February 11, 2015

Usain Bolt to run 100m at Stade de France on July 4 in Paris Diamond League meet

PARIS _ Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres at the Areva Meeting on July 4. Diamond League organizers said on Wednesday the six-time Olympic champion […]
February 10, 2015

Raptors coach Dwane Casey worries players may pay price for week off

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey said the first thing he plans to do once the NBA all-star break begins […]
February 7, 2015

Congo beats Equatorial Guinea in penalty shootout to clinch 3rd place at African Cup

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea _ Congo beat host Equatorial Guinea 4-2 in a penalty shootout on Saturday after the third place game at the African Cup of […]
February 7, 2015

Leonard scores 24, San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat 98 85 in 1st meeting since NBA Finals

By Raul Dominguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO _ Facing Miami had the San Antonio Spurs playing like champions again. It left the Heat feeling awestruck […]
February 7, 2015

Anthony Davis scores 41 points, hits 3 at buzzer to give Pelicans 116 113 win over Thunder

By Murray Evans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OKLAHOMA CITY _ Pelicans coach Monty Williams isn’t afraid to say what a lot of people are thinking by now: […]
February 7, 2015

For Afghanistan, some wins would feel like a triumph at Cricket World Cup

By Rahim Faiez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL _ Against the backdrop of war and hardship, a severe lack of facilities and funds, cricket in Afghanistan has […]
February 6, 2015

Arcia homers and Venezuela beats Mexico 4 2 in the Caribbean Series

By Associated Press THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Minnesota Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and […]
February 6, 2015

Lincicome, Yoo top Bahamas LPGA Classic leaderboard in suspended 2nd round

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas _ Brittany Lincicome and Sun Young Yoo topped the leaderboard Friday in the wind-swept Bahamas LPGA Classic when second-round play was suspended because […]
February 6, 2015

Venus and Serena Williams take on underdogs Argentina in World Group II of Fed Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina _ Venus Williams opens against Paula Ormaechea on Saturday when the United States takes on Argentina in World Group II of the Fed […]
February 6, 2015

Tiger Woods withdraws at Torrey Pines and heads off into a foggy future

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO _ Tiger Woods knew his tournament was over before anyone else did. Standing on the third green on […]
February 6, 2015

West Indies done nothing in years to suggest Cricket World Cup title contender

By Foster Niumata THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The West Indies has failed to reach the semifinals in the last four Cricket World Cups. It’s a stretch likely […]
February 6, 2015

Dominican Republic rallies past Mexico 3 2; Cuba advances, Puerto Rico out of Caribbean Series

By Octavio Benitez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Elian Herrera got the game-winning hit and the Dominican Republic rallied for two runs in […]