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Park claims LPGA Championship after playoff

Aug 18, 2014

Park claims LPGA Championship after playoff

Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume. Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff ...

Broncos offense overwhelms 49ers

Aug 18, 2014

Broncos offense overwhelms 49ers

Even Peyton Manning realizes he’s ready for the regular season. Or at least darn close. Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil ...

Federer, Serena claim titles

Aug 18, 2014

Federer, Serena claim titles

By now, everyone knows Roger Federer’s itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner’s trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the U.S. Open. Might as well rename it the Federer Cup. Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in ...

Aug 18, 2014

Brees makes return to practice field

Drew Brees walked up to the line of scrimmage early Sunday, taking a snap during the New Orleans Saints’ pre-practice walk-through. Though the play was only at quarter-speed, the quarterback received a resounding applause from those in attendance at the Saints’ first training camp ...

Aug 18, 2014

England takes women's rugby title

England ended 16 years of heartbreak when it won the Women’s Rugby World Cup by beating first-time finalist Canada 21-9 on Sunday. England, the loser in the previous three finals to New Zealand, prevailed under the pressure as the heavy favorite at Stade Jean-Bouin ...

Aug 18, 2014

Bolt wins 100-meter race on beach

Usain Bolt won a 100-meter race on a Rio de Janeiro beach with a time of 10.06 seconds on Sunday. Bolt cruised to victory on a four-lane standard running track set up on Leme beach. The Jamaican easily beat Mark Lewis-Francis of Britain, Jefferson ...

Aug 18, 2014

Langer notches another victory

Bernhard Langer rallied to win the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fifth Champions Tour victory of the year, while Kevin Sutherland followed his tour-record 59 with a 74 to drop into a tie for seventh. The 56-year-old Langer played all 54 ...

Huge rally in fourth quarter lifts Giants past Colts

Aug 17, 2014

Huge rally in fourth quarter lifts Giants past Colts

Ryan Nassib finally showed the New York Giants how this new offense should look. Crisp, efficient and potent. After three quarters of bumbling around in Indianapolis, the second-year quarterback led New York to two touchdowns in the final four minutes Saturday night. The second ...

Serena, Federer advance to finals

Aug 17, 2014

Serena, Federer advance to finals

Serena Williams came back to advance to the Western & Southern Open final Saturday as Roger Federer moved into position for his sixth title in the tournament. The top-ranked Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, and the second-seeded Roger Federer turned back fifth-seeded ...

Aug 17, 2014

Bears sign wide receiver Holmes

Former Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears on Saturday. The team also announced receiver and kick returner Eric Weems was released. The Bears are looking for a third receiver behind stars Brandon Marshall and Alshon ...

Aug 17, 2014

Lincicome maintains lead at LPGA

Brittany Lincicome beamed. She had fought off the jitters while leading an LPGA major and it felt oh-so-good. Lincicome, who hadn’t held a second-round lead since 2009 and never in a major, shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday at the LPGA Championship to finish ...

Aug 17, 2014

Springboks grind to opening win

South Africa labored to a 13-6 win over Argentina in a game spoiled by driving rain and a water-soaked field on the opening day of the Rugby Championship on Saturday. The Springboks scored a second-minute try through scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar before the rain poured ...