• Napoli players celebrate after Arkadiusz Milik scored, during a Champions League, Group B soccer match between Napoli and Benfica, at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP)

    After 25 years, Napoli is emerging from Maradona’s shadow

    NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Still attempting to climb out of Diego Maradona’s shadow after 25 years in relative obscurity, Napoli appears to be on the verge of something special.

  • In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 photo, Samir Qasu, 46, center, a Yazidi migrant from Sinjar, Iraq, laughs while speaking on his mobile phone as he and his wife Bessi Qasim, 43, left, and his son Dildar Qasu, 11, enjoy their time at a cafe in Freiburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    Tumult to tranquility: Migrant family finds peace in Germany

    ELZACH, Germany (AP) — They fled Iraq just ahead of an Islamic State group onslaught in which thousands of their fellow Yazidis were enslaved or slaughtered. Months as refugees on the fringes of Turkish society, a nearly fatal trip across the Aegean and a long trek through the Balkans and Austria north to Germany came next.

  • Austrian ski crosser Traxler out for season with broken leg

    INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Daniel Traxler will miss the upcoming ski cross season, including the world championships in March, after breaking his right upper leg in a training crash.

  • In this Sept. 26, 2016, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton answers a question during the presidential debate with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Clinton has vowed to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. She’s openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins while Donald Trump wondered if overseas governments or overweight hackers at home were responsible. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.

  • Europe's Tomas Tatar (21) scores on Canada goalie Carey Price (31) during the second period of Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey finals, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Tiny Tatar is playing huge role for Team Europe in World Cup

    TORONTO (AP) — Tomas Tatar is relatively tiny, generously listed as a 5-foot-10 wing for Team Europe.

  • In this Oct. 22, 1967 file photo, British Ryder Cup team captain Dai Rees, left, congratulates Ben Hogan, captain of the U.S. team after Hogan's golfers beat the British in the three day competition at Champions course in Houston. Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup. Shot to shot, match to match, even era to era, it’s swung back and forth between the United States and Europe. Golfers don’t come any tougher or more taciturn than Ben Hogan. The United States had largely dominated Ryder Cup play in the preceding four decades. (AP Photo/File)

    5 huge momentum swings from Ryder Cup history

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup.

  • File - In this Aug. 5, 1936 file photo, American athlete Jesse Owens practices in the Olympic Village in Berlin. Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well. On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 relatives of those 1936 African-American Olympians will be welcomed to the White House and will get to shake the President's hand, an honor Owens and the others didn’t receive after they returned home from Berlin 80 years ago. (AP Photo/File)

    1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America’s 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.

  • Tie-up of world’s biggest beer makers clears final hurdle

    LONDON (AP) — A deal worth over $100 billion to combine the world’s two biggest beer companies cleared its last major hurdle Wednesday when the shareholders of SABMiller approved the takeover by Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev.

  • Liverpool's James Milner celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Hull City at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Sept, 24, 2016. (Dave Howarth/PA via AP)

    Liverpool reassesses further Anfield expansion after protest

    Liverpool owner John Henry says fan protests against ticket prices are causing the club to reassess plans to further redevelop Anfield.

  • Team Canada captain Sidney Crosby (87) looks upice during a drill at practice ahead of the World Cup of Hockey finals in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey

    TORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself.