Sports: Professional

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

Singh, Goosen among 6 tied for first-round lead at Riviera

This much can be said about a six-way tie for the lead after the opening round at the Northern Trust Open.

Feb. 20, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Earnhardt Jr. and Johnson win Daytona 500 qualifying races

Danica and Denny provided the dust-up. Hendrick Motorsports delivered another sweep.

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

Keselowski still taking long road toward respect in NASCAR

Brad Keselowski might as well sign up as the next celebrity target at a comedy roast.

Feb. 18, 2015 @ 10:34 AM

Backup Johnson makes 37 saves in 4-1 Islanders win

After a downer of a finish the previous night, there was no carry-over for the New York Islanders.

Feb. 17, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

Hurricanes too much for Senators 6-3

Andrej Nestrasil helped the Carolina Hurricanes get a rare road win on Monday night.

Feb. 16, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

Snedeker gets a breakthrough in a familiar place

The fog began to roll in off the coast of Pebble Beach, though it didn't matter. Brandt Snedeker had the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in hand, and he had a clear view of where he was going.

Feb. 15, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

NASCAR Preview: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24.

Feb. 14, 2015 @ 12:21 PM

Snedeker, Jones tied for lead at Pebble Beach

Enjoying the best weather Pebble Beach has to offer is one thing. Brandt Snedeker knew he had to take advantage of it with his golf clubs, too.

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 11:55 AM

Daly has lowest opening round in 10 years at Pebble Beach

Sunshine is always a pleasant surprise at Pebble Beach, and Thursday brought a real stunner: John Daly was near the top of the leaderboard.

Feb. 11, 2015 @ 11:52 AM

Detroit rolls against Hornets, 106-78


Feb. 09, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

Sekera leads Hurricanes past Sharks

The Carolina Hurricanes have stepped up their play since the start of the year. The San Jose Sharks seem to be going in the opposite direction.

Feb. 09, 2015 @ 10:56 AM

Hill's late layup lifts Pacers past Hornets, 103-102

George Hill was surprised when he was left wide open for the winning shot 3 feet from the basket.

Feb. 09, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

A little luck, lot of skill helps Day win at Torrey Pines

Jason Day had a good feeling that this was going to be a big year for him as long as he could stay healthy.

Feb. 07, 2015 @ 12:04 PM

English takes the lead at Torrey Pines as big names depart

A wall of fans four-wide stretched for over 100 yards while making its way to the exit at Torrey Pines, and it didn't take long to figure out why. Dozens of them were wearing blue-sleeved shirts that said, "Team Phil."

Feb. 06, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Henderson leads Hornets over Wizards again, 94-87

Hornets coach Steve Clifford walked into the locker room at halftime and bawled out his players, telling them they had played the first 24 minutes without purpose, particularly on defense.

Feb. 06, 2015 @ 12:04 PM

Lindholm's shootout goal leads Hurricanes over Coyotes 2-1

Cam Ward finally won in a shootout.

The Carolina goalie didn't allow a puck into the net in the shootout in the Hurricanes' 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

Feb. 06, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Tiger Woods withdraws because of tightness in lower back

New season, same old story with Tiger Woods.

Only it's no longer a happy tale.

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Getzlaf scores in OT and Ducks rally past Hurricanes, 5-4

The Anaheim Ducks had lost their last two games, and they trailed Carolina by two goals with 11 minutes left.

Feb. 03, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

Big League reader visits Greenwood

Feb. 03, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Hornets stay hot, top Wizards 92-88

Here's something you probably didn't see coming: The Charlotte Hornets are one of the hottest teams of the new year

Feb. 02, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

Back home, Brooks Koepka makes his mark, wins Phoenix Open

Brooks Koepka remembers the disappointment like it was yesterday instead of more than two years ago.

Feb. 02, 2015 @ 10:47 AM

Cody Zeller scores 21, Hornets rout Nuggets 104-86

Cody Zeller fueled the fast start that Charlotte used to finish off the struggling Denver Nuggets.

Feb. 02, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

Super finish: Patriots edge Seahawks 28-24 for NFL title

The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass — not run — from the 1.

Feb. 01, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Seahawks a win away from 1st Super Bowl repeat in 10 years

A year ago, Pete Carroll stood at a podium in a New York City hotel, less than 12 hours after his Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. He spoke about what would happen next.

Jan. 31, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Elliott headlines 5 drivers in NASCAR Hall of Fame class

Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks.