Recreation and leisure

June 13, 2019 - 11:00 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Wednesday's Game 7 in Boston. The Blues joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1967 and...
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Former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George speaks during an announcement at the Titans' NFL football training facility Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn., that his number will be retired. The team will retire George's No. 27 and former quarterback Steve McNair's No. 9 on Sept. 15 at their home opener against the Indianapolis Colts. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 12, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk announced...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semifinal soccer match. (AP Photo/Luis Vieira)
June 11, 2019 - 1:00 am
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — When João Félix first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo, he said it felt like being in a video game. "It was weird. I had never seen him live, so close to me like that," the Portuguese teenage sensation said. "I told my friends later that it looked...
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The Boston Red Sox and fans pause for a moment for former Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, who was shot Sunday evening in the Dominican Republic, prior to a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, June 10, 2019. Ortiz is expected to return to the area to be treated at a Boston hospital. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 10, 2019 - 7:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz helped his adopted city recover from the Boston Marathon bombings. And now the Red Sox are calling on their fans to reciprocate for their beloved Big Papi. "We all remember in 2013 when we needed David Ortiz the most, he was there for us," team president Sam Kennedy said...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2004, file photo, Retief Goosen, of South Africa, holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Goosen was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 10, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Retief Goosen woke up in a hospital room, learning later that his body was blackened, bloodied and lifeless from a lightning strike on a tiny South African golf course. Dennis Walters couldn't feel anything below his waist and knew his dream of playing professional...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2019, file photo, shows the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla. The Associated Press has obtained a video that shows detectives trying to persuade a Chinese masseuse to describe herself as a victim of human trafficking. The outcome of her interview would help determine whether Martin County could prove the owners of five massage parlors its deputies raided are not just pimps, but human traffickers holding women against their will. (Hannah Morse/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
June 10, 2019 - 9:06 am
STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff's detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa's ceiling. He knows she and other women had sex with men for money. But you can save yourself, Martin County Detective Mike Fenton and others...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announces Adley Rutschman, a catcher from Oregon State University, as the No. 1 selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This one was for Doc. Toronto selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay , a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday — the round matching his father's Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay is a right-hander like...
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Liverpool soccer team ride an open top bus during the Champions League Cup Winners Parade through the streets of Liverpool, England, Sunday June 2, 2019. Liverpool is champion of Europe for a sixth time after beating Tottenham 2-0 in the Champions League final played in Madrid Saturday. (Barrington Coombs/PA via AP)
June 02, 2019 - 2:16 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of fans welcomed Liverpool back to Merseyside as the team paraded its Champions League trophy through the city center on Sunday. Manager Juergen Klopp and his players flew home to Liverpool John Lennon Airport before boarding an open-top bus...
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Toronto Raptors hoist the NBA basketball Eastern Conference trophy after defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 100-94 in Game 6 of the conference finals Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 28, 2019 - 3:15 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The parade that the Toronto Raptors enjoyed last week was an impromptu and quick one. A chance at the real parade awaits. There is a clear back-to-work vibe coming from the Raptors as they get ready for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the two-time defending champion Golden State...
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The new Simonne Mathieu court is seen as Spain's Garbine Muguruza serves against Taylor Townsend of the U.S. during their first round matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 26, 2019 - 7:51 am
PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants, the Court Simonne Mathieu saw its first French Open match on Sunday, a triumph for tournament organizers who overcame...
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