Sports: Professional

Jun. 24, 2014 @ 07:35 AM

First-place Blue Jays roll by Yanks

TORONTO (AP) — Adam Lind hit a three-run home run in his return to the starting lineup, rookie Marcus Stroman won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 8-3 on Monday night, handing the Yankees their third straight loss.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:40 PM

U.S. Women's Open Scores


At Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:38 PM

Sunday, day 14 at the U.S. Open

2015 U.S. OPENS

- The 2015 U.S. Open Championship will be played June 18-21 at Chambers Bay Golf Course, a municipal course, in University Place, Washington. It will be the first U.S. Open played in the Pacific Northwest.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Pinehurst galleries give Inkster a fine finale

Besides the roars for champion Michelle Wie, most specifically for Wie's eagle on No. 10, birdie on No. 17 and of course, approaching and on the final green, the biggest ovations of the day followed two-time U.S. Women's Open champion Juli Inkster around Pinehurst No. 2 Sunday afternoon.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Open trophy sparks, not ends, Wie's quest

Throughout the U.S. Women's Open week, Michelle Wie spoke, not about breaking through in a major tournament, but about the meaning of winning the national championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Wie breaks through, wins her first major at Pinehurst

At the birthplace of American golf, in the American national championship, an American won her first major championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Brendan Gaughan wins at rainy Road America

Tiptoeing at high speed around a rain-slicked track under the pressure of a two-lap overtime, Brendan Gaughan handed away the lead to Chase Elliott. Then he snatched it right back a few corners later.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Germany fights back for 2-2 draw with Ghana

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) — Miroslav Klose rescued a point for Germany, and tied the World Cup scoring record in the process.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 10:46 AM

Orioles go deep four times in the Bronx

NEW YORK (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 23rd home run, J.J. Hardy connected for his first of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Saturday after starter Bud Norris left with tightness in his groin.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Double doubles put Thompson five shots back

Lexi Thompson had the ideal start to her weekend in the final pairing of the U.S. Women's Open Championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

U.S. Women's Open - final round

- The final round of the championship begins at approximately 7 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.

* Parking

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

U.S. Women's Open Scores

At Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:05 PM

Saturday, day 13 at the U.S. Open


The USGA has taken several precautionary measures in response to expected elevated temperatures throughout the week.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie, Yang share four-shot lead

Amy Yang and Michelle Wie played two entirely different rounds on Saturday. But going into today’s play, they both have a shot at their first major title.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

A game for all ages

During her pre-tournament press conference Wednesday, two-time U.S. Women’s Open champion and 53-year-old Juli Inkster said if she played her game at the 2014 version at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Aussie amateur in the hunt with a round to play

Australian amateur Minjee Lee is tied for third entering Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open Championship and one of the main ideas she took away from hanging in the fight with a 2-over par 72 Saturday was, "there's always room for improvement."

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 07:56 AM

Costa Rica follows Uruguay win with 1-0 upset of Italy

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Costa Rica followed up its surprise win over Uruguay with another upset World Cup victory on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round and eliminate England in the process.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Friday, Day 12 at the U.S. Open

Australian amateur Minjee Lee shot 69 Thursday and 71 Friday to stand at even-par and tied for third through two rounds.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open

- The third round of the championship begins at approximately 8 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

From the gallery to the course

Camelia Adel hadn't seen a U.S. Open, or any golf tournament, or played the sport, until this past Sunday.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

Wie gives herself major shot at first U.S. Open

After the 68 she shot on Thursday, Michelle Wie was thinking it would be nice if she could do it again.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie and Thompson 1-2 going into today

While most players went down, Michelle Wie went up on a hot, humid, tough day of golf.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Staying near the top

Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked golfer in the world, led a round into the U.S. Women's Open. On Friday at Pinehurst No. 2, she had to grind and hold on to stay in contention.

After an up-and-down, mostly down, first 13 holes, she did just that playing the last 

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 07:51 AM

Indians win with slam in the 10th

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Swisher's two-out grand slam off Ernesto Frieri in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Thursday, day 11 at the U.S. Open


11-year-old Lucy Li shot an 8-over 78 in her first U.S. Women's Open round. Li is the youngest player ever to reach an Open through qualifying.