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 […]
April 23, 2015

Mavericks lose Parsons and possibly Rondo for rest of the NBA playoffs

By Schuyler Dixon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS _ The Dallas Mavericks, down 0-2 to Houston in their first-round playoff series, will be without Chandler Parsons for […]
April 21, 2015

‘I don’t sit on my hands’: Heat guard Dwyane Wade not taking off season as down time

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ Dwyane Wade is thinking about retirement. No, it’s not imminent. That being said, there is a target date […]
April 21, 2015

US Cuba diplomacy challenges ballplayers, families as they consider paths toward staying pro

By Ricardo Zuniga THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Yasmany Tomas had three choices to continue his baseball career: stay in Cuba and make up to […]
April 21, 2015

Marlon Samuels averts West Indies collapse after England takes early wickets in 2nd test

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada _ Marlon Samuels brought up an unbeaten 94 in a bid to rebuild the West Indies first innings after an early collapse Tuesday […]
April 20, 2015

‘After a certain time you have to re market things’: Serena Williams calls for Fed Cup changes

By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRINDISI, Italy _ Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over […]
April 20, 2015

Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair, who played 11 seasons with hometown 49ers, dies at 84

By Janie McCauley THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO _ Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler with a big personality who […]
April 20, 2015

Canada to begin defence of Pan Am baseball title on July 11 against Dominicans

By Gregory Strong THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The Canadian men’s baseball team will begin defence of its Pan Am Games title on July 11 against […]
April 20, 2015

Ujiri, Raptors fined US$60,000 for general manager’s “obscene language”

TORONTO _ Masai Ujiri’s colourful language has cost him again. The Raptors general manager has been fined US$35,000 for “using obscene language in a public setting” […]
April 19, 2015

Serena Williams after US loses Fed Cup playoff in Italy: ‘I need to go home and really train’

By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRINDISI, Italy _ Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season. As it turns out, the top-ranked player […]