Stories by Rachel Cohen

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Federer hoped to play in either the Olympics or the U.S. Open

NEW YORK - Maybe Roger Federer could play the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open. Or sit out the Rio Games and make it to New York. A balky left knee wouldn't let either happen.
By Rachel Cohen

Friday, June 10, 2016

Summer offers plenty of big soccer events

This Soccer Summer is an opportunity for networks heavily invested in the sport to keep the momentum going.
By Rachel Cohen

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Indy 500 polesitter Hinchcliffe can't recall last year's crash

NEW YORK - In his return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May, James Hinchcliffe didn't find himself reliving the terror and agony of the crash there that nearly killed him.
By Rachel Cohen

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Gray might break through in wrestling

Adeline Gray is in line to be the first US woman to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling.
By Rachel Cohen

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Mets blow past Braves

NEW YORK - Jhoulys Chacin did something most of his teammates couldn't do: get a hit off Mets starter Steven Matz. New York had no trouble getting hits off Chacin, though, and the Braves' trip ...
By Rachel Cohen

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

NFL to stream Thursday night games on Twitter

NEW YORK - The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games.
By Rachel Cohen

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Gold leads after short program in the world championships

BOSTON - A long program yet to come, Gracie Gold feels confident enough to declare that perhaps it's time for the first world title by an American woman in a decade.
By Rachel Cohen

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Hanyu is favored at skating's World Championships

Yuzuru Hanyu has put up dominating wins and record-breaking scores this season and is the man to beat in the World Championships.
By Rachel Cohen

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Mendoza earns spot in the both for baseball

Jessica Mendoza is now the most prominent woman calling national games for a major men's sport after being named as a regular on Sunday Night Baseball.
By Rachel Cohen

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

American Pharoah's Triple Crown is AP's top sports story

NEW YORK - American Pharoah's sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes for horse racing's first Triple Crown since 1978 was selected the sports story of the year Thursday in an ...
By Rachel Cohen

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Franklin trying to find her old form ahead of Rio Games

NEW YORK - It was all so simple throughout Missy Franklin's young career: work hard, and fast times and big wins will follow. Until they didn't.
By Rachel Cohen

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Kenya's Stanley Biwott, Mary Keitany win at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK - Kenya's Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany have swept the titles at the New York City Marathon. Keitany became the first woman to repeat since Paula Radcliffe in 2008.
By Rachel Cohen

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Deba is looking to win hometown New York City Marathon

NEW YORK - One of the world's best marathoners trains among the weekend warriors and high school cross-country teams in New York City's parks.
By Rachel Cohen

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

NFL tries streaming for the first time

The NFL is testing out some potential new revenue sources.by streaming a game from London on Sunday.
By Rachel Cohen

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

Players want to see Williams win Slam

The No. 2 women's tennis player in the world hopes Serena Williams wins the U.S. Open.
By Rachel Cohen

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Arthur Ashe Stadium is taking on a new look

NEW YORK - U.S. Open spectators must wait out rain delays at Arthur Ashe Stadium for one more year, until the retractable roof is completed.
By Rachel Cohen

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

Walsh Jennings adjusts to injury as Rio qualifying looms

NEW YORK - The Olympics are a year away, and three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings no longer enjoys the luxury of time after separating her right shoulder again last month.
By Rachel Cohen

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Mexico captures seventh Gold Cup crown

PHILADELPHIA - Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory ...
By Rachel Cohen

Friday, July 24, 2015

Americans playing for pride

CHESTER, Pa. - Asked what winning the third-place game at the CONCACAF Gold Cup would mean, U.S. captain Michael Bradley paused for a moment, then said softly, "Not much."
By Rachel Cohen

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Mexico, Panama prevail at Gold Cup quarterfinals

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Andres Guardado scored on a penalty kick in the final minute of stoppage time in extra time to give Mexico a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup ...
By Rachel Cohen
 
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