January 6, 2016

Column: Some good, clean fun trying to predict the future for sports in 2016

By John Leicester THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS _ Underdogs had their days, plenty of them, in 2015: Leicester City snapping at the heels of England’s Premier […]
January 6, 2016

Jordan Spieth isn’t the only player with a tough act to follow

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KAPALUA, Hawaii _ Jordan Spieth isn’t the only player with a tough act to follow. Jason Day is coming off […]
January 4, 2016

Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler score on power play to help Ducks beat Jets 4 1

ANAHEIM, Calif.(AP) _ After a miserable start to the season, the Anaheim Ducks have climbed all the way back into playoff position. That might not seem […]
January 4, 2016

Kobe sits out again with shoulder problem, Lakers beat Suns 97 77 with 30 from Lou Williams

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The Los Angeles Lakers have won three straight games for the first time since last February, which […]
January 4, 2016

Serena Williams skips Hopman Cup opening match with knee problem, replaced by Vicky Duval

PERTH, Australia (AP)_ Serena Williams withdrew from her opening match at the Hopman Cup on Monday because of inflammation in her left knee, an early setback […]
January 4, 2016

Supreme Court committee recommends sweeping changes in BCCI in bid to bring in transparency

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI _ A court-appointed committee has urged a shake-up to the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket […]
January 2, 2016

Heat open busy January with a flourish, Whiteside scores 25 and Miami rolls past Dallas 106 82

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ With 17 games to play in 31 days and two brutal road trips awaiting, the Miami Heat know […]
January 2, 2016

DeRozan, Lowry as Raptors open new year with 104 94 win over Hornets

By Dhiren Mahiban THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey credited his teams’ defensive play for their fourth-quarter turnaround on Friday night. The Raptors erased […]
January 2, 2016

Tough act to follow: 2015 3 time major winner Serena Williams tries to spin it again this year

By Dennis Passa THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRISBANE, Australia _ There may be no tougher act to follow in any sport in 2016 than Serena Williams’ attempt […]
January 2, 2016

Lou Williams has big 4th quarter as Lakers beat 76ers 93 84 without injured Kobe Bryant

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The young Los Angeles Lakers are eventually going to have to learn how to play well as […]
December 30, 2015

Browns QB Johnny Manziel placed in concussion protocol, likely to miss Sunday’s season finale

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEREA, Ohio _ All that running around _ on the field _ caught up with Johnny Manziel. Cleveland’s free-wheeling, fun-loving […]
December 30, 2015

FERGUSON ON GOLF: More than slowing down, Tiger Woods at near halt as he reaches 40

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ten days after Tiger Woods turned 24, he picked up his 16th career PGA Tour victory by beating Ernie Els […]
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