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    Lionel Messi is set to leave Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expires at the end of the season after two years with the French soccer team a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly comment on the Argentine great's position. The person said Messi's departure was a mutual decision and his contract has effectively been allowed to run down since January. The news comes a day after PSG suspended the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner following a trip to Saudi Arabia without the club's permission.

      Wrexham has secured promotion to the fourth tier of English soccer to achieve the first part of the dream of celebrity owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The Hollywood actors were among a crowd of around 10,000 at the Racecourse Ground in north Wales to see Wrexham clinch the National League title with a 3-1 win over Boreham Wood. Reynolds and McElhenney seemingly have become soccer fanatics since completing their out-of-nowhere purchase of the Welsh club for $2.5 million in 2021. Wrexham is heading back into the English Football League for the first time in 15 years. Wrexham is four points clear of second-placed Notts County with one round of games left.

        Season 2 of “Welcome to Wrexham” is set to get the Hollywood ending the first one failed to deliver. But with Wrexham a last-minute plot twist isn't out of the question. It's hard to imagine that even A-list owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney anticipated the unscripted drama created by this unlikely union between Tinseltown and a former mining town in Wales.

        DESTIN, Fla. – Josh Brooks inherited 15 head coaches when he succeeded Greg McGarity as Georgia’s athletic director in January of 2021. Twenty-eight months later, he has replaced eight of them. That’s right, more than half. This is not to say that Brooks is a ruthless, win-at-all-cost department head. There are arguments to the contrary. And some of those coaching changes were not initiated by ...

        Oklahoma will seek its third straight national softball title and seventh championship overall at the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners set the NCAA Division I record with their 48th consecutive win in an 8-7 victory over Clemson on Saturday to win the Norman Super Regional. 

        SAN DIEGO — Remember when a new Pac-12 media rights deal and expansion plans were supposed to be completed by Labor Day? Then it was by late fall, then by the end of the calendar year, then within the first couple months of the new year. "When I first took the job," new Mountain West Commissioner Gloria Nevarez said, "I expected it to happen any day, any week, after Jan. 1." Then it was no ...

        NORMAN, Okla. — Kinzie Hansen hit a dramatic, tying three-run home run in the seventh inning, Tiare Jennings led off the ninth inning with a solo blast and Oklahoma set an NCAA record with its 48-straight win on Saturday, a thrilling 8-7 decision over Clemson to win the Norman Super Regional.


        Charlotte Motor Speedway has announced the Coca-Cola 600 has been postponed until Monday due to wet weather. The Cup Series race will begin at 3 p.m. ET on Monday. NASCAR has moved the Xfinity Series up to an 11 a.m. start. The Xfinity Series race had been scheduled to run Saturday but was also postponed. 

        Josef Newgarden finally won his first Indianapolis 500 with an audacious pass of defending race winner Marcus Ericsson in a 2.5-mile sprint to the finish. Newgarden gave team owner Roger Penske his 19th win and first since buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race had been red-flagged for the third time in the closing laps, setting up a one-lap race to the end.

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