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Mahan Begins Long Road in the Playoffs, with History on Side
EDISON, N.J. -- Recent history is what gives Hunter Mahan a level of optimism he would not ordinarily have at The Barclays.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bolt Leaves 'Em Laughing and a New Star Comes Out in 400
BEIJING -- Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Dixon: Karam Has Strong Support System To Help with Crash
SONOMA, Calif. -- Sage Karam has a strong support system that his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate believes will help him through the death of Justin Wilson.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts Former 49er Ray McDonald on Rape Charge
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Santa Clara County grand jury indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of an intoxicated person.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Verlander, Tigers Blank Angels 5-0
DETROIT -- Justin Verlander lost a bid for his third no-hitter when Chris Iannetta lined a leadoff double in the ninth inning that landed barely fair on the left-field line, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 Wednesday night.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Coppenrath Retires From Pro Hoops, Returns to St. J Academy
Taylor Coppenrath announced his retirement from a 10-year professional basketball career on Wednesday night.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Quick Hits
NFL
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Triple Crown Winner Arrives at Saratoga for Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- With a dozen roses and about 300 people waiting to greet him, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah arrived at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday and was led off a horse van next to his barn after a flight from California.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Patriots Look for Improvement in 3rd Preseason Game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick is looking for some major improvement from the New England Patriots as they head to Carolina for Friday night's third preseason game.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Humbled Vick at Peace in Reserve Role with Steelers
PITTSBURGH -- The crowd around the backup quarterback's locker was three or four deep. Somewhere in the middle, underneath the bright lights that never seem to go away, Michael Vick spent 13 minutes answering the same questions that never seem to go away.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Ex-NFLer Martin Says He Attempted Suicide Multiple Times
MIAMI -- Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Rutgers Investigating Communication Between Flood, Faculty
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers is investigating whether football coach Kyle Flood violated school or NCAA rules by contacting a faculty member about the academic status of a player.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Big 12 Supports Prohibiting Transfers For Violence Issues
Big 12 Conference athletic directors are unanimously backing a proposal that would prohibit schools from accepting transfers who were disciplined for violent acts at their previous schools.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Steelers Sign QB Michael Vick to 1-Year Deal
PITTSBURGH -- Michael Vick needed a job. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a backup quarterback.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Pick 6: Most Intriguing Games Of the Season
Every game counts. Some games count more than others.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Americans struggle through opening 4 days of worlds
BEIJING -- Jenny Simpson lost her left shoe after being stepped on and ran the last lap of the 1,500-meter race with her bare foot striking the surface.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Reggie Wayne Looking Forward To Fresh Start
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Reggie Wayne said he was talking to several NFL teams before deciding to sign a one-year contract with the New England Patriots.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

LA Projects $161 Million Surplus If It Gets 2024 Olympics
LOS ANGELES -- After anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a budget Tuesday that shows the city holding a $161 million surplus after staging events from Santa Monica beaches to the Hollywood Hills.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

American Pharoah 1-5 Favorite in 10-Horse Field for Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- And now, it's on to the Spa for the Triple Crown winner.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Quick Hits
NBA
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

ESPN Takes Schilling Off LLWS Broadcast After Tweet
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- ESPN removed Curt Schilling from its broadcast team for the Little League World Series on Tuesday because of an anti-Muslim tweet.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

USC's Sarkisian Apologizes For Drunken Speech at Team Rally
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol and medication.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

US OPEN 2015: Nadal Says His Struggles Are On Him, Not Team
NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam titles while coached by his uncle.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

While Chasing Bolt, Gatlin Shakes Off Criticism at Worlds
BEIJING -- Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the 200 meters.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

MLB Roundup: Gomez, Gattis Lead Keuchel and Astros To Testy Rout of Yanks
NEW YORK -- Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 blowout of the New York Yankees that briefly got testy Tuesday night.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

