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Brady returns to Houston for preseason debut

Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night. Brady, who sat out last week, was 6 of 9 for 67 yards while ...

/ Aug 20, 2017

Indy 500 champion Sato takes Pocono pole

Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato was the last driver waiting to make his qualifying run when teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay's car slammed into the wall. Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 champ, needed assistance out of his car and was transported to a hospital. Sato was worried ...

Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

/ Aug 20, 2017

Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

Sara Takanashi won the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition Saturday, making up for the disappointment of being disqualified for not weighing enough relative to her ski length in the previous day's event. Takanashi sat in second place behind fellow Japanese Yuki Ito after ...

Toshiba storms past NEC in weather-delayed match

/ Aug 19, 2017

Toshiba storms past NEC in weather-delayed match

The Toshiba Brave Lupus juggernaut took the first step toward getting back on track as they opened their new Japan Rugby Top League season Saturday with a 20-0 win over the NEC Green Rockets. To do so, however, Toshiba had to withstand a rare delay ...

Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

/ Aug 19, 2017

Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

Yuki Ito won the second event of the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition on Friday, while Sara Takanashi was disqualified in the qualification because her ski length did not meet regulations. Ito, who was third at the season's first meet last week, soared ...

Injury mars victory for Seattle

/ Aug 19, 2017

Injury mars victory for Seattle

Just when the Seattle Seahawks were getting settled on their shaky offensive line, it's once again their biggest question with the regular season approaching. Russell Wilson looked just fine throwing for 206 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, but the Seattle Seahawks suffered ...

Triple jumper Pyatykh receives four-year doping ban

/ Aug 18, 2017

Triple jumper Pyatykh receives four-year doping ban

Russian triple jumper Anna Pyatykh was on Friday handed a four-year doping ban and stripped of her 2007 IAAF World Athletics Championship bronze medal, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced. The now 36-year-old finished fourth in the triple jump in Osaka but inherited third ...

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

/ Aug 18, 2017

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf after 12 seasons on the LPGA Tour, has decided not to compete in an upcoming tournament in Canada, citing family reasons, her management company said on her official website on Thursday. "Miyazato will withdraw from next week's Canadian ...

Japan women remain winless at World Cup

/ Aug 18, 2017

Japan women remain winless at World Cup

Japan showed its attacking ability with three late tries Thursday, but it was not enough to prevent a third-straight pool stage loss as it went down 29-15 to Australia in the Women's Rugby World Cup. With losses to Australia, Ireland and France, Japan finished at ...

World Cup champion Hirscher breaks ankle

/ Aug 18, 2017

World Cup champion Hirscher breaks ankle

Six-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has broken his left ankle and will be in a cast for six weeks. The Austrian ski federation says the 28-year-old Hirscher straddled a gate at the Moelltaler glacier during his first day on skis ahead of the ...