Sports: Professional

Jun. 14, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Edwards returns to Michigan, but not for Roush

Carl Edwards acknowledges this trip to Michigan feels a bit different to him.


Jun. 14, 2015 @ 04:56 AM

After 40 years, Warriors fans believe title wait almost over

Gary Liss still has the ticket from Game 2 of the 1975 NBA Finals in his wallet. The seat cost just $10, but watching the Golden State Warriors win the title remains a priceless memory.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 08:23 PM

Owen, Gomez each shoot 67 to take 54-hole lead at St. Jude

England's Greg Owen has never had a piece of a 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour. Now he hopes he can stay relaxed with the great short game that has him in position to win his first title in his 214th tour event.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 08:22 PM

Inbee Park shoots 66, leads after 3rd round at Westchester

Two-time defending champion Inbee Park shot a 7-under 66 on Saturday to overtake fellow South Korean Sei Young Kim for the lead after three rounds of the KPMG Women's PGA championship.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

MLB: Nine-run inning gives Toronto 13-10 win at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Russell Martin broke a tie with a three-run triple in a nine-run seventh inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 13-10 by overcoming an 8-1 deficit Friday night.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 09:44 AM

Brooks Koepka learning quickly with 36-hole lead at St. Jude

Brooks Koepka knows he has lot to learn about the PGA Tour, and the former All-American at Florida State is proving to be a very quick study.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 07:50 PM

Kahne tops Michigan qualifying for first pole since 2012

It's hard to believe for those who follow NASCAR, but Kasey Kahne had not won a pole since 2012.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 10:42 AM

Warriors even NBA Finals, beat Cavaliers 103-82 in Game 4

Stephen Curry shook off Iman Shumpert with a dribble, stepped back behind the line and splashed a 3-pointer that seemed to submerge a mute button on rocking and rolling Quicken Loans Arena.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

MLB: Pujols passes Mantle in Angel win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 537th home run Thursday night to move ahead of Mickey Mantle into 16th place on the all-time list and complete the scoring for the Los Angeles Angels in a 6-2 victory


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Palmer, Koepka, Owen shoot 64s for lead at St. Jude Classic

Ryan Palmer, Brooks Koepka and Greg Owen each shot 6-under 64 Thursday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after the opening round of the St. Jude Classic.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Three Camels drafted by MLB clubs

Campbell junior centerfielder Cedric Mullins, redshirt junior catcher Steven Leonard and senior right-handed pitcher Heath Bowers were drafted by MLB franchises in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 08:20 PM

Shin shoots bogey-free 66, leads Women's PGA Championship

South Korean Jenny Shin shot a bogey-free, 7-under-66 Thursday for a one-stroke lead after the opening round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the second major of the season.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 10:36 AM

Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay 2-1, even Stanley Cup Final 2-2

Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between Vasilevskiy's moving pads.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 10:34 AM

MLB: Nationals snap Yankee win streak in 11 innings

NEW YORK (AP) — Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees' seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Tony Stewart trying to catch the big one in victory lane

Dressed in a Bass Pro T-shirt and cap, Tony Stewart was all set to take his turn as a commercial fisherman.


Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

Unlikely gem: Rookie Chris Heston leads Giants over Mets 5-0

Chris Heston handled the New York Mets with ease. Explaining his accomplishment was the hard part.


Jun. 10, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

LeBron, Cavs survive Warriors comeback, win Game 3 96-91

LeBron James is doing more than ever. With the Cavaliers missing two All-Stars, he has no choice.


Jun. 10, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

MLB: Giant rookie throws no-hitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter in the majors this season in his 13th career start, leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 5-0 Tuesday night.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

MLB: Royals edge ahead of Twins in AL Central

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jason Vargas threw six shutout innings and Kendrys Morales hit a long home run against his former team to push the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 01:05 PM

Lightning beat Blackhawks 3-2, lead Stanley Cup Final 2-1

Victor Hedman is throwing a party at the Stanley Cup Final, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are having a great time so far.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

LeBron has Cleveland believing a championship is near

High above downtown, there's no visible evidence of a painful 51-year professional sports championship drought — the longest for any major U.S. city.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Truex breaks through at Pocono for 1st win since 2013

Martin Truex Jr. slapped the top of his No. 78 Chevrolet, thrust his right fist toward the sky and bounded straight into his girlfriend's arms.


Jun. 07, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Loss to Wawrinka in French final denies Djokovic career Slam

Moments before his third French Open final in four years, Novak Djokovic jogged in a stadium hallway near a poster of the Coupe des Mousquetaires


Jun. 07, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

MLB: Red Sox double up Oakland 4-2

BOSTON (AP) — Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his first win since his initial start of the season, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday.


Jun. 06, 2015 @ 07:52 PM

American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.