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Oct 29, 2014

Bailey retires after 15 years in NFL

Champ Bailey is retiring after a 15-year NFL career that included a dozen Pro Bowl selections, more than any cornerback in history. Bailey’s agent, Jack Reale, said Tuesday from Atlanta that Bailey was still drawing interest from teams wanting him to play this season ...

Asian Games star Hagino wins World Cup 100 IM

Oct 28, 2014

Asian Games star Hagino wins World Cup 100 IM

Asian Games MVP Kosuke Hagino won the men’s 100-meter individual medley at the short-course World Cup on Tuesday. Hagino touched the wall in 52.03 seconds, with world champion Daiya Seto winning the 400 IM in 3:59.91 at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center. Hagino, though, ...

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Oct 28, 2014

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy’s successful return to his home state trumped Tony Romo’s dramatic return to the game. McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard ...

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

Oct 28, 2014

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

The New York Rangers could have been counted out multiple times against the Minnesota Wild. Such as when forward Chris Kreider was ejected in the first period or when defenseman John Moore was kicked out in the second, or when the Wild scored two ...

Jets name Vick starter for game against Chiefs

Oct 28, 2014

Jets name Vick starter for game against Chiefs

It’s Michael Vick’s turn. Even though it’s probably too late to save the New York Jets’ season. Rex Ryan announced Monday that Vick will start at quarterback over Geno Smith in the Jets’ road game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. “I think ...

Nole aiming to stay No. 1

Oct 28, 2014

Nole aiming to stay No. 1

Novak Djokovic already feels like ‘No. 1′ after becoming a father last week and says his battle with Roger Federer for the year-end top global ranking is no more than a luxury problem. The 27-year-old Serb comes to the Paris Masters, which began on ...

Oct 28, 2014

Bears' Houston done for season

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston will miss the remainder of the season after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while celebrating a late sack in a blowout loss. General manager Phil Emery confirmed the injury on Monday. He says ...

Oct 28, 2014

O.J. appeal goes to Supreme Court

O.J. Simpson’s appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argued in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong to deny the former football star ...

Oct 27, 2014

Cards' Taveras dies in car accident

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Taveras was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro at the time of the crash on ...

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Oct 27, 2014

Roethlisberger gives master class as Steelers pound Colts

Ben Roethlisberger spent a week politely answering questions about Andrew Luck, saying all the right things to anyone who asked about how impressed he was with the rising Indianapolis Colts star. Then Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback delivered a virtuoso performance not even the precocious Luck ...

Kings complete perfect homestand

Oct 27, 2014

Kings complete perfect homestand

The line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson is putting up big numbers for the surging Los Angeles Kings. Carter, Toffoli and Pearson each scored and combined for 10 points in a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, helping ...

Serena routs Halep in final

Oct 27, 2014

Serena routs Halep in final

The lead-up to Sunday’s championship match at the WTA Finals suggested Serena Williams would face a major challenge to beat Simona Halep, but then, the No. 1-ranked player has made a career out of performing at her best when it matters most. She did ...