May 22, 2015

Some things to know about FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ FIFA has been routinely called “scandal-plagued” for much of Sepp Blatter’s 17-year presidential reign. Blatter has never been […]
May 21, 2015

Form bricklayer to the big time: Charlie Austin completes remarkable rise to England squad

LONDON _ Charlie Austin completed his remarkable rise from bricklayer to the England squad in the space of six years when he was called up by […]
May 21, 2015

Last day of Premier League sees Hull, Newcastle fight for survival; 2 stars leave English game

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MANCHESTER, England _ The Premier League is set for an afternoon of goodbyes on Sunday _ to either Hull or […]
May 21, 2015

Japan, US to square off in 1st round of inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of _ Co-host and top-ranked Japan has been grouped with the United States in the inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament, which features the top […]
May 21, 2015

Blatter set for big presidential win in a rare FIFA election held without corruption claims

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ For once, a major FIFA election is untainted by claims of vote-buying. There’s no need this time. Sepp […]
May 20, 2015

Marvin Bracy wins men’s 100 metres at World Challenge in Beijing, Ahye takes women’s event

BEIJING _ Marvin Bracy clocked 9.95 seconds to win the men’s 100 metres at the World Challenge Beijing meet Wednesday, a day after American teammate Justin […]
May 20, 2015

Whitecaps know patience is key versus FC Edmonton in 2nd leg of Amway semifinal

By Joshua Clipperton THE CANADIAN PRESS After a frustrating seven days, the Vancouver Whitecaps know staying patient could go a long way in determining their future […]
May 20, 2015

Wolves finally on top after week of heartache for Saunders, lifetime of bad luck in Minnesota

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes […]
May 20, 2015

Ward, Petry among free agents who made some more money in playoffs

By Stephen Whyno THE CANADIAN PRESS NHL players make their money during the regular season, but a strong performance in the playoffs can still lead to […]
May 19, 2015

Fight of the century is now a fight in court for Pacquiao as fans, lawyers claim fraud

By Kimberly Pierceall THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS _ Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and […]
May 19, 2015

Pakistan recalls Sami and Malik for 2 Twenty20s against Zimbabwe this week

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP)_ Fast bowler Mohammad Sami was recalled by Pakistan on Tuesday after almost three years away for the two-match Twenty20 series against Zimbabwe this […]
May 19, 2015

Cuban soccer coach Raul Valentin given 5 game ban for racist remarks aimed at referee

MIAMI (AP)_ Cuban national team coach Raul Valentin has been suspended five games and fined by CONCACAF for racist behaviour during and after a match against […]