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Jackson stars as Louisville routs Florida State

Sep 18, 2016

Jackson stars as Louisville routs Florida State

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson shrugged off chants of “Heisman! Heisman!” from Cardinals’ fans and seemed satisfied knowing he had played a role in one of the program’s biggest wins. A very big role worthy of all the adulation. Jackson ran for four touchdowns and ...

Sep 18, 2016

Alvarez knocks out Smith in ninth round

Canelo Alvarez knocked out Liam Smith and called out Gennady Golovkin. Alvarez stopped Smith in the ninth round Saturday night after dropping him in the previous two rounds, winning the WBO light middleweight championship before a record crowd of 51,240 at AT&T Stadium. The ...

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

Sep 18, 2016

Nadal helps Spain get back to Davis Cup elite

Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez clinched the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie for Spain with a hard-fought doubles win over India in New Delhi on Saturday. Nadal and Lopez, who won the doubles gold at the recent Rio Olympics, helped Spain take an ...

Chun in control at Evian Championship

Sep 18, 2016

Chun in control at Evian Championship

South Korean golfer Chun In-gee knows she’s in sight of her second major — and a record — after extending her lead to four shots after the third round of the Evian Championship on Saturday. Chun carded a 6-under 65 in the rain to ...

Suntory whips Panasonic in Top League showdown

Sep 17, 2016

Suntory whips Panasonic in Top League showdown

Panasonic Wild Knights’ hopes of making it four straight Top League titles took a big hit Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground as they fell to their second defeat of the season. Another poor day in the tight by the Panasonic pack was ...

Siniakova, McHale advance to Japan Women's Open final

Sep 17, 2016

Siniakova, McHale advance to Japan Women's Open final

Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic and seventh seed Cristina McHale of the United States reached the final of the Japan Women’s Open in contrasting fashion on Saturday, when the Japanese pair of Shuko Aoyama and Makoto Ninomiya won the doubles title. Unseeded Siniakova, ...

Pats' Gronkowski still questionable

Sep 17, 2016

Pats' Gronkowski still questionable

The New England Patriots have listed tight end Rob Gronkowski as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, one week after he missed the season opener with a hamstring injury. Defensive back Eric Rowe, acquired in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles last ...

Sharper's nomination for Hall causes outrage

Sep 17, 2016

Sharper's nomination for Hall causes outrage

The inclusion of former NFL safety and convicted rapist Darren Sharper on the Pro Football’s Hall of Fame nomination list, shocked some people Friday and has started a national debate over who should be eligible for induction. Sharper, a five-time Pro Bowler, appeared on ...

Zhang outlasts Lepchenko in Japan Women's Open quarterfinals

Sep 16, 2016

Zhang outlasts Lepchenko in Japan Women's Open quarterfinals

Zhang Shuai of China overcame Varvara Lepchenko of the United States to 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-3 in the women’s quarterfinals at the Japan Women’s Open on Friday to remain on course for her second career title. Zhang was the highest remaining seed at No. ...

Yamanaka retains WBC bantamweight crown with 11th title defense

Sep 16, 2016

Yamanaka retains WBC bantamweight crown with 11th title defense

Shinsuke Yamanaka and Hozumi Hasegawa each won his WBC world title fight by technical knockout on Friday. Yamanaka defended his bantamweight crown for the 11th time when he floored top-ranked challenger Anselmo Moreno of Panama in the seventh round of an entertaining battle of ...