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Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

/ Jul 25, 2017

Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Former major league pitcher Shigetoshi Hasegawa has qualified to play in the U.S. Amateur, according to the Southern California Golf Association. The 48-year-old Hasegawa finished as runner-up in his qualifying event at Mission Viejo Country Club in California, and can now compete in the Aug. ...

/ Jul 25, 2017

Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds

The Japan men's 4x100-meter and 4x400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday. Yoshihide Kiryu and Kenji Fujimitsu have been selected for the 4x100 for the Aug. 4-13 championships ...

/ Jul 25, 2017

Panthers fire longtime personnel man Koncz

The Carolina Panthers have fired longtime personnel man Mark Koncz in yet another front office shakeup. The decision came Monday, on the eve of players reporting to training camp. Koncz, 50, had been promoted earlier this offseason by former general manager Dave Gettleman to director of ...

Australian tennis legend Rose passes away at 87

/ Jul 25, 2017

Australian tennis legend Rose passes away at 87

Australian two-time Grand Slam singles champion Mervyn Rose, who went on to coach greats Margaret Court and Billie Jean King, has died, tennis officials said Tuesday Rose, who won the Australian Open and French Open along with five Grand Slam doubles titles, was 87. "The tennis ...

Whitehead cut by Cowboys over arrest

/ Jul 25, 2017

Whitehead cut by Cowboys over arrest

The Dallas Cowboys finally responded to a tumultuous offseason with the release of a player, dumping Lucky Whitehead on the first day of training camp after the third-year receiver and kick returner was linked to a shoplifting arrest that his agent disputed. Whitehead said he ...

Ohashi blazes to silver in 200 IM in record time

/ Jul 25, 2017

Ohashi blazes to silver in 200 IM in record time

Yui Ohashi earned Japan's first medal at the FINA World Championships on Monday when she claimed silver in the women's 200-meter individual medley. While placing 0.91 seconds behind Rio Olympic triple gold medalist Katinka Hosszu of Hungary, the 21-year-old debutante shaved 0.54 second off the ...

Broncos reward GM Elway with a new five-year contract

/ Jul 25, 2017

Broncos reward GM Elway with a new five-year contract

One leadership saga down, another one continues for the Denver Broncos. John Elway agreed to a new five-year contract on Monday, ending a long-running story line that had fans wondering if their Hall of Fame QB-turned-GM might leave the franchise he's led to three Super ...

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

/ Jul 24, 2017

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark." The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White." But Phelps didn't swim with a real shark. He ...