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Busch continues on comeback trail

Jul 27, 2015

Busch continues on comeback trail

There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch’s triumphant return following a horrible crash the day before the season-opening Daytona 500 continued Sunday with ...

Jul 27, 2015

Tomic tops Mannarino to retain Claro Open title

Bernard Tomic of Australia defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Claro Open for the second consecutive year on Sunday. The 29th-ranked Tomic broke Mannarino’s serve twice in the third set to secure the victory in Colombia and clinch his third ...

Jul 27, 2015

USADA questions Farah in Salazar doping investigation

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has been questioned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency as part of an investigation into allegations surrounding his coach Alberto Salazar. The Sunday Mirror newspaper said Farah spoke with USADA in a hotel in London on Saturday for five hours. ...

Froome captures second Tour de France title

Jul 27, 2015

Froome captures second Tour de France title

All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over the finish line, soaking up the applause Sunday ...

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

Jul 26, 2015

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

U.S. tour regular Hideki Matsuyama gave his fans something to cheer about on Sunday with 10 birdies, but still finished the Fukushima Open six strokes off the pace. On a day with low scores to be had, Matsuyama bogeyed two of his first three ...

All Blacks rally to beat Springboks

Jul 26, 2015

All Blacks rally to beat Springboks

New Zealand came from behind to beat South Africa 27-20 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday, laying down a big marker for its World Cup defense in two months. The top-ranked All Blacks overcame their closest rivals in the rankings at the Springboks’ favorite ...

Jul 26, 2015

Peterson reports to Vikings camp

The “AP! AP!” and “MVP! MVP!” chants started as soon as Adrian Peterson was spotted driving into the parking lot. The purple-clad crowd of autograph-seeking Vikings fans gathered at the team’s annual reporting day saved the loudest cheers for a 30-year-old running back who ...

Jul 25, 2015

Matsuyama falls to 25th place at Fukushima Open

Hideki Matsuyama struggled to keep pace with the low scoring at the Fukushima Open, where his 3-under-par 69 saw him sink into 25th place after Saturday’s third round. Matsuyama, who returned to Japan after the completion of the British Open on Monday, carded five ...

U.S. edges Japan in PNC encounter

Jul 25, 2015

U.S. edges Japan in PNC encounter

The United States posted a confidence-boosting 23-18 win over Japan in the Pacific Nations Cup on Friday. Less than three months before the same two teams clash at the World Cup, where they are in the same group, the U.S. survived late pressure to ...

Bolt powers to win in London 100

Jul 25, 2015

Bolt powers to win in London 100

Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 meters in 9.87 seconds at the Diamond League meet at Olympic Stadium on Friday night. After a poor start, the Jamaican struggled to break away from the pack but eventually edged Michael Rodgers of the ...