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Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

She got her blood pressure checked. more »»

 
 
 
9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

September 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. more »»

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

September 2, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason. more »»

US OPEN SCENE: Azarenka's 'Happy Birthday' wish

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes for a really good tennis player. more »»

Raiders tab rookie Derek Carr as starting QB

September 2, 2014

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season. more »»

Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy

September 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. more »»

US OPEN SCENE: Duck! Tsonga whiffs on a serve

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists he didn't whiff on a serve, as much as it looked that way. more »»

Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

September 1, 2014

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.. more »»

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

September 1, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message... more »»

Braves' offense goes quietly in no-hit loss

September 1, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. more »»

Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. more »»

Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

September 1, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is back in pads — dramatically oversized pads. more »»

Hamels, Phils bullpen pitching no-hitter thru 8

September 1, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels and a pair of Philadelphia Phillies relievers are pitching a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Atlanta Braves. more »»

Serena Williams rolls to US Open quarters

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. more »»

Djokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs

September 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. more »»

For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

September 1, 2014

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest great. more »»

McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards

September 1, 2014

When three of Europe's biggest names failed to automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team, the equation appeared simple for captain Paul McGinley as he prepared to select his three wild cards. more »»

AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

September 1, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday. more »»

 
 

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