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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Back spasms not only kept Tiger Woods from playing at Riviera, they forced him to withdraw from a news conference. Woods, the unofficial host of the Genesis Open, pushed his new conference back until Wednesday and then canceled it. The tournament said in a...
Whether the dust-up between Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the dynamic between high-profile athletes and the big-money sponsors they endorse is growing more complicated. A player in the rare...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Back home in Las Vegas this winter, Kris Byrant finally understood just how much the Cubs championship meant far beyond the Windy City. He felt the constant love from fans just by seeing people in the streets wearing Chicago gear. Or when many recognized him...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The president of Kansas State has asked Wildcat basketball fans to stop using vulgar chants targeted at the Kansas Jayhawks when the rivals meet in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wichita Eagle ( http://bit.ly/2lQLZEl ) reports that Kansas State President Richard...
John Daly has thrown golf clubs during fits of frustration over the course of his wild career. He says his putter going into a lake at a PGA Tour Champions event last week was not one of them. "If I throw a putter, it's going to be in two pieces, not one," Daly said Wednesday. "...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three former Penn State administrators facing child endangerment charges for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal have asked a judge for permission to pursue an appeal, barely a month before their scheduled trial. Former President...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Preparing for a new challenge at Manchester City, FIFA player of the year Carli Lloyd is relishing the chance to improve her game. After spending her entire career playing for clubs in her homeland, the United States captain signed Wednesday to play...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta is hopeful of receiving a contract extension with the Chicago Cubs before he becomes eligible for free agency after the 2017 season, yet he also realizes this could be his final year with the club if talks don't materialize. The ace right-hander...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say authorities have allowed female spectators at a beach volleyball tournament after organizers threatened to halt the event in protest. The semi-official ISNA news agency reported that women were allowed into the stadium Wednesday at the start...