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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

NFL games taking over Thursday nights on CBS

Monday, August 18, 2014

NEW YORK — “The Big Bang Theory” is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn’t hesitate to temporarily move TV’s top-rated comedy to a different night to make … 0

NCAA’s strongest argument might be cap limit

Monday, August 18, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA’s best argument against the Ed O’Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken — the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision. Less than two weeks after … 0

Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits

Monday, August 18, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain — Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona’s 6-0 rout … 0

2013 champ Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

Monday, August 18, 2014

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men’s champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament. Nadal and the tournament announced … 0

Gronk in contact drills for 1st time since surgery

Monday, August 18, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. The tough tight end is anxious to get into a game and take his chances less than eight months after surgery. “If … 0

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

Monday, August 18, 2014

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume. Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with … 0

MLB Round Up: Yanks win as Kuroda retired 17 straight batters

Monday, August 18, 2014

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Hiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning and Brett Gardner drove in two runs to lead the Yankees to the road win. Kuroda (8-8) retired 17 straight batters after allowing consecutive one-out singles … 0

Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

Monday, August 18, 2014

WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske’s chances for the IndyCar season title. The 33-year-old Australian added to the … 0

NFL Exhibition Round Up: Giants score twice late in comeback

Monday, August 18, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Nassib led the New York Giants to two touchdowns in the final four minutes, completing a huge fourth-quarter comeback with a 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night. New York trailed 26-0 early in the fourth, but the Colts couldn’t hold on. Former … 0

Flying flags: Penalties aplenty in Pats’ win

Sunday, August 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots put up big numbers in their preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles — 476 yards, 35 first downs and nearly 40 minutes in time of possession. The officials racked up their … 0