November 8, 2015

Lakers coach Byron Scott says Kobe told him recently for first time this could be last year

NEW YORK _ Lakers coach Byron Scott says Kobe Bryant recently told him for the first time that this could be his last season. Scott says […]
November 8, 2015

Venus Williams beats Karolina Pliskova in 2 sets to win WTA Elite Open

ZHUHAI, China _ Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 7-6 (6) to win the WTA Elite Trophy on Sunday. Pliskova had a set point at […]
November 7, 2015

Neuvirth shuts out Jets as Flyers end losing streak with 3 0 victory

By Judy Owen THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ The Winnipeg Jets could have made it more difficult for Michal Neuvirth to earn himself another shutout on […]
November 6, 2015

LeBron James scores season high 31 points as Cavaliers win 5th straight, 108 102 over Sixers

By Steve Herrick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ LeBron James scored a season-high 31 points, including his 9,000th career field goal, and the Cleveland Cavaliers recorded […]
November 5, 2015

South Africa captain Hashim Amla braces for spin challenge against India in Mohali test

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOHALI, India _ South Africa captain Hashim Amla expects the first test against India to favour spin bowlers and said […]
November 5, 2015

Venus Williams beats Saisai Zheng to advance to semifinals of WTA Elite Trophy

ZHUHAI, China(AP) _ Top-seeded Venus Williams rallied to beat Saisai Zheng of China, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and advance to the semifinals of the WTA Elite Trophy […]
November 5, 2015

Canada U 20 team calls up defender Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea system

By By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canadian under-20 coach Rob Gale has summoned Calgary-born Fikayo Tomori, a member of Chelsea’s under-21 team, for […]
November 5, 2015

WNBA president Laurel J Richie resigns after 4 years on job to pursue other opportunities

By Doug Feinberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ WNBA President Laurel J. Richie knew it was time to move on. After spending the last five […]
November 5, 2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confident in WNBA, plans to be more involved

By Doug Feinberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Adam Silver has been heavily involved with the WNBA since the start. Now the NBA Commissioner plans […]
November 3, 2015

Eyeing return to top 10, Venus Williams kicks off WTA Elite Trophy with win over Madison Keys

ZHUHAI, China (AP) _ Venus Williams opened the WTA Elite Trophy on Tuesday with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-1 win over Madison Keys. Williams has already won […]
November 3, 2015

Broken arm puts New Zealand allrounder Grant Elliott in doubt for ODI against Sri Lanka

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) _ New Zealand allrounder Grant Elliott will be sidelined for at least a month after breaking his arm in a training accident. Elliott […]
November 3, 2015

Crown ’em! Royals win first World Series title since 1985; rally in 9th, rout Mets 7 2 in 12th

By Mike Fitzpatrick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series crown since 1985, rallying in the ninth inning […]