Sports

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 @ 10:41 AM

Host Chile held to 3-3 draw by Mexico at Copa America

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Arturo Vidal scored two goals and set up another, but host Chile was held to a 3-3 draw by Mexico in a thrilling Copa America match on Monday.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:39 AM

Germany beats Thailand 4-0 to advance

Top-ranked Germany beat Thailand 4-0 at the Women's World Cup on Monday to claim top spot in Group B.The Germans finished top on goal difference ahead of Norway, which beat Ivory Coast 3-1.


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.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:34 AM

Southside camp plays through heat

It was hot, and getting hotter, Monday morning on the first day of the 2015 Southside Baseball Camp out at Tramway Road Park’s four ball fields.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Both U.S. teams win Rio Olympic berths

Both American national teams will take part in rugby’s return to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1924 thanks to the Men’s Eagles and Women’s Eagles


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 09:50 AM

Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

Stephen Curry came off a screen, dribbled behind his back and crossed over Matthew Dellavedova.


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 09:49 AM

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened NASCAR race in Michigan

Kyle Larson knew the rain was coming — and wanted it to arrive as soon as possible.


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 09:48 AM

Golf: Fabian Gomez gets first PGA Tour win at St. Jude

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Fabian Gomez of Argentina won his first PGA Tour title Sunday at the St. Jude Classic, beating England's Greg Owen by four strokes.


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

MLB: Scherzer fans 16 in one-hitter

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out a Nationals-record 16 and pitched a one-hitter, losing his perfect-game bid on a bloop single that barely fell in during the seventh inning to lead Washington to a 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday..


Jun. 15, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Copa America: Neymar leads Brazil to late win over Peru

TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — Neymar scored a goal and set up the injury-time winner for Douglas Costa, helping Brazil open its Copa America campaign with a 2-1 over Peru on Sunday.


Jun. 14, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County Panthers holding kickoff day

The Lee County Panthers Youth Football Organization, which is entering its second season on the gridiron, is hosting its official kickoff event from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Kiwanis Park.


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 @ 08:17 PM

Uruguay defeats Jamaica 1-0 on Cristian Rodriguez goal

ANTOFAGASTA, Chile (AP) — Defending champion Uruguay defeated Jamaica 1-0 in their Copa America opener on Saturday.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 08:05 PM

Summer league squads aid Vs. Cancer Foundation

The Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League had its opening day, and into the evening and night, with tripleheaders at Lee County, Southern Lee and Union Pines Saturday.


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. 13, 2015 @ 09:43 AM

Sei Young Kim shoots 5-under 68 for lead in Westchester

Sei Young Kim of South Korea has already won twice in her rookie season on the LPGA Tour.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 09:41 AM

Mexico-Bolivia ends scoreless at Copa America

Mexico and Bolivia played a lackluster 0-0 draw Friday in the second match of the Copa America, the South American championship.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 09:40 AM

US and Sweden play to 0-0 group-stage draw

Meghan Klingenberg — not Hope Solo — made the biggest save of the night for the United States.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Teacher, owner, now hall of famer

The honor was a surprise. Even how Bill Kempffer found out about his induction into the Sporting Clays Association of North Carolina Hall of Fame was a surprise.