Sports: Professional

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:42 PM

Machado homers for O's win in 12

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado homered off Cory Rasmus leading off the 12th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Panthers FB Tolbert fighting to stay on top

Mike Tolbert is always ready for a good fight — even during the NFL offseason.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

Yu takes care of Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Thomas, Glavine and Maddux enter Cooperstown

Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Torre, Cox and La Russa manage their way into Hall

Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 08:16 AM

Rays run win streak to eight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 08:15 AM

Newton practices, not 100 percent yet

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said that while his surgically repaired ankle is getting better, it's not completely healed.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 08:12 AM

Furyk cards 63, shares lead in Canadian Open

Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

A's rout Astros, go to 25 games over .500

Brandon Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support Thursday than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Panthers say Newton, Hardy ready to practice

Pro Bowlers Cam Newton and Greg Hardy will be ready to practice when the Carolina Panthers take the field for the start of training camp Friday night.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Petrovic, Putnam lead with 64s at Royal Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Team owners should ask questions

Well, it has happened again! I have been waiting to write about the new union that has been formed in NASCAR


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Colon stays perfect into 7th in Met win

SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Mavericks' Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case

Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Cam Newton seeks chemistry with new WRs

Cam Newton will have plenty to do when the NFC South champion Panthers report to training camp.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Blue Jays bounce back vs. Boston

TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Red Sox, Ortiz blast Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 02:19 PM

McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy knows how quickly a big lead can slip away, so he wasn't satisfied by simply restoring it Saturday in the British Open.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Yankees start second half edging Reds 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

McIlroy shoots another 6-under 66 at British Open

Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Tour leader Nibali dominates Stage 13 in Alps

Stamping his dominance in the mountains and on the race overall, Vincenzo Nibali won Stage 13 of the Tour de France in the Alps on Friday up the hardest climb so far.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: A little trash helps NASCAR

Don't you just love it when two or more athletes start trash talking?


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

Tiger returns to majors with a 69 at British Open

Tiger Woods is back at the majors.

Seems like he was never away.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

AP Source: Hornets land Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson has found a new home.