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Apr 13, 2015

Mercedes tries to defuse driver row

Mercedes held emergency talks with its bickering drivers after Nico Rosberg furiously criticized Lewis Hamilton’s tactics after the Chinese Grand Prix. With relations on a knife-edge before this weekend’s race in Bahrain, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has moved swiftly to prevent things spiraling ...

Matsuyama finishes fifth at Masters

Apr 13, 2015

Matsuyama finishes fifth at Masters

Hideki Matsuyama turned in his best round yet at the Masters and a fifth-place finish has him setting his sights even higher at Augusta National. “I would really like to become a Masters champion one day,” Matsuyama said Sunday. In his fourth Masters, Matsuayama ...

Hagino earns fourth title at nationals

Apr 12, 2015

Hagino earns fourth title at nationals

Kosuke Hagino won the men’s 400-meter individual medley to capture his fourth crown at the National Swimming Championships on Sunday. Hagino defended his title at Tatsumi International Swimming Center in a time of 4 minutes, 8.54 seconds, booking his spot for the FINA World ...

Spieth keeps lead at Masters

Apr 12, 2015

Spieth keeps lead at Masters

Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around Augusta National. Spieth made four birdies in five holes on the back nine to stretch his lead to seven shots. Standing on ...

'Hamburglar' guides Senators into playoffs

Apr 12, 2015

'Hamburglar' guides Senators into playoffs

Ottawa used its super-sized record down the stretch and a “Hamburglar” to order up a playoff berth. Needing just one point for the playoffs in the season finale, the Senators wrapped up their sizzling second-half rally with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers ...

Apr 12, 2015

Bolt triumphs in 200-meter return

World 100- and 200-meter record-holder Usain Bolt competed in his first 200-meter race in 20 months Saturday, posting an easy victory with a time of 20.20 seconds on home soil in Jamaica. Bolt raced unchallenged off the curve at the UTech Classic event in ...

Apr 12, 2015

Providence nabs NCAA hockey title

Providence defenseman Tom Parisi thought he was just dumping the puck in from the red line so the Friars could get some fresh skaters on the ice. Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor thought he had it. Easy. But after the puck fluttered into his ...

Apr 12, 2015

Hamilton victorious in Chinese GP

Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes back on top in Formula One, leading nearly the entire race Sunday to capture his fourth Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes made sure there would be no repeat of Ferrari’s surprising win two weeks ago at Malaysia, as it conserved its ...

Apr 12, 2015

Manziel released from rehab center

Johnny Manziel has taken the first steps in his comeback. The popular Browns quarterback was released from a rehab facility Saturday after more than 10 weeks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M ...

Koseki takes national 200 breaststroke title

Apr 11, 2015

Koseki takes national 200 breaststroke title

Yasuhiro Koseki blew away the field to win the men’s 200-meter breaststroke at the national swimming championships on Saturday. Koseki touched the wall at Tatsumi International Swimming Center in 2 minutes, 7.77 seconds and along with runnerup Ryo Tateishi (2:09.54) passed the event’s qualifying ...

Spieth grabs five-shot lead at halfway point of Masters

Apr 11, 2015

Spieth grabs five-shot lead at halfway point of Masters

Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters. Fans rose to their feet and applauded when Spieth walked onto the 12th tee, and for the next two hours, ovations greeted him on tee boxes and greens. The red number next to his ...