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 […]
April 19, 2015

Usain Bolt wins 100 metres exhibition race in Rio, clocking 10.12 seconds

RIO DE JANEIRO _ Usain Bolt won a 100-meter exhibition race Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, running a slow time of 10.12 seconds. The six-time Olympic […]
April 18, 2015

Serena Williams overcomes stiff challenge from Giorgi, gives US 1 0 lead over Italy in Fed Cup

By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRINDISI, Italy _ Top-ranked Serena Williams overcame a stiff challenge in the opening set for a 7-6 (5), 6-2 win […]
April 17, 2015

Canadiens beat Senators in OT 3 2, take 2 0 series lead

MONTREAL _ Alex Galchenyuk scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday to take a 2-0 series lead in their […]