Sports: Professional

Sep. 01, 2014 @ 01:41 AM

Angels complete sweep of Athletics

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, rookie Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Sunday.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 01:32 AM

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova in US Open quarters

Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Henley takes a 1-shot lead at Deutsche Bank

Russell Henley doesn't get into contention as much as he'd like, though he is tough to beat when he's anywhere near the lead.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 12:10 AM

Angels motor on, raise lead to four

The Angels beat Oakland Saturday night, lifting their AL West lead to four games.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

NFL rosters trimmed to 53

NFL teams trim rosters to 53 players, with the regular season ready to start.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Bradley off to a good start at a great time

In the final tournament before Ryder Cup teams are set, Keegan Bradley did his best Friday to make an impression in the Deutsche Bank Championship.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 12:54 AM

Errani edges Venus at US Open

A day before facing Venus Williams — and a partisan crowd — at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."