2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

BEIJING (AP) -- Relying on fitness and a strong baseline game, Li Na reached the pinnacle of tennis and lifted the level of the sport in Asia to unprecedented heights....

UEFA picks Wembley for Euro 2020 semifinals, final

GENEVA (AP) -- UEFA has selected Wembley Stadium in London to host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England....

Ryder Cup at a glance

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) -- Facts and figures for the Ryder Cup:...

US capsules for the Ryder Cup

A capsule look at the U.S. team in the 40th Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles, Scotland. Players listed in the order they made the team:...

North Korea struts in style on world sports stage

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage - a fashion statement....

No. 5 Auburn logs early-season statement win

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- In the brave new world of college football playoffs, a non-conference win over a ranked team - on the road, no less - could certainly pay dividends when December rolls around....

ACC showdown and All-America matchup in SEC

An ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets....

Ryan delighted that Falcons off to 2-1 start

ATLANTA (AP) -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have played well twice at home and looked terrible in one road game....

WR Simpson, in more trouble, released by Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday following the revelation of more trouble for the wide receiver: three misdemeanors related to a previously unreported incident this summer....

NFL domestic violence: What's next

The legal system doesn't work on the NFL's schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what's next in each case:...