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Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

Jun 12, 2016

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

British tennis great Andy Murray boosted his bid for a second Wimbledon title on Sunday by recalling to his team Ivan Lendl, who coached him to his success on ‘home turf’ in 2013. The 29-year-old Scot — who also won the 2012 U.S. Open ...

Bolt clocks 9.88 seconds in Kingston win

Jun 12, 2016

Bolt clocks 9.88 seconds in Kingston win

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt shook off a “horrible start” to win the 100 meters at the Racers Grand Prix athletics meet in 9.88 seconds on Saturday, the second-fastest time in the world this year. “It wasn’t a perfect race, but the good thing was that ...

Japan holds on after red card to beat Canada

Jun 12, 2016

Japan holds on after red card to beat Canada

Japan lived up to its nickname Saturday as it beat its oldest international opponent, Canada, 26-22 at test rugby’s newest venue, BC Place. The Brave Blossoms were forced to play for 26 minutes with 14 men after Yoshiya Hosoda marked his international debut with ...

Miyazato crumbles at Women's PGA Championship

Jun 12, 2016

Miyazato crumbles at Women's PGA Championship

Ai Miyazato all but dropped out of contention Saturday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship after shooting a 6-over 77 in the third round. Miyazato, who started the day in sixth, had five bogeys in the front nine alone in the second major of ...

Japan's Lani finishes third in Belmont Stakes

Jun 12, 2016

Japan's Lani finishes third in Belmont Stakes

Japanese-trained Lani finished an impressive third in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, a length and a half behind winner Creator. The Yutaka Take-ridden Lani became the first horse from Japan to race in all three Triple Crown races. The Mikio Matsunaga-trained colt has improved ...

Ali's passing takes Brown, Abdul-Jabbar down memory lane

Jun 11, 2016

Ali's passing takes Brown, Abdul-Jabbar down memory lane

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jim Brown both got the call on June 4, which was strangely appropriate, along with simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming. On one hand, someone they revered was gone. On the other, someone they watched suffer for years would hurt no more. “He ...

Jun 11, 2016

England tops Australia in test series opener

England’s resurgence under Eddie Jones gained traction with a breakthrough 39-28 win over the Wallabies to open the three-test series against the Rugby World Cup finalists on Saturday. Jones took over in the wake of England’s dreadful group-stage exit at the 2015 World Cup, ...

NHL reacts to passing of all-time great Gordie Howe

Jun 11, 2016

NHL reacts to passing of all-time great Gordie Howe

Reaction to Friday’s death of NHL great Gordie Howe at the age of 88: ___ “Unfortunately we lost the greatest hockey player ever today, but more importantly the nicest man I have ever met. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the Howe family and ...