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Chiefs hold off rusty Seahawks

Aug 22, 2015

Chiefs hold off rusty Seahawks

Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens the regular season, assuming a couple guys get healthy. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll? He remains decidedly noncommittal about his own. Alex Smith threw ...

Aug 22, 2015

Australian test great Morris dies at 93

Arthur Morris, an opening batsman who played 46 tests for Australia and was a key member of Don Bradman’s 1948 “Invincibles,” has died, Cricket Australia said. He was 93. Bradman regarded Morris, whose test career ran from 1946 to 1955, as the best left-handed ...

Aug 22, 2015

Baylor to investigate handling of Ukwuachu case

Baylor University will conduct an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual assault allegations against a football player who was allowed to transfer into coach Art Briles’ program despite a history of disciplinary problems at Boise State. Following the conviction of defensive end Sam ...

Australia tears into England on Day 2

Aug 22, 2015

Australia tears into England on Day 2

England’s players seem to be in a hurry to get their hands on the urn. In the latest batting collapse of a wildly unpredictable Ashes series, Australia reduced England to 107-8 by stumps on the second day of the fifth test to close in ...

Djokovic beats Wawrinka; Serena digs deep to reach semis

Aug 22, 2015

Djokovic beats Wawrinka; Serena digs deep to reach semis

Novak Djokovic played his best match. Serena Williams? Well, she needed to pull a Serena to move on. Taking different approaches, the top seeds at Cincinnati reached the semifinals Friday, moving a step closer to a title that’s been tough for either of them ...

Woods shares Wyndham lead with rookie Hoge

Aug 22, 2015

Woods shares Wyndham lead with rookie Hoge

Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending. He’s halfway there. Woods shot a 5-under 65 on Friday to share the second-round lead with rookie Tom Hoge. “I’m only at the halfway point,” ...

Aug 21, 2015

England fast bowler Tremlett retires

Former England fast bowler Chris Tremlett announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Friday after struggling to overcome a back problem. Tremlett, 33, starred in England’s 2010-11 Ashes triumph in Australia, taking 17 wickets in three tests including the series-clinching dismissal of ...

Aug 21, 2015

Ex-Ranger Purinton arrested on burglary charge

Former New York Rangers player Dale Purinton has been arrested in connection with a central New York burglary. Police say the 38-year-old former defenseman was charged for his role in a burglary in Sylvan Beach, 40 km east of Syracuse. He was arrested Wednesday ...

Djokovic survives upset bid; Serena cruises into next round

Aug 21, 2015

Djokovic survives upset bid; Serena cruises into next round

Novak Djokovic smacked his racket on the court after losing serve, seemingly headed for another unexplainable loss at a tournament that has eluded him. In the end, he stopped fuming and started playing like the best. The top-ranked Serb rallied from a 3-0 deficit ...