August 7, 2015

Couples aims to overcome stacked field and defend Shaw Charity title

By Laurence Heinen THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ With a sore back that has limited him to playing just five Champions Tour events this season, Fred […]
August 7, 2015

Galaxy rout Central of Trinidad and Tobago 5 1 in CONCACAF Champions League

CARSON, Calif. (AP)_ Gyasi Zardes scored on a penalty kick and had two assists to help the Los Angeles Galaxy rout Central of Trinidad and Tobago […]
August 6, 2015

Germany down to 3rd in FIFA rankings; Argentina still No. 1, Mexico climbs with Gold Cup win

ZURICH(AP) _ World Cup winner Germany dropped to No. 3 in the latest FIFA rankings, with beaten finalist Argentina still at No. 1. Germany trades places […]
August 5, 2015

Australia cricketer James Faulkner banned from driving for 2 years, fined, for drunk driving

MANCHESTER, England(AP) _ Australia cricketer James Faulkner was banned from driving for two years and fined 10,000 pounds ($15,600) for drunk driving. Faulkner’s blood-alcohol level was […]
August 5, 2015

Fans, media line up to greet Mexican standout Giovani dos Santos for practice with LA Galaxy

CARSON, Calif.(AP) _ Some 50 fans, many wearing Giovani dos Santos’ Mexican national team jersey, gathered to see the 26-year old before and after his second […]
August 5, 2015

Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies at age 70; Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967

DETROIT (AP)_ Mel Farr, a former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in seven pro seasons with the Detroit […]
August 3, 2015

The signing of Bobby Wagner keeps the Seattle Seahawks core together for years to come

By Tim Booth THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RENTON, Wash. _ Bobby Wagner was patient to a point. The All-Pro middle linebacker was willing to sit back and […]
August 3, 2015

Pa Modou Kah scores twice, Vancouver moves to top of West with 3 0 win over Seattle

By Tim Booth THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE _ The Vancouver Whitecaps began two months of seeing their Cascadia rivals to the south with potentially their most […]
August 3, 2015

Closing ceremonies held as Los Angeles says goodbye to 6,500 Special Olympics athletes

By John Rogers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the […]
July 31, 2015

Drogba gets superstar treatment, dons No. 11, at first Montreal Impact event

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ There’s no question that Montreal soccer fans count Didier Drogba as a superstar. The former Chelsea striker was […]
July 31, 2015

Eyeing 1st win in nearly 2 years, Woods is in contention at Quicken Loans National after a 66

By Ben Nuckols THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GAINESVILLE, Va. _ Tiger Woods is in contention for his first victory in nearly two years after a 5-under 66 […]
July 31, 2015

Vancouver Whitecaps visit Seattle Sounders to kick off busy August

By Joshua Clipperton THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Carl Robinson says there’s never a good time to play the Seattle Sounders. How about twice in five […]