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Hagino completes golden treble at Asian Games

Kosuke Hagino followed a shock 200-meter freestyle gold by adding his signature 200-meter individual medley and the 4×200 freestyle relay title at the Asian Games on Monday as signs of Chinese frustration began to show. Hagino’s heroics helped Japan finish the second day of the swimming competition in Incheon leading ...

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Sep 22, 2014

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Once Peyton Manning had completed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to force overtime, Russell Wilson could admit to being a little selfish. Wilson wanted the spotlight himself — to put together one final drive, keeping Manning sitting on the sideline as a spectator and making ...

Sep 22, 2014

Korea gets better of Japan in judo

Japan took a back seat to rival South Korea Sunday, only winning two of the five gold medals on offer on the second day of judo competition at the 17th Asian Games. Hiroyuki Akimoto defended his title in the men’s 73 kg, the tears ...

Sep 22, 2014

Former Titans player Bironas dies

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL’s most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36. The former Tennessee Titans player died Saturday night when he lost control on ...

Sep 22, 2014

Poland beats Brazil for world title

Host Poland came from a set down to beat three-time defending champion Brazil 3-1 in Sunday’s final and win the volleyball world championship title. Mateusz Mika led Poland with 22 points and Mariusz Wlazly chipped in with 14 as the host won 18-25, 25-22, ...

Sep 21, 2014

Kitagawa shines for Panasonic in 100th Top League game

Tomoki Kitagawa marked his 100th Top League game in style Sunday as he crossed four times in Panasonic Wild Knights’ 80-7 thrashing of Munakata Sanix Blues. The flying wing crossed three times in the first half as the defending champions responded to an early ...

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

Sep 21, 2014

Florida State tops Clemson in OT

With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State came back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams’ 12-yard touchdown run Saturday night. Winston was suspended for the game against Clemson (1-2, 0-1 ACC) after ...

Om grabs Asian Games gold with record lift

| Sep 21, 2014

Om grabs Asian Games gold with record lift

North Korean pocket rocket Om Yun Chol broke his own weightlifting world record at the Asian Games on Saturday, while host South Korea matched powerhouse China’s gold medal haul with five on the first day of competition. Less than 24 hours after a vibrant ...

Sep 21, 2014

Kostner will attend doping hearing

The agent for Carolina Kostner says the former figure skating world champion will attend her next hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee’s anti-doping prosecutor. Kostner missed a scheduled hearing Friday as authorities investigate whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and ...

Sep 21, 2014

Ravens fans trade in Rice jerseys

More than 7,000 fans showed up to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Ravens players during a two-day event team officials said Saturday. The Ravens handed out 5,595 new jerseys before running out before midday Saturday, then issued more than 2,400 ...

Sep 21, 2014

Sprint car driver killed in practice

Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway. Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series president Steve Sinclair confirmed the death. Beaver ...