May 5, 2016

Japan sending nine badminton players to Rio Olympics

Women’s doubles pair Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo have been named among the nine members for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday by the Nippon Badminton Association. The pair, who won the All-England Championships in March, was ranked No. 1 in the ...

May 5, 2016

Pak granted special exemption for U.S. Women's Open

Retiring South Korean great Se Ri Pak has received a special exemption from the U.S. Golf Association to play in the U.S. Women’s Open. The USGA announced the exemption Wednesday for the July 7-10 event at CordeValle in San Martin, California. Pak won the ...

May 5, 2016

Seahawks cut five players

The Seattle Seahawks have released five players including former starting center Drew Nowak. Seattle made the roster moves Wednesday ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend. Along with Nowak, the Seahawks released running back Cameron Marshall, tight end Ronnie Shields, defensive end Josh Shirley ...

May 5, 2016

Manziel booked in domestic violence case

Johnny Manziel has been booked and posted bond in a domestic violence case, one day before the former Cleveland Browns quarterback faces his first court hearing. Manziel attorney Robert Hinton said Wednesday that the 23-year-old quarterback presented himself for booking and a mugshot. Police ...

May 5, 2016

Duke, Cincinnati headline Hall of Fame Tip-Off

Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA Tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The participants for the Nov. 19-20 event were announced Wednesday. Also in the field are Rhode Island, Penn State, Grand Canyon, Albany, Marist ...