MLB Roundup: Beltran Hits Sacrifice Fly in 9th; Yankees Beat Astros 1-0
NEW YORK -- Carlos Beltran hit a game-ending sacrifice fly after Oliver Perez walked the bases loaded, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 1-0 Monday night in a game highlighted by a tense duel between Nathan Eovaldi and Scott Feldman.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Quick Hits
INDYCAR
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Fraser-Pryce Teaches Lesson in How To Gets Gold at Worlds
BEIJING -- They both lifted their arms to celebrate before the finish line.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Carter Apologizes for Advising Rookies To Get a 'Fall Guy'
Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter has issued an apology for telling NFL rookies at a league symposium in 2014 that they should "get a fall guy" to help them avoid trouble.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Patriots Welcome Veteran WR Wayne
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots players are looking forward to having veteran wide receiver and former rival Reggie Wayne on their team.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Cotto-Alvarez Bout Is On for Nov. 21
LOS ANGELES -- If Miguel Cotto's fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is anywhere near as difficult as the negotiations to get them in the ring together, boxing fans are in for a treat this fall.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Triple Crown Winner 'Looks Great' Before Trip to Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Bob Baffert says American Pharoah "looks great" two days before the Triple Crown winner is scheduled to leave California for Saratoga Race Course and run in Saturday's Travers Stakes.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Eagles, NFL Disagree Over Hit on Sam Bradford's Knees
PHILADELPHIA -- The NFL says Terrell Suggs' hit on Sam Bradford's knees on Saturday night wasn't illegal and shouldn't have been a penalty.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

O'Brien Names Hoyer the Texans' Starting Quarterback
HOUSTON -- Now that he's been named Houston's starting quarterback Brian Hoyer knows he'll have to continue to perform to keep that job.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Gatlin Defends His Mom from the Podium Stand at Worlds
BEIJING -- If you heckle Justin Gatlin's mom, he will respond -- even if he's in the middle of an awards ceremony.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Packers Lose WR Jordy Nelson for the Season to Injury
The Green Bay Packers' worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson's knee injury have come true.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

IndyCar Confronts Safety as Justin Wilson Fights for Life
With Justin Wilson fighting for his life in a Pennsylvania hospital, IndyCar faces yet another crisis as the series prepares to crown its champion.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Yanks Lose, Drop Out of 1st Place
NEW YORK -- After a pregame ceremony to retire Andy Pettitte's No. 46, it was largely downhill for the New York Yankees.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Bowyer Holds Head High To Cling to Final Chase Berth
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- All of the crew members who work on Clint Bowyer's team know they'll be out of a job in 12 more races. Like everyone else at Michael Waltrip Racing, they face an uncertain future in NASCAR following this week's announcement that the organization will close at the end of the season.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Gottfried Leads Pearland Over Bonita, 8-4 in LLWS
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Ben Gottfried hit a two-run homer and threw 4 2/3 innings of three-hit ball and Pearland, Texas, beat Bonita, California, 8-4 on Sunday to improve to 2-0 in the Little League World Series.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Quick Hits
INDYCAR
Monday, August 24, 2015

NFL Notebook: Garropolo, Pats Edge NO 26-24
NEW ORLEANS -- Brandin Cooks caught all four passes thrown his way for 117 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown from Drew Brees, and the New Orleans Saints raced to a 21-0 lead before the New England Patriots rallied for a 26-24 victory on Saturday night
Monday, August 24, 2015

Love Wins as Tiger Struggles in Final Round
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Davis Love III's long victory drought is over. Tiger Woods will have to wait a while to get another chance.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Tennis: Federer Again Owns Cincy; Serena Also Wins
MASON, Ohio -- Roger Federer jutted his right index finger toward the summer-blue sky to celebrate his latest Cincinnati title. He would have needed both hands to count all of them.
Monday, August 24, 2015

MLB: Sox Smell Bad After Latest Choke
BOSTON -- Boston's Junichi Tazawa found out the hard way that life as closer can have its lousy days.
Monday, August 24, 2015

It's Unanimous: Buckeyes No. 1
Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The AP poll.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Bolt Beats Gatlin for Gold in 100 at Worlds
BEIJING -- A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Some Top QB-Tight End Combos in NFL History
Tony Romo and Jason Witten of the Cowboys have more completions than any quarterback-tight end combination in the NFL since 1991, as far back as STATS can go. Here's a look at some of the top QB-TE combos in league history:
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Denny Hamlin Leads Toyota Sweep in Bristol Qualifying
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Denny Hamlin set a track record in leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Quick Hits
TENNIS
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Saints Receivers, Pats Defensive Backs Tested Each Other
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler appreciated the chance to spend a couple days being tested at practice by record-setting quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' offense, even if there were moments when last season's Super Bowl hero got the worst of his matchup.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Ronda Rousey Will Fight Former Boxer Holly Holm on Jan. 2
LOS ANGELES -- UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will take on former boxing champion Holly Holm in her next bout on Jan. 2.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

