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Fiddler hangs up skates after 14 NHL seasons

/ Sep 14, 2017

Fiddler hangs up skates after 14 NHL seasons

Forward Vernon Fiddler announced his retirement from the NHL on Wednesday after a 14-season career with four different teams. The 37-year-old Canadian's announcement was made in The Players' Tribune, some three months after his Nashville Predators fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

Serena reveals baby's name via social media

Go ahead and add another title to Serena Williams' collection: Mom. The tennis star announced via social media on Wednesday that she gave birth to a girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Williams posted about her baby on Instagram and Twitter accounts and is heard saying ...

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

/ Sep 13, 2017

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

Kosei Tanaka set the stage for a light flyweight title unification bout when he defended his World Boxing Organization crown in the weight category Wednesday at Edion Arena Osaka. The fight against 13th-ranked contender Rangsan Chayanram of Thailand, who fights under the name of Palangpol ...

Nara powers past Osaka in Japan Women's Open clash

/ Sep 13, 2017

Nara powers past Osaka in Japan Women's Open clash

Kurumi Nara claimed local bragging rights with a stunning 6-3, 6-0 win over rising star Naomi Osaka on Wednesday to reach the second round of the Japan Women's Open. Nara, ranked 108th in the world, romped past the 46th-ranked Osaka in 70 minutes to book ...

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

/ Sep 13, 2017

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

Ai Miyazato is hoping to bring the curtain down on her sparkling 11 years on the LPGA Tour in style this week with a first major triumph at the Evian Championship. A teenage phenomenon who became the women's world No. 1 seven years ago, Miyazato ...

/ Sep 12, 2017

NFL tries to get judge's ruling on Elliott reversed

The NFL moved quickly Monday in hopes of reversing a federal judge's decision that has blocked the league's six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a domestic violence case in Ohio. The league asked the judge who ruled in Elliott's favor to ...

Icho relishes coaching opportunity in Iran

Sep 12, 2017

Icho relishes coaching opportunity in Iran

Four-time Olympic wrestling gold medalist Kaori Icho has coached about 70 women on a short-term assignment to Iran to develop wrestling instructors. On Monday, Icho talked about the difficulty and excitement of coaching in a country where women's wrestling does not receive the same level ...