Sports Wire

  • Sports Wire Stories

A new generation emerging at golf's oldest major

Tiger Woods is the big show at the British Open, especially now that he is back from another injury. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

0 comments

Derek Jeter, Mike Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in... Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

0 comments

Former Utah State standout Bobby Wagner says Broncos ‘looked scared’

Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner delivered another shot on the Denver Broncos, saying Tuesday they “looked scared” during Seattle’s 43-8 victory in the Super Bowl. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

19 comments

College Football Playoff: No expansion past four teams in near future

The College Football Playoff was created as a replacement for the Bowl Championship Series, which expired last season. It features two semifinal games followed by a national championship game at... Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

8 comments

AP Source: Miller, Cavs agree to 2-year deal

Miller has agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year contract with the Cavaliers, re-uniting the sharpshooting forward with James, his former teammate in Miami. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

0 comments

AP Source: Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade agree to 2-year deal

n familiar with the situation says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

0 comments

Yoenis Cespedes wins again, beating Todd Frazier in HR derby

Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. Read more »

Published July 14, 2014

0 comments

SEC's Slive continues push for Big Five autonomy

Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive continued his hard push for NCAA reform, saying the Big Five conferences need more autonomy or they will have to make drastic changes. Read more »

Published July 14, 2014

6 comments

Gordon Hayward, Damian Lillard among 19 players chosen for US men's basketball roster

Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster. Read more »

Published July 14, 2014

11 comments

Nibali wins Tour 10th stage; Contador quits

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali stamped his dominance on the Tour de France by winning Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains on Monday — shortly after his biggest rival for the title, two-time champion... Read more »

Published July 14, 2014

0 comments

A look at who in NBA is staying and going

A look at the biggest moves made so far during the NBA's free agency period: LEBRON JAMES Leaves Miami for Cleveland. Best player in the world changes teams and goes home, and the... Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

2 comments

5 things to watch at SEC media days

The SEC its annual media days — four days instead of three now — on Monday in Hoover, Alabama with radical change in the college athletic model appearing imminent and the SEC Network... Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

4 comments

AP Interview: Chris Bosh 'excited for the challenge'

Half a world away, Chris Bosh could not escape the frenzy of last week. An offer from the Houston Rockets was waiting. His longtime Miami teammate LeBron James was leaving. For a few moments,... Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

0 comments

Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

For a 32-day showcase of football at its best, the winning goal was beautifully appropriate. Mario Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then volleyed it into the Argentine goal, making... Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

2 comments

Germany wins the World Cup on Mario Goetze's goal in extra time

The win is Germany's first as a united country. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990. Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

2 comments

World Cup final kicks off at Maracana Stadium

The World Cup final kicked off at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday with Germany wearing its traditional white shirts and Argentina playing in dark blue. Read more »

Published July 13, 2014

0 comments

AP Source: Charlotte Hornets agree to deal with former Jazzman Marvin Williams

A person familiar with the contract says free-agent forward Marvin Williams has agreed to a $14 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

1 comment

Sabella: 'Perfect game' required against Germany

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella is looking for perfection against Germany in Sunday's World Cup final. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

0 comments

Germany wants history and title in South America

No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final against Argentina. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

0 comments

AP Source: Carmelo Anthony staying with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony is staying with the New York Knicks. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

0 comments

Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd at 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

1 comment

Tour de France heads into mountains for Stage 8

The Tour de France left the flats of northern France on Saturday for three days of up-and-down riding in the Vosges mountains. Read more »

Published July 12, 2014

0 comments

Netherlands looking to finish World Cup unbeaten

Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to finish a World Cup unbeaten in... Read more »

Published July 11, 2014

0 comments

Italy's Trentin wins 7th Tour leg in photo finish

Matteo Trentin of Italy won Friday's seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after two top American hopefuls went down in the latest spills of a crash-marred edition this year. Read more »

Published July 11, 2014

0 comments

AP Sources: Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat

osh said all along that he wanted to stay with the Miami Heat, and the departure of LeBron James did not lead to a change of heart. Read more »

Published July 11, 2014

1 comment