No-Hitter Leads S. Carolina Past RI
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Alex Edmondson threw his second no-hitter in eight days and hit a two-run homer in the first inning to help Taylors, South Carolina, beat Cranston, Rhode Island, 7-1 on Friday in the state's first ever victory in the Little League World Series.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Golf: Tiger Claims Share of Lead at Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Some top QB-tight end combinations in NFL history
Tony Romo and Jason Witten of the Cowboys have more completions than any quarterback-tight end combination in the NFL since 1991, as far back as STATS can go. Here's a look at some of the top QB-TE combos in league history:
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Bowyer Won't Reveal Where He's Headed After MWR
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- If Clint Bowyer already has his future figured out, he wasn't ready to reveal it Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

MLB Roundup: Sox Continue Winning Ways
BOSTON -- When you're the defending AL champion and you have a double-digit lead in the division, it's easy to shrug off a two-game slump.
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Some NFL Coaches Speak Out To Curb Training Camp Fights
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera offered this edict to his players before the start of this week's joint practices with the Miami Dolphins: You fight, you're out.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Quick Hits
TENNIS
Friday, August 21, 2015

Silent Brady Stands Out at Joint Patriots-Saints Practices
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Tom Brady's media blackout, purportedly on advice of lawyers handling the legal challenge to his "Deflategate" suspension, has left him unavailable to even discuss how the New England Patriots look on the football field.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Orlando Cabrera Returns To Centennial Field
BURLINGTON -- Twenty years after being a member of the 1995 McNamara Division champion Vermont Expos, former MLB shortstop Orlando Cabrera returns to historic Centennial to be honored on Saturday as the Vermont Lake Monsters take on the Tri-City ValleyCats at 6.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Woods Opens Wyndham With His Best Round in 2 Years
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Peyton Manning Set To Unveil His New Mash-Up Offense
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Get ready to see Peyton Manning like you haven't seen him in years.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Kelly Joins Elite Group Entering 6th Season at Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Brian Kelly is entering his sixth season as Notre Dame coach, just the seventh in the program's long and storied history to make it that far.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Djokovic Rallies To Win at Cincy; Serena Williams Wins Too
MASON, Ohio -- Novak Djokovic smacked his racket on the court after losing serve, seemingly headed for another unexplainable loss at a tournament that has eluded him. In the end, he stopped fuming and started playing like the best.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Decision on Pistorius' Release May Take Up To 4 Months
JOHANNESBURG -- A review board has up to four months to decide whether and when Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison into house arrest, a spokesman for South Africa's justice ministry said on Thursday.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Usain Bolt Talks Doping in Advance of World Championships
BEIJING -- He set world records, won Olympic gold medals, danced on the track and made the sprint game feel fun again.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Myley, Sox Top League-leading KC 4-1
BOSTON -- Ryan Hanigan drove in two runs and scored another on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s triple to help the Boston Red Sox beat Kansas City 4-1 Thursday night, ending the Royals' five-game winning streak.
Friday, August 21, 2015

Quick Hits
NFL
Thursday, August 20, 2015

There Won't Be Another Mo'ne at This Year's LLWS
PHILADELPHIA -- Mo'ne Davis was the talk of the sports world and beyond after becoming the first female to win a game in the Little League World Series. Her success has inspired other girls to pursue baseball, though no girls will be playing for the championship at Williamsport when the 16-team tournament starts Thursday.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bird Has 2, 2-Run HRs for Yankees in 4-3 Win Over Twins
NEW YORK -- Greg Bird shrugged his shoulders a few times, gave a bashful smile or two and talked about how he's just honored to be helping his Yankees teammates. Nothing seemed to faze this 22-year-old rookie.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Patriots, Saints Express Mutual Admiration At Joint Practice
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The kinship between Bill Belichick and Sean Payton is apparent in the way they compliment each other, as well as the subjects they'd rather not discuss.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

AP Source: McCoy Will Be Ready for Bills Season Opener
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bills running back LeSean McCoy's injured left hamstring will be healed in time for Buffalo's regular-season opener against Indianapolis on Sept. 13, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

