May 7, 2015

Mike Conley’s comeback for Grizzlies evokes memories of gritty performances in sports history

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Masked Assassin. One-Eyed Charlie. The Terminator. Call Mike Conley whatever nickname you prefer. The injured point guard’s gritty performance […]
May 6, 2015

US Olympic skier Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Winter Games

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of _ South Korean Olympic organizers have appointed U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in […]
May 6, 2015

Green says Capitals feel less ‘panic’ nowadays, which helps in 1 goal games against Rangers

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLINGTON, Va. _ Washington Capitals defenceman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games […]
May 6, 2015

Campbell hopes international cricket is revived in Pakistan with tour of Zimbabwe this month

By Rizwan Ali THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD _ Zimbabwe’s tour of Pakistan could help the sport return to the country, Zimbabwe Cricket managing director Alistair Campbell […]
May 6, 2015

Canadian track and field athletes will wear “DB” patch in memory of Barnaby

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ When Canada’s track and field athletes compete this summer, Daundre Barnaby will be with them. The Canadian team […]
May 5, 2015

Tiger Woods returns to golf with heavy heart: Vonn split, anniversary of father’s death

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. _ Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship _ rust because he […]
May 5, 2015

US men set new world record in distance medley relay in Bahamas meet

NASSAU, Bahamas _ The U.S. men’s team set a world record in the distance medley relay at IAAF’s World Relays meet on Sunday in the Bahamas. […]
May 5, 2015

4th year pro Brock Osweiler remains Peyton Manning’s apprentice and heir apparent

By Arnie Stapleton THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Brock Osweiler honeymooned in the Caribbean this off-season, and the Denver Broncos renewed their vows with Peyton […]
May 4, 2015

Canadian Henderson gets sponsor’s exemption to play at Manulife LPGA Classic

By Gregory Strong THE CANADIAN PRESS CAMBRIDGE, Ont. _ Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson isn’t just happy to be in the field at top-flight events on the […]
May 1, 2015

Lightning star Stamkos chalks up goalless series versus Detroit as an experience

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Few would pick Tampa Bay to win a playoff series if sniper Steven Stamkos didn’t score, but the […]
May 1, 2015

Houston Texans select Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson with 16th overall pick in NFL draft

By Kristie Rieken THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Houston general manager Rick Smith didn’t shy away from Kevin Johnson in Thursday’s NFL draft because of he had academic […]
May 1, 2015

Montreal Impact see positives despite 4 2 CONCACAF Champions League loss

By Kelsey Patterson THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Despite crashing out of the CONCACAF Champions League, the Montreal Impact are holding their heads up high. The […]