June 25, 2015

Boston Olympic group says events would be held at Harvard, Boston College, Northeastern

By Bob Salsberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ The organizers of Boston’s Olympic bid said Wednesday that Harvard University, Boston College and Northeastern University would serve […]
June 24, 2015

Last year’s runner up Eugenie Bouchard seeded 12th at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) _ Eugenie Bouchard was the runner-up at Wimbledon last year, but she heads into this year’s tournament well down the seedings at No. 12 as […]
June 24, 2015

2 time champion Rafael Nadal seeded No. for Wimbledon in line with world ranking

LONDON _ Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been seeded No. 10 for the grass-court Grand Slam, meaning he could face one of the top contenders […]
June 24, 2015

Dhawan, Dhoni fifties lift India to 317 6 vs Bangladesh in 3rd ODI

DHAKA, Bangladesh _ Half-centuries from opener Shikhar Dhawan and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifted India to a respectable 317-6 against a Bangladesh chasing a series whitewash […]
June 23, 2015

Atiba Hutchinson, Milan Borjan missing from Canada squad for Gold Cup tournament

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Canada will be without influential midfielder Atiba Hutchinson and No. 1 goalkeeper Milan Borjan for next month’s CONCACAF […]
June 23, 2015

Little league standout Mo’ne Davis meets Braves’ slugger Hank Aaron, tours big league ballpark

ATLANTA _ Hank Aaron can appreciate someone with the ability and fortitude to overcome challenges. The Braves’ slugger met Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis Tuesday and […]
June 23, 2015

With nod to freedom of expression, NASCAR again tries to distance itself from Confederate flag

By Mark Long THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Confederate flags are as easy to find at NASCAR races as cutoff jeans, cowboy hats and beer. They fly over […]
June 23, 2015

Derrick Nash, Central Michigan football player diagnosed with leukemia, dies at 20

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) _ Central Michigan cornerback Derrick Nash, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school, has died. He […]
June 19, 2015

Curtain rises on Chambers Bay: Some decent scores and another shocker from Tiger Woods

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. _ One mystery was solved Thursday in the U.S. Open. Chambers Bay can be as hard as […]
June 19, 2015

Woods shoots an 80, beating only 2 other players in 1st round of US Open, including Fowler

By Tim Dahlberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. _ The U.S. Open used to be the place Tiger Woods showed why he was the best. […]
June 19, 2015

Pakistan 118 5 in reply to Sri Lanka’s 300 and Silva’s 2nd century on day 3 of 1st test

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) _ Opener Kaushal Silva notched his second century as Sri Lanka posted 300 and limited Pakistan to 118-5 on day three of the […]
June 19, 2015

Rising sprint star De Grasse is gunning for world podium, Canadian record

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse has a summer of decisions ahead of him. The 20-year-old from Markham, Ont., who […]