Murray clinches ATP finals berth

PARIS (AP) ― Andy Murray clinched a spot in the ATP finals on Thursday after beating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets at the Paris Masters and then sent a message to his critics by scribbling “bad year” on a courtside televisio...

Korea, France bid for 2019 women’s World Cup

ZURICH (AP) ― Football delegates from France and South Korea have handed over their bid documents to FIFA for the 2019 women’s World Cup. France and South Korea are also bidding for the 2018 under-20 women’s World Cup, with FIF...

LeBron starts new journey with Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) ― For LeBron James, the journey begins anew. Right back where it began.Nearly four months since proclaiming “I’m coming home” and shifting the NBA’s balance of power, James will play Thursday night in front of ...

Brandle breaks track cycling’s hour record

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) ― Austrian rider Matthias Brandle broke cycling’s historic hour record on Thursday after covering a distance of 51.852 kilometers at the UCI Velodrome. The 24-year-old Brandle, the Austrian time trial cha...