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Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — LeBron James came leaping in to try to stop Jodie Meeks as the Detroit guard drove to the basket during the final seconds of the third quarter.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson had not scored a goal in his last 18 games.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Deflated topic: air pressure in footballs

PHOENIX (AP) — Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Venus Williams lost her quarterfinal match against Madison Keys on Wednesday at the Australian Open. Serena Williams, the other sister in a family that has won a combined 25 Grand Slam singles titles, will attempt to right the wrong in the semifinals on Thursday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game

MIAMI (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person.

And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'

PHOENIX (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Rio official says there's 'no plan B' for Olympic sailing

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to be staged.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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