April 15, 2015

Study: Major League Baseball makes only slight gains in racial and gender hiring

By Kyle Hightower THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ORLANDO, Fla. _ Major League Baseball maintained its grades for its racial and gender hiring practices, while its percentage of […]
April 8, 2015

Tiger Woods turns Par 3 contest at Masters into family outing with Lindsey Vonn, his children

AUGUSTA, Ga. _ Tiger Woods played in the Par 3 tournament at the Masters for the first time since 2004, and he made it quite a […]
April 8, 2015

Impact’s Oduro tweets that fans made racism sounds during CONCACAF match

Montreal Impact midfielder Dominic Oduro says fans of the Costa Rican club Alajuelense at a CONCACAF Champions League match directed racist sounds toward black players. The […]
April 8, 2015

Impact buoyant after Aluelense win puts them in CONCACAF Champions League final

The Montreal Impact finished last in 2014, but reaching the final of the CONCACAF Champions League has made them the pride of Major League Soccer this […]
April 8, 2015

Tuesday’s Scoreboard & Wednesdays Schedule

Tuesday’s Games NHL Ottawa 4 Pittsburgh 3 (OT) Winnipeg 1 St. Louis 0 Calgary 3 Arizona 2 Edmonton 4 Los Angeles 2 N.Y. Rangers 4 New […]
April 7, 2015

A ring for each finger: Coach K wins 5th national championship

By Jim O’Connell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INDIANAPOLIS _ It’s John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski. Duke’s Coach K won his fifth national championship Monday night with a […]
April 7, 2015

Woods still the most compelling story at the Masters, even if state of game remains a mystery

By Paul Newberry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUGUSTA, Ga. _ Tiger Woods stood on the seventh green at Augusta National, legs crossed and propped up on his […]
April 7, 2015

Dike ready to rumble

TORONTO _ At six foot one and 220 pounds, Bright Dike looks near indestructible. But the bull-like Toronto FC striker has been let down by his […]
April 7, 2015

Raptors wary of scouts heading into post-season

TORONTO _ With five games to go in the Toronto Raptors’ regular-season, opposing scouts have become regular fixtures. Personnel from every team Toronto might face in […]
April 6, 2015

Encarnacion HR off Tanaka, Blue Jays beat Yankees in opener

NEW YORK _ Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex […]
April 6, 2015

Tiger Woods a late arrival to Augusta National as Masters expectations take on new feel

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUGUSTA, Ga. _ Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others […]
April 6, 2015

Cuban major league players dip slightly on opening day despite high profile signings

NEW YORK _ Despite high-profile signings during the off-season, there was one fewer Cuban-born player on opening-day rosters this year than in 2014. There were 18 […]