KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A former coach for a prominent St. Louis region soccer club has been charged with statutory rape after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old player.
MIAMI (AP) — Midfielder Blaise Matuidi, a 2018 World Cup champion for France, signed with Inter Miami and will be reunited with team co-owner David Beckham.
A group of senators led by Cory Booker of New Jersey and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Thursday released a plan for reforming college sports with an athletes bill or rights.
All-Pro tight end George Kittle has agreed to a five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers that is the richest contract ever at the position.
DUBLIN (AP) — A horse running at odds of 300-1 became the longest-priced winner in the history of racing in Britain and Ireland on Thursday.
COLBY, Kan. (AP) — As schools prepare to reopen, sports teams are offering an early glimpse of the challenges of protecting students from the coronavirus.
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins Park will have a new look for its 2020 season debut Friday, thanks to cozier dimensions and a switch to artificial turf.
NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — French golfers Alex Levy and Romain Wattel were withdrawn from the Celtic Classic on the opening day of the tournament as a precaution according to the European Tour's coronavirus regulations.
The Big Three will be represented at the U.S. Open, after all: Novak Djokovic announced Thursday he will enter the Grand Slam tournament and the hard-court tuneup preceding it in New York.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The two former champions still left in the Champions League have to face each other for a chance to end their title drought in Europe.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls on Thursday traded midfielder Alex Muyl to Nashville SC for an an international roster spot through the end of 2021.
On a track where he made history as the youngest driver to win a Formula One race, Max Verstappen hopes to usurp world champion Lewis Hamilton again at the Spanish Grand Prix.
LONDON (AP) — Big changes have been made to the English soccer schedule in a congested and shorter season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The Ivory Coast soccer association said Wednesday it has indefinitely postponed an election to choose a new president because of what it called “serious shortcomings” in the electoral process.
Vancouver Canucks (36-27-6, third in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. St. Louis Blues (42-19-10, first in the Central Division during the regular season)
New York Islanders (35-23-10, fifth in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Washington Capitals (41-20-8, first in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season)
Carolina Hurricanes (38-25-5, fourth in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Boston Bruins (44-14-12, first in the Atlantic Division during the regular season)
Arizona Coyotes (33-29-8, fifth in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. Colorado Avalanche (42-20-8, second in the Central Division during the regular season)
Montreal Canadiens (31-31-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (41-21-7, second in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season)
Nick Bosa said he hasn’t been able to watch the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl even once. Jimmie Ward needed to wait more than a month to pop in that tape and has watched it maybe 20 times.
NBA players are building on the framework of Colin Kaepernick’s protests during the national anthem that helped raise awareness about police brutality, efforts that have permeated the league since it restarted its season in Florida last month amid the coronavirus pandemic.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Bo Horvat scored twice and the Vancouver Canucks beat the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday in the opening game of their best-of-seven first-round series.
There was a smattering of boos when players from FC Dallas and Nashville SC collectively took a knee during the national anthem before their MLS game on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Dietrich talked a few hours before his Texas Rangers debut about just wanting to make some kind of impact for his new team.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin and five relievers combined on a six-hit shutout, Justin Turner hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Wednesday night to avoid losing three in a row for the first time since last August.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — David Accam scored in the 86th minute to give Nashville SC a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Wednesday night in the first match for both teams since Major League Soccer shut down the season in March because of the coronavirus.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A team is going to reach the Western Conference playoffs with a losing record for the first time in 23 years, which ordinarily would not be exciting news.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If Magneuris Sierra and the Miami Marlins were looking for special souvenirs to bring home from their extra long road trip, they found them with a big extra-inning win and a hold on first place.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Muscala made a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 22-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 116-115 on Wednesday night.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Paul George scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard had 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 124-111 victory over the third-seeded Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Carter Hart made 27 saves, Joel Farabee scored 16 seconds after Montreal tied it, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
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BIRMINGHAM [mdash] Patricia Irene Shaw, 81, of Birmingham, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 08, 2020 at the Keosauqua Heath Care Center in Keosauqua, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 5th, 2020 at the Abel Cemetery in Hedrick, Iowa. Officiating is …
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