October 20, 2015

ICC withdraws Pakistan umpire Dar from India South Africa series after “extremist” threat

NEW DELHI (AP)_ The International Cricket Council on Monday withdrew umpire Aleem Dar of Pakistan from the remainder of the limited-overs series between India and South […]
October 20, 2015

City’s Navas faces Sevilla reunion in Champions League; Juventus hosts last place ‘Gladbach

By Daniella Matar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILAN _ Sevilla will find a familiar face on its trip to northern England. Manchester City midfielder Jesus Navas will […]
October 20, 2015

Kelly’s dunk with 2 seconds left gives Lakers 104 102win over Blazers

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Ryan Kelley drove the lane for a tiebreaking dunk off an inbounds play with 2 seconds remaining, […]
October 20, 2015

FIFA presidential election to go ahead in February as uncertainty surrounds Platini candidacy

By Rob Harris And Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ FIFA decided Tuesday to keep its presidential election date in February as uncertainty surrounded Michel […]
October 19, 2015

ICC chief sees possibility of green yellow balls being in test matches during bad light

LONDON (AP)_ The head of cricket’s ruling body says that “greeny yellow” balls could be used in test matches when bad light threatens to end the […]
October 19, 2015

campaign says ex Trinidad & Tobago captain submitted presidential candidacy to FIFA

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERNE, Switzerland _ David Nakhid’s campaign team says the former Trinidad and Tobago captain has submitted his candidacy to FIFA […]
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 […]