NFL Notes: Eli Manning Not Looking To Be the NFL's Top Paid Quarterback
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning didn't ask the New York Giants to make him the NFL's highest-paid quarterback.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Red Sox Bring in Ex-Tigers Boss Dombrowski To Run Club
BOSTON -- New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Win Cincinnati Openers
MASON, Ohio -- Serena Williams pumped her fist after each important point and screamed as she smacked another emphatic shot. The defending Cincinnati champion wasn't going to ease into the tournament.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

'Deflategate' Judge Says Brady Suspension in Jeopardy
NEW YORK -- A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four-game suspension of Tom Brady over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy as the star New England quarterback returned to practice.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Pistorius Release Put On Hold By SAfrican Justice Department
JOHANNESBURG -- Two days before he was due to leave prison, Oscar Pistorius' early release was suddenly put on hold Wednesday by South Africa's Department of Justice, which sent his case back to a parole board.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

MLB Roundup: Ortiz's 492nd Among 4 Red Sox HRs in 6-4 Win Over Indians
BOSTON -- David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Michael Waltrip Racing Grants Clint Bowyer Release for 2016
Michael Waltrip's rocky nine-year effort to build a successful race team was on the verge of collapse Wednesday as the organization said it will not run any cars full-time next season and released Clint Bowyer from his contract to pursue a new job for 2016.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Injuries to Benjamin, Delmas Mar Dolphins-Panthers Scrimmage
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Major injuries marred the first day of a joint practice between Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

With Boykin and Experience, TCU Offense Could Be Even Better
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Gary Patterson is like everyone else who is wondering what more can be expected from TCU's offense after a record-setting debut.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

MLB Roundup: Sox Bounce Back With 9-1 Win
BOSTON -- The Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night, hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying goodbye to general manager Ben Cherington.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Elliott, O-Line Hope To Lead Another Ohio State Title Run
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ezekiel Elliott and the Ohio State offensive line could make most quarterbacks look good.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

49ers Trade TE Asante Cleveland to Pats for OL Jordan Devey
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers traded tight end Asante Cleveland to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots for offensive lineman Jordan Devey on Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Messier Named Vt. Athlete of the Month for April
The Vermont Sports Media Association chose two high school seniors as its April winners of Male and Female Athlete of the Month Awards, and honored a high school senior and a college senior for their efforts in May.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Quick Hits
TENNIS
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Hole-In-One at SJCC
ANOTHER ACE
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Michael Jordan Tells Jury He Values His Image 'Preciously'
CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan testified Tuesday that his image is precious to him, which is why he filed a lawsuit against a grocery store chain that used it without permission.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

'Family First' for NHL All-Star Briere in Retirement
VOORHEES, N.J. -- Danny Briere could have scraped by for one more NHL season, hung on as fourth-line center and provided veteran leadership for a team needing an extra push toward a Stanley Cup.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A Serene Serena Williams Not Feeling Grand Slam Pressure
MASON, Ohio -- One major title stands between Serena Williams and a Grand Slam, and she's enjoying this "awesome" and "crazy" ride.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Danica Patrick Stays with SHR; New Sponsor Nature's Bakery
Danica Patrick's fit and healthy lifestyle has landed her a new sponsor that allows her to stay with Stewart-Haas Racing.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NFL Roundup: Brady, Goodell Meet But 'Deflategate' Unresolved
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met Tuesday to discuss settling the "Deflategate" legal case but were unsuccessful, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Iowa Team Wins LLSWS Tiebreaker After Questioning No-Hhitter
PORTLAND, Ore. -- An Iowa team advanced to the Little League Softball World Series semifinals Tuesday by beating an opponent forced to play a tiebreaker after it was accused of deliberately losing a game.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Francona To Accompany Longtime Friend Farrell for Treatment
BOSTON -- Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sailors Try To Limit Contact With Polluted Rio Olympic Venue
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Mexico sailing coach Agustin Bellocchio offered a tip to sailors and windsurfers at this week's Olympic test event in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay: Don't swallow the water.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Adams or Lockie? It Will Have To Play Out for Oregon
EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's quest to replace quarterback Marcus Mariota has already seen its share of drama.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Labor Board Blocks Effort To Unionize College Athletes
CHICAGO -- The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Column: JGR Leaps Ahead of Pack, Eyes Sprint Cup Title
Listen to Joe Gibbs and he will tell you his race teams lagged behind the competition just 10 weeks ago.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Quick Hits
GOLF
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Mayweather-Pacquiao Lawsuits Sent to California Court
LAS VEGAS -- Plaintiffs who say the May 2 Las Vegas fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a fraud and they deserve their pay-per-view money back will argue their cases in front of a federal judge in California.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Former NFL Players Appeal Terms of Concussion Settlement
PHILADELPHIA -- Former NFL players who object to terms of the potential $1 billion concussion settlement have filed appeals that are likely to delay payouts to thousands of retirees until next year.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Yanks' Sabathia Says He 'Flipped Out' in Toronto
BOSTON -- Danny Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston's hot bats, and Lonnie Chisenhall had a solo homer and three RBIs to carry the Cleveland Indians past the Red Sox 8-2 on Monday night.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Agent: Tiger To Play this Week's Wyndham for 1st Time
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

