Sports: Professional

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.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Gallopin wins Tour de France Stage 11

French rider Tony Gallopin led a late breakaway in a show of opportunism and savvy racing to win Wednesday's 11th stage of the Tour de France as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

English look to golfers to lift sporting gloom

Justin Rose and 18 other Englishmen have a two-fold mission at the British Open: end their country's 22-year wait for a champion and lift the gloom hanging over England's woeful sporting summer.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass.

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Kaymer takes lead from Germany's World Cup success

Sounding proud and patriotic, Martin Kaymer reeled off the list of qualities it took for Germany to win the World Cup in Brazil.

Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Race Team Alliance open for NASCAR owners to join

The Race Team Alliance is not only open for business, the ownership clique is ready for new members.

Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Jazz match Charlotte offer for Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward is staying in Utah after all.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Johnson, McGirt on top at John Deere

For the past five years, Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker have had a near-monopoly on the John Deere Classic.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Martin takes 3-shot lead at Women's British Open

Mo Martin has a plan for every golf course she plays, and it's working at Royal Birkdale.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Angels hand Texas its sixth straight loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Los Angeles Angels handed the Texas Rangers their sixth consecutive loss, 3-0 on Friday night.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Durham hosting all-star events; game on Wed. night

Durham and Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host the Triple-A All-Star Game and a full lineup of events beginning today leading up to the all-star game set for Wednesday night.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

White Sox agree to deal with No. 3 pick Rodon

The Chicago White Sox have reached a deal with left-handed pitcher Carlos Rodon on a minor league contract that includes a nearly $6.6 million signing bonus.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Recari, Ryu share lead at Royal Birkdale

Beatriz Recari finished with three straight birdies Friday for a 5-under 67, matching the best score at Royal Birkdale to share the lead with So Yeon Ryu during another tough day of scoring at the Ricoh Women's British Open.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

Montgomerie leads after first day of Senior Open

Colin Montgomerie declared Bernhard Langer the favorite heading into the U.S. Senior Open.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Kershaw fires 3-hitter for Dodger win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings when he gave up a home run to Chase Headley, but the Los Angeles ace pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead the Dodgers over the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Thursday night.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: One win gives Almirola Chase spot

I have been saving this topic. We all have been waiting for this moment to arrive and it finally did at Daytona.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Greipel wins 6th Tour de France stage in a sprint

Sprint specialist Andre Greipel won a drizzly sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as crashes again thinned the pack of support riders for rivals hoping to strip Vincenzo Nibali of the yellow jersey.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

All-star Scherzer leads Tigers by Dodgers

DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, outdueling Zack Greinke and helping the short-handed Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

AP Source: Hornets to sign Hayward to offer sheet

The Charlotte Hornets are going all out to sign restricted free agent Gordon Hayward.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

MLB-leading A's win sixth straight

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

Boom wins 5th Tour stage as Froome crashes out

Dutch rider Lars Boom won a chaotic, crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday marked by the withdrawal of defending champion Chris Froome after his second fall in two days.