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Nov. 05, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Ward makes early lead stand for Hurricanes, 4-2

After going winless in their first eight games, the Carolina Hurricanes have found some answers.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

Luck throws for 4 TDs, Indy routs Giants 40-24

The mantra throughout the NFL each week is to look ahead. Considering how ugly the previous week was for Indianapolis, the Colts needed tunnel vision toward Monday night.


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Patriots, Brady romp 43-21 over Denver

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady outdueled Peyton Manning, throwing for four touchdowns, and Julian Edelman returned a punt 84 yards for a score in leading the New England Patriots past the Denver Broncos 43-21 Sunday.


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Gordon fights with Keselowski in big Texas melee

Brad Keselowski is doing everything he can for a chance at another NASCAR championship. No matter how angry he makes other drivers.


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Pernice wins Champions Championship in playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. won the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday, beating Jay Haas with a birdie on the fourth hole of a playoff.


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Anthony leads Knicks over Hornets 96-93

Before forcing his way to New York, Carmelo Anthony recalled how he marveled at the numbers that Denver Nuggets teammate Allen Iverson had posted in his career.


Nov. 03, 2014 @ 10:58 AM

Lindholm's goal lifts Hurricanes over Kings 3-2

The Carolina Hurricanes have finally figured out how to string some wins together.


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Rivera says Panthers must figure things out

Carolina head coach Ron Rivera isn't about to give up on the Panthers' chances of a winning season and making the NFL playoffs.


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 04:15 AM

Newman, Kenseth in Chase contention with 0 wins

Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth look a bit out of place this late in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with those zeroes under the column for wins.


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

Haas charges into lead at Champions championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.


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

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.