Milestone medals in pool, 100-meter dash on tap at Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon at the Olympic pool before the race to determine the fastest man in the world took center stage. Dressel won two more gold medals on Sunday to give …
Xander Shauffele of United States watches his shot from the the 17th hole during the final round of the men's golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Kawagoe, Japan. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Xander Schauffele with 2 clutch putts gives US gold in golf

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Right when it looked as though Xander Schauffele had lost his grip on an Olympic gold medal, he delivered two clutch putts Sunday for a one-shot victory in the men's golf …
Robert Finke, of United States, poses after winning the gold medal in the men's 1500-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Olympic surprise: American Finke leaves Tokyo with two golds

TOKYO (AP) — Bobby Finke will be the first to concede he had modest goals for the Tokyo Olympics. He was thrilled merely to make the U.S. team in a couple of grueling freestyle events. He …
Emma Mckeon, of Australia, poses after winning the gold medal in the women's 50-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

7th heaven: Aussie McKeon leaves Tokyo with 7 swim medals

TOYKO (AP) — Emma McKeon won two more gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, making the Australian the first woman to earn seven medals in swimming at a single games. She set an Olympic …
Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto blows a gum bubble in the ninth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Votto inches from HR record, Báez helps Mets rally past Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Votto came oh-so-close to matching the major league record with a home run in eight consecutive games, but Javier Báez did clear the fence in his New York debut and the Mets …
Suns Basketball

Bucks GM: No knee procedure necessary for Antetokounmpo

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee that the two-time MVP hyperextended during the …

2021 NBA Draft Team-by-Team

Team-by-team breakdown of the players each team ended up with in the NBA draft (includes proposed trades): 1 (20) Jalen Johnson, g/f, Duke. 2 (48) Sharife Cooper, g, Auburn. 2 (45) Juhann …

2021 NBA Draft Team-by-Team

Team-by-team breakdown of the players each team ended up with in the NBA draft (includes proposed trades): 1 (20) Jalen Johnson, g/f, Duke. 2 (48) Sharife Cooper, g, Auburn. 2 (45) Juhann …
Coyotes Hockey

AZ--Arizona News Digest, update

Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at …

Panthers sign Sam Bennett to 4-year deal; Sam Reinhart next?

Sam Bennett re-signed with the Florida Panthers on Monday, inking a four-year contract with the team that has been a good fit for him since joining at the trade deadline. Bennett put up six goals …

Coyotes pick Shane Doan's son Josh in 2nd round of NHL draft

Four years after Shane Doan hung up his skates, the Arizona Coyotes added his oldest son to the organization. The Coyotes took Josh Doan with the 37th pick in the NHL draft on Saturday, bringing …
NBA

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As he looks to rebuild the Oklahoma City Thunder into a NBA contender, general manager Sam Presti has brought in a handful of highly touted young players who have similar …

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from Dallas on Saturday, a move that gives the Mavericks salary cap flexibility while adding young center Moses Brown. The trade …
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2021-- Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athlete Ziaire Williams, who played forward at Stanford University, was selected in the first round of this year's NBA * …
Golf
College sports

TOKYO (AP) — Maud Megens is doing her best to catch up with some of her former Southern California water polo teammates during the Tokyo Olympics. The coronavirus restrictions make reunions more …

TOKYO (AP) — There will be a new fastest man of the Olympics crowned Sunday when the 100-meter dash is run without Usain Bolt in the finals for the first time since 2008. The favorite to claim …
TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee's gymnastics are stunning. They're just not “perfect.” Not technically, anyway. Thousands of hours of practice. Dozens upon dozens of competitions. And not once has a …
Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga and Isaiah Todd all bet that bypassing college basketball to get the jump on an NBA career was the right call. The three teenagers will soon find out how well their …
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Evan Mobley didn’t visit Cleveland or hold a private workout for the Cavaliers before the NBA draft. The Southern California center did, however, expect to be …
NHL

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on …

The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane’s wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit. The …
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars re-signed forward Joel Kiviranta on Saturday, giving a $2.1 million, two-year contract to one of their playoff standouts from a run to the 2020 Stanley Cup …
Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel won his fourth gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a victory in the 50-meter freestyle Saturday. Dressel cruised to a relatively easy win in the frenetic dash from …

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.S. women’s team isn’t clicking at the Tokyo Games the way the Americans would like and one reason is the different styles of play they have encountered so …