• Pulisic keeps up scoring run for Chelsea in win over Palace

    LONDON (AP) — American midfielder Christian Pulisic scored his fifth goal in three Premier League games as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday.

  • Indiana state park closures set for 4 days of deer hunts

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seventeen Indiana state park sites will close their gates to visitors for a pair of two-day deer hunts in the coming weeks.

  • Struggling Cologne fires coach Achim Beierlorzer

    COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Bundesliga team Cologne fired coach Achim Beierlorzer on Saturday following its last-gasp defeat to Hoffenheim the day before.

  • World No. 1 Barty defeats Garcia to level Fed Cup final

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australian Ash Barty continued her season-long extraordinary form to beat France’s Caroline Garcia 6-0, 6-0 and level the Fed Cup final at 1-1 on Saturday.

  • Shcherbakova wins Cup of China for 2nd Grand Prix title

    CHONGQING, China (AP) — Fifteen-year-old Anna Shcherbakova of Russia won the women’s free skate at the Cup of China on Saturday to capture her second Grand Prix title of the season.

  • 30 years after the Berlin Wall, Cyprus’ division endures

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus’ no man’s land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world’s last — on Europe’s southeastern frontier.

  • AP Source: 2024 Champions League final won’t be held in US

    A person with knowledge of the situation says the Champions League final will not be played in the United States in 2024.

  • Iraqi forces capture major Baghdad bridges from protesters

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces cleared three flashpoint bridges in Baghdad of anti-government protesters on Saturday, using stun grenades and tear gas amid heavy clashes, while three more protesters were killed in the southern city of Basra overnight.

  • Australia-Chile women’s friendly attracts record 20,029 fans

    SYDNEY (AP) — Sam Kerr scored both Australian goals in a 2-1 friendly win Saturday over Chile which Football Federation Australia said attracted a record crowd of 20,029 for a women’s soccer match in Australia.

  • Suzuki takes 3-stroke lead at LPGA’s Japan Classic

    SHIGA, Japan (AP) — Local favorite Ai Suzuki shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Japan Classic on Saturday.