December 22, 2014

Cousins helps Kings snap 5 game losing skid, beat Lakers 108 101

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 14 rebounds in his second start since returning from a serious […]
December 22, 2014

No Wade, no Bosh, no problem: Heat snap 5 game home slide, top Celtics 100 84

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the […]
December 19, 2014

Whitecaps to host Toronto to open MLS season, Montreal visits D.C. United

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ After eight losing campaigns, Toronto FC will have to turn things around the hard way starting in 2015. […]
December 18, 2014

Rams ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ players to attend Urban League Christmas party in Ferguson

By R.B. Fallstrom THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ The St. Louis Rams are following through on plans to aid residents in nearby Ferguson. The five […]
December 18, 2014

Home woes continue for Miami: Despite huge night from Wade, Jazz top Heat 105 87

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ The final shot of the night was from Alec Burks, who took a 3-pointer even as Mario Chalmers […]
December 18, 2014

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams selected for ITF’s top annual tennis awards

LONDON _ Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation’s world champions for 2014. Djokovic won the annual award for a […]
December 18, 2014

Drummond, who worked with Tyson Gay and US relay team in 2012, gets 8 year doping suspension

By Eddie Pells THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER _ Track coach Jon Drummond has received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and […]
December 17, 2014

Chiefs defence faces challenge in trying to slow down Steelers’ Roethlisberger, Bell, Brown

By Herbie Teope THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The Kansas City Chiefs’ hopes for a post-season berth go through a daunting matchup at the […]
December 17, 2014

FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia resigns; slams leadership, loses faith in Eckert

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from […]
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 […]