October 29, 2014

Thousands attend burial of Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras in Dominican Republic

By Dionisio Soldevila THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOSUA, Dominican Republic _ Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the […]
October 29, 2014

Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle gets 2 year suspension for doping

MONACO _ Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has received a two-year suspension for doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations says Smikle’s ban will last until […]
October 21, 2014

LeBron’s gone, Bosh and Wade face new roles, and the Miami Heat are starting a new era

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ Chris Bosh didn’t want this to happen. He’s still going to embrace his newfound opportunity. Make no mistake, […]
October 20, 2014

Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic in straight sets in opening match of WTA Finals

By Chris Lines THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SINGAPORE _ Serena Williams won her opening match at the WTA Finals on Monday, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in […]
October 20, 2014

Once cash strapped Trinidad and Tobago close to World Cup berth after 2 1 win over Guatemala

By Joseph White THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Trinidad and Tobago women’s soccer team _ which didn’t have enough money for lunch when it arrived […]
October 20, 2014

Wambach scores twice; US women top Haiti 6 0 to advance to semifinals in World Cup qualifying

By Joseph White THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The U.S women’s soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti […]
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 […]