Reds claim 2B Scooter Gennett off waivers from Brewers

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving them another option at second base and a utility player off the bench.


Motivated Brazil becomes 1st to qualify for 2018 World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) — Less than three years after the most humiliating loss in its proud football history, a resurgent Brazil has become the first team to qualify for the World Cup in Russia.

  • Written by MAURICIO SAVARESE , Associated Press

Pairs competition wide open at figure skating worlds

The pain Alexa Scimeca Knierim felt in her abdomen was excruciating, the vomiting and sleepless nights that it produced draining, and figure skating was the farthest thing from her mind.

  • Written by DAVE SKRETTA , AP Sports Writer