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|No Triple Crown: Oxbow upsets Orb at Preakness|
BALTIMORE (AP) — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
Sat, 18 May 2013 21:12:29 -0400
|Pacers knock out Knicks with 106-99 win in Game 6|
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense.
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:55:08 -0400
|Jimmie Johnson races to record 4th All-Star win|
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:47:21 -0400
|Stevens rides Oxbow to 3rd Preakness win|
BALTIMORE (AP) — Although no one really keeps track of such things, Gary Stevens had no problem making the assessment with complete conviction.
Sat, 18 May 2013 20:42:25 -0400
|Derby winner Orb disappoints in the Preakness|
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite — no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.
Sat, 18 May 2013 21:28:21 -0400
|Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole|
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ed Carpenter turned Pole Day into a family celebration.
Sat, 18 May 2013 21:21:05 -0400
|Bradley keeps lead after 3 rounds at Nelson|
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Keegan Bradley still hasn't gotten things right on the 18th hole at the Byron Nelson Championship, even when finally going left.
Sat, 18 May 2013 19:52:59 -0400
|Red Wings beat Blackhawks 4-1, even series|
CHICAGO (AP) — In case they weren't aware already, the Chicago Blackhawks now know they're going to have to earn it if they want to get past Detroit.
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:36:49 -0400
|As fireworks crackle, Beckham plays last home game|
PARIS (AP) — Never a stranger to the big stage, David Beckham was finally overwhelmed and reduced to tears as he went out in a burst of fireworks and cheers Saturday in his final home game for Paris Saint-Germain before retirement.
Sat, 18 May 2013 19:56:22 -0400
|Bradley remains in charge despite late bogey|
(Reuters) - Former champion Keegan Bradley overcame a wobbly start to stay on track for a wire-to-wire victory at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas, despite bogeying the par-four 18th for a third day in a row on Saturday. Three ahead of the chasing pack overnight, the 26-year-old American ground out a two-under-par 68 on a fast-running layout in tricky, gusting winds to end the third round with a slender one-shot lead at 13-under 197. ...
Sat, 18 May 2013 19:44:09 -0400
|Chargers, Freeney agree to 2-year deal|
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers agreed Saturday to a two-year deal with aging star pass rusher Dwight Freeney that could be worth $13.35 million.
Sat, 18 May 2013 18:47:23 -0400
|Venturi had precious friendship with Byron Nelson|
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Ken Venturi was a 14-year-old with a camera trying to get a picture of Byron Nelson when he first met the golfer who would become a mentor and dear friend.
Sat, 18 May 2013 16:06:44 -0400
|Pass rusher Freeney agrees two-year deal with Chargers|
(Reuters) - Veteran pass rusher Dwight Freeney, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, has agreed to a two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, the National Football League (NFL) team said on Saturday. Freeney, a free agent after being released by the Indianapolis Colts in February, will help fill the gap left by outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during team in practice on Tuesday. Though the Chargers did not reveal financial details, local media estimate Freeney's deal to be worth $13.35 million over the two years. ...
Sat, 18 May 2013 15:07:26 -0400
|An inconvenience for Colsaerts as he loses to McDowell|
KAVARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Britain's Graeme McDowell and South African Branden Grace set up a mouth-watering showdown in the semi-finals of the World Match Play Championship by winning on Saturday. World number eight McDowell, the highest-ranked player in the field, avenged his defeat in last year's final by easing past holder Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium 2 & 1. Colsaerts was already trailing when his drive at the 10th hole found a hazard after flying over an on-course toilet. ...
Sat, 18 May 2013 13:34:45 -0400
|Kuroda inspires Yankees, Detroit edge Rangers|
(Reuters) - Japanese ace Hiroki Kuroda pulled out his best performance of the season as the New York Yankees cruised to a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. Kuroda (6-2) allowed just two hits in eight innings and lowered his ERA to 1.99 to keep the Yankees (26-16) on top of the American League East Division while ensuring the Blue Jays (17-25) remain rooted to the bottom. Boston (25-17) kept pace, just a game behind the Yankees, with a 3-2 win over Minnesota (18-20) in 10 innings. ...
Sat, 18 May 2013 03:27:36 -0400
|Bills DE Williams fails to mediate ring dispute|
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive end Mario Williams isn't any closer to getting back his $785,000 diamond engagement ring from his former fiancee, Erin Marzouki.
Sat, 18 May 2013 02:21:13 -0400
|Venturi, US Open champion and CBS analyst, dies|
Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.
