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Injured Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

Aug 19, 2014

Injured Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Nadal announced his withdrawal, ...

Aug 19, 2014

Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery. The team said the extent of the injury was revealed ...

Aug 19, 2014

Squash legend Khan passes away

Hashim Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, died of congestive heart failure Monday night. He was believed to be 100. His youngest son, Mo, said in a phone interview that Khan died in his home with family by his side. ...

Aug 19, 2014

Hernandez fiancee seeks dismissal

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is seeking to have perjury charges dismissed. Shayanna Jenkins is charged with lying to a grand jury investigating the killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating Jenkins’ sister. Hernandez faces ...

Injured Nadal out of U.S. Open

Aug 18, 2014

Injured Nadal out of U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal Monday, a week before the year’s last Grand Slam tournament begins. The 27-year-old Spaniard was hurt July 29 while practicing ...

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 ...