NFL Notbeook: Pats Prep for Saints
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick won't spend any time on the golf course when the New England Patriots travel to The Greenbrier for joint practice sessions with the New Orleans Saints later this week.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Kenseth in Control at Michigan, Wins 3rd Cup Race of Season
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.
Monday, August 17, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Monday, August 17, 2015

Jason Day Shows Major Mettle and Wins PGA Championship
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.
Monday, August 17, 2015

LeBron James, Akron Making College Possible For City Kids
SANDUSKY, Ohio -- LeBron James is giving kids from Akron -- ones with challenging backgrounds like his -- the chance to go to college for free.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

WHO: Viral Testing 'Advisable' in Rio's Olympic Waters
RIO DE JANEIRO -- The World Health Organization's top water expert said Friday the body "never advised against viral testing" for Rio de Janeiro's polluted waterways where about 1,400 athletes will compete in Olympic events next year.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Family Believes Tony Stewart Lost His Temper in Fatal Crash
The parents of a sprint car driver struck and killed last year by Tony Stewart believe a wrongful death lawsuit is the only way to hold the NASCAR star accountable.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Tebowmania Sweeps Through Philly
PHILADELPHIA -- When Tim Tebow completes a pass or takes off running with the football, fans watching the Philadelphia Eagles practice cheer loudly and reporters quickly post about it on social media.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Japan's Iwata Matches Major Record with 63 at PGA
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Hiroshi Iwata of Japan fired a 90-yard wedge from the rough on No. 18 that nearly rolled in before settling 3 feet from the cup. That tap-in par for a 63 was the best score at the PGA Championship so far and good enough to match the lowest single round ever in a major.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Prosecutor Seeks Extradition of More FIFA Defendants
NEW YORK -- Lawyers for top soccer officials detained overseas in the FIFA bribery scandal are negotiating with U.S. authorities over coming to the United States to face racketeering and other charges, a prosecutor said Friday.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

APNewsBreak: Bonds Has 'Weight Lifted Off My Shoulders'
SAN FRANCISCO -- Legally cleared at last, Barry Bonds is unconcerned with everybody else's thoughts on his career or credentials: He's a Hall of Famer. Hands down.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Red Sox Manager Farrell Says He Has 'Highly Curable' Cancer
BOSTON -- Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Saturday, August 15, 2015

MLB: Beltran, Yankees Rally, End Toronto's 11-Game Winning Streak
TORONTO -- Carlos Beltran hit a huge home run in the eighth inning, Andrew Miller escaped a big jam in the ninth and the New York Yankees stopped Toronto's 11-game winning streak, beating the Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

UNC Uncovers Potentially More Violations in Academic Scandal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina uncovered possibly additional NCAA violations in women's basketball and men's soccer while preparing the response to its long-running academic scandal, the school announced Friday.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

NFL Issues Memo Reminding Players To Avoid Fighting
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The NFL warned teams about fighting during games in response to inter- and intra-team altercations that have erupted in training camp, including the one that left New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith with a broken jaw.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

University of Maryland Assistant Resigns After Allegation
COVINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Maryland said Friday that an assistant women's basketball coach resigned, following his suspension after a player he coached at Xavier University accused him of groping her.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

