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1 hr ago | Rock Hill Herald

5 things to know about the rest of the WNBA season

While Phoenix and Atlanta are solidly sitting atop the two conferences, only 2 1/2 games separates second through sixth place in the East.


Related Topix: Diana Taurasi, Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Los Angeles Sparks, Candace Parker, DeLisha Milton-Jones, Angel Mccoughtry, Rebekkah Brunson

5 hrs ago |

Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk

In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Donetsk's Alex Teixeira reacts after missing a chance to score against Manchester United during their Champions League group A soccer match between Manchester United and at Shakhtar Donetsk at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Shakhtar Donetsk

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Remy set for Liverpool medical

QPR striker Loic Remy has flown to the United States to have a medical ahead of a move to Liverpool.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Daniel Agger, World Soccer, Liverpool

Carreno Busta, Coric reach 2nd round in Umag

Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match points to defeat Italy's Paolo Lorenzi 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the second round of the Croatia Open on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis, Paolo Lorenzi, Tennis Players, Edouard Roger-Vasselin

England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international football to concentrate on Liverpool

Gerrard said he "agonized" over his future after the World Cup in Brazil, where England went out after the first round.


Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, World Soccer, Liverpool

The News Tribune

Evra transfers from Manchester United to Juventus

Juventus says it is paying United $2 million but that the transfer price will increase to $2.5 million if Juventus qualifies for the 2015-16 Champions League.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, World Soccer, Juventus

News Observer

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Tennis, Tennis Players

Merced Sun-Star

Steve Wheatcroft takes Boise Open in playoff

Wheatcroft watched as Alker's 30-foot birdie try stopped a couple feet short of the cup and then stepped up and made his putt.


Related Topix: Steve Wheatcroft, Golf, Golfers, Steven Alker, Justin Thomas

Wild card Tomic wins Bogota final

Wild card Bernard Tomic denied Ivo Karlovic's attempt to retain his Claro Open Colombia title, beating the second-seeded Croat 7-6 , 3-6, 7-6 in the final Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Bernard Tomic, Tennis, Ivo Karlovic, Alejandro Falla

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Sergio Garcia

Golf Capsules

In the record book, he is listed behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the youngest to get three legs of the career Grand Slam.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Rickie Fowler

Merced Sun-Star

Slumping LA Sparks fire Carol Ross as coach

The team made the move Sunday. The Sparks are in fourth place in the Western Conference, 8½ games behind first-place Phoenix.


Related Topix: Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Los Angeles Sparks

Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic with closing birdie

Now that she's officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she'll have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.


Related Topix: LPGA Golf, Golf, Cristie Kerr, Golfers

Tennis Panorama

Barthel Tops Scheepers for Swedish Open Title

In a battle between tow unseeded players, Mona Barthel beat Chanelle Scheepers 6-3, 7-6 to win the Swedish Open on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Chanelle Scheepers, Tennis

Congleton Guardian

Redknapp - Young stars are spoiled

Harry Redknapp believes England's promising youngsters are failing to make their mark because they get too much too soon.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Connor Wickham, World Soccer, Sunderland

Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

His first major of the year, and second tournament since March 31 back surgery, wasn't much of an audition for U.S. captain Tom Watson.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Martin Kaymer

Crew's 7-game slide ends with 2-1 win over Impact

Bernardo Anor scored twice and the Columbus Crew ended a seven-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Bernardo Anor, Evan Bush, Justin Mapp, Marco Di Vaio, World Soccer, Montreal, Giancarlo Gonzalez

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Tottenham, Seattle play entertaining 3-3 draw

Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 in an exhibition Saturday, the first match for new Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Brad Friedel, Danny Rose, Harry Kane, World Soccer, Tottenham, Obafemi Martins, Chad Marshall

Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

In this Feb. 27, 2011, file photo, Texas women's basketball coach Gail Goestenkors directs her team against Texas A&M during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics), Lisa Leslie, Sports, Los Angeles Sparks, WNBA Women's Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, Georgia Bulldogs Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Georgia NCAA

The Fresno Bee

Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4-under 68, he straightened his back, stared defiantly at thousands of fans crammed into the horseshoe arena around the 18th green at Royal Liverpool and lightly pumped his fist.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk