As Earth's atmosphere warms alarmingly and fills with heat-trapping gases, and the writing on the wall — "People, we're in trouble!" — looms ever larger, Formula One has steadily become a guilty pleasure, the motorsport equivalent of blue whale burger or wearing panda fur.
Former Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has resigned from his job in charge of Dynamo Kiev following a 2-0 loss to bitter rival Shakhtar Donetsk in the domestic league.
The city of Aurora plans a ceremony to honor University of Connecticut champion basketball player Ryan Boatright.
An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood is to be honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing.
Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood opened with a 65 Thursday to take an early lead at the Malaysian Open.
Union College's championship hockey team is being honored with a parade in their home city.
West Virginia has signed junior college transfer Tarik Phillip for the 2014-15 men's basketball season.
The ace pitchers were out of the game, and the Seattle Mariners had the lead with two outs in the ninth inning.
Hesterine de Reus has left her position as head coach of the Australian women's football team after 15 months, following reports of player complaints over her strict style.
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has left the game against the San Francisco Giants after getting hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand. The team says X-rays on his hand were negative.