Sports » Page 4



The PGA Tour travels south of the border for the sixth event of the season, where the Greg Norman designed El Camaleón Golf Club will host 132 elite players.


Five enter FIFA presidency race; Bility, Platini sidelined

FIFA has approved five candidates for its February presidential election amid the worst crisis in its history, after barring Liberia's Musa Bility on integrity grounds and leaving out UEFA chief Michel Platini while he remains under suspension.


CAUGHT ON TAPE: Skier survives 1,600-foot fall down mountain

Twenty-four-year-old pro-skier Ian McIntosh survived a tumble down an Alaska mountain and a new video released documents the entire event.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Nov. 12.


Michael Phelps opens up about sobriety battle

The Olympic swimming champion says he was so low after his arrest for driving under the influence in 2014 that he wanted his life to end.


Clemson, ‘Bama, Ohio State and Notre Dame top four

The latest College Football Playoff selection committee rankings are out.


Fantasy sports sites barred from taking bets in New York

The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.


Russian athletics doping row could spread to other sports

The international investigation into alleged drug cheating inside Russian athletics could draw in other Russian sports since they used the same laboratory that now stands accused of covering up failed drugs tests.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 11


FIFA hopeful Infantino plans 40-team World Cup

The World Cup could be expanded by eight teams to 40 if Gianni Infantino is elected FIFA president.


Donaldson, Harper named top players

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson has been voted the major league player of the year and the AL outstanding player in the annual Players Choice Awards.


NHL: Fedorov, Lidstrom enshrined in Hall of Fame

Seven of hockey's greatest players were welcomed into the Hall of Fame on Monday.


Ronaldo talks soccer documentary, FIFA run

Cristiano Ronaldo walked the red carpet in London for the premiere of his new documentary and says he has no interest in being president of FIFA.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 10.


University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

The University of Missouri's president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school's football team.


Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot.


Commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

An international anti-doping commission recommended that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offenses - a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team banished from Olympic competition.


Clemson moves on top

For the first time this season Ohio State is not the top team in The Associated Press Top-25 football poll.


Ex-NFL QB McNabb to serve jail time for DUI

Donovan McNabb will serve 18 days in an Arizona jail after pleaded guilty to a non-extreme DUI.


Mizzou black football players pledge boycott over racism concerns

Black players on the University of Missouri football team say they will boycott practices, meetings and games until the university dismisses its president or he quits, contending he has not responded adequately to concerns about racism on campus.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …


Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.

in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year


The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.

in Music

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard plan ‘White Hot Holidays’ special


The "Empire" stars will welcome Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, and more.

in Entertainment

‘Rocky’ successor ‘Creed’ highlights Philadelphia’s revival


Adonis Johnson, the son of Balboa rival-turned-mentor Apollo Creed, leaves behind a life of privilege to walk in the footsteps of a father he never knew.

in Entertainment, Sports

FanDuel NFL entries have fallen sharply after New York shutdown


Entries at daily fantasy sports site FanDuel's NFL contests have fallen sharply since New York's attorney general declared the games to be illegal gambling in the state and the company stopped taking money from New Yorkers.