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Jul 30, 2016

Dolphins' stadium work nearly done

The Miami Dolphins say their $500 million stadium renovation will be completed as scheduled and in time for the team’s final exhibition game on Sept. 1. Work continues 24 hours a day on upgrades that include a canopy. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said Friday ...

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

Jul 30, 2016

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

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Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there. Now, the two former University of Michigan players will open up a new chapter of their football career “there” — in Japan. ...

Jul 29, 2016

Jaeger fires 12-under 58 in Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic

Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic for the lowest score in major tour play. The 27-year-old German player finished with a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-5 ninth at TPC Stonebrae. “It went in a ...

Jul 29, 2016

Formula One testing frontal cockpit protection

Frontal cockpit protection will not be introduced for Formula One cars before the 2018 season, to allow for more testing, the governing body of world motor sports said Thursday. The F1 Strategy Group that includes Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, six leading teams and ...

Keys eliminates Venus Williams in Rogers Cup

Jul 29, 2016

Keys eliminates Venus Williams in Rogers Cup

Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match. Playing her last tournament match before the Rio Olympics, the 36-year-old Williams lost seven straight games ...

Jul 29, 2016

Stabler memorabilia now available in online auction

Items belonging to Ken Stabler are being auctioned online even as the former Raiders quarterback is set to be posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Pristine Auction has listed a total of 458 items, including the Hickok Belt for the Professional ...

Uganda's haunted Olympic hero

Jul 29, 2016

Uganda's haunted Olympic hero

When Stephen Kiprotich won the marathon gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, celebrations reverberated throughout Uganda. The outpouring of joy brought back memories of 40 years previously when another Ugandan great, John Akii-Bua, united a divided country amid the horror of dictator Idi ...

Walker takes lead with 65 at stifling PGA

Jul 29, 2016

Walker takes lead with 65 at stifling PGA

A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the “frat house” at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson. ...

Nishikori reaches Rogers Cup quarterfinals

Jul 29, 2016

Nishikori reaches Rogers Cup quarterfinals

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori powered past American Rajeev Ram on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-4 victory to advance to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals. Nishikori, coming back from an abdominal injury that forced him to retire in the fourth round at Wimbledon, wrapped up ...

Jul 28, 2016

Legendary QB Favre hired as SiriusXM NFL Radio host

Brett Favre is getting into satellite radio, joining SiriusXM NFL Radio as a host. One day before Favre is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, he will debut on SiriusXM with a special town-hall style show from Canton, Ohio. ...

Jul 28, 2016

Warren Sapp bitten by shark while catching lobster

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys. A photo posted by a fishing charter boat’s account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show Sapp’s arm with a ...

Jul 28, 2016

Senators finalize four-year deal with leading scorer Hoffman

Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was so pleased to get Mike Hoffman under contract that he hugged another member of the club’s management team. The Senators and Hoffman, Ottawa’s leading scorer this past season, avoided going to arbitration by agreeing to a four-year ...