Hulk Hogan thanks fans for their support after being released from WWE contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him amid a report that the wrestling star used racial slurs in a conversation captured on a sex tape....

California surfer has 'super cool' day in winning 10K open water at Kazan swim worlds
KAZAN, Russia (AP) -- After biding his time, Jordan Wilimovsky made a clean break from the collection of thrashing arms and legs. He surged into the lead and was on his way to Rio de Janeiro....

Another canceled Speed Week renews racers' fears that Utah's famous salt flats are shrinking
WENDOVER, Utah (AP) -- A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds that can top 400 mph....

The Latest: Tour de France boss cites 'paradoxical' race of 2 climbers decided in Dutch flats
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):...

Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France, and third for Britain, against developing rival Quintana
PARIS (AP) -- All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow....

Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics at star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination....

WWE severs ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs on sex tape
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape....


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