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Gardner shines in debut but fails to lead Rise to win

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Devin Gardner’s X League debut turned out to be a bittersweet experience. The former Michigan quarterback threw a touchdown pass to Jeremy Gallon, another ex-Wolverine, and scored another, but failed to lead his Nojima Sagamihara Rise to a victory over the Obic Seagulls, who came from behind to win 14-13 ...

Argentina learns lesson in win over South Africa

Aug 28, 2016

Argentina learns lesson in win over South Africa

A week after letting a winning chance slip through its fingers, Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to claim only its second-ever victory over the Springboks. Replacement Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, the third goalkicker used by Argentina, kicked a penalty ...

Aug 28, 2016

Toshiba hangs on to open Top League season with win

Toshiba Brave Lupus hung on by their skin of their teeth to open their 2016-17 Top League campaign with a 22-19 win over Kubota Spears on Saturday night. Last season’s runners-up seemed to have the game sewn up when Keisuke Masuda went over in ...

Fowler eyes victory, Ryder Cup spot

Aug 28, 2016

Fowler eyes victory, Ryder Cup spot

Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can’t stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at The Barclays. His wedge to 5 feet for a birdie on the 18th hole Saturday not only gave him a 3-under 68 and ...

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

Aug 28, 2016

Niners' Kaepernick protests by sitting during U.S. anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team’s bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host ...

All Blacks whip Australia in Rugby Championship clash

Aug 27, 2016

All Blacks whip Australia in Rugby Championship clash

Israel Dagg scored two tries as the All Blacks beat Australia 29-9 in their Rugby Championship clash on Saturday, which also ensured they retained the Bledisloe Cup for another year. Flyhalf Beauden Barrett also showcased his growing stature as the starting flyhalf with nine ...

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Aug 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa will represent Japan at the World Cup of Golf as the PGA Tour on Friday announced the final field for the Nov. 23-27 event at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. Matsuyama had already secured his place in ...

Packers get past 49ers 21-10

Aug 27, 2016

Packers get past 49ers 21-10

After just two drives, Aaron Rodgers is ready to begin the season for the Green Bay Packers. San Francisco coach Chip Kelly still needs a bit more time to figure out who his starting quarterback will be once the games count next month. Rodgers ...

Radwanska advances to final

Aug 27, 2016

Radwanska advances to final

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska breezed through her Connecticut Open semifinal Friday, routing two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova 6-1, 6-1. Radwanska, who will be seeded fourth next week in the U.S. Open, was never challenged. The Polish star won the first five games of the first ...

Cal routs Hawaii in Sydney

Aug 27, 2016

Cal routs Hawaii in Sydney

Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football’s season opener at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium. Khalfani Muhammad had 94 yards rushing and ...