A 63, a Spieth Rally and a Storm Delay at PGA Championship
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Kenseth Takes Pole at Michigan, Gibbs Drivers Sweep Top 3
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- The latest impressive showing for Joe Gibbs Racing came in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway.
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Settlement Discussions in NFL 'Deflategate' Case Continue
NEW YORK -- For a second day Thursday, lawyers for the NFL and its players' union met separately with a federal judge to try to resolve their legal dispute over whether Commissioner Roger Goodell's four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady should stand.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Kyrgios, Australian Tennis Back in the Unsavory Spotlight
BRISBANE, Australia -- With tournament titles drying up, it's the tantrums now that are drawing attention to Australian men's tennis.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Quick Hits
LOCAL GOLF
Friday, August 14, 2015

Without Mentioning Geno Smith, Enemkpali Says He's Sorry
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith -- the player he sucker punched -- by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he's sorry, and never meant to hurt anyone.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Women's State Softball Tourney Held in Newport
NEWPORT -- The Women's State Softball tournament was held July 18 and 19. Twenty-seven teams traveled to Newport from all over the state to play.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Dustin Johnson Plays Like He Has A Short Memory
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Already tied for the lead, Dustin Johnson was in position for more Thursday in the PGA Championship. He was in the fairway on the par-5 second hole at Whistling Straits and faced a "perfect 3-wood" to reach the green for a sure birdie or even better.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Hisashi Iwakuma's Gem Finally Ends AL No-Hitter Drought
SEATTLE -- After years of waiting, the drought finally ended thanks to the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Father of Billy Hurley III Dies of Self-Inflicted Wound
WASHINGTON -- The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, nearly a month after he left home, Hurley announced on Thursday.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Manning Expected To Sit Out Broncos' Preseason Opener
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Peyton Manning isn't expected to play in the Denver Broncos' preseason opener at Seattle on Friday night.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Buehrle, Blue Jays Win 11th Straight, Beat Athletics 4-2
TORONTO -- Sonny Gray's sore back forced the Oakland A's to juggle their rotation, and cost them a chance to send their staff ace against the hottest team in baseball.
Friday, August 14, 2015

Judge Puts NFL on Hot Seat As He Belittles 'Deflategate'
NEW YORK -- A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding to know what evidence directly links Brady to deflating footballs and belittling the drama of the controversy.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

MLB Roundup: Iwakuma Tosses No-Hitter in Seattle's 3-0 Win Over Orioles
SEATTLE -- Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Realmuto Drives in 6 Runs To Help Marlins Beat Red Sox 14-6
MIAMI -- As J.T. Realmuto walked back to the dugout in the eighth inning after whiffing wildly at a 3-2 pitch, he could afford to laugh.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

USOC Optimistic Los Angeles Will Bid for 2024 Olympics
This time, U.S. Olympic leaders are looking to Los Angeles as a bidder for the 2024 Olympics -- a city that actually wants to host the games.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

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GOLF
Thursday, August 13, 2015

World Champion Simone Biles Ready for US Nationals
INDIANAPOLIS -- Simone Biles insists she's not keeping track. She goes to a gymnastics meet. She spends a couple of hours testing the laws of physics and the sport's boundaries, occasionally glancing up at the scoreboard.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Battle At the Top with McIlroy, Spieth
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Rory McIlroy faces a different set of questions from the last time he played, and he had answers for most of them.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Swimmers Sickened After Rio Race Worry About 2016 Olympics
Reports of dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in Rio de Janeiro's waters have raised -- and renewed -- fears that athletes are at risk of getting sick at next summer's Olympics.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Peyton Manning: Tom Brady Apologized To Him For Email Barb
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Peyton Manning says Tom Brady apologized to him -- unnecessarily -- after taking a shot at him in recently released emails.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

'Deflategate' Judge Pressures NFL, Union, Brady To Settle
NEW YORK -- A federal judge took a peacemaker's role Tuesday, urging New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to find common ground to settle differences before he lowers the gavel on a controversy over deflated footballs.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

