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Caster Semenya gains fans amid IAAF battle

/ Oct 18, 2018

Caster Semenya gains fans amid IAAF battle

South African track star Caster Semenya can add LeBron James to her list of admirers ahead of a showdown with the international track and field governing body. James watched the world and Olympic 800-meter champion win a race last month in Berlin. She's his fan, ...

/ Oct 17, 2018

Seven NFL clubs get concussion 'targeted intervention': reports

Seven NFL teams received an off-season "targeted intervention" for higher than normal practice concussion rates, league medical executives said Tuesday, according to multiple reports. At league meetings in New York, medical officials said their interactions with teams included discussions with football operations staffs, an exam ...

/ Oct 17, 2018

U.S. gymnastics chief quits after criticism

The newly appointed head of USA Gymnastics resigned just four days after being named to the job on Tuesday following stinging criticism of her appointment by Olympic stars Simone Biles and Alexandra Raisman. Former Republican politician Mary Bono, who had only been revealed as interim ...

/ Oct 17, 2018

Marc-Andres Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins

Jonathan Marchessault was 13 when goalie Marc-Andre Fleury got his first NHL win on Oct. 18, 2003. Nearly 15 years later, Marchessault helped Fleury reach a major milestone with victory No. 407. Marchessault scored twice and Fleury tied Glenn Hall for 10th place in NHL history ...

/ Oct 16, 2018

SEC fines LSU $100,000 for unruly fans on field

The Southeastern Conference has fined LSU $100,000 for fans rushing the field after the fifth-ranked Tigers topped then-No. 2 Georgia 36-16 over the weekend. The league announced the fine Monday. It cited Saturday's incident a second violation of the SEC's policy against fans on the ...

Oct 16, 2018

Former UFC champ Eddie Alvarez joins One Championship

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed with One Championship, the growing Asia-based mixed martial arts promotion. One Championship announced its highest-profile free agent signing to date Monday night. The 34-year-old Alvarez (29-6) is a respected veteran who has held the 155-pound (70.3-kg) title in ...

Packers defeat 49ers on last-second field goal

/ Oct 16, 2018

Packers defeat 49ers on last-second field goal

A pick, a beneficial penalty and a game-winning kick. Quite a final minute for the Green Bay Packers. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted ...