Sports: Professional

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

CANUCKS 4, HURRICANES 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.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Chase sporting dramatic finish, even without a few stars

Cue the theme music! It's time for another episode of our favorite NASCAR-themed soap opera, "As the World Turns for the Young and Restless or the Bold and Beautiful we Must Account for the Days of our Lives."


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Winnipeg stops skid vs. Hurricanes

JETS 3, HURRICANES 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Jets snap a four-game losing streak.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Panthers defense still searching for answers

Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Carolina Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South.