• Group stops search for UFC fighter’s missing stepdaughter

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people across the country has called off its search for UFC heavyweight Walt Harris’ missing stepdaughter.

  • Saudis, UAE, Bahrain now agree to play Qatar-hosted Gulf Cup

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will send their teams to Qatar for the Gulf Cup of Nations, reversing a decision to avoid playing in their neighboring country they have collectively boycotted for 2 ½ years.

  • Much-admired Tour de France cyclist Poulidor dies at age 83

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Raymond Poulidor, known as the “eternal runner-up” behind five-time Tour de France winners Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx, has died. He was 83 years old.

  • Striker Sam Kerr joins Women’s Super League leader Chelsea

    LONDON (AP) — Australia striker Sam Kerr will play for a European club for the first time after Women’s Super League leader Chelsea signed one of the game’s most prolific scorers.

  • Spanish striker David Villa set to retire from Japan club

    KOBE, Japan (AP) — Spanish striker David Villa says he will retire from Japanese club Vissel Kobe next year, ending the career of Spain’s top scorer in international play.

  • Bradley scores 23, Cal tops UNLV in OT, 79-75

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Cal eventually found the right defensive formula Tuesday night and it paved the way to a thrilling comeback victory.

  • Kings bench Kovalchuk, team refuses to say for how long

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left wing Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings in their 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and the team wouldn’t say how long he will be out of the lineup.

  • Kopitar, Walker lead Kings to 3-1 win over Wild

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime the Los Angeles Kings can get an early goal from Anze Kopitar and pair it with key saves from Jonathan Quick, it is usually going to result in a win.

  • Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Predators 5-3

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson put on show to celebrate his 21st birthday with 12 family members and friends watching in the crowd.

  • US drops to 1-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying

    The United States dropped to 1-3 in the super round of an Olympic baseball qualifying tournament, losing to Australia 2-1 on Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome.