Australian members of the Thai cave rescue team, Craig Challen, left, and Dr. Richard Harris, center, stand with Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove at a function at Government House in Canberra, Australia, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Harris and his dive buddy Challen were awarded the Star of Courage, the second highest civilian bravery decoration in the Australian honors system after the Cross of Valor, Cosgrave said in a statement. (Sean Davey/AAP Image via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 3:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A doctor awarded an Australian bravery medal for his pivotal work in the Thai cave rescue said he was most frightened by not knowing how much sedation to give to the weakened children. Nine Australians involved in rescuing 12 boys and their 25 -year-old soccer coach were...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:15 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-...
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New York Yankees' Luis Severino throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 30, 2018 - 9:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino struck out 11 in seven overpowering innings, beating longtime Yankees nemesis Dallas Keuchel for the second time this year as New York topped the Houston Astros 5-3 on Wednesday night. Gary Sanchez snapped an 0-for-19 slump with a two-run single and the Yankees took...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, Jimmie Johnson celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife, Chandra, and daughters Lydia and Genevieve, standing, after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Every bit the hands-on father in a working family, Johnson is the first one up each day and is in full dad mode before Lydia, his 4-year-old, springs out of bed, like her Daddy. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
April 20, 2018 - 2:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's alarm clock beeps at 4:30 a.m. His wife and two daughters are still sleeping. So are his fellow NASCAR drivers. Johnson quietly slips out for a workout, the first of two on a typical day. Two hours later, he's in his kitchen, whipping up breakfast that will...
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April 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 15 1918 — Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over Philadelphia. 1937 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 to take the Stanley Cup in the fifth and final game. 1947 — Jackie Robinson plays his first major league...
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In this March 7, 2018 photo, Nouf Alosaimi, a 29-year-old female Saudi dive instructor, waits in the water for Tamer Nasr, an Egyptian diving instructor to explore the waters off a sandy island in the Red Sea near King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. Saudi has the longest coastline of any country along the Red Sea, and the kingdom's nascent tourism industry is betting on the clear, blue waters, coral reefs and idyllic islands off its western coastline to lure visitors from around the world. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 25, 2018 - 11:44 am
OFF THE COAST OF JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and the sea is a glimmering turquoise. Nouf Alosaimi is on a discovery dive around a small, sandy island in the Red Sea that's home to busy crabs and a few seagulls. Jellyfish float near the edge of the boat in...
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February 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has barred its men's swimming and diving team from participating in this week's Ivy League Championships as it investigates allegations of hazing. The university said in a statement its investigation and the student conduct review process are expected to be...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ June 27 — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. The Gators posted the eighth sweep in the 15...
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September 13, 2017 - 5:53 pm
TORONTO (AP) — If the Toronto International Film Festival has proven one thing, it's that Guillermo del Toro can work a room. At the premiere of his festival sensation and surefire Oscar contender "The Shape of Water," the good-humored Mexican director had the audience of the Elgin Theatre in his...
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September 12, 2017 - 4:16 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — David Boudia is diving right back into another Olympic chase. The 28-year-old Texan pulled a surprise Tuesday by announcing he's coming back in hopes of making his fourth U.S. team. Many thought Boudia called the news conference at Purdue, his alma mater, to say goodbye...
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