July 8, 2015

Dempsey scores twice as US beats Honduras 2 1 to open Gold Cup title defence

By Schuyler Dixon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FRISCO, Texas _ Two headed goals by Clint Dempsey gave the United States a 2-1 victory over Honduras on Tuesday […]
July 8, 2015

Gatlin, Powell, Gay head season best 100 meter lineup at Athletissima Diamond League meet

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAUSANNE, Switzerland _ The best 100-meter lineup so far in this world championship season sees six of the eight fastest […]
July 8, 2015

Top prospect Miguel Sano shows his power and patience as Twins pound Orioles 8 3

By Brian Hall THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ After the ball cleared the fence, Miguel Sano simply put his head down and trotted around the bases […]
July 3, 2015

Once world’s fastest man, now a super quick underdog, Asafa Powell likes it that way

By John Leicester THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS _ Offered a glass of water in a sweltering Parisian heat wave, Asafa Powell shook his head, preferring the […]
July 3, 2015

After soul searching, Dwyane Wade decides to remain with the Miami Heat

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued […]
July 3, 2015

Wimbledon Lookahead: Williams sisters could set up first Wimbledon showdown since 2009 final

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of […]
July 3, 2015

Teenage switch hitting international prospect Leodys Taveras agrees to deal with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)_ The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $2.1 million deal with switch-hitting teenager Leodys Taveras, one of the top international free […]
July 3, 2015

Kyle Gibson goes 8 sharp innings, pair of RBI triples send Twins to 2 0 victory over Royals

By Dave Skretta THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, […]
July 2, 2015

Bangladesh rolling out rookie pacer Mustafizur against South Africa in 1st T20 on Sunday

DHAKA, Bangladesh _ South Africa will find out in its opening tour match on Sunday what all the fuss is about Bangladesh sensation Mustafizur Rahman. Mustafizer, […]
July 2, 2015

Tiger Woods hopes to avoid missing cut in consecutive tournaments for 1st time in 21 years

By John Raby THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. _ In its infancy, The Greenbrier Classic was friendly to first-time winners and re-energized the careers […]
July 2, 2015

Usain Bolt’s struggle with injury and poor form is “just a phase,” says teammate Asafa Powell

PARIS (AP)_ Usain Bolt‘s Jamaica teammate Asafa Powell believes the world record holder’s struggle with injury and poor form is “just a phase” and not the […]
July 2, 2015

Top ranked Serena Williams wins another one, reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) _ The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. Two down, five to go. Serena Williams won again at Wimbledon on Wednesday, advancing […]
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