MLB Roundup: Blue Jays Win 9th Straight, Beat Athletics 4-2
TORONTO -- Jose Bautista hit a solo home run, Drew Hutchison pitched seven strong innings and the Toronto Blue Jays won their ninth straight game, beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Murray Fits in with Eagles After Playing for Rival Cowboys
PHILADELPHIA -- DeMarco Murray walked off the field hearing cheers and autograph requests from the same fans who used to hurl insults at him and his teammates.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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NFL
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Woods Comes to PGA with Modest Goal: Get Better
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Tiger Woods knows the concept of going through a transition, just not the numbers associated with this one.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Jets' Smith Out 6-10 Weeks After Punched in Jaw By Teammate
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Geno Smith's hopes for a breakout season with the New York Jets took a major blow -- to the jaw.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Kingdom Run: Results from the 9th Annual Kingdom Run
Here are the winners in all age categories for each event of the Ninth Annual Kingdom Run.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Gordon's Farewell Tour Hits Snag at Watkins Glen
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Then he crashed the next week at Atlanta and this farewell tour of sorts had officially stalled out of the gate.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Some US Rowers Fall Ill at 2016 Olympics Test Event
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships -- a trial run for next summer's Olympics -- and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Giants Heading to Cincinnati for Workouts with Bengals
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Training camp has brought something new for the New York Giants the past few years.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Patriots Release QB Flynn, Sign Lindley
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Still unsure of the status of Tom Brady and with the preseason opener coming up, the New England Patriots released veteran quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday and signed Ryan Lindley to replace him as the team's third-stringer.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Government Details Why it Wants Armstrong Medical Records
AUSTIN, Texas -- The federal government says it wants Lance Armstrong's medical records from his 1996 cancer treatments because they could prove just how far he was willing to go to conceal performance-enhancing drug use from the public and his sponsors.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Bradley Powers Red Sox Over Tigers 7-2
DETROIT -- Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Sunday.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Joey Logano Wins at Watkins Glen, Saves Fuel this Time
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Joey Logano had enough fuel this time.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Monday, August 10, 2015

Lowry Wins Bridgestone for a World Title
AKRON, Ohio -- With no mistakes and two great escapes from the trees, Shane Lowry of Ireland introduced himself on a world stage Sunday by winning the Bridgestone Invitational.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Steelers Great Bettis Leads Eclectic Hall of Fame Class
CANTON, Ohio -- The humbled men in gold jackets entering football immortality were unmistakable. So was the endless sea of twirling yellow Terrible Towels there to greet them and the outpouring of compassion for the legend who wasn't there.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Tony Stewart
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The family of a young driver struck and killed by Tony Stewart's car on an upstate New York sprint racing track filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NASCAR star Friday.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Campbell Sisters Take Gold, Bronze in 100 Free at Worlds
KAZAN, Russia -- The sisters of speed are keeping the 100-meter freestyle title all in the family.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Quick Hits
NASCAR
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Bettis, Seau Headline Diverse Hall of Fame Group
CANTON, Ohio -- Tim Brown kept doing the math as the years ticked by and the phone call from the Pro Football Hall of Fame never came. So did Charles Haley.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

MLB Roundup: Bautista Homers in 10th, Leads Jays Over Yankees
NEW YORK -- Jose Bautista homered with one out in the 10th inning after two of the top slugging teams in the major leagues engaged in a tense pitchers' duel, lifting the surging Toronto Blue Jays over the New York Yankees 2-1 on Friday night, their sixth straight win.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Furyk Builds Big Lead at Firestone
AKRON, Ohio -- Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Released After Latest Arrest
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Aldon Smith received second chance after second chance with the San Francisco 49ers. They finally had enough following his fifth run-in with the law.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

What's New in the NFL? Plenty
What's new in NFL? Plenty
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane Under Police Investigation
HAMBURG, N.Y. -- Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is under police investigation over something that may have happened at his home last weekend.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Amendola Ready for Bigger Role with Patriots
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Danny Amendola celebrated a one-handed touchdown catch at New England Patriots camp Friday by getting up and firing the ball into the stands.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

King of the Road Jeff Gordon Says Good-Bye to Road Racing
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- It's been nearly two decades since Jeff Gordon won his first Sprint Cup road race. He has one more chance to add to his legacy on the two twisting courses NASCAR visits each year.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Minnesota AD Resigns After Colleagues Say He Groped Them
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota's athletic director resigned on Friday after being accused by two female co-workers of drunkenly groping them and sending them lewd and graphic text messages during a recent gathering.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Giants Defensive Line Coach the 1 Talking to Pierre-Paul
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Robert Nunn has a special relationship with injured New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

