December 26, 2015

NBA MVP Stephen Curry becomes 4th basketball player to win AP Male Athlete of Year

By Josh Dubow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif. _ Stephen Curry’s greatness as a basketball player can be measured by his record-setting shooting numbers that are […]
December 26, 2015

Chris Paul, Clippers hold off Lakers 94 84 in Kobe Bryant’s 16th and final Christmas Day game

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Chris Paul scored 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 94-84 on […]
December 24, 2015

Thunder blitz Lakers again, 120 85 with a combined 44 points by Westbrook and Durant

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers appear to have become one of the most […]
December 23, 2015

CONCACAF suing Los Angeles area company over alleged kickback scheme with ex officials

LOS ANGELES _ CONCACAF is suing a California company for at least $50 million in an alleged kickback scheme involving two former executives of the soccer […]
December 23, 2015

Pistons rally from 18 down, make 15 3 pointers on way to a 93 92 win over Heat

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ The game’s outcome wasn’t decided until the absolute final moment. In reality, the Detroit Pistons did what was […]
December 23, 2015

Kobe Bryant shrugs off sore right shoulder, scores 31 points as Lakers beat Nuggets 111 107

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER _ Kobe Bryant’s turnaround was unstoppable, just like it was years ago. He played suffocating defence on the hot […]
December 22, 2015

DeRozan pours in 28 points in Raptors’ 103 99 win over Mavericks

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ By the start of the second half Tuesday night, the Toronto Raptors’ bench had dwindled down to just […]
December 22, 2015

Darren Bravo says expect better things from West Indies in 2nd test against Australia at MCG

MELBOURNE, Australia _ First-test century maker Darren Bravo and coach Phil Simmons insist the West Indies are better than the lacklustre side which lost the opening […]
December 22, 2015

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams named 2015 ITF World Champions after winning 3 Grand Slams

LONDON _ Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named ITF World Champions for 2015, after both players won three Grand Slam titles this year. Djokovic […]
December 22, 2015

FIFA court bans Blatter, Platini for 8 years; Defiant Blatter: ‘I will fight until the end’

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ Banished from soccer’s ruling body for eight years for unethical conduct, Sepp Blatter won’t give up the presidency […]
December 20, 2015

Blackwood earns shutout as Canada shuts out Czechs in world junior exhibition

IMATRA, Finland _ Mackenzie Blackwood recorded the shutout as Canada blanked the Czech Republic 1-0 on Sunday in an exhibition ahead of the world junior hockey […]
December 20, 2015

Raptors’ Anthony Bennett assigned to D League, expected to be recalled vs. Kings

Toronto Raptors forward Anthony Bennett has been assigned to the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, Raptors 905. Bennett will play for Raptors 905 on Sunday afternoon […]