October 29, 2015

Johnny Cueto dominates again at home as Royals beat Mets 7 1 to take 2 0 World Series lead

By Dave Skretta THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ After watching Johnny Cueto feed off the energy of the home crowd during a dominant start […]
October 28, 2015

Serena Williams to face pal Caroline Wozniacki in exhibition match at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK (AP)_ Serena Williams will play her good friend Caroline Wozniacki in a rematch of last year’s U.S. Open final, and Stan Wawrinka will face […]
October 28, 2015

Shaka Smart takes over a Texas program that wants more than brief NCAA tourney appearances

By Jim Vertuno THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas _ Shake Smart ignored the lure of bigger basketball programs for years to stay at Virginia Commonwealth. Then […]
October 28, 2015

Cincinnati, Iowa, UAB, Wyoming to play in inaugural Cayman Islands Classic

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands(AP) _ Cincinnati, Iowa, UAB and Wyoming _ all of whom played in last season’s NCAA Tournament _ comprise half the field for […]
October 28, 2015

FIFA accepts 7 entries for presidential election, excludes former player David Nakhid

ZURICH (AP)_ FIFA says there are seven official entries for the presidential election to replace Sepp Blatter, with former Trinidad and Tobago player David Nakhid not […]
October 27, 2015

Kobe, Duncan, KG head group of aging, 37 plus former NBA All Stars still being counted on

By Cliff Brunt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kobe Bryant is still a Los Angeles Laker. NBA fans are anxiously waiting to see what he has left, wondering […]
October 27, 2015

Kobe Bryant participates in most of Lakers’ practice, still on track to play in season opener

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) _ Kobe Bryant is still expected to play in the Los Angeles Lakers’ season opener after being slowed by a bruised leg for […]
October 27, 2015

Major League Baseball doesn’t have a black manager after Lloyd McClendon’s firing

By Rob Maaddi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here’s a stat Major League Baseball would like to change: There are no African-American managers in the game. Lloyd McClendon […]
October 27, 2015

Former Robben Island inmate Sexwale heads to Egypt to seek African support for FIFA campaign

By Graham Dunbar And Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ Aiming to end FIFA’s “nightmare,” former Robben Island inmate and presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale will […]
October 26, 2015

3 Interceptions, lost fumble, kickoff return send Cowboys to fourth straight loss

By Tom Canavan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ While everyone may want to focus on the Dallas Cowboys not having the injured Tony Romo […]
October 26, 2015

2nd seeded Garbine Muguruza beats Lucie Safarova in straight sets in WTA Finals debut

SINGAPORE (AP)_ Second-seeded Garbine Muguruza had a successful debut at the WTA Finals, beating Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 (4) Monday. The 22-year-old Muguruza is the first […]
October 26, 2015

Tokyo Sexwale, businessman and former political prisoner, says will run for FIFA presidency

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An apartheid-era political prisoner turned multi-millionaire mining tycoon joined the race to be FIFA president on Saturday. South African Tokyo […]