Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality

PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary…

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in…

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced…

United States face Chile with chance to advance in World Cup

PARIS (AP) — The United States gets back on the field at the Women’s World Cup…

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game

SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil…

Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn’t accept it

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was…

Neville’s compassion for players shows new England culture

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — In the celebratory moments after England advanced to the next round…

Knox breaks down in tears as she returns to Italy for first time

Amanda Knox has broken down in tears on her first return to Italy since her acquittal…

US police officer says gay people ‘are worthy of death’

A Tennessee detective has refused to apologise after he called for the execution of gay people…

Everton and Neres in contention for Neymar’s spot in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the Copa America opener Friday showed…

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America

SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice…

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at…

Netflix’s new Adam Sandler movie Murder Mystery is unexpectedly meta

A confession: I like Adam Sandler. As lukewarm as his current reputation is — there’s no…

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to…