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Aug 13, 2014

Stewart could still face charges

Tony Stewart could still face criminal charges for running down Kevin Ward Jr. with his sprint car, even if the three-time NASCAR champion didn’t mean to kill Ward, hurt him or even scare him. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero, who announced on Tuesday that ...

Aug 13, 2014

Seahawks deny Lynch assault claim

The Seattle Seahawks say accusations that star running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property are “bogus.” In a statement Tuesday morning the team said it has “the utmost respect for the investigative process,” but that after speaking ...

Aug 12, 2014

Police not charging Stewart yet

Police have found “no criminal behavior” on NASCAR driver Tony Stewart’s part but will continue their probe into the bizarre incident in which he struck and killed an up-and-coming driver. Stewart, one of the most popular drivers in NASCAR ploughed into 20-year-old Kevin Ward ...

Aug 12, 2014

Watson still keeping Tiger on radar

U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods’ words instead of his play. Watson has said all year ...

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

Aug 11, 2014

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship. On a back nine filled with clutch shots and as much tension as a major can provide, McIlroy emerged from a four-man race to outlast ...

Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Aug 11, 2014

Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, a couple of Olympic champions on the comeback trail, got a step closer to finding their form. Lochte beat Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships Sunday night, leaving Phelps winless in four races ...

NASCAR star involved in death on racetrack

Aug 11, 2014

NASCAR star involved in death on racetrack

The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, ...

Tsonga caps stellar week by beating Federer in final

Aug 11, 2014

Tsonga caps stellar week by beating Federer in final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent. The 13th-seeded Frenchman won his first ATP Tour title of the season and 11th overall. He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic ...

Aug 11, 2014

Farah chasing history at Euros

The incentive for Mo Farah when he hits the comeback trail at the European Championships, which open at the Letzigrund Stadium on Tuesday, will be a place in the record books. The 31-year-old British distance runner has already won four European outdoor medals in ...

Aug 11, 2014

Lee claims first LPGA Tour victory

Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. The long-hitting Lee drove into greenside bunker on the second extra hole ...

Aug 11, 2014

NCAA to appeal ruling: Emmert

Mark Emmert said Sunday that the NCAA will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports. In the NCAA president’s first public comments since Friday’s ruling, Emmert told ABC’s “This ...