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Kerber survives first test as world No. 1

Sep 27, 2016

Kerber survives first test as world No. 1

Playing her first match as the No. 1-ranked player in women’s tennis, Angelique Kerber dropped the first set before recovering to beat Kristina Mladenovic 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open. Kerber replaced Serena Williams atop ...

Sep 27, 2016

49ers lineman Davis retires again

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis has once again retired from the NFL. Davis sat out last year in part because of concerns over a concussion before deciding to return to the Niners this summer. He suffered another concussion in practice on Sept. ...

Sep 27, 2016

Hardy arrested on cocaine possession charge

Former Dallas defensive end Greg Hardy, who remains unsigned after a tumultuous 2015 season revolving around his domestic violence case in North Carolina, was arrested on a cocaine possession charge in Texas. Hardy was booked early Monday and later released on $5,000 bond in ...

Freeman, Coleman lead Falcons in rout

Sep 27, 2016

Freeman, Coleman lead Falcons in rout

Devonta Freeman practically wore out the Superdome turf with one long gain after another, Tevin Coleman wouldn’t be denied near the goal line and the New Orleans Saints hardly looked like the team that made an emotional homecoming nearly 10 years ago to the ...

McIlroy walks away with two prizes

Sep 26, 2016

McIlroy walks away with two prizes

Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedEx Cup champion on Sunday. The first one he didn’t even see go in. Three shots behind with three holes to play at the Tour Championship, ...

Team Europe bounces Sweden from tourney

Sep 26, 2016

Team Europe bounces Sweden from tourney

Tomas Tatar stuffed in a shot that triggered quite a celebration. Tatar scored his second goal 3:43 into overtime to give Team Europe a 3-2 victory over Sweden on Sunday in the World Cup of Hockey semifinals. As Swedish goaltender Henrik Lundqvist lay on ...

Siemian's big day sends Broncos past Bengals

Sep 26, 2016

Siemian's big day sends Broncos past Bengals

Four touchdown passes, more than 300 yards passing, two clutch touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. Trevor Siemian played every bit like Peyton Manning in his first road start. In some ways, even better. Siemian was nearly perfect as he rallied the Denver Broncos ...

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Sep 26, 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. ...

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

Sep 25, 2016

BigBlue hold off Silver Star in thriller

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Ryo Takagi rushed 37 yards for the decisive score and defensive back Go Sano made a touchdown-saving pass defense on the final play as the IBM BigBlue improved to 2-1 with a 34-27 win over the Asahi Beer Silver Star on Sunday at Fujitsu ...