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Andy Murray, of Britain, reacts after beating Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Steady in face of Kyrgios’ ‘antics,’ Murray wins at US Open

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

NEW YORK — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open. Only for brief moments, though. In the tournament’s most-anticipated first-round matchup, the No. 3-seeded Murray hit 18 aces, …

Gardner homers for Yankees in 3-1 win at Boston

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BOSTON — Rick Porcello wasn’t celebrating after striking out 13 in his strongest start of the season. The New York Yankees capitalized on the few mistakes Porcello did make and rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night. “You go out there and you want to win. That’s the bottom …

Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — No matter U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman’s ruling, the New England Patriots are prepared to move forward with or without star quarterback Tom Brady. Brady’s fate will be decided sometime in the next few days, but until then the Patriots will continue to operate like the four-time Super Bowl champion …

Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

Sunday, August 30, 2015

ATLANTA — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and …

Maria Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury. The U.S. Tennis Association announced the withdrawal via …

AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, …

Juli Inkster wins The Legends Championship

Sunday, August 30, 2015

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster won The Legends Championship on Sunday, finishing with a 4-under 68 for a two-stroke victory over Trish Johnson. “If a 55-year-old can win, they can, too,” Inkster said about her Solheim Cup team that will face Europe …

Jason Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

Sunday, August 30, 2015

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on …

Jeff Maggert wins Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, takes Charles Schwab Cup lead

Sunday, August 30, 2015

ENDICOTT, N.Y. — Jeff Maggert won the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fourth Champions Tour victory of the year, closing with a 6-under 66 to beat Paul Goydos by two strokes. Maggert took the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup standings, 119 points ahead of …

John Daly back on course a day after collapsing in Mississippi

Sunday, August 30, 2015

CANTON, Miss. — John Daly was out of the hospital and playing golf again Sunday less than 24 hours after he was stricken on the course with what he says was a collapsed lung. The two-time major champion …

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

Saturday, August 29, 2015

ATLANTA — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the …

Joe Kelly wins 6th straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets 3-1

Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW YORK — In one month, Joe Kelly has gone from total disappointment to the top of the rotation. Kelly won his sixth straight outing, recovering nicely from a rocky start to outpitch Jacob deGrom and lead the …

Swihart hits inside-the-park HR in 10th as Red Sox beat Mets

Saturday, August 29, 2015

NEW YORK — Blake Swihart hit an inside-the-park home run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox stopped the New York Mets’ seven-game winning streak, holding on for a 6-4 victory Friday night. The Red Sox, …