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Surging Murray tops Ferrer in final

Oct 20, 2014

Surging Murray tops Ferrer in final

Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 ...

Oct 20, 2014

Cheika set for Wallabies job: report

New South Wales Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has agreed in principle to replace Ewen McKenzie in charge of the Australian rugby team, The Australian newspaper reported on Monday citing “an informed source.” Cheika led the Waratahs to the Super Rugby title last season, completing ...

Oct 20, 2014

Martin earns first PGA Tour title

Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Martin was one shot behind Kevin Streelman when his eagle put him back in the lead. ...

Oct 20, 2014

Fit-again Carter in All Blacks squad

World rugby’s top point scorer, Dan Carter, has been included in the All Blacks squad to play tests in the United States and Britain next month after satisfying selectors he is fully fit. The 32-year-old flyhalf, who has 1,440 points from 100 test appearances, ...

Shonan Pandora stuns Nuovo Record in Shuka-sho

Oct 19, 2014

Shonan Pandora stuns Nuovo Record in Shuka-sho

Shonan Pandora heisted the last jewel in the Japanese filly’s triple crown from heavy favorite Nuovo Record with victory in the Shuka-sho on Sunday. Third choice Shonan Pandora edged Japanese Oaks winner Nuovo Record by a neck, cutting a winning time of 1 minute, ...

Florida St. downs Notre Dame

Oct 19, 2014

Florida St. downs Notre Dame

Jameis Winston threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns and led No. 2 Florida State on a second-half comeback to hold off No. 5 Notre Dame 31-27. The Irish nearly pulled off the upset, moving to the 2-yard line in the game’s final moments. ...

Ferrer, Murray set to clash in Vienna final

Oct 19, 2014

Ferrer, Murray set to clash in Vienna final

David Ferrer came from a break down in the final set to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3) on Saturday and set up a final against Andy Murray at the Erste Bank Open. Top-seeded Ferrer will appear in his fourth final ...

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

Oct 19, 2014

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

The Vancouver Canucks were already praising Steven Stamkos hours before they faced the Tampa Bay Lightning star on the ice. Stamkos scored on a breakaway on the Lightning’s first shot as part of a two-goal performance and Tampa Bay beat Vancouver 4-2 on Saturday ...

Oct 19, 2014

McKenzie quits as Wallabies coach

A one-point, stoppage-time loss to New Zealand was the last act in Ewen McKenzie’s short and tumultuous stint as Australia coach, leaving the Wallabies rudderless a week ahead of a European tour and only 11 months before the Rugby World Cup. McKenzie had been ...

Oct 19, 2014

Serena hits back at Russian official

Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers” were bullying, sexist and racist. Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended from tour involvement for a year for making the comments on ...

Oct 19, 2014

Former miler Scott battling cancer

Former miler and Olympian Steve Scott has prostate cancer — 20 years after beating testicular cancer. The 58-year-old track and cross-country coach at Cal State San Marcos was diagnosed in June. Scott is undergoing proton therapy, a form of radiation treatment that kills cancer ...