Sports: Professional

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 01:09 AM

Nationals win 8th straight, beat Diamondbacks 8-1

Washington scored six runs in the third inning and ran its winning streak to eight games with a rout of Arizona.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 12:39 AM

Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

Rivera: Panthers could be 'dynamic' with Stewart

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart reminded teammates, fans and upcoming opponents just how dangerous he is with the ball in his hands, rushing for two touchdowns in Carolina's 28-16 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Nadal withdraws from US Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 11:57 PM

Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

Jonathan Lucroy tied a season high with five RBIs, including his first home run in more than three weeks, and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 victory on Sunday.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 01:11 PM

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series.

One of those droughts is finally over. Can the 43-year-old driver end the other as well?

"Certainly things are going well — there's no doubt about that," Gordon said. "I'm as shocked as anybody else."

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

When Camilo Villegas finished his final round in the Wyndham Championship, he was hoping to get into a playoff.

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:58 PM

Giants rally late to get past Colts 27-26

Ryan Nassib led the New York Giants to two touchdowns in the final four minutes, completing a huge fourth-quarter comeback with a 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night.