July 1, 2015

Golf makes the turn: Halfway through the year a rivalry takes shape while Tiger Woods vanishes

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015, including a World Golf Championship, and he has […]
July 1, 2015

Wimbledon Lookahead: Zverev, 18, tries to join Djokovic, Murray; Williams sisters play singles

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men’s third round at Wimbledon _ and three […]
July 1, 2015

Cricket’s governing body suspends United States after report raises ‘significant concerns’

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  (AP) _ The International Cricket Council board has unanimously suspended the membership of the USA Cricket Association. World cricket’s governing body said it acted Friday after […]
July 1, 2015

Usain Bolt picks up injury and pulls out of Diamond League meetings

PARIS _ Slowed by an injured left leg, Usain Bolt withdrew Tuesday from this month’s Diamond League meetings in Paris and Lausanne, dealing a blow to […]
July 1, 2015

Jamaica anti doping agency starts collecting blood samples to test athletes

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the […]
June 26, 2015

Cavs get younger in draft, J.R. Smith hits free agent market, LeBron active in team’s plans

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INDEPENDENCE, Ohio _ Not only did the Cavaliers not pick first in the NBA draft, they traded their only first-rounder […]
June 26, 2015

San Antonio Spurs take Serbian C Nikola Milutinov at No. 26 in NBA draft

By Raul Dominguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO _ Eighteen years to the day after selecting Tim Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs chose another former swimmer […]
June 26, 2015

In Jamaica, former world record holder Asafa Powell dominates heats in men’s 100m with 9.98

KINGSTON, Jamaica  (AP) _ Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell dominated heats in the men’s 100 metres at Jamaica‘s trials by recording a time of 9.98 […]
June 26, 2015

Officials: Usain Bolt withdrawn from list of 100m competitors at Jamaica championships

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Usain Bolt has been removed from a list of competitors for the 100 metres at the Jamaica […]
June 25, 2015

Vanderbilt, Virginia coaches say off season foreign trips brought their teams closer together

By Eric Olson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OMAHA, Neb. _ The Vanderbilt and Virginia baseball teams both took foreign trips in the off-season, and both ended up […]
June 25, 2015

New summer, same story for England as inquest begins after under 21 side tumbles out of Euros

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An inquest into England’s failure at a major football tournament is as much a tradition of the British sporting summer […]
June 25, 2015

Canadiens’ Price rules NHL awards by winning Hart, Vezina and Lindsay

By Stephen Whyno THE CANADIAN PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Carey Price has plenty of shutouts in his hockey career. At the NHL awards, he picked up […]
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