Michael Phelps wins individual gold in Pan Pacific championships ; Katie Ledecky breaks 400-meter freestyle world record

GOLD COAST, Australia - The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record.

Rangers beat Flyers in Game 7, advance to second round

...season with 24 goals and 43 assists.The 42-year-old Jagr is currently playing for the Czech Republic at the World Championships in Belarus.A two-time winner of the Stanley Cup when he played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Jagr begins next...


...11-18-1 SEC. HockeyRussians go to 5-0 in BelarusIn Minsk, Belarus, Russia secured a quarterfinals berth at the world championship with a 4-1 win over Latvia to remain unbeaten.Russia won for the fifth consecutive time.

Spain's Marc Marquez setting the pace in Moto GP ranks

...victory of 2014.The rest of the grid in MotoGP will have to hope the Spaniard doesn't make such easy work of the world championship.The reigning world champion has shown no lingering effects from a fractured right leg in preseason training...

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell gets 18-month doping ban from disciplinary panel

...collection on June 21, 2013 during national trials for the world championships. That means he's eligible to return to competition...finishing in seventh place and failed to qualify for the world championships.The sprinter, who turned professional in 2002...

Lindsey Vonn won't rush return from knee injury

...her right knee during a high-speed crash at the world championships in February 2013. She then re-injured her surgically...at Beaver Creek on Raptor, the race hill for the world championships next February. She may just ski a few speed events...

US Olympic ski team is selected with no real surprises

...get back to the slopes in time for Sochi after tearing two ligaments in her knee during a high-speed crash at the world championships last February.She was ahead of schedule, too, before re-injuring her surgically repaired ACL in a crash...

Olympic slopestyle gold-medal favorite Mark McMorris of Canada is injured

...another surgery to fix her right knee. She initially tore two ligaments in her knee during a high-speed crash at the world championships last February. Vonn then re-injured her surgically repaired ACL in a crash during training in November. She...

Jilleanne Rookard skates to easy win at US trials in 3,000-meter

...sufficiently grieved over the loss, and it finally caught up with her.Last season, Rookard walked away shortly before the world championships, packing her car and heading back to her family home in Michigan. Her coaches frantically tried to persuade...

Torn labrum will keep Lysacek from Sochi games

...disappeared from the international scene in the last four years.No U.S. man has been better than fifth at the world championships ? Lysacek's worst finish at either worlds or the Olympics ? since he won the title in 2009. For the third time...