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Three tied atop leaderboard with 65s

/ Jul 21, 2017

Three tied atop leaderboard with 65s

The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center ...

Dallas police suspend probe of Elliott incident

/ Jul 20, 2017

Dallas police suspend probe of Elliott incident

Dallas police have suspended an investigation into an incident at a bar involving Ezekiel Elliott, the latest off-field issue for the Cowboys' star running back. Police said Wednesday the investigation was suspended "due to the lack of a complaint," and that no other witnesses had ...

/ Jul 20, 2017

Japan Boxing Commission, Kameda Gym complete settlement

Fighters with the controversial Kameda Gym could soon be back on Japan's pro boxing scene following an announcement by the Japan Boxing Commission. The JBC said Wednesday it had reached a settlement after it was sued by the gym's chairman, Shinji Yoshii, and its manager, ...

Ex-NFL receiver Hardy killed himself, coroner's office says

/ Jul 20, 2017

Ex-NFL receiver Hardy killed himself, coroner's office says

The death of former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been ruled a suicide by Indiana officials. The Allen County Coroner's Office said Wednesday that the 31-year-old Hardy died of "asphyxia due to drowning." Michael Burris, chief investigator for the coroner's office, says the determination of ...

Aru falters, Froome soars in Alps

Jul 20, 2017

Aru falters, Froome soars in Alps

One series of giant Tour de France mountains out of the way. One more to come. And one less rival for race leader Chris Froome to watch quite so closely. By sticking like flypaper to the enterprising Romain Bardet, despite the French rider's efforts to ...

Panthers reach into the past, select Hurney as interim GM

/ Jul 20, 2017

Panthers reach into the past, select Hurney as interim GM

Marty Hurney believes he is better prepared to make personnel decisions this time around with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers on Wednesday brought back Hurney to be their interim general manager, two days after owner Jerry Richardson surprisingly fired Dave Gettleman. Hurney was the Panthers GM ...

/ Jul 19, 2017

Rebels name Mafi as team's top player

Tonga-born Japan international Amanaki Mafi has won the Melbourne Rebels player of the year award at the Super Rugby club. Mafi, who has played 16 test matches for Japan, was the fifth consecutive back-rower to win the award in the voting results announced Wednesday by ...

Matthews wins Stage 16; Froome still leads

Jul 19, 2017

Matthews wins Stage 16; Froome still leads

Ahead of two grueling Alpine stages likely to decide the outcome of the 104th Tour de France, Chris Froome and his teammates have sent a clear message to their rivals with another impressive display of collective strength. Amid heavy crosswinds that played havoc in the ...