its name from an old fable about mice discussing how best to deal with a hungry cat.The mice decide that hanging a bell around its neck — "belling the cat" — is ...

Update: Kremlin refuses to comment on Bellingcat report

Europe 10/09/18, 08:34

The Latest on the Russian suspects in ex-spy's poisoning (all times local):1:15 p.m.The Kremlin has refused to comment on the claim by investigative group Bellingcat that one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a doctor who works for Russian military intelligence.Russian President Vladimir ...

Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

Europe 10/08/18, 11:45

One of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a trained doctor who works for Russian military intelligence and traveled to Britain under an alias, investigative group Bellingcat reported Monday.Bellingcat said on its website that the man British authorities identified as Alexander Petrov is actually ...

Mahrez penalty miss costs City victory at Liverpool

Soccer 10/07/18, 14:39

Riyad Mahrez missed an 85th-minute penalty as Manchester City wasted a chance to move clear of Premier League title rival Liverpool following a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Sunday.The two teams started the highly anticipated encounter locked together at the top of the standings and City looked set to beat ...

Hazard leads Chelsea to 3-0 win at Southampton

Soccer 10/07/18, 12:26

Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard kept up his red-hot form with one goal and an assist to inspire Chelsea to a convincing 3-0 victory against Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday.Unbeaten Chelsea, playing in an unfamiliar pale blue kit with orange socks, made a bright start at St. Mary's and ...

Man United sinks Newcastle 3-2 in thrilling comeback

Soccer 10/06/18, 15:44

Three goals in the last 20 minutes by Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, and Alexis Sanchez earned Manchester United its first English Premier League win since the opening day as it rallied from 2-0 down to beat Newcastle 3-2 in a thriller on Saturday.With Jose Mourinho coming under increasing scrutiny because ...

Everton win 2-1 at Leicester thanks to Sigurdsson stunner

Soccer 10/06/18, 13:19

Iceland playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson produced a contender for English Premier League goal of the season to help Everton beat 10-man Leiceser 2-1 on Saturday.Sigurdsson collected Idrissa Gueye's pass before a quick turn away from Leicester's James Maddison allowed him to take a touch and unleash a bullet from 25 yards ...

Dier leads Tottenham past 10-man Cardiff 1-0 in EPL

Soccer 10/06/18, 13:04

England midfielder Eric Dier struck his first club goal in 18 months as Tottenham made it three victories in as many Premier League matches by defeating 10-man Cardiff 1-0 on Saturday.Tottenham's Eric Dier, center, scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and ...

King double helps Bournemouth rout 10-man Watford 4-0 in EPL

Soccer 10/06/18, 12:53

Norway striker Joshua King scored two goals and set up another to inspire Bournemouth to a 4-0 win at 10-man Watford in the English Premier League on Saturday.Watford's Christian Kabasele was sent off in the 33rd minute for a second yellow card after a foul on King in the penalty ...

Huddersfield off bottom of EPL after drawing Burnley 1-1

Soccer 10/06/18, 12:26

Huddersfield moved off the bottom of the English Premier League standings after drawing with Burnley 1-1 on Saturday.Christopher Schindler's first league goal tied the score in the 66th minute, and ended up giving visiting Huddersfield only its third point in the league.Huddersfield Town's Christopher Schindler celebrates scoring against Burnley during ...

Brighton brings West Ham back to earth 1-0 in EPL

Soccer 10/05/18, 17:26

Glenn Murray's 99th goal for Brighton helped them beat West Ham 1-0 and rise above the visitors in the English Premier League standings on Friday.Brighton's first clean sheet of the season put it up to 12th.West Ham United's Marko Arnautovic, centre has a shot on goal, during the English Premier ...

Mourinho irritable as pressure mounts at Man United

Soccer 10/05/18, 10:09

Jose Mourinho says there are "many reasons" behind Manchester United's poor start to the season. He's just not willing to discuss them.The United manager held another terse news conference Friday, refusing to answer one question and giving brief replies to three others. The whole thing lasted 3 minutes, 32 seconds ...

De Bruyne could return for Man City against Liverpool

Soccer 10/05/18, 09:57

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne could make his return from injury against Liverpool on Sunday after a two-month absence.The Belgium international, who was City's best player in its run to the Premier League title last season, was back in training this week after recovering from a knee ligament injury ...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

Soccer 10/04/18, 17:04

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDManchester City looks to end a 15-year wait for victory at Anfield when the champions visit Liverpool in a meeting of the top two teams in the Premier League on Sunday.The sides are tied on 19 points after winning ...

Teenage midfielders get call-ups by England

Soccer 10/04/18, 10:09

Teenage midfielders in the Bundesliga and the English second tier have been selected in a much-changed England squad for UEFA Nations League games against Croatia and Spain.Two of the three newcomers to the 25-man squad are Jadon Sancho, an 18-year-old winger playing at Borussia Dortmund, and Mason Mount, who is ...

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