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Special teams help Bruins edge Sharks

Oct 22, 2014

Special teams help Bruins edge Sharks

Boston’s power play finally came through with two early goals Tuesday night. The other side of the Bruins’ special teams unit delivered in the end. Gregory Campbell netted the game-winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Bruins fended off a late four-minute ...

Oct 22, 2014

Boxers sue Mayweather over fight

Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight that was supposed to last until someone ...

Oct 22, 2014

Dallas cuts Sam from practice squad

Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL’s first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game. The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, dropping the rush end as they prepare for ...

Oct 22, 2014

Loncar banned after referee attack

Croatian boxer Vido Loncar was suspended for life by the national boxing federation Tuesday after he knocked down a referee at the European youth championship here unsatisfied after losing the match. Loncar was “suspended from boxing for life” over his “brutal attack on an ...

Oct 22, 2014

Dates set for Rice's appeal of ban

A hearing on Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The people spoke with AP on condition of anonymity because details of the hearing have not been made public. ...

Serena takes opener at finals

Oct 21, 2014

Serena takes opener at finals

A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official — none of it could stop Serena Williams from extending her winning streak at the WTA Finals. The three-time defending champion made it 16 straight victories at the season-ending championships by ...

Steelers rally past Texans

Oct 21, 2014

Steelers rally past Texans

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over ...

Oct 21, 2014

Oilers keep Stamkos in check to notch win

The Edmonton Oilers are no longer the only team in the Western Conference without a win. Taylor Hall scored a penalty-shot goal and added an assist, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins netted the winner in the final minutes to lift Edmonton to a 3-2 victory over ...

Oct 21, 2014

Czech high jump gold medalist dies

Miloslava Rezkova-Hubnerova, who won the Olympic gold in the women’s high jump for Czechoslovakia in 1968 at age 18, has died. The Czech athletics federation said Monday that Rezkova-Hubnerova died overnight after battling a serious long-term disease. She was 64. In a surprising victory, ...

Oct 21, 2014

McIlroy withdraws from two events

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy said he is skipping two upcoming tournaments in Shanghai to prepare for a lawsuit against his former management company. McIlroy said in a statement Monday that a mediation process to resolve his dispute with Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management “failed over the ...

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Oct 20, 2014

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Peyton Manning’s receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos’ 42-17 victory Sunday night. Manning went into the showdown two TDs shy of Brett Favre’s record ...

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

Oct 20, 2014

Quick stands tall for Kings in win

The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the afternoon trapped in their own end while the Minnesota Wild pelted them with 41 shots. Thanks to Jonathan Quick and two more timely contributions from That 70s Line, the Kings are still perfect on their homestand. ...