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 […]
July 30, 2015

Forgettable 2015 winding down for Tiger Woods as he prepares for Quicken Loans National

By Ben Nuckols THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GAINESVILLE, Va. _ Tiger Woods is running out of opportunities to salvage a lost season. This week’s Quicken Loans National […]
July 30, 2015

A year after breakthrough major, Wie struggling with injuries

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Michelle Wie has quite the entourage these days. The doctor at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who has worked on […]
July 29, 2015

Mexico coach Miguel Herrera fired after claim he punched reporter at Philadelphia airport

By Carlos Rodriguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY _ Mexican national team coach Miguel Herrera was fired Tuesday following a television reporter’s claim that the man […]