• In this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, a Panathinaikos fan throws a fire extinguisher at policemen after the cancellation of the Greek Super League match between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos at Apostolos Nikolaides stadium in Athens. Hooliganism is making a comeback, and the timing could be bad with four high-risk matches in the first week of the European Championship in a country where the police force is already under huge strain. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)

    Soccer hooliganism still a threat heading into Euro 2016

    PARIS (AP) — Hooliganism is making a comeback, and the timing could be bad with four high-risk matches in the first week of the European Championship in a country where the police force is already under huge strain.

  • Spectators watch a friendly basketball game in Athens, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Latvian New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis joined fellow NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, and his older brother Thanasis, for a game of streetball Sunday. The "Antetokounbros Streetball Event," organized by Eurohoops and the City of Athens, took place in an open court, at Greece's largest high school, and attended by 5,000 people. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    Antetokounmpo brothers, Porzingis play streetball in Athens

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — NBA stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks battled it out in Athens in a game of streetball Sunday, watched by a crowd of 5,000.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin stands at the entrance of the Greek prime minister's official residence in Athens, Friday, May 27, 2016. On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Putin sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow and called a newly-expanded U.S. missile defense system a threat to his country's security. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security — and vowing to retaliate.

  • Georgia’s McGarity apologizes to board for Ludacris contract

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has apologized to the athletic association’s board of directors following the disclosure that rapper Ludacris was paid $65,000 to perform at the school’s spring football game and also was provided liquor and a box of condoms.