October 27, 2015

Kobe Bryant participates in most of Lakers’ practice, still on track to play in season opener

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) _ Kobe Bryant is still expected to play in the Los Angeles Lakers’ season opener after being slowed by a bruised leg for […]
October 27, 2015

Major League Baseball doesn’t have a black manager after Lloyd McClendon’s firing

By Rob Maaddi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here’s a stat Major League Baseball would like to change: There are no African-American managers in the game. Lloyd McClendon […]
October 27, 2015

Former Robben Island inmate Sexwale heads to Egypt to seek African support for FIFA campaign

By Graham Dunbar And Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ Aiming to end FIFA’s “nightmare,” former Robben Island inmate and presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale will […]
October 26, 2015

3 Interceptions, lost fumble, kickoff return send Cowboys to fourth straight loss

By Tom Canavan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ While everyone may want to focus on the Dallas Cowboys not having the injured Tony Romo […]
October 26, 2015

2nd seeded Garbine Muguruza beats Lucie Safarova in straight sets in WTA Finals debut

SINGAPORE (AP)_ Second-seeded Garbine Muguruza had a successful debut at the WTA Finals, beating Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 (4) Monday. The 22-year-old Muguruza is the first […]
October 26, 2015

Tokyo Sexwale, businessman and former political prisoner, says will run for FIFA presidency

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An apartheid-era political prisoner turned multi-millionaire mining tycoon joined the race to be FIFA president on Saturday. South African Tokyo […]
October 26, 2015

Bahrain’s state news agency says AFC boss Sheikh Salman files for FIFA presidential race

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates(AP) _ Bahrain’s state news agency says Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa has formally launched his bid to […]
October 21, 2015

Serena Williams, Andy Murray to open 2016 season at Hopman Cup ahead of Australian Open

PERTH, Australia  (AP)_ Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Jack Sock once again when she opens her 2016 tennis season at the Hopman Cup tournament in […]
October 21, 2015

Tiger Woods hasn’t started recovery from back surgery, wants to play into his 40s

By Carlos Rodriguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY _ Tiger Woods is facing what he calls a long and tedious recovery from another back surgery and […]
October 21, 2015

2016 Copa America could move forward after marketing deals with Datisa end

MIAMI (AP) _ The proposed Copa America Centenario in the United States could get back on track after soccer’s governing bodies for both South America and […]
October 21, 2015

Dodgers claim pitcher Bonilla from Texas, place him on 60 day DL after Tommy John surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP)_ The Dodgers claimed pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla from the Texas Rangers and placed him on the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from Tommy […]
October 21, 2015

West Indies great Sobers says player preference for T20 is cause for Caribbean cricket decline

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) _ West Indies great Garfield Sobers thinks the increasing player preference for Twenty20 leagues over conventional formats of the game has contributed […]
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