Sports: Professional

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

With rain in Friday's forecast at Chicagoland Speedway, the only time on track became a strategy session for the championship contenders.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:09 AM

MLB Roundup: Orioles win as Davis starts suspension

Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse

Authorities in Texas issued an arrest warrant Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. He was swiftly benched by his team for this weekend's game against New England.

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home after hearing what he said sounded like an intruder in a bathroom in the middle of the night.

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 01:43 AM

Inspired Ravens take down Steelers 26-6

The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn't a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

The gold-medal matchup seemingly everyone wanted in the Basketball World Cup — maybe even some U.S. players — won't be happening. The Spanish were upset in the quarterfinals, ending the predicted No. 1 vs. No. 2 game Sunday on Spain's home court.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:44 AM

McIlroy's last chance for big finish in Atlanta

Rory McIlroy always thought his big year deserved a big finish. The Tour Championship is his last chance.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:30 AM

Playoff-contending Braves best Strasburg, Nats 6-2

Fredi Gonzalez cannot explain why the Braves have done so well against Stephen Strasburg. The Atlanta manager is just glad his team beat the Washington ace once again.

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 06:14 PM

Chen perfect into 6th, Orioles sweep Red Sox

Wei-Yin Chen pitched perfect ball into the sixth inning, Adam Jones helped provide an early cushion and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 10-6 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Source says Rice video sent to NFL

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.