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 […]
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 […]