February 20, 2015

AP Interview: WADA president heads to Jamaica ‘to make sure the errors will not be repeated’

By Stephen Wilson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency is travelling to Jamaica to check whether the Caribbean island has […]
February 19, 2015

Jerome Kersey, forward who helped Portland Trail Blazers reach 2 NBA Finals, dies at 52

By Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore. _ Jerome Kersey, the versatile small forward who helped the Portland Trail Blazers reach two NBA Finals […]
February 18, 2015

Young Canadians face tough road in Honduras in bid to make FIFA U 17 World Cup

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canada will have to get to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile this October the hard way […]
February 16, 2015

Former Dodgers MVP Pedro Guerrero hospitalized in Dominican Republic with bleeding on brain

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Former Dodgers third baseman Pedro Guerrero has been hospitalized in the Dominican Republic with bleeding on the brain, but a friend […]
February 15, 2015

Stephen Curry wins 3 point contest, Minnesota’s Zach LaVine takes dunk competition

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Stephen Curry honoured a fallen fan the best way he knew how. Zach LaVine made a name […]
February 15, 2015

With All Star in New York a success, NBA would gain if Knicks could get NBA Finals there

By Brian Mahoney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ As one of the NBA’s old men, Tim Duncan has a Madison Square Garden memory that few […]
February 15, 2015

Ireland wins toss and will bowl first in Cricket World Cup match against the West Indies

NELSON, New Zealand _ Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss Monday and decided to bowl first against the West Indies in their Cricket World Cup […]
February 14, 2015

Serena Williams withdraws from Dubai Tennis Championships with lingering respiratory illness

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates _ Top-ranked Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships because of the lingering effects of an upper respiratory illness sustained […]
February 13, 2015

From snub to star: 2 years after not getting picked, Curry is NBA All Star man of the moment

By Brian Mahoney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Stephen Curry will take on his teammate and team up with his father, then finally take the […]
February 12, 2015

US to hosts CONCACAF men’s Olympic qualifying for 3rd straight cycle

MIAMI _ The United States will host men’s Olympic soccer qualifying for the third straight cycle. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football […]
February 12, 2015

C c c cool running: Michael Williams tries to help put Jamaica on ski map at world champs

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEAVER CREEK, Colo. _ So let’s get this out of the way early: Yes, Jamaican skier Michael Williams has seen […]
February 12, 2015

Jamaica appeals panel upholds 2 year ban for Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican appeals panel has upheld Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle’s two-year ban for doping. Smikle tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide, […]