Fri, 17 May 2013 22:13:26 -0400
|Bradley stays in charge, Guan exits|
(Reuters) - Former champion Keegan Bradley maintained a three-shot lead in Friday's second round of the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas after grinding his way to a one-under-par 69 in increasingly tricky conditions. Three ahead of the chasing pack overnight after opening with a blistering course record 60, Bradley had to contend with strengthening winds and firming greens at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas en route to an 11-under total of 129. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 21:14:50 -0400
|Hall of Famer Venturi dies aged 82|
(Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion and television broadcaster Ken Venturi, a 14-times winner on the PGA Tour, died on Friday at the age of 82 following various health complications. Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame just 11 days ago, Venturi had been in hospital for the last two months for a spinal infection, pneumonia and an intestinal infection, the PGA Tour said in a statement. Venturi's son, Matt, said his father had died in a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California, where he had been living for several years. The highlight of Venturi's playing career came in the 1964 U.S. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 20:59:27 -0400
|Jets' Goodson facing drug, weapons charges|
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is facing drug and weapons charges after he was found in a car with an acquaintance early Friday morning on Interstate 80 in New Jersey.
Fri, 17 May 2013 20:57:05 -0400
|Yankees put LHP Andy Pettitte on 15-day DL|
NEW YORK (AP) — Add starting pitcher Andy Pettitte to the long list of All-Stars on the New York Yankees' disabled list.
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:41:24 -0400
|Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin suspended 4 games|
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season on Friday after the league announced he violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:25:15 -0400
|AP source: McIlroy to set up own management group|
Two-time major champion Rory McIlroy is leaving Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management to set up his own management group.
Fri, 17 May 2013 18:05:15 -0400
|O.J. Simpson's ex-lawyer says did his best at Nevada trial|
By Alexia Shurmur LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - An attorney who O.J. Simpson claims botched his Nevada robbery trial five years ago told a court on Friday that he poured his "blood, sweat and soul" into defending the former football hero, who he said had been badly tainted by his sensational 1990s murder case. Yale Galanter, who took the witness stand in a week-long hearing into Simpson's bid for a new trial in the Las Vegas case that sent him to prison, said that his client's past presented special challenges in front of a jury. "Mr. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 18:04:14 -0400
|Gillis sizzles at the Byron Nelson, China's Guan fades|
(Reuters) - American journeyman Tom Gillis rocketed into the early clubhouse lead in Friday's second round of the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas, where China's 14-year-old Guan Tianlang was certain to miss the cut. Gillis, bidding for his first PGA Tour title after spending much of his golfing career competing on the lower tier circuits, fired a sparkling seven-under-par 63 on a hot and humid day at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 17:42:56 -0400
|Sacramento Kings owners reach deal to sell team to local investors|
By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - The owners of the Sacramento Kings basketball franchise have struck a tentative deal to sell the California team to local investors after the National Basketball Association denied a proposal to move the team to Seattle, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said on Friday. The deal by an investor group led by tech developer and philanthropist Vivek Ranadive followed months of bitter wrangling between Seattle investors, who wanted the team to replace a beloved franchise the Pacific Northwest city lost in 2008, and California investors, who wanted it to stay put. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 17:11:46 -0400
|Knicks seek productive sidekick for high-scoring Anthony|
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carmelo Anthony's scoring prowess has powered the New York Knicks all season but he may need someone to fill the role of sidekick in order to stave off playoff elimination against the Indiana Pacers. With defensive-minded Indiana focused on stopping Anthony, a potent second option could swing the balance as the Knicks seek a win on Saturday that would extend the Eastern Conference semi-finals to a decisive seventh game on Monday in New York. J.R. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 17:09:14 -0400
|Nolan Ryan's oldest son named Astros president|
HOUSTON (AP) — Reid Ryan choked back tears as he was introduced as president of his beloved Astros, the team he grew up watching in the days when his Hall of Fame father, Nolan Ryan, starred as a pitcher for Houston.
Fri, 17 May 2013 16:36:04 -0400
|Decision on anchored putting expected next week|
By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Golf's governing bodies are widely expected to announce whether they will go ahead with a controversial proposed ban on players anchoring putters to their body when they hold simultaneous news conferences next week. The U.S. Golf Association (USGA) and the Royal & Ancient (R&A) said in statements on Friday they would "announce final action on proposed changes to the rules of golf" on Tuesday. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 16:17:29 -0400
|Boxing boss CK Wu to run for IOC president|
By Karolos Grohmann (Reuters) - International Boxing Federation (AIBA) President C.K. Wu has decided to run for the post of the president of the International Olympic Committee as the race for one of the world's top sports jobs heats up, a source said. "Dr Wu handed over a letter this morning to Dr (Jacques) Rogge, informing him about his candidacy. He will announce it officially next Thursday," a source told Reuters. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 12:52:55 -0400
|McIlroy to set up his own management group|
Two-time major champion Rory McIlroy is leaving Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management to set up his own management group, The Associated Press has learned.
Fri, 17 May 2013 08:46:25 -0400
|Spurs to tackle Grizzlies after overcoming Warriors|
(Reuters) - The San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference finals after closing out the Golden State Warriors 94-82 in Game Six of their semi-final series on Thursday. Led by Tim Duncan's 19 points, the second-seeded Spurs claimed victory on the road in Oakland to seal a 4-2 triumph in the best-of-seven series and set up a showdown against the fifth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies. All five Spurs starters contributed to the victory by registering double figure scores to help overcome unusually subdued performances from Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli. ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 02:17:56 -0400