September 30, 2015

Venus Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarterfinals at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China(AP) _ Venus Williams beat Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Wuhan Open. A day […]
September 30, 2015

Kobe Bryant returns to Hawaii, site of pro debut, as Lakers open camp in Honolulu

HONOLULU _ Kobe Bryant returned Tuesday morning to where it all began for him. The 20th season for the Los Angeles Lakers’ star got under way […]
September 30, 2015

Prime Time at Yankee Stadium: Prime ministers from New Zealand and Curacao see Red Sox Yankees

By Ben Walker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Be it a president, king or emir, there’s plenty that world leaders in town for the United […]
September 29, 2015

Happy returns: After illness and injury last year, Bosh and McRoberts back as Heat open camp

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. _ Chris Bosh was the final Miami Heat player to leave the court after practice Tuesday. It […]
September 29, 2015

Venus Williams

Venus Williams has reached a career milestone with the 700th match victory of her career. The seven-time major champion reached the mark with a 6-4, 6-3 […]
September 29, 2015

FIFA bans former vice president and Sepp Blatter ally Jack Warner for life for bribery

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner was banned from soccer for life […]
September 29, 2015

All the buzz about leaner Lowry as Toronto Raptors prepare to open camp

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Eyes turned and followed Kyle Lowry when he strode into the Air Canada Centre practice gym on Monday. […]
September 29, 2015

Back from injury again, Kobe Bryant isn’t sure his 20th year with Lakers will be his last

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front […]
September 29, 2015

Subban gets 2 assists as Canadiens beat Penguins 4 1; Yandle rallies Rangers past Flyers

P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov had two assists apiece, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Monday night in a preseason game at […]
September 28, 2015

We The North: Bennett happy to be playing at home for the Toronto Raptors

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Playing for Canada put Anthony Bennett back on track. Now he hopes playing in Canada will keep the […]
September 28, 2015

West Indies suspends head coach Simmons for apparently questioning selection process of squad

West Indies coach Phil Simmons was suspended by the country’s cricket board on Monday for appearing to question the make-up of his one-day international squad that […]
September 28, 2015

Raptors officially announce signing of Canadian forward Anthony Bennett

TORONTO _ The Toronto Raptors have officially announced the signing of Canadian forward Anthony Bennett. Bennett had said on Twitter that he signed with the team, […]
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