Sports: Professional

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 10:17 AM

Morgan, Lloyd score in 2-0 US victory over Colombia

Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 10:16 AM

MLB: Bryant leads Cubs past Kershaw

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant connected twice for his first career multihomer game, and the Chicago Cubs beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Monday night.

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

Spieth wins a stunner at Chambers Bay for U.S. Open title

Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased.

And he still can't believe how he got there.

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 10:14 AM

Erik Jones earns Xfinity win at Chicagoland

Erik Jones could be driving for Joe Gibbs Racing in a Sprint Cup car at some point in the future.

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

MLB: Martinez hits three HRs as Tigers win 12-4

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit three homers and had six RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 12-4 Sunday to snap a four-game skid.

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

MLB: Scherzer comes within a strike of a perfect game

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer lost his bid for a perfect game in startling fashion, plunking a batter with two outs in the ninth inning before finishing off a no-hitter Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Spieth, Reed share US Open lead at Chambers Bay

Masters champion Jordan Spieth is halfway home from the second leg of the Grand Slam.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

MLB: Rodriguez homers for 3,000th hit

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 10:17 AM

Mexico eliminated from Copa America in 2-1 loss to Ecuador

Mexico was eliminated from the Copa America with a 2-1 loss to Ecuador on Friday in the final Group A match in the Copa America.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Erik Jones wins NASCAR Trucks race in Iowa

No one could beat Erik Jones on restarts in Iowa.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Kurt and Kyle Busch facing different Chase prospects

Kyle Busch had just won a NASCAR Xfinity race — his first time back on that series after being injured in a February accident — when he confidently eyed the next day's Sprint Cup event.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Spieth sets the target at Chambers Bay

One major apparently isn't enough to satisfy Masters champion Jordan Spieth.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Rivera pleased with QB Newton's development this offseason

Ron Rivera said the Carolina Panthers are well ahead of where they were last season in terms of preparation for the season in large part due to the health of quarterback Cam Newton.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

MLB: A-Rod gets to 2,999 hits in Yankee win

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez reached 2,999 hits with a pair of singles, and Carlos Beltran and Brett Gardner each had two-run homers, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

Stenson, Johnson share US Open lead; Tiger shoots 80

One mystery was solved Thursday in the U.S. Open.Chambers Bay can be as hard as the USGA wants it to be.

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 07:10 PM

Stenson, Johnson share early lead in US Open at Chambers Bay

The first time Henrik Stenson saw Chambers Bay, he walked the course without playing it. The Swede did just fine with clubs in his hand Thursday in a rousing start to the U.S. Open.

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

MLB: Yankees win as A-Rod nears 3,000 hits

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez singled twice to raise his career hits total to 2,997, Michael Pineda carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pinehurst documentary airing tonight

“Pinehurst’s New Golden Age: No. 2 and the Championships,” a new documentary produced by TenMayflower Productions, will debut on UNC-TV (PBS) at 10 tonight.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

Mickelson arrives at US Open still seeking elusive title

Phil Mickelson loped off the first tee at Chambers Bay early Tuesday, the morning sun still hidden within a slate-gray sky, when two women with snow-white hair squealed in delight.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

MLB: Cardinals hack a close win vs. Twins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. Louis extended its winning streak to five by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

Inventive is just one word used to describe US Open course

Jordan Spieth didn't take long when asked for one word to describe a U.S. Open course where trains rumble loudly by, holes can change from one par to another, and players sometimes search for little white markings to see if they're actually on a green.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

Blackhawks shut out Lightning for another Stanley Cup title

Jonathan Toews raised the Stanley Cup over his head and soaked in the cheers from the adoring crowd. Patrick Kane pumped his right arm in celebration. Johnny Oduya pulled a Chicago flag with a Blackhawks logo over his broad shoulders.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

MLB: Mets end Toronto's win streak at 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores singled to cap a two-out, two-run rally in the 11th inning and the New York Mets ended Toronto's team record-tying 11-game winning streak, beating the Blue Jays 4-3 on Monday night.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

The courtship of Chambers Bay at U.S. Open

Robert Streb walked off the third green at Chambers Bay, looked both directions and headed left down a dirt path toward Puget Sound.