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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates _ Top-ranked Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships because of the lingering effects of an upper respiratory illness sustained […]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