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 […]
April 17, 2015

Holder’s unbeaten century helps West Indies salvage draw in 1st test vs England

An unbeaten 103 by Jason Holder helped West Indies salvage a nail-biting draw against England in the first test Friday, spoiling James Anderson’s celebrations after becoming […]
April 17, 2015

Bolt in Rio: ‘When I’m at my best, it’s definitely almost impossible to beat me’

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO _ Usain Bolt has a few goals left before he retires: He wants to break his own […]
April 16, 2015

Westbrook scores 37 in 138 113 Oklahoma City win over Timberwolves, but Thunder miss playoffs

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ Russell Westbrook did everything in his power to drag the banged-up Oklahoma City Thunder to the playoffs for […]
April 16, 2015

The lowest Lakers: Sacramento Kings beat Lakers 122 99, sending LA to its worst record ever

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ The Los Angeles Lakers wrapped up the worst season in franchise history with an eight-man roster of […]
April 16, 2015

Let the championship chase begin: the NBA playoffs have finally arrived

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Let the championship chase begin. New Orleans and Brooklyn are in. Indiana and Oklahoma City are out. And while San […]
April 16, 2015

The Toronto Raptors end regular season on a positive note

The N-B-A regular season ended on a positive note for the Toronto Raptors. Kyle Lowry scored 26 points as Toronto earned a franchise record 49th victory, […]
April 16, 2015

Pacers have playoff hopes end with 95 83 loss to Grizzlies

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ The Memphis Grizzlies are headed into the post-season with home-court advantage. The Indiana Pacers are simply heading […]
April 16, 2015

Bolt in Rio: ‘This will be my last Olympics. … I’m excited now that it’s getting closer’

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO _ Usain Bolt walked into a small gym at the base of Rio de Janeiro’s Mangueira favela […]
April 15, 2015

Honoring Jackie Robinson extends into orbit this year; Dodgers to erect statue

By Joe Resnick THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year. While Rachel Robinson, the player’s 92-year-old widow, […]