• Ogier grabs Rally of Germany lead from Mikkelsen on 2nd day

    TRIER, Germany (AP) — World champion Sebastien Ogier seized the lead from Volkswagen teammate Andreas Mikkelsen to move closer to his third Rally of Germany victory on the second day.

  • Moenchengladbach and Schalke progress in German Cup

    BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Moenchengladbach and Schalke both overcame lower-league opposition to progress from the first round of the German Cup on Saturday.

  • Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan (10) celebrates with her teammates scoring hers side's first goal during the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Neid goes out with gold as Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With her arms raised in victory, coach Silvia Neid ran onto the field to join the celebration of Germany’s first Olympic gold medal — even jumping onto the players’ dogpile.

  • Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan (10) celebrates with her teammates scoring hers side's first goal during the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Neid goes out with gold as Germany defeats Sweden 2-1

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With her arms raised in victory, coach Silvia Neid ran onto the field to join the celebration of Germany’s first Olympic gold medal — even jumping onto the players’ dogpile.

  • The United States team from left, Allyson Felix, English Gardner, Tianna Bartoletta and Tori Bowie celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    A lyrical ending to an Olympic soccer match

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC set up Friday as duel night between the United States and Jamaica in the sprint relays, and what started out well ended up in heartbreak for the Americans.

  • Germany coach Silvia Neid, right, embraces Annike Krahn at the end of a semi-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Canada and Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016. Germany won 2-0 and qualified to the final. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)

    Neid’s last match as German’s coach is for the gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coach Silvia Neid’s final match as coach of Germany will be for the gold medal at the Rio Games.

  • This combo of two 2016 file photos shows, at left, Germany's women's soccer coach Silvia Neid at an Aug. 12 Olympic quarter-final against China in Salvador, Brazil, and at right: Sweden's soccer coach Pia Sundhage at an Aug. 12 Olympic quarter-final against the U.S. in Brasilia, Brazil. Back when the first women’s Olympic soccer tournament was held in 1996 at the Atlanta Games, they were players: Neid played for Germany and Sundhage for Sweden. Close pals bound together by long careers in soccer, they’ll put aside the friendship on the field on Friday, Aug 19 as their teams face off in the gold-medal match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, Arisson Marinho, Files)

    Neid and Sundhage are longtime contemporaries and foes

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Back when the first women’s Olympic soccer tournament was held in 1996 at the Atlanta Games, they were players: Silvia Neid played for Germany and Pia Sundhage for Sweden.

  • New York Jets offensive lineman Craig Watts poses for a photo after an NFL football training camp session in Florham Park, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Watts' journey to the NFL has gone through Germany (three times), Colorado, Kansas and Texas. As the son of two military parents, the Jets lineman was on the move a lot. He learned to thrive despite constantly having to adapt to new places and people _ and the occasional worries about whether his parents would make it back home. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak)

    Jets’ Watts is son of military parents, student of world

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Craig Watts’ stomach tightened ever so slightly whenever a news report about a military strike near where one of his parents was deployed flashed on the television screen.

  • Brazil's Marquinhos, 4, is congratulated after scoring his side's 4th goal during a semi-final match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Honduras at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Brazil’s Olympic soccer strength more than its strikers

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Despite all the talk at the Olympics about Brazil’s talented strikers, it’s the defense that’s holding the team together as the host tries to win the soccer gold medal for the first time.

  • Prominent German historian Ernst Nolte dies at 93

    BERLIN (AP) — Ernst Nolte, a German historian who set off a dispute among his peers by arguing three decades ago that Nazism was a reaction to an “existential threat” to Germany from the Russian revolution, has died. He was 93.