March 7, 2016

Stratigakis scores in Canada’s 2 1 loss to Haiti at U 17 CONCACAF championships

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada _ Sarah Stratigakis’s goal at the 77th minute was not enough as Canada fell to Haiti 2-1 on Monday at the CONCACAF women’s […]
March 7, 2016

Former NFL coach Lovie Smith hired as Illinois coach

By David Mercer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   CHAMPAIGN, Ill. _ In a conference where Jim Harbaugh’s star power and Urban Meyer’s national-title pedigree dominate the news, […]
March 7, 2016

Flopping calls way down this season in the NBA

By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ The flop epidemic may be over. Flopping _ the art of exaggerated reactions designed to lure undeserved foul […]
March 5, 2016

Akindoju’s hat trick lifts Canada to 7 0 victory over Grenada in U17 soccer

ST. GEORGES, Grenada _ Teni Akindoju scored a hat trick as Canada secured its spot in the semifinals of the CONCACAF women’s under-17 soccer championships with […]
March 4, 2016

Rowan’s layup helps NC State beat Boston College 73 72

By Aaron Beard THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. _ North Carolina State waited until the last play to avoid an ugly home loss in a disappointing […]
March 4, 2016

Conley scores 24, leads Grizzlies past Kings 104 98

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ With the Sacramento Kings chipping away at Memphis’ lead, the Grizzlies’ Mike Conley decided it was time […]
March 3, 2016

Serena Williams says time off from competition won’t hurt her game

NEW YORK _ Serena Williams says she’s ready to win tournaments even if she hasn’t played in many recently. “There’s nothing that can stop me right […]
March 3, 2016

Augustin leads Nuggets to 117 107 win over Lakers

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER _ Kobe Bryant’s farewell performance in Denver was shortened by a sore shoulder. No matter, the fans still showed […]
March 2, 2016

Kessel, Subban left off initial World Cup of Hockey rosters

By Stephen Whyno THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Phil Kessel has to wait to find out if he plays for the United States at the World […]
March 2, 2016

Liverpool beats Man City 3 0, avenges cup final loss

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LIVERPOOL, England _ Liverpool avenged its weekend loss to Manchester City in the League Cup final in some style on […]
February 25, 2016


TORONTO (AP) _ DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 as Toronto beat Minnesota for a franchise record-tying ninth straight home victory. DeRozan […]
February 25, 2016

Barnes has 25 as Grizzlies defeat Lakers 128 119

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ The Grizzlies stole the spotlight from Kobe Bryant’s last game in Memphis with their biggest offensive performance […]