Report doesn't exclude vote-buying in 2006 German WCup bid

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A report by a law firm into the 2006 World Cup corruption allegations said Friday it found no conclusive evidence of vote-buying by German bidders. However, the report left open the possibility that it did take place.

  • Written by NESHA STARCEVIC, AP Sports Writer

Pinturault wins World Cup GS for 4th straight victory

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Alexis Pinturault won his fourth straight World Cup giant slalom on Friday, intensifying the battle with defending champion Marcel Hirscher for the season's discipline title.


Judge considers right to strike for US women's soccer team

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is set to make a high-stakes ruling to determine whether the world-champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike before this year's Olympics.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press