Sports: Professional

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 10:06 PM

Stephenson: Ear-blowing incident doesn't define me

Lance Stephenson doesn't want to be known as the guy who blew in LeBron James' ear.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Brown closing door for now on playing in NFL again

Jason Brown would like to say he is officially retired, but he had a hard time getting those words out.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

AP source: Lakers make winning bid for Boozer

A person with knowledge of the details says the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer after he was waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 07:34 PM

Great stretch gives Tiger Woods good start

The warm ovation Tiger Woods heard walking up the 18th fairway at Royal Liverpool sounded familiar, even if the circumstances were not.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 03:07 AM

Griner blossoming in WNBA after rough 1st year

After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gay youth.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 02:49 AM

Durham hosts Triple-A All-Star Game

The circumstances were unlike anything ever seen at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, but the end result was very familiar — a comfortable win for Charlie Montoyo and the home team.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 01:50 AM

Hendrick and Penske headed for tight title fight

Hendrick Motorsports seems to have the edge, at least on paper, in the race with Team Penske for the top organization in NASCAR.


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 01:39 AM

A new generation emerging at golf's oldest major

Even when he's not the favorite, Tiger Woods is still the show at the British Open.