Headwind slows Bode Miller in Val Gardena

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Bode Miller's conditioning is strong and his sprained ankle is getting better. It's the wind and the light, however, that have been slowing the two-time overall World Cup winner. Miller...

Soni sets WR in women’s 100 breaststroke

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Rebecca Soni of the United States has broken the short-course world record in the women's 100-meter breaststroke. Soni clocked 1 minute, 02.70 seconds at the Duel in the Pool meet on...

Schlierenzauer wins ski jump event, leads WCup

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Austrian teenager Gregor Schlierenzauer has won a World Cup ski jumping event to lead the overall standings. Schlierenzauer scored his second individual win of the season and 26th career World Cup...

Phelps helps Americans dominate at Duel in Pool

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly and helped the U.S. medley relay team break the world record, one of five the Americans set on Friday in taking a commanding lead...

Danica Patrick gets taste of NASCAR at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Once IndyCar star Danica Patrick figured out how to get in and out of the stock car, the rest of her testing session at Daytona International Speedway went without...

Holmgren weighing Browns’ offer

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Mike Holmgren considers the opportunity to run the Cleveland Browns "very, very appealing" and plans to give the team his decision "sooner than later." Holmgren, who spent two days meeting with...

On her way to Olympics, luger Sweeney relieved

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Sweeney figures the toughest part of the Olympic journey is over. Sweeney was one of the 10 USA Luge athletes introduced Friday as nominees to the U.S. Olympic team, completing...

NFL fines Incognito $50,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Richie Incognito was fined $50,000 by the NFL on Friday for two unnecessary roughness fouls, punctuating a rough week for the guard. Playing for the Rams last Sunday in a 47-7...

Brodeur passes Roy for most games played

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Martin Brodeur broke Patrick Roy's record for regular-season appearances by a goaltender when he started his 1,030th game for the New Jersey Devils against the Ottawa Senators on Friday night. Roy,...

Brodeur sets record, gets assist in Devils’ win

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Martin Brodeur set a National Hockey League record for games played by a goaltender and helped make the milestone a win with 27 saves and an assist, leading the New...

Bengals try to return focus to field

CINCINNATI (AP) — One day after the death of teammate Chris Henry, the Cincinnati Bengals tried to focus on the field as they prepared for a key game at San Diego. Meanwhile, police in Charlotte,...

Villanova beats Montana 23-21 in FCS title game

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Andy Talley's friends warned him about undergoing heart tests a few days before traveling to the national championship game. They didn't want the Villanova coach to suffer complications before the...

Sixers snap Celtics’ 11-game streak with 98-97 win

BOSTON (AP) — It's been a streak-busting week for the Philadelphia 76ers. Days after snapping their own 12-game skid, the 76ers ended Boston's run at 11 wins, beating the first-place Celtics 98-97 on Friday night...

Agent: Bengals receiver Henry ‘battling for life’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry is "battling for his life" after falling out of the back of a pickup truck Wednesday during what police described as a domestic dispute with...

Browns await Holmgren’s decision

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Mike Holmgren left Cleveland after an extended stay without accepting a job to become boss of the Browns. His aura lingered. The former Seattle and Green Bay coach's flirtation with the team...

Cerrato resigns as Redskins’ front office chief

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The head of the Washington Redskins' front office has resigned. The Redskins say Vinny Cerrato (ceh-RAHT-oh), who has been highly criticized for his player personnel moves, quit his post Thursday morning. Cerrato...

Bengals: WR Henry has suffered “grave injuries”

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals say receiver Chris Henry has suffered "grave injuries" and his family is with him at the hospital, a day after he was hurt in what police describe...

Phelps ends year in Ryder Cup-style swim meet

LONDON (AP) — Michael Phelps continues his back-to-the-future transition to old-style swimsuits when he leads an American team against the best swimmers from Britain, Italy and Germany in the so called "Duel in the...

Police: Bengals’ Henry dies day after dispute

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry has died, one day after falling out of the back of a pickup truck in what authorities described as a domestic dispute with his fiancee. Charlotte-Mecklenburg...

Vonn leads 2nd downhill training at Val d’Isere

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn of the United States led the second training session for a World Cup downhill event on Thursday in the French Alps. Vonn, who dominated Wednesday's first training on...