Sports: Professional

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 01:09 AM

Rose in, Lillard out for US basketball roster

The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 01:04 AM

Brady, Patriots dominate Panthers 30-7

Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:57 AM

Hardy, Carden chasing records for Pirates' offense

Justin Hardy and Shane Carden started their East Carolina careers working together on the scout team. Four years later, their connection means everything to the Pirates' pass-heavy attack — and has put both fifth-year seniors within reach of all kinds of records.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 12:54 AM

Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:08 PM

Panthers, Patriots take different approach to game

The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Now the New England Patriots will play theirs.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

Nick Foles threw for 179 yards and a touchdown to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

Angels' Richards out for season with knee injury

The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for a playoffs run.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

US women beat Switzerland in Cary

Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:08 PM

Tony Stewart skips third race after Ward's death

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Panthers look to make history, repeat in NFC South

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.