June 17, 2015

Canadian men show signs of promise under Floro but bigger challenges await

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The big games for Benito Floro’s Canadian team lie ahead but there are promising signs. Tesho Akindele scored […]
June 16, 2015

Jordan Spieth fit nicely into green jacket, now looking for another major prize at US Open

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. _ Jordan Spieth was home last week in Dallas when he slipped into his green jacket from […]
June 16, 2015

Jason Day says Tiger Woods looks good if he only he could get in play off the tee

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. _ Jason Day played yet another practice round with Tiger Woods on Monday at the U.S. Open. […]
June 16, 2015

FIFA head Blatter won’t go to New Zealand for Under 20 World Cup final amid corruption crisis

ZURICH _ FIFA (AP) President Sepp Blatter will not go to New Zealand for the Under-20 World Cup final on Saturday. Amid speculation that Blatter risks arrest in […]
June 16, 2015

Part timers from Dominica look to score World Cup qualifying upset in Canada

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Farmers, fishermen, construction workers, teachers, students and the self-employed. There’s more than just soccer to the men who […]
June 11, 2015

Ex England wicketkeeper Matt Prior retires from cricket at the age of 33 due to injury

LONDON _ Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has retired from all professional cricket at the age of 33 because of injury. Prior failed to recover full […]
June 11, 2015

Clarke determined for Australia to finish off West Indies and complete 2 0 test series sweep

By Craig Cozier THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Australia hasn’t lost a cricket test in the West Indies in 12 years. Captain Michael Clarke says […]
June 11, 2015

Trinidad AG: Government feared ex FIFA VP Warner was a flight risk

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP)_ Trinidad Attorney General Garvin Nicholas said Wednesday that officials feared former FIFA Vice-President Jack Warner would flee the island after facing U.S. federal […]
June 11, 2015

Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba targeting 5000 world record at Bislett Games, set by sister Tirunesh

By Ciaran Fahey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OSLO _ Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba will be the focus of attention at the Bislett Games on Thursday as she attempts […]
June 10, 2015

The Latest: Kobe Bryant: Cavs playing like their ‘life is on the line,’ Warriors not so much

By Brian Mahoney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ The latest from Game 3 of the NBA Finals: ___ 12:30 a.m. Kobe Bryant has weighed in on […]
June 10, 2015

Messi, Neymar try not to be upstaged at Copa America by swirling FIFA corruption scandal

By Ricardo Zuniga THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTIAGO, Chile _ Lionel Messi and Neymar aren’t used to being upstaged. It could happen as the Copa America _ […]
June 10, 2015

Canada and Argentina, rugby finalists at 2011 Games to meet at 2015 Pan Ams

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS Defending champion Canada has been drawn in the same group as 2011 runner-up Argentina in the Pan American Games men’s […]