Sports: Professional

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:03 PM

Dante Cunningham aims for a new chance

It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him.

Officers put the handcuffs on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reserve as soon as his feet hit the pavement. The reality of his situation and the domestic assault charges that were on their way didn't really sink in until he was lying in a jail cell and the lights went out.

"The whole time I was like, 'I'm OK. I'm out of here. Things will be fine,'" Cunningham recalled. "Then it went dark and I was like, 'This is not a joke. I'm really in this.'"


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

World Series shifts to Giants Park

Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Giants ease past Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:43 PM

Hornets aspire to take the next step

New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

Wozniacki defeats Sharapova at WTA Finals

Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

Panthers defense looking to fix errors

Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

Keselowski's title hopes still intact at Talladega

Brad Keselowski packed a punch on the track, the only place that mattered after a controversial week.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Manning breaks Favre's touchdown record

Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's NFL record for touchdown passes with No. 509. He didn't stop there, either.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Improbable run to the World Series for Royals, fans

The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.