October 17, 2014

Jazz rout Lakers 119 86 despite Kobe’s 27 points; Nash and Lin sit out with injuries

ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Gordon Hayward scored 16 points to lead a balanced offence and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-86 in a preseason […]
October 17, 2014

3’s are wild: Shot from behind the arc is more prevalent in the NBA than ever before

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding […]
October 16, 2014

Abby Wambach scores to help US beat Trinidad and Tobago 1 0 Women’s World Cup qualifier

By Kelly McHugh THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KANSAS CITY, Kan. _ Abby Wambach scored in the 54th minute to help the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago […]
October 15, 2014

The Process: Heat winless in 4 preseason games, and time’s running out to make things click

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat. Instead, school was in […]
October 15, 2014

Florida suspends forward Chris Walker for 1st 2 games of the season for violating team rules

GAINESVILLE, Fla. _ Florida has suspended highly touted forward Chris Walker for the first two games of the season for violating team rules. Coach Billy Donovan […]
October 14, 2014

AB de Villiers says New Zealand ranks among World Cup favourites

WELLINGTON, New Zealand _ South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers says co-host New Zealand ranks among the favourites to win next year’s Cricket World Cup. De […]
October 10, 2014

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houston Texans 33-28

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts had a great first quarter and did just enough the rest of the way to hold on for a 33-28 […]
October 10, 2014

Warriors get 45 points from starting backcourt in 120 105 win over Lakers

LOS ANGELES _ Klay Thompson scored 25 points and backcourt-mate Stephen Curry added 20, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 120-105 preseason victory over the […]
October 10, 2014

WNBA gets top grades for racial and gender hiring; no people of colour majority owners

By Kyle Hightower THE ASSOCIATED PRESS O RLANDO, Fla. _ The WNBA remains the leader among professional sports leagues for its racial and gender hiring practices, […]
October 10, 2014

Haiti’s national women’s team donates last of its funding to Trinidad and Tobago team

By Kurt Voigt And Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Upon getting word that the Trinidad and Tobago women’s soccer team might not even have enough […]
October 10, 2014

Japan beats Jamaica 1 0 on own goal as Javier Aguirre earns first win in charge

NIIGATA, Japan _ An own goal by Nyron Nosworthy allowed Japan to beat Jamaica 1-0 in a friendly on Friday and give Javier Aguirre his first […]
October 9, 2014

LeBron James upstaged by Brazilian teammate Varejao; Cavs, Heat in NBA preseason in Rio

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil _ They don’t get any bigger than LeBron James _ except when you’re in Brazil, where […]