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Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Aug 26, 2014

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no major wins. Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval ...

Deers rally to beat Lions on Aoki's late FG

Aug 26, 2014

Deers rally to beat Lions on Aoki's late FG

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Daisuke Aoki kicked a 19-yard field goal with 1:02 remaining as the Lixil Deers came from a two-touchdown deficit to beat the All Mitsubishi Lions 31-28 on Monday night in the X League’s season opener. The Deers, formerly owned by Kajima Corp. but now ...

Aug 26, 2014

Injury delays Klitschko title bout

Wladimir Klitschko has torn a bicep in sparring and his Sept. 6 heavyweight title against IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed. Klitschko’s management said the champion will have to miss four weeks of training. A new date for the fight will be ...

Aug 26, 2014

Judoka Kondo nabs 48-kg gold

Nineteen-year-old Ami Kondo captured Japan’s first gold medal of the World Judo Championships by winning the women’s 48-kg category Monday. On the opening day of the championships, Kondo beat Argentina’s Paula Pareto in the final on points in her first appearance at the worlds, ...

Aug 26, 2014

Meriweather banned for helmet hit

The NFL once again has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his latest blow to the head of an opponent, which the league said is his sixth violation of player safety rules. The league announced Monday that Meriweather will be suspended for the ...

Bengals come away victorious against Cardinals

Aug 25, 2014

Bengals come away victorious against Cardinals

Cincinnati’s Terence Newman returned an interception 54 yards for the only touchdown by either team’s starters and the Bengals went on to a 19-13 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night. Mike Nugent added field goals of 48 and 36 yards for ...

Aug 25, 2014

Mahan comes good at The Barclays

Hunter Mahan pulled away with three straight birdies late in the final round Sunday to win The Barclays, ending more than two years without a title on the PGA Tour. The victory was the sixth of his career, and one of the most important. ...

Hagino edges Phelps for gold

Aug 24, 2014

Hagino edges Phelps for gold

Katie Ledecky set her second world record in as many nights for her fifth gold medal at the Pan Pacific Championships, while Michael Phelps missed another individual gold when he was touched out by Kosuke Hagino in the 200 medley. Hagino touched two-hundredths of ...

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

Aug 24, 2014

Brazil denies Japan World Grand Prix title

by Jack Gallagher

Brazil retained its title with a three-set (25-15, 25-18, 27-25) victory over Japan on the final day of play in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday night. Brazil, which won its record 10th World Grand Prix title, was sparked ...

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Aug 24, 2014

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Former money winner Momoko Ueda captured the CAT Ladies by a single shot to end a three-year drought on Sunday. “It was a long time. A really, really long time,” said a tearful Ueda, a former U.S. LPGA Tour cardholder who won for the ...

Kuroda helps defeat ChiSox

Aug 24, 2014

Kuroda helps defeat ChiSox

Without anything approaching his best command, Hiroki Kuroda held the Chicago White Sox to two runs over six innings on Saturday to earn his ninth win of the season in a 5-3 victory for the New York Yankees. Before 47,594 at Yankee Stadium, Kuroda ...