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So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, watches her shot on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley)

Ryu has 66, leads by 5 at Canadian Women’s Open

Saturday, August 23, 2014

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — So Yeon Ryu used a second straight bogey-free round to pull away at the Canadian Women’s Open. Ryu shot a 6-under 66 Friday at the London Hunt and Country Club to get to 15 under, the best two-round start in the tournament’s history. She was five strokes ahead of fellow South Korean Na Yeon Choi, playing … 0

US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition

Saturday, August 23, 2014

NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski is ready to decide who is going with him to Spain. The U.S. national team coach said the Americans expect to trim their roster to 12 on Saturday before leaving for Europe, after team officials had previously said they might carry extra players. Final rosters for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball aren’t due until next Friday, but … 0

NWSL playoffs open busy time for women’s soccer

Saturday, August 23, 2014

In the space of about a week, a group of players from the U.S. team wrapped up the regular season with their National Women’s Soccer League teams, got together for an international friendly against Switzerland, and now face off in the NWSL playoffs. The country’s top players are maintaining a delicate balance between … 0

Lynx’s Maya Moore wins WNBA MVP award

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she’s got her first WNBA MVP award. Moore earned the league’s most valuable player on Thursday, hours before the Lynx opened their Western Conference semifinals playoff series … 0

Ryu sets course record at Canadian Women’s Open

Thursday, August 21, 2014

LONDON, Ontario (AP) — On the eve of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, So Yeon Ryu, Na Yeon Choi and Inbee Park got together for dinner with some fellow South Korean golfers. While Park picked up the tab … 0

NCAA files intent to appeal O’Bannon decision

Thursday, August 21, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge’s ruling in the Ed O’Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled Aug. … 0

Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEW YORK — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major … 0

McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PARAMUS, N.J. — Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. He could afford a day off. That wasn’t the case for … 0

Manziel, Browns agree he’s not ready to start

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BEREA, Ohio — On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched. This is his new position. As Browns starter Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland’s first-team offense during 11-on-11 … 0

Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

Thursday, August 21, 2014

CHICAGO — Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a “commitment” to his family. The three-time World Cup veteran asked U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann to not consider him for … 0

No joke! Chris Rock gets foul ball at Yankees game

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEW YORK — Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize — a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday’s game between … 0

Josh Hamilton drives in 3 runs as Angels beat Red Sox

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BOSTON — Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead … 0

Adam Rainaud sets record, makes history for Connecticut PGA

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Adam Rainaud’s summer of dominant golf continued Tuesday. The South Hadley native used a record-setting performance to become the first PGA Professional to win both the Connecticut PGA Championship and the Assistant Connecticut PGA Championship in the same year. After winning the PGA title by three strokes last … 0