Sports: Professional

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

MLB pays tribute to Jackie Robinson

Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary

Scarves donated by soccer clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number "96" beneath a blue sky on Tuesday.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:07 AM

Uggla hits grand slam in ninth, Braves beat Phils

The Braves keep showing they are resilient and powerful.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:03 AM

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 11:43 PM

Douglas-Roberts lifts Bobcats past Hawks at buzzer

One team was motivated by the goal of dodging the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs. The other team's goal was resting its starters.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

Another green jacket for Bubba

Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn't need. The wild swing in momentum came on the front nine, not the back nine of Augusta National. And the sweetest difference of all Sunday was seeing his 2-year-old son walk toward him on the edge of the 18th green after his three-shot victory over Jordan Spieth.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:35 AM

Pacquiao beats Bradley by decision in rematch

Nearly two years later, Manny Pacquiao finally got the decision most people thought he deserved the first time against Timothy Bradley.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 11:59 PM

Harvick survives shootout for first Darlington win

Kevin Harvick used one of the few weekend missteps to pull out his first Darlington victory.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 09:33 PM

Spieth, Watson tied for lead at Masters

Even without golf's biggest star, this suddenly is shaping up as a Masters for the ages.