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Raonic, McEnroe part ways

Seven-time major winner John McEnroe has ended his coaching role with Canada’s Milos Raonic ahead of the year’s final grand ...

Aug 29, 2016

Barrett commits to All Blacks until after 2019 World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen’s hopes of winning a third successive World Cup have been boosted by flyhalf Beauden Barrett’s decision to commit his immediate playing future to New Zealand Rugby until after the 2019 tournament in Japan. The 25-year-old has been in career-best ...

Aug 29, 2016

De la Cruz takes over Spanish Vuelta lead

Spaniard David de la Cruz took the lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Nairo Quintana after completing a successful breakaway to win the mountainous ninth stage on Sunday. The Etixx-Quick Step rider earned his first win at a grand tour after he pulled away ...

Aug 29, 2016

Rosberg triumphs at Belgian GP

Nico Rosberg won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix featuring a chaotic start, wild overtaking, a heavy crash, safety cars and a red flag. The Mercedes driver’s win on Sunday saw him close the gap to nine points on teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third ...

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Aug 29, 2016

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Ayako Uehara became the fourth golfer in U.S. LPGA tour history to score two holes in one in a single tournament when she aced the par-3 No. 8 at the final round of the Canadian Women’s Open on Sunday. Uehara, who had her first ...

Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

Aug 29, 2016

Top teams' problems leave AFC race open

No Manning. No Brady, for the first four games. No clear-cut favorite in the AFC. With the regular season about to kick off, it’s anybody’s guess who’ll be the conference’s representative at the Super Bowl in Houston in February. The defending champion Denver Broncos ...

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Aug 28, 2016

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Ryo Ishikawa, who has struggled with lower back issues this year, captured the JGTO tour’s Rizap KBC Augusta on Sunday by five strokes for his first win of the season. On a day when play was suspended for nearly three hours due to approaching ...

Aug 28, 2016

Rio gold medalist Kaneto bags World Cup victory

Rie Kaneto, Japan’s Rio Games gold medalist in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke, won that event at a short-course World Cup meet on Saturday. Swimming on the final day of the season-opening meet, Kaneto won the final in 2 minutes, 16.99 seconds. The time was ...

Argentina learns lesson in win over South Africa

Aug 28, 2016

Argentina learns lesson in win over South Africa

A week after letting a winning chance slip through its fingers, Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to claim only its second-ever victory over the Springboks. Replacement Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, the third goalkicker used by Argentina, kicked a penalty ...

Aug 28, 2016

Toshiba hangs on to open Top League season with win

Toshiba Brave Lupus hung on by their skin of their teeth to open their 2016-17 Top League campaign with a 22-19 win over Kubota Spears on Saturday night. Last season’s runners-up seemed to have the game sewn up when Keisuke Masuda went over in ...

Fowler eyes victory, Ryder Cup spot

Aug 28, 2016

Fowler eyes victory, Ryder Cup spot

Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can’t stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at The Barclays. His wedge to 5 feet for a birdie on the 18th hole Saturday not only gave him a 3-under 68 and ...

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

Aug 28, 2016

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team’s bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host ...