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NBA: Love stays, Chandler moves
by The Associated Press
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. The first full day of NBA free agency featured skyrocketing salaries and a flurry of moves, tho...
Zverev tries to join exclusive group
LONDON -- Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men's third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin ...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nike co-founder stepping down as chairman
NEW YORK -- Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairm...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rangers activate Hamilton from DL
BALTIMORE -- Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury. The 34-year-old slugger was activated from the 15-day disabled l...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plenty of intrigue added to SEC hoops
Southeastern Conference basketball coaches are confident their league won't take a step back in the post-Billy Donovan era. Donovan left for the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder in April after leading F...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US-Germany semifinal has top goalkeepers
MONTREAL -- The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo. ...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Royals lead in ASG voting
NEW YORK -- Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals st...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager
PHILADELPHIA -- Ryne Sandberg left on his terms. An emotional Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager on Friday in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major league...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moss Point’s Booker belies his age
PHOENIX -- Devin Booker was almost finished with his introductory news conference on Friday, patiently, confidently, concisely answering one question after another, a performance that belied his ag...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organizers to reveal new plan for Boston
BOSTON -- Organizers for Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics will release updated plans on Monday for how the city would pay for and stage the games. A spokesman for the private Boston 2024 g...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick
NEW YORK -- The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, the first of three straight freshmen chosen. The Timberwolves w...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia wins its first CWS championship
OMAHA, Neb. -- Six weeks ago, it looked as though Virginia might not even qualify for its conference tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament. Look at the Cavaliers now. They're national champions...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backers of Lady Vols nickname rally
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- As Tennessee prepares to eliminate the Lady Vols nickname and logo for all women's sports other than basketball, fans rallied at a board of trustees meeting Thursday to protest ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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When Corinth was a baseball mecca
Early Corinth history centered around a mill town located at a crossroads in North Mississippi. Most talk was done on Saturday, the "go to town" day. Corinth history reveals the town was Union occu...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big bodies Towns, Okafor sit atop NBA
NEW YORK -- Karl-Anthony Towns hoisted a child high up toward his shoulders, letting the youngster at an NBA community service event feel what it was like to rock the rim with a dunk. Next up for T...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cavs’ Love options out of contract
CLEVELAND -- Kevin Love is about to find out how much the league values him, and how much the Cavaliers want him. The power forward opted out of the final year of his contract and will be a free ag...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mistrial granted in players' rape case
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown." Criminal...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL schools rookies on being a pro
BEREA, Ohio -- To prepare rookies for life as professionals, the NFL is again providing a crash course filled with seminars, testimonials and advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of fame and fort...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The United States has made it through to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup but not unscathed. The Americans will have to face China without two key contributors. Midfi...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Players learn at volleyball clinic
James Onikeku was having a good time. So were around 20 high school volleyball players. Onikeku, the volleyball coach at the University of Memphis, was in town Thursday conducting the one-day Cross...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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