April 29, 2015

Calvin Peete, most successful black golfer before arrival of Tiger Woods, dies

ATLANTA _ Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the […]
April 29, 2015

Usain Bolt to compete in 200m at Golden Spike in Ostrava in May

PRAGUE, Czech Republic _ Usain Bolt will compete again at the Golden Spike in the Czech city of Ostrava in May. Organizers say the Jamaican great […]
April 28, 2015

Ujiri:No rush decisions on squad or coach after playoff disappointment

TORONTO _ Masai Ujiri plans to use the coming weeks to evaluate his players and head coach Dwane Casey. The Toronto Raptors general manager met with […]
April 28, 2015

Alajuelense fined for fan racism, behaviour in CCL semifinal against Impact (SOC-CONCACAF-Alajuelense)

MIAMI _ Alajuelense of Costa Rica has been fined undisclosed amounts for racist chants made by spectators and objects thrown on the field during its CONCACAF […]
April 25, 2015

Proposed Los Angeles-area NFL stadium boasts lightning bolts

CARSON (AP) _ New designs for a proposed NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area include simulated lightning bolts for the San Diego Chargers and a […]
April 25, 2015

Porscha Lucas leads Team USA to victory in women’s 800 meter relay at Penn Relays

By Dave Zeitlin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ Porscha Lucas led Team USA to victory in the women’s 800-meter relay at the Penn Relays on Saturday […]
April 24, 2015

Klitschko back in US, meets unbeaten heavyweight Jennings

NEW YORK _ It’s difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring. […]
April 24, 2015

Jury’s still out on Rogers Centre’s new turf

TORONTO — The jury is still out on the new turf at Rogers Centre. While Blue Jays infielders Josh Donaldson and Devon Travis acknowledge they’ve had […]
April 24, 2015

Bolt: Gay’s reduced doping ban sends wrong message

LONDON _ Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his American rival’s reduced ban for co-operating with […]
April 24, 2015

Canada men and women to face Brazil in Pan American Games soccer competition

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS Canada was drawn alongside Brazil on both the women’s and men’s side of the draw for the Pan American Games […]
April 24, 2015

Tiger Woods getting back to normal schedule by adding Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. _ Tiger Woods has added The Players Championship to his schedule, another indication that he is getting back to a normal golf […]
April 23, 2015

Basketball diplomacy: Former NBA greats teach Cuban players basketball in post detente visit

By Anne-Marie Garcia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA _ Basketball great Dikembe Mutombo sank baskets from seemingly every position on the court Thursday as a half-dozen Cuban […]