February 2, 2015

From Rio to Tokyo, sports fans skip work or brave the heat to watch Super Bowl

By Neil Frankland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia _ The Super Bowl is a winter event, but in Rio de Janeiro, a mix of Brazilians and […]
February 1, 2015


BOSTON (AP) _ Hassan Whiteside scored half of his 20 points during a dominant stretch spanning the third and fourth quarters and Miami held off Boston […]
February 1, 2015

Knicks 92, Lakers 80

NEW YORK _ Carmelo Anthony scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 92-80 […]
January 31, 2015

Serena Williams beats Sharapova again to claim 6th Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title

By John Pye THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia _ Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her […]
January 31, 2015

Tiger Woods, coming off an 82, plunges in ranking, risks missing a World Golf Championship

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of […]
January 31, 2015

Person with knowledge of decision to AP: Ricky Rubio plans to play Monday against Dallas

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play […]
January 31, 2015

Lydia Ko takes No. 1 spot in world at record 17, Na Yeon Choi wins LPGA Tour opener

By Steve Elling THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCALA, Fla. _ With a notable double prize not only within reach, but practically in her grip, teen star Lydia […]
January 30, 2015

Hawks stretch record winning streak to 18, use balance to beat Aldridge, Trail Blazers 105 99

By Charles Odum THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time, […]
January 30, 2015

LeBron returns, Love, Irving team for 44, as Cavs top Kings, 101 90; James scores 19

CLEVELAND _ LeBron James met with Cavaliers team doctors Friday night to decide if he would play after missing a game because of a sprained right […]
January 30, 2015

Tiger Woods posts worst score as a pro 82! and misses cut at Phoenix Open

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro. He […]
January 30, 2015

Commissioner selects Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins to replace Kobe Bryant in All Star game

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DeMarcus Cousins is going to the All-Star game, after all. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver selected the Sacramento Kings centre to […]
January 29, 2015

Randolph has 15 points, 17 rebounds, Grizzlies dominate Nuggets 99 69

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ Zach Randolph had 15 points and 17 rebounds, Jeff Green added 13 points and the Memphis Grizzlies […]