September 27, 2014

Lights, cameras: LeBron James, Cavaliers set off on road they hope ends with NBA title

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INDEPENDENCE, Ohio _ Wearing a wine-and-gold Cavs uniform again, LeBron James took his first steps toward ending Cleveland’s championship drought. […]
September 25, 2014

Impact qualifies for CONCACAF Champions League quarter finals a second time

By Kelsey Patterson THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The Montreal Impact didn’t even need to step on the field to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF […]
September 25, 2014

FIFA’s President Sepp Blatter prepares to confirm run for 5th presidential term

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ FIFA President Sepp Blatter will announce on Friday his candidacy for re-election in a 2015 campaign he is […]
September 23, 2014

Serena Williams loses in 2nd round of Wuhan Open, retires ill after 11 games against Cornet

WUHAN, China _ Top-ranked Serena Williams retired from her second-round match due to a viral illness at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday, dropping a third match […]
September 22, 2014

The Toronto Blue Jays kick off their final homestand of the season

The Toronto Blue Jays kick off their final homestand of the season tonight when they host the Seattle Mariners. Seattle enters the game one and a […]
September 22, 2014

The Atlanta Braves fire general manager

The Atlanta Braves have fired general manager Frank Wren less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the National League playoff race. The Braves made the […]
September 22, 2014

Qatar insists 2022 World Cup a question of ‘when not if,’ dismissing official’s warning

Qatar organizers dismissed any chance of the 2022 World Cup being taken away from the Gulf nation after a warning on Monday by a FIFA executive […]
September 22, 2014

Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble, fails to stop flow of departures to major leagues

By Anne-Marie Garcia And Michael Weissenstein THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA, Cuba _ Cuba’s unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn’t seem to be […]
September 21, 2014

Venus Williams knocked out by 48th ranked Caroline Garcia in 1st round of Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China _ Caroline Garcia of France defeated Venus Williams in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday while wild card Victoria Azarenka withdrew […]
September 20, 2014

Rams on high alert for Cowboys’ Murray in matchup of 1 1 teams

By R.B. Fallstrom THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ Even while attending the birth of a daughter earlier this week, James Laurinaitis had DeMarco Murray on […]
September 20, 2014

Ozil inspires Arsenal win at Villa to halt slump; West Ham inflicts Liverpool’s 3rd loss in 5

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Mesut Ozil answered his critics to lift Arsenal out of its slump, while Liverpool slumped to a second […]
September 19, 2014

Oregon congressman supports players protesting artificial turf at the 2015 World Cup

By Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore. _ An Oregon congressman is throwing his support behind players who are protesting the plan to use […]