NEW YORK (AP) — By mid-stretch, Bob Baffert knew it. American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown. He took his eyes off the horse to soak in the crazed scene of the packed grandstand. Fans jumped up and down, hugged, and tossed drinks in the air. The... Read more
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer’s governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, two days after a corruption crisis... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings, telling The Associated Press that he will participate in the team’s voluntary practice on Tuesday and still has love for his team after nine months away. Peterson sent an e-mail to the AP early Tuesday morning saying... Read more
  The top-seed and undefeated Milbank baseball team will take on the Deuel/Deubrook team today in the Region 2B North finals. First pitch is set to be thrown at 1:00 at Legion Field in Milbank. This game will be followed by Sioux Valley against Dell Rapids for the Region 2B South... Read more
The Minnesota Twins vaulted into the AL Central lead by going 20-7 in May. The Twins had the best record in baseball during the month of May. The last time Minnesota won 20 games in a month was 1991, a year in which they went on to be crowned... Read more
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Maria Sharapova’s bid for a third French Open title in four years is over. Coughing between points on an overcast day, the second-seeded Sharapova was outplayed throughout a 7-6 (3), 6-4 loss to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in the fourth round... Read more
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter another four-year term after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan... Read more
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally cut to the chase Wednesday. “He’s really got two choices. He can... Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in... Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going. Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday night to force a Game 7... Read more