Ronaldo expected to play for Portugal against US

Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal in Campinas, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Portugal plays in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte) Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal...
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Ronaldo expected to play for Portugal against US

Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal in Campinas, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Portugal plays in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte) Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal...

Albuquerque protest to put police chief ‘on trial’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Critics of the Albuquerque Police Department said they will put the embattled police chief “on trial” during a planned rally Saturday as protesters continue to advocate for reforms. Demonstrators said the march in Roosevelt Park is...
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What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2014 file photo, Juan Mancias, of Floresville, Texas, a member of the American Indian Movement of Central Texas, holds a sign as he joins others in protest before an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington,...
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Search ongoing for outdoors writer on Mt. Rainier

This undated image provided by Lola Kemp shows missing hiker Karen Sykes, right, with her friend Lola Kemp. Crews searched Mount Rainier National Park on Friday June 20, 2014, for Sykes, a prominent hiker and outdoors writer who was reported missing late Wednesday. She was...
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BRAZIL BEAT: Mexico coach Herrera embraces Twitter

Mexico’s coach Miguel Herrera talks to the press before a training session in Santos, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Mexico plays in group A at the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) Mexico’s coach Miguel Herrera talks to the press before a training...
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Williams’ Massa takes pole for Austrian GP

Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil steers his car during the third practice session for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Spielberg track, Austria, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Austrian Grand Prix will be held Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Williams...

Police: Soccer star Hope Solo arrested in assault

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer star Hope Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday on charges of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew, police said. Officers responded to the sister’s home just before 1 a.m. after receiving...
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Brazil wary of already eliminated Cameroon

Brazilian players exercise during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Brazil plays in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Brazilian players exercise during a training session at the...
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Big Sioux River crests; Interstate 29 reopens

A mudslide on West River Road threatens the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview Hospital complex on the West Bank in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday, June 19, 2014. The Pioneer Press reports 20 administrative employees of the hospital were evacuated as a precaution....