Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA vote

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The outspoken head of the Liberia Football Association says at least 26 African countries will defy their confederation and not vote for Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in the FIFA presidential election.

  • Written by JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH, Associated Press

Slalom champion Shiffrin returns to racing next week

Olympic and world slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin said she will return to World Cup ski racing next week in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, after a knee injury sidelined her for two months.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer

Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis interim head coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

  • Written by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.

  • Written by NESHA STARCEVIC, AP Sports Writer