Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Aug 26, 2014

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no major wins. Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval ...

Burnett ends winless skid

Aug 26, 2014

Burnett ends winless skid

A mechanical adjustment in between starts helped A.J. Burnett out of a funk. Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday. “I just ...

Aug 26, 2014

U.S. goalie Howard writes memoir

American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal. Howard has penned a memoir that will be published Dec. 9 by HarperCollins Publishers. The publisher said Monday that “The Keeper” will be available in ...

Aug 26, 2014

Injury delays Klitschko title bout

Wladimir Klitschko has torn a bicep in sparring and his Sept. 6 heavyweight title against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed. Klitschko’s management said the champion will have to miss four weeks of training. A new date for the fight will be ...

Aug 26, 2014

Judoka Kondo nabs 48-kg gold

Nineteen-year-old Ami Kondo captured Japan’s first gold medal of the World Judo Championships by winning the women’s 48-kg category Monday. On the opening day of the championships, Kondo beat Argentina’s Paula Pareto in the final on points in her first appearance at the worlds, ...

Aug 26, 2014

Balotelli leaves Milan for Liverpool

Liverpool signed Italy striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan for £16 million ($26.5 million) on Monday, taking a calculated gamble on a headline-grabbing player known as much for his controversies as his goals. Nineteen months after ending a 2½-year spell with Manchester City to ...

Aug 26, 2014

Choo to undergo elbow surgery

Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo is scheduled for surgery to remove a bone spur from his left elbow and will miss the rest of the season. Choo was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, and the Rangers recalled outfielder Michael Choice from Triple-A ...

Aug 26, 2014

Meriweather banned for helmet hit

The NFL once again has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his latest blow to the head of an opponent, which the league said is his sixth violation of player safety rules. The league announced Monday that Meriweather will be suspended for the ...

Aug 26, 2014

Ewing gives millions to Georgetown

Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk are donating $3.3 million to Georgetown’s new athletics center. The school said Monday the amount of the gift reflects the uniform No. 33 that Ewing wore at Georgetown and in the NBA. Ewing ...