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With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

July 15, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good. more »»

Card players look to World Series of Poker final 9

July 15, 2014

A marathon unfolding over thousands of hands was wrapping up Monday night in Las Vegas as card players determine the World Series of Poker main event final tabl. more »»

Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

July 15, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. more »»

Baseball All-Stars congregate as pitchers dominate

July 15, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League's All-Star starter.

There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1. more »»

8 accused of illegal World Cup betting in Vegas

July 15, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong were accused Monday of operating a temporary, illegal gambling ring from exclusive high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort... more »»

Emmert paid $1.7 million as NCAA revenues increase

July 15, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert received $1.707 million in compensation in 2012-13, a year in which the governing body turned a $32 million profit. more »»

Basketball entrepreneur Louis 'Red' Klotz dies

July 14, 2014

MARGATE, N.J. (AP) — The basketball barnstormer who owned the Washington Generals and other teams that lost thousands of games to the Harlem Globetrotters has died. Louis "Red" Klotz was 93. more »»

Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. more »»

More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

July 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded... more »»

Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

July 14, 2014

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday. more »»

Nibali excels at Tour as Contador crashes out

July 14, 2014

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) — After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. more »»

College Football Playoff's trophy is golden

July 14, 2014

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. more »»

Watson watching Woods closely for Ryder Cup team

July 14, 2014

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at the British Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup. more »»

Top SMU recruit Mudiay to purse pro opportunities

July 14, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — Prized SMU recruit Emmanuel Mudiay will pursue professional basketball opportunities overseas instead of playing for the Mustangs. more »»

Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

July 14, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. more »»

Mickelson confident _ at least about links golf

July 14, 2014

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. more »»

Brazil's upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

July 14, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup.

Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win — soccer — and won where so many expected failure — organization. more »»

Nibali wins Tour 10th stage; Contador quits

July 14, 2014

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) — Italy's Vincenzo Nibali stamped his dominance on the Tour de France by winning Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains on Monday — shortly after his biggest rival for... more »»

Blatter awards Brazil 9.25 mark for special WCup

July 14, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil got 9.25 out of 10 from FIFA President Sepp Blatter for organizing a World Cup that was "very special" because of high quality football. more »»

 
 

 

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