December 17, 2014

Steps in the FIFA corruption scandal leading to Garcia’s resignation as prosecutor

FIFA’s attempts to draw the line under corruption allegations experienced another blow on Wednesday with prosecutor Michael Garcia quitting in protest at the handling of the […]
December 16, 2014

Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Jersey host 2015 Gold Cup knockout rounds

NEW YORK _ The knockout rounds of next year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played at Atlanta, Baltimore and Philadelphia along with East Rutherford, New Jersey, […]
December 15, 2014

West Indies trades off field challenges for on field examination in South Africa series

CENTURION, South Africa _ The West Indies will trade its off-field problems for a tough on-field cricket examination when it meets No. 1-ranked South Africa in […]
December 11, 2014

Andrew Wiggins, short handed Timberwolves stun Trail Blazers with 90 82 victory

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ The Portland Trail Blazers had trimmed a 20-point deficit to four in the fourth quarter, and the young […]
December 11, 2014

Chandler scores 17, Afflalo 16 to lead Nuggets’ 102 82 rout of Heat

DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets needed a lift before embarking on a tough stretch of games. The road-weary Miami Heat gave them the break they needed. […]
December 11, 2014

Georgetown players wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T shirts for warmups, anthem before game vs Kansas

By Joseph White THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The first major “I Can’t Breathe” protest from college sports would naturally come from Georgetown, where societal statements […]
December 11, 2014

MLS expansion teams stock roster in draft as wheeling and dealing continues

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Orlando City SC and New York City FC stocked their rosters Wednesday, with Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver among […]
December 10, 2014

Magic says he wants Lakers to lose every game, but coach Byron Scott wants to win now

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Magic Johnson wants the Los Angeles Lakers to lose every game this season for their own good. […]
December 10, 2014

Kobe Bryant, nearly all Lakers teammates wear “I Can’t Breathe” T shirts in warmups

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Kobe Bryant and nearly all of his Los Angeles Lakers teammates wore black T-shirts reading “I Can’t […]
December 10, 2014

Athlete activism: Magic Johnson pleased athletes using platform, voice for peaceful protest

By Melissa Murphy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation among government, […]
December 10, 2014

Rams’ ‘Hands Up’ protest was Britt’s brainchild

By R.B. Fallstrom THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ Kenny Britt is easily recognizable on the St. Louis Rams’ practice field. He’s the long-striding wide receiver […]
December 9, 2014

Arizona’s Scooby Wright wins Bronko Nagurski Award as nation’s top college defensive player

By Steve Reed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright won the Bronko Nagurski award on Monday night given to the nation’s top […]