MLB: Red Sox Trade Napoli Back to Texas
DETROIT -- David Ortiz homered while Hanley Ramirez and Xander Bogaerts added two-run doubles to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Stewart Still Struggling a Year After Ward Jr.'s Fatal Wreck
As he ran out of gas on the final lap Sunday at Pocono Raceway, Tony Stewart wearily asked his team where he finished.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Jets' Marshall Declares Revis Best NFL Cornerback - Ever
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Brandon Marshall has seen enough of new Jets teammate Darrelle Revis to declare him the best cornerback in NFL history.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Ellsbury's HR Sinks Sox, 2-1
NEW YORK -- Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tiebreaking homer to snap out of a slump and CC Sabathia pitched six gritty innings after leaving his previous outing with dehydration, leading the New York Yankees to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Mountain Biking: No Longer Just for Winter, Fat Boys Becoming Year-Round Rides
What of summer fat boy riding?
Friday, August 7, 2015

Cadet Hoping To Fit into Patriots' Backfield
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Travaris Cadet says a 2012 joint practice with the New England Patriots helped him decide on his new home for the 2015 season.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Danny Lee Takes Lead at Bridgestone
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Graeme McDowell and Jordan Spieth were in good spirits Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational, which was good news for only one of them.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Jets' Cromartie: Brady Shouldn't Be Suspended
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Tom Brady has an unlikely ally in Antonio Cromartie.
Friday, August 7, 2015

Quick Hits
SOCCER
Friday, August 7, 2015

Cornerback Competition Heats Up in Patriots' Training Camp
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Devin McCourty is ready to change the subject.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

AP NewsBreak: Miami Lineman Speaks of his Heatstroke Ordeal
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

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LOCAL TENNIS
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Government Demanding Lance Armstrong's Medical Records
AUSTIN, Texas -- The federal government wants to see Lance Armstrong's medical records from his treatments for cancer, pecifically whether his doctors knew back in 1996 that he was using performance-enhancing drugs.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

NFL Doctor: Medical Timeout Might Have Helped in Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) -- Under the NFL's new medical timeout rule, Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman might not have been on the field with New England trying to score the go-ahead touchdown in the Super Bowl.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Dombrowski Says there Were No Contract Talks with Tigers
DETROIT -- Dave Dombrowski says there had been no talks with Tigers ownership about a new contract, so as the end of the season drew closer, he began to have doubts about his future in Detroit.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Michael Phelps Focused on Improving In and Out of Pool
Michael Phelps is still focused on going fast in the pool.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

US Women's Coach Jill Ellis Gets Contract Extension
CHICAGO -- Jill Ellis has been rewarded with a contract extension after leading the U.S. women to the World Cup title. Next challenge: the Olympics.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

American Teen Ledecky Wins 200 Free at World Swims
KAZAN, Russia -- Katie Ledecky is unbeatable in the distance races. Turns out she's awfully good going shorter, too.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

A Jug in Hand, Zach Johnson Gets Back to Work
AKRON, Ohio -- Jordan Spieth gets to play with Zach Johnson one tournament too late.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Judge Overseeing Brady Case No Stranger to Big Personalities
NEW YORK -- If there's anybody who can take the hot air out of football's "Deflategate," it's a Manhattan federal judge with a history of encouraging fast resolutions to perplexing problems.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Donald Sterling Seeks Divorce from Estranged Wife
LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly 60 years on Wednesday as he continues to battle her over ownership of the team.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

MLB Roundup: Wright's Knucklers Stifle Yankees as Ortiz, Red Sox Win 2-1
NEW YORK -- Steven Wright handcuffed a torrid New York Yankees lineup with his steady supply of floating knuckleballs, and David Ortiz hit a colossal home run for the Boston Red Sox in their 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Brady Testimony in NFL 'Deflategate' Released
NEW YORK -- Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn't turn over his cellphone.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Yanks Spank Sox 13-3
NEW YORK -- Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3 Tuesday night.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Quick Hits
NFL
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Gronk Happy To Have Contract Settled, Ready To Play Ball
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Rob Gronkowski was asked if he dances his way to the bank with a $4 million New England Patriots' check in his pocket.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Little League: Freak Accident Kills LL Batboy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015


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