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Ishikawa takes sole lead

Ryo Ishikawa birdied his last three holes to grab sole possession of the lead after the second round of the Quicken Loans National on Friday. Ishikawa, who has yet to win a title on the U.S. tour, had seven birdies and four bogeys in a 68 at the par-71 Robert ...

Finn leads England to victory

Aug 1, 2015

Finn leads England to victory

Once known for hitting the stumps at the wrong end as he ran in to bowl, Steven Finn made a triumphant return to test cricket at Edgbaston, extracting maximum bounce and spearheading England to an eight-wicket victory Friday over Australia in the third Ashes ...

Wilson signs four-year extension with Seahawks

Aug 1, 2015

Wilson signs four-year extension with Seahawks

Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks. Those worries about Wilson hitting free agency or Seattle having to use a franchise tag are ...

Jul 31, 2015

Blue Bulls thrash Canon Eagles

South Africa’s Blue Bulls gave Japanese rugby a reminder of just where it stands Friday night as the Currie Cup side hammered Canon Eagles 50-3 at Machida Athletic Stadium. And to make things worse, Japanese rugby was also handed a lesson in big match ...

Jul 31, 2015

Ex-Red Wing Reise, 93, passes away

Former Detroit Wing Rings defenseman Leo Reise Jr. has died. He was 93. The Reds Wings said Thursday that Reise died Sunday in Hamilton, Ontario. Reise had 21 goals and 61 assists in 340 games for Detroit from 1946-52. He was a four-time All-Star ...

Nevill, Johnson help Australia force third day

Jul 31, 2015

Nevill, Johnson help Australia force third day

Australia held on to force the third Ashes test into a third day, limping to stumps at 168-7 in the second innings for a 23-run lead on Thursday. At 111-6 with 27 overs left in the day, the match looked like it would be ...

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Jul 31, 2015

Brady lawsuit moved to New York

Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota. Brady and the players’ union filed their suit Wednesday in Minnesota. But the NFL already had filed papers Tuesday in New ...

Fraser-Pryce victorious in Stockholm 100

Jul 31, 2015

Fraser-Pryce victorious in Stockholm 100

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce warmed up for the world championships with a dominant win in the women’s 100 meters on a cool evening at the Stockholm Diamond League meet on Thursday. David Oliver’s last race before his title defense in Beijing wasn’t as successful as the ...

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Jul 31, 2015

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Ryo Ishikawa fired a hole-in-one during a sparkling 8-under-par 63 to grab a share of the lead Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. The 23-year-old Ishikawa also reeled off six birdies in a row to match two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, a South ...

Jul 30, 2015

Tui snubs Japan's Super Rugby side

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Japan’s new Super Rugby team took another knock Thursday with the news that Hendrik Tui had opted to re-sign with the Queensland Rugby Union and play for the Reds next season. The 27-year-old, who scored a try earlier in the day for Japan in ...

Samoa outlasts Canada; Japan falls to Fiji

Jul 30, 2015

Samoa outlasts Canada; Japan falls to Fiji

Samoa scored a last-gasp try to defeat Canada 21-20 and set up a Pacific Nations Cup final showdown with archrival Fiji here on Wednesday. The powerful Samoans looked to be slipping to a shock defeat after Canada’s Sale Sharks wing Phil Mackenzie raced over ...

England dominates on opening day of third Ashes test

Jul 30, 2015

England dominates on opening day of third Ashes test

The Ashes series took another twist Wednesday as England dominated the first day of the third test to finish only three runs behind Australia with seven wickets remaining after the tourists were dismissed for just 136. England finished the rain-hit day at Edgbaston on ...

Jul 30, 2015

Federer pulls out of Montreal tournament

Roger Federer pulled out of next month’s Rogers Cup hard-court tournament on Wednesday. A spokeswoman for Tennis Canada, Valerie Tetreault, wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Federer “wants to make sure he will be (in) top shape for” the U.S. Open, ...