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Matsuyama 26th at East Lake; Schauffele, Thomas win big

/ Sep 25, 2017

Matsuyama 26th at East Lake; Schauffele, Thomas win big

PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele earned his second victory of the season Sunday at the season-ending Tour Championship, leading a group of Americans who claimed the top four spots. Schauffele shot a final-round 68 for a one-stroke victory over Justin Thomas at 12-under 268. While ...

Trump's criticism sparks fresh wave of protests in NFL

/ Sep 25, 2017

Trump's criticism sparks fresh wave of protests in NFL

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during early games. A week ago, just six ...

Yamaha hammers misfiring Canon in Top League

/ Sep 24, 2017

Yamaha hammers misfiring Canon in Top League

Yamaha Jubilo ensured Canon Eagles' miserable start to the Japan Rugby Top League season continued Sunday as they hammered Yuki Imamura's side 69-21 in front of 18,279 at Oita Bank Dome. Canon — which was forced to install Imamura as head coach 10 days before ...

Takahashi, Matsutomo claim second Japan Open title

Sep 24, 2017

Takahashi, Matsutomo claim second Japan Open title

Japan's world No. 1 pair of Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi claimed their second Japan Open badminton women's doubles title on Sunday, defeating South Korea's Kim Ha-na and Kong Hee-yong in straight games. Takahashi and Matsutomo, gold medalists at last summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, ...

No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa with TD on final play

/ Sep 24, 2017

No. 4 Penn State beats Iowa with TD on final play

It was happening like it had so often in the past. A once-sluggish Iowa team had come to life in the fourth quarter at home under the lights, and another top-five opponent was set to go down. Trace McSorley, Juwan Johnson and the resilient Nittany Lions ...

Wozniacki captures third Pan Pacific crown

/ Sep 24, 2017

Wozniacki captures third Pan Pacific crown

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Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki captured the Toray Pan Pacific Open title for the third time after beating unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 7-5 in Sunday's final. Denmark's Wozniacki, who manhandled world No. 1 Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-0 in the semifinals, came flying out the blocks ...

Unbeaten Wild Knights trounce Verblitz

/ Sep 23, 2017

Unbeaten Wild Knights trounce Verblitz

The Panasonic Wild Knights made it five straight bonus-point wins to start the Japan Rugby Top League season Saturday, beating the Toyota Verblitz 43-16 at Kumagaya Sports Stadium. Robbie Deans' side was made to work hard by Jake White's team, for whom Lionel Cronje and ...