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Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

/ Mar 13, 2017

Free agent Peterson visits Seahawks

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that free-agent running back Adrian Peterson has visited with the Seattle Seahawks. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the details weren’t being made public on Sunday, when Peterson ...

Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

/ Mar 13, 2017

Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

The Chicago Blackhawks handed over a fast start to Corey Crawford, and the All-Star goaltender carried them home. Crawford made a season-high 42 saves, and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Sunday to pull within a point of the Central Division leaders. ...

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

/ Mar 13, 2017

Nishikori makes solid start at Indian Wells

World No. 5 Kei Nishikori safely advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3, 6-4 straight-sets victory over Daniel Evans in the men’s singles on Sunday. After allowing his British opponent to seize the first break point in the ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Nishioka beats Karlovic at Indian Wells

Yoshihito Nishioka had an excellent win at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, topping Ivo Karlovic in straight sets, while Naomi Osaka joined him in the third round with a victory of her own. The world No. 70 Nishioka, who only made the main ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

England mauls Scotland to retain Six Nations title

There’s just no satisfying England coach Eddie Jones. His team had just reaffirmed its dominance of northern-hemisphere rugby by retaining the Six Nations in spectacular style, tying New Zealand’s tier-one record of 18 straight wins in the process, when Jones laid down another challenge ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Hagino cruises to victory in Madrid

Kosuke Hagino won two more races at the Madrid Open on Saturday, sweeping the men’s 200-meter individual medley and the 200 freestyle. The Rio Olympic 400 IM champion touched the wall in 1 minute, 58.07 seconds in the 200 IM and topped the 200 ...

Kodaira secures overall 500 crown

/ Mar 12, 2017

Kodaira secures overall 500 crown

Nao Kodaira secured her second overall World Cup speedskating title in the women’s 500 meters with a race to spare at the final event of the season on Saturday. Kodaira, who became the first Japanese woman to win the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships ...

Mayweather ready to clash with McGregor

/ Mar 12, 2017

Mayweather ready to clash with McGregor

Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.” In a posting on the MMA website, the 40-year-old American said he wants to ...