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Olympic Sailing Champions Race In Huge Rio ‘Toilet’

Olympic Sailing Champions Race In Huge Rio ‘Toilet’

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Twenty-three Olympic medalists start trials on Saturday for the 2016 Rio Games in a bay littered with dead animals, television sets, sofas, shoes and not mu ...

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Teddy Bridgewater Receives Rave Reviews From Norv Turner

Teddy Bridgewater Receives Rave Reviews From Norv Turner

By Mark Craig, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) Norv Turner clicked the play button on his big-screen TV remote control and 40 years of coaching experience came rushing out of him. A re ...

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Berdych, Raonic Win, Isner Falls At Washington

Berdych, Raonic Win, Isner Falls At Washington

By Jim Slater Washington (AFP) -- Czech top seed Tomas Berdych and Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic advanced while U.S. fifth seed John Isner lost in second-round matches at t ...

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PGA Tour Players Following ‘Moneyball’ Model With Statistical Analysis

PGA Tour Players Following ‘Moneyball’ Model With Statistical Analysis

By Marla Ridenour, Akron Beacon Journal BETHESDA, Md. -- Rory McIlroy's struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But con ...

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Ben Tate, Browns’ Offense Showcasing Their Tenacity

Ben Tate, Browns’ Offense Showcasing Their Tenacity

By Nat Ulrich, Akron Beacon Journal BEREA, Ohio -- Browns running back Ben Tate has an edge to his personality, and he's trying to transfer it to his side of the ball. "We are a t ...

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Injured Nadal In U.S. Open Battle After Toronto, Cincinnati Pullout

Injured Nadal In U.S. Open Battle After Toronto, Cincinnati Pullout

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) -- Rafael Nadal was forced to pull out of the Toronto and Cincinnati Masters with a wrist injury on Wednesday, just over three weeks out from the U.S. Open ...

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Receivers Irvin, Carter Named Pro Bowl Captains

Receivers Irvin, Carter Named Pro Bowl Captains

New York (AFP) -- Retired star receivers Cris Carter and Michael Irvin were named Wednesday as alumni captains for the 2015 National Football League Pro Bowl all-star game. The Pr ...

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Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Washington (AFP) -- A U.S. jury decided Tuesday that former wrestler Jesse Ventura was defamed in a best-selling book's description of a bar fight and awarded him $1.8 million. Ve ...

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U.S. Judge Approves Los Angeles Clippers Sale

U.S. Judge Approves Los Angeles Clippers Sale

Los Angeles (AFP) - A U.S. judge gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled own ...

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Wimbledon Semi-finalist Dimitrov Pulls Out With Flu

Wimbledon Semi-finalist Dimitrov Pulls Out With Flu

Washington (AFP) -- Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him with the flu and ...

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