October 15, 2015

Venus Williams advances to quarterfinals of Hong Kong Open by beating Wang Yafan 6 0, 6 2

HONG KONG (AP)_ Venus Williams advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating Wang Yafan of China 6-0, 6-2 Thursday. The 35-year-old Williams, […]
October 15, 2015

Former NBA and TV star Lamar Odom fighting for his life after being found in a Nevada brothel

By Greg Beacham And Sally Ho THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Lamar Odom didn’t last long at the glittering intersection of championship success and Hollywood […]
October 15, 2015

Calipari takes long term view with Wildcats after losing 7 players from 38 1 Final Four team

By Gary B. Graves THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LEXINGTON, Ky. _ Kentucky coach John Calipari took longer than usual to assemble another top-flight recruiting class good enough […]
October 15, 2015

Blue Jays ride baseball karma in wild win over Texas Rangers, advance to ALCS

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Capping a deciding game filled with controversy, bad blood and just plain craziness, Jose Bautista’s three-run homer propelled […]
October 15, 2015

Former NBA and TV star Lamar Odom hospitalized; found unresponsive at Nevada brothel

By Andrew Dalton And Sally Ho THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and reality TV personality embraced by teammates and […]
October 13, 2015

While fans would love Wiggins in Toronto, he’s learning from legend in Minnesota

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The Minnesota Timberwolves were practising in Toronto, and off to one side, Andrew Wiggins was leaning, head bent […]
October 13, 2015

Venus Williams rallies to beat Yuliya Beygelzimer and advance to 2nd round in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP)_ Venus Williams rallied to beat Yuliya Beygelzimer of Ukraine 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open. The […]
October 13, 2015

One game playoff: USA, Mexico resume their soccer rivalry in a Rose Bowl showdown

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PASADENA, Calif. _ Jurgen Klinsmann realizes the Rose Bowl might feel like enemy turf when his U.S. men’s soccer team […]
October 13, 2015

US loses to Honduras 2 0 in men’s Olympic qualifier, complicating Americans’ path to Rio Games

By By John Coon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANDY, Utah _ The United States lost to Honduras 2-0 Saturday in a men’s Olympic soccer qualifier, complicating the […]
October 9, 2015

Kyle Lowry scores 25, Raptors beat Lakers 105 97 in preseason game in Ontario, California

By Abbey Mastracco THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ONTARIO, Calif. _ Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and DeMarre Carroll added 18 points and six rebounds in the Toronto […]
October 8, 2015

‘Miracles do happen’ Chicago Cubs giving hope to some of their longest suffering fans

By Don Babwin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ Living in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, 82-year-old Edith Heath knows something […]
October 8, 2015

Napier’s 3 pointer sends Magic to 100 97 win over Heat; Vucevic scores 17 for Orlando

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Shabazz Napier hit a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left to beat his former team as the Orlando Magic earned their first preseason win, […]