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McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

Aug 21, 2014

McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn’t even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. “That’s not going to happen,” said Rory McIlroy, with a smile. He’s correct, based on simple math. Padraig Harrington won the ...

Aug 21, 2014

Nara earns first Grand Slam seed

Kurumi Nara earned her first seeding at a Grand Slam event on Wednesday, when she was seeded 31st in the women’s draw at the U.S. Open, which begins Aug. 25. Nara, who won her first career title this season on the WTA tour, is ...

Aug 21, 2014

Bouchard, Wozniacki upset early

Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Bouchard lost 6-2, 6-2 to Australian Samantha Stosur. The Canadian, ranked No. 8 in the world, played with her ...

Aug 21, 2014

Browns choose Hoyer over Manziel

Brian Hoyer defied long odds — and stiff-armed Johnny Football — to keep his dream job. He endured grueling rehab to get back on the field sooner than expected from an ACL injury, stayed focused as Manzielmania consumed the Browns, and ignored trade rumors. ...

Aug 20, 2014

Lotterer replaces Kobayashi for Belgian Grand Prix

Three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will make his Formula One debut in Belgium this weekend after Caterham announced on Wednesday the German driver would be replacing experienced Japanese Kamui Kobayashi. The cash-strapped team, which changed ownership in July and is fighting for its ...

Browns' quarterback competition continues

Aug 20, 2014

Browns' quarterback competition continues

This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn’t quite over for the Browns. Hoyer vs. Manziel marches on. Cleveland’s first-year coach Mike Pettine still hasn’t chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that’s not his fault. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven’t ...

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

Aug 20, 2014

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore’s lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore’s career. Geoff Adair, a lawyer for Bertuzzi, confirmed the case was “settled in its totality” but said Tuesday the ...

Aug 20, 2014

Phelps gets reality check at Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships starting Thursday. Phelps, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist on ...

Aug 20, 2014

Halep upset at Connecticut Open

Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova. Rybarikova, ranked 68th in the world, broke the serve of the world’s second-ranked player six times. The final break ...