• Lopetegui drops record-holder Casillas from Spain’s squad

    MADRID (AP) — New Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has dropped longtime captain Iker Casillas from the squad for the start of 2018 World Cup qualifying.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, right, walk to their seats prior to a bilateral meeting  in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The U.S. and Russia renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce. (Martial Trezzini/Pool Photo via AP)

    US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

    GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov “have achieved clarity” on a path to restore a truce in Syria but details remain to be worked out.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

  • Ryder Cup comes into view at FedEx Cup

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The FedEx Cup is all about the $10 million bonus at the end of the four playoff events.

  • Kuwait dissolves Olympic committee, soccer association

    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait has dissolved its Olympic committee and the country’s national soccer association, further deepening an ongoing dispute over the direction of sports in the oil-rich country.

  • Hawaii Rainbow Warriors' coach Nick Rolovich speaks to media during a training run at a field in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The California Golden Bears will play Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors in the first college football game of the 2016 season at the College Football Sydney Cup on Saturday Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Time to get the college football season under way Down Under

    SYDNEY (AP) — Hawaii players sped through early-morning drills with traditional island music emanating from a single speaker in one of the end zones. Across town, California held a final, closed workout except for the curious eyes of a half-dozen or so Sydney police officers wondering what all the fuss was about.

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  • Fiji rugby coach weighing offers after winning gold in Rio

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji national rugby coach Ben Ryan says he is weighing almost 20 job offers that have poured in since he guided the country to its first-ever gold medal at the Rio de Janiero Olympics.

  • Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor uses his iPhone in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple's iPhone handset. The company said Thursday it has updated its security. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

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  • Ryan Lochte nabs new sponsor after Speedo, others dump him

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor — Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops — that says people should give the swimmer “a second chance” after he fell from corporate grace following a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics he tried to pass off as a robbery.