Minnesota coach Jerry Kill retiring, cites health reasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill abruptly retired because of health reasons on Wednesday, ending his efforts to rebuild the Golden Gopher football program during a tenure that included a series of game-day seizures.

  • Written by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writers JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writers

Including Platini, FIFA accepts 7 in presidential race

GENEVA (AP) — Seven men are in the running to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, with Michel Platini's candidature accepted but pending because of his suspension from soccer.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Obama honors US women's soccer team for World Cup victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the U.S. women's 2015 World Cup champion soccer team to the White House Tuesday, saying the team's victory with class, excitement and style inspired the whole country.

  • Written by STACY A. ANDERSON, Associated Press