• Cairns in limbo as perjury trial heads into 9th week

    LONDON (AP) — Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns must wait until Monday at the earliest to learn the result of his perjury trial after jurors failed to reach a verdict following a second day of deliberations.

  • FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, April 26, 2015, British athlete Paula Radcliffe after she was presented with a lifetime achievement award during the 35th London Marathon. The IAAF Friday Nov. 27, 2015  cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests as lacking ``any scientific or legal basis.’’ (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)

    IAAF clears Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

    LONDON (AP) — The IAAF cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations on Friday and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests, saying the accusations lacked “any scientific or legal basis.”

  • Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, right, talks with Wayne Rooney during a training session at the team's training complex in Manchester, England, Tuesday Nov. 24, 2015. United will play PSV Eindhoven in a Champions League soccer match on Wednersday. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    United short of strikers after James Wilson loaned out

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As the final whistle blew on Manchester United’s fourth goalless draw in its last seven matches, the boos filling Old Trafford were another indicator of disenchantment about the team’s playing style.

  • Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, center, celebrates his goal with his teammates during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

    Leicester upstaging the big names in English Premier League

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A glance at the top of Europe’s big leagues tells a mostly familiar story after a third of the season.

  • Ukraine's World boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko  attends a public training session at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, prior his heavyweight boxing fight against challenger Tyson Fury from Britain,  Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. The title bout will take place in Duesseldorf's LTU arena on Saturday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Klitschko out to silence Fury, prolong heavyweight reign

    BERLIN (AP) — Tyson Fury’s promise to end Wladimir Klitschko’s long heavyweight reign in Duesseldorf on Saturday is nothing the defending champion hasn’t heard before.

  • Paris SG's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, dribbles the ball past Malmo's Norwegian player Jo Inge Berget during the Champions League Group A soccer match between Malmo and Paris Saint-Germain at Malmo New Stadium in Malmo, Sweden, on Wednesday Nov. 25, 2015. (Andreas Hillergren / TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Ibrahimovic scores on CL return to Malmo, Juve beats City

    PARIS (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrated his return to his first senior club with a goal as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the knockout phase of the Champions League on Wednesday while Juventus claimed top spot to qualify from Group D with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.

  • Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) makes a throw against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Bengals headed to London for first time next season

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The tiger-striped helmets are headed to London for the first time.

  • Manchester United's Marcos Rojo, left, and PSV's Jeffrey Bruma fight for the ball during the Champions League group B soccer match between Manchester United and PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Rooney tells United to be more ruthless after 0-0 vs PSV

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United’s Champions League ambitions were plunged into doubt after a 0-0 home draw against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday that highlighted the English team’s attacking shortcomings under manager Louis van Gaal.

  • Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez scores his side's third goal past Zagreb's goalkeeper Eduardo during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Arsenal and Dinamo Zagreb, at The Emirates Stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Arsenal’s Champs League hopes alive with 3-0 win over Zagreb

    LONDON (AP) — Arsenal received a Champions League lifeline courtesy of Alexis Sanchez’s double and assistance from Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

  • This undated photo provided by May Barakat shows Harvard University senior Neil Alacha, who was among 32 U.S. students named Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, as a Rhodes Scholar to study at England’s University of Oxford. Inspired by his Syrian immigrant father, Alacha plans to pursue a master’s degree in modern Middle Eastern studies. He goes to Oxford in 2016, where he plans to widen his studies to examine whether Western notions of human rights are compatible with Islamic law. (May Barakat via AP)

    As Rhodes scholar, Harvard student to explore Syrian roots

    BOSTON (AP) — The honor of winning a Rhodes scholarship carries extra weight for Neil Alacha. It will help connect him to his Middle Eastern roots.