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Packers snap skid with victory over Eagles

Nov 29, 2016

Packers snap skid with victory over Eagles

Aaron Rodgers threw perfect passes, ran for key first downs and did all his talking on the field. Nobody will question his leadership this week. Rodgers had 313 yards passing and tossed two touchdown passes to Davante Adams to help the Green Bay Packers ...

Panthers fire Gallant in philosophical row

Nov 29, 2016

Panthers fire Gallant in philosophical row

Gerard Gallant wanted the Florida Panthers to play one way, and his bosses wanted another. As such, they’re not his bosses anymore. The Panthers cited philosophical differences Monday as the primary reason why they fired Gallant, a coach of the year finalist last season ...

Nov 28, 2016

Argentina captures first David Cup title

Argentina lifted its first Davis Cup title after Juan Martin Del Potro and Federico Delbonis won Sunday’s reverse singles to complete the South American nation’s spectacular comeback in a 3-2 victory over host Croatia in the final. Del Potro fought back from two sets ...

Ota elected to board of fencing body

Nov 28, 2016

Ota elected to board of fencing body

The International Fencing Federation elected Japanese world champion and double Olympic medalist Yuki Ota as a member of its executive board Sunday. Ota, who retired after this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where he lost in the round of 32 in individual foil, ...

Shiffrin shakes ominous feeling to win World Cup slalom

Nov 28, 2016

Shiffrin shakes ominous feeling to win World Cup slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin woke up this morning all nervous and edgy. By the end of the afternoon, it was hard to wonder why. With her 95-year-old grandmother among the thousands cheering for her, Shriffin won her sixth straight World Cup slalom Sunday after building a ...

Matsuyama, Ishikawa finish sixth at golf World Cup

Nov 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa finish sixth at golf World Cup

The Japanese pair of Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa finished in a tie for sixth at the ISPS Handa World Cup on Sunday, holing out of the tournament at 14 under and six strokes behind winners Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark. Starting ...

Kitasan Black romps to victory in Japan Cup

Nov 27, 2016

Kitasan Black romps to victory in Japan Cup

Kitasan Black cruised to win the Japan Cup, the Yutaka Take-ridden first choice leading from start to finish to capture the nation’s richest race on Sunday. The 4-year-old Kitasan Black went wire-to-wire in 2 minutes, 25.8 seconds over 2,400 meters on firm going at ...