You Can Play calls on NHL players, fans to fight homophobia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nellie Fitzpatrick raised the Philadelphia Flyers jersey presented to her as the team's "community teammate" of the night, turned her head to her left and smooched her wife right on the lips.

  • Written by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Djokovic, Williams win Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic called it the best he has ever played against old foe Roger Federer. Serena Williams was just being her dominant self.

  • Written by DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer

IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.

  • Written by DEREK GATOPOULOS, Associated Press