US Cycling hires longtime Aussie coach for endurance program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has hired longtime Team Australia coach Gary Sutton to oversee its endurance program, which won a world championship in team pursuit and two silver medals at the Rio Olympics.


Umpires end protest, will meet with Commissioner Manfred


NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball umpires have ended their protest of what they called "abusive player behavior" after Commissioner Rob Manfred offered to meet with their union's governing board.

MLB Umps


Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added another title to her breakthrough summer — this one at the expense of a player who can't quite get to No. 1.

Tennis women

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Ragan Smith rolls to US gymnastics title

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Ragan Smith that earned a spot as an alternate to the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team last summer got by on precision, precociousness and more than a dash of charm.

USgym Women

  • Written by By WILL GRAVES , AP Sports Writer