Sports: Professional

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 06:08 PM

Harvick moves into 3rd round with win at Charlotte

It was fight night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick advanced into the third round of the championship and two drivers had to be restrained from brawling with Brad Keselowski.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

Isles top Canes to open final season at Coliseum

The New York Islanders knew this would be a special day on Long Island when they first saw the schedule months ago.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Nugent's miss leaves Bengals, Panthers tied 37-all

Cam Newton was a dual-threat quarterback once again, rallying the Panthers to a tie in regulation. Andy Dalton was nearly perfect in overtime, missing only one pass while putting the Bengals in position to win it.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Orioles give up 3 HRs, lose 8-6 to Royals in 10

All season, the Baltimore Orioles relied on a simple formula — hit more homers than the other guys and use a deep relief corps to outpitch them in the late innings.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Keselowksi wins Nationwide race at Charlotte

Brad Keselowski thought he was in for a long night when a tire went down and he scraped the wall on lap 55 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:41 PM

Nelson, Boychuk help Islanders top Canes 5-3

These New York Islanders didn't look much like the team that finished last year in last place.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Colts hold on for 33-28 win over Texans

When Indianapolis raced to a big lead over the Houston Texans in the first quarter, Colts coach Chuck Pagano was worried they'd let up.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Crosby scores twice as Penguins open with a win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — NHL MVP Sidney Crosby scored twice and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Tinkering with strokes and the Chase

Well, it's finally here again. My annual golf trip with Howard, Robert and Jerry has arrived and just like the previous 31 trips the anticipation is almost unbearable.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Bruins, Sharks get wins on NHL opening night

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Kelly scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:51 left in the third period, and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in their season opener Wednesday night.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs. Cards

After their summer slide and a September stumble, the San Francisco Giants have that old October swagger back.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Wilson runs, throws Seahawks past Redskins, 27-17

All Robert Griffin III did was throw some passes to another injured player on the sideline before the game started.

All Russell Wilson did was run, throw, scramble — and simply amaze.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

John Lackey was just as advertised for the St. Louis Cardinals. Their postseason power surge has been a big surprise.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 08:51 PM

Fister keeps National postseason hopes alive

Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner's one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:56 AM

Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

Almost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Royals fans refused to leave.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:51 AM

Brady, Patriots quiet doubters with 43-17 rout

The critics pounced after the second-worst loss in Tom Brady's career.

 

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and an unheralded bunch from Baltimore swept aside Detroit's Cy Young winners.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:47 PM

Browns rally from 28-3 hole, beat Titans 29-28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Hoyer threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Travis Benjamin with 1:09 left, and the Browns rallied from a 25-point deficit in beating the Tennessee Titans 29-28 Sunday for the biggest comeback in franchise history.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Logano wins at Kansas to advance in title race

Joey Logano grabbed the first berth into the next round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 07:12 PM

Newton, Olsen lift Panthers over Bears 31-24

Staring at a possible three-game losing streak, the Carolina Panthers needed a spark.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Panthers to use committee approach at running back

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects to use a running back-by-committee approach against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Kyle Busch wins at Kansas Speedway

Extending his NASCAR Nationwide Series record to 69 victories was nice. Winning for the second week in a row and the sixth time this season were, too.


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 10:05 PM

Peavy, Giants edge Strasburg, Nats in NLDS opener

Put Jake Peavy on the San Francisco Giants, and he suddenly turns into quite a postseason performer.


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

Orioles rally past Tigers 7-6, take 2-0 ALDS lead

Down by three runs in the eighth inning, the Baltimore Orioles had every reason to believe they could rally against the Tigers.