Sports: Professional

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

James, Cavs respond with OT win in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Red Wings score 4 in 1st to beat Kings

DETROIT (AP) — Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk each scored twice to send the Detroit Red Wings over the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Friday night.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Knicks spoil Cleveland's huge opening night

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Karlberg leads Malaysia PGA Tour event

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sweden's Rikard Karlberg birdied his last two holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead in the CIMB Classic.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Taking care of No. 88 first

Well, I have finally read it all. Just as I was letting it sink in Dale Earnhardt, Jr. had won a Chase race and he did not let a teammate pass him to win an automatic spot in the Chase championship, I read somewhere since Junior won, the Chase rules should be changed. Let's break this down one subject at a time.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:36 AM

Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South lead

Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series

A giant, indeed.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Saints, Panthers square off for NFC South lead

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

NBA recaps: Bulls roll, 104-80, at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK (AP) — Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher's first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks 104-80 on Wednesday night.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Walker lifts Hornets over Bucks in OT, 108-106

Kemba Walker didn't waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Canucks beat Carolina, 4-1


VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 29 saves in his 300th career victory and Vancouver beat winless Carolina.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

McCoy memorable as 'Skins top Cowboys 20-17 in OT

If this is Colt McCoy's only start for the Washington Redskins, it sure was memorable.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:27 AM

Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Bumgarner's latest gem has Giants on cusp of title

Hall of Famer Juan Marichal mingled in the San Francisco clubhouse and waited patiently for his chance to share a kind, congratulatory word with Madison Bumgarner.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Streb rallies for 1st PGA Tour victory

Robert Streb hasn't seen many early indications of a happy ending throughout his career.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Big Ben leads Steelers to 51-34 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers raced by the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 on Sunday.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Wilson leads Seahawks over Panthers again, 13-9

Russell Wilson walked into the huddle with his team down a field goal and less than five minutes remaining. He started laughing, sensing the familiarity of the situation.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Ace helps MacKenzie into tie for lead in McGladrey Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Will MacKenzie made a hole-in-one that hardly anyone saw and finished with a 45-foot birdie putt that gave him a 5-under 65 on Saturday and a share of the lead with Andrew Svoboda going into the final round of the McGladrey Classic.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Richmond signs with NBA’s Rockets

Akeem Richmond had worked out for multiple NBA teams since graduating from and finishing his record-setting basketball career with East Carolina in the spring.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3

Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Oilers drop Carolina to 0-5-2 start

Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist in Edmonton's third consecutive victory.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Compton among early leaders at Sea Island

Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.