October 1, 2015

With Price in goal, Canadiens feel the time is right to contend for a Stanley Cup

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The Montreal Canadiens feel they are ready to contend for a Stanley Cup. They certainly have the goaltending […]
October 1, 2015

Brazil’s lower house approves bill to give foreign visitors a visa waiver for Olympics

By Mauricio Savarese THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO _ Brazil’s lower house voted Thursday to grant a 90-day waiver to foreigners who normally need a […]
October 1, 2015

East Coast weather prompts Big Ten to change time for Michigan Maryland

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)_ The Big Ten Conference has changed the time of Michigan’s game at Maryland to noon Eastern Saturday, moving up kickoff by eight hours […]
September 30, 2015

Venus Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarterfinals at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China(AP) _ Venus Williams beat Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Wuhan Open. A day […]
September 30, 2015

Kobe Bryant returns to Hawaii, site of pro debut, as Lakers open camp in Honolulu

HONOLULU _ Kobe Bryant returned Tuesday morning to where it all began for him. The 20th season for the Los Angeles Lakers’ star got under way […]
September 30, 2015

Prime Time at Yankee Stadium: Prime ministers from New Zealand and Curacao see Red Sox Yankees

By Ben Walker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Be it a president, king or emir, there’s plenty that world leaders in town for the United […]
September 29, 2015

Happy returns: After illness and injury last year, Bosh and McRoberts back as Heat open camp

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. _ Chris Bosh was the final Miami Heat player to leave the court after practice Tuesday. It […]
September 29, 2015

Venus Williams

Venus Williams has reached a career milestone with the 700th match victory of her career. The seven-time major champion reached the mark with a 6-4, 6-3 […]
September 29, 2015

FIFA bans former vice president and Sepp Blatter ally Jack Warner for life for bribery

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH _ Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner was banned from soccer for life […]
September 29, 2015

All the buzz about leaner Lowry as Toronto Raptors prepare to open camp

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Eyes turned and followed Kyle Lowry when he strode into the Air Canada Centre practice gym on Monday. […]
September 29, 2015

Back from injury again, Kobe Bryant isn’t sure his 20th year with Lakers will be his last

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front […]
September 29, 2015

Subban gets 2 assists as Canadiens beat Penguins 4 1; Yandle rallies Rangers past Flyers

P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov had two assists apiece, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Monday night in a preseason game at […]
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