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Feb 12, 2017

Former All Blacks player Lauaki dies at 35

New Zealand rugby officials said Sunday that former All Blacks backrower Sione Lauaki has died of apparent kidney failure. He was 35. The New Zealand and Waikato Rugby Unions confirmed the death of Tonga-born Lauaki, who played 17 tests for the All Blacks, including ...

Spieth builds big lead at Pebble Beach

Feb 12, 2017

Spieth builds big lead at Pebble Beach

Amid all the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, no one turned in a performance quite like Jordan Spieth. Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine, and none were particularly easy except for the last one. His pitch from 54 yards checked up ...

Feb 12, 2017

Crusaders end Panasonic's run in Brisbane

The Panasonic Wild Knights’ run at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens came to an end in the quarterfinals Sunday with a 12-7 loss to the Crusaders, who went on to finish second. On another sweltering day at Suncorp Stadium, the Wild Knights found out ...

Anderson stops 33 shots in victory over Islanders

Feb 12, 2017

Anderson stops 33 shots in victory over Islanders

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson was just glad to be back around his teammates and to pick up a win. That it was a shutout was icing on the cake. Anderson made his first start in 69 days and turned aside 33 shots as ...

Takato, Abe, Hashimoto capture gold at Grand Slam Paris

Feb 12, 2017

Takato, Abe, Hashimoto capture gold at Grand Slam Paris

Rio Games bronze medalist Naohisa Takato won the men’s 60-kg category at the Grand Slam Paris on Saturday, while fellow Japanese Hifumi Abe and Soichi Hashimoto also claimed the 66- and 73-kg categories, respectively. It was a strong showing by the Japanese men. Takato ...

Feb 11, 2017

Tiger pulls out of two more events

Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion whose comeback barely lasted three tournaments before another setback. Woods said Friday on his website that he was still coping with back ...