Sports » Page 5


Ronaldo talks soccer documentary, FIFA run

Cristiano Ronaldo walked the red carpet in London for the premiere of his new documentary and says he has no interest in being president of FIFA.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 10.


University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

The University of Missouri's president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school's football team.


Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot.


Commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

An international anti-doping commission recommended that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offenses - a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team banished from Olympic competition.


Clemson moves on top

For the first time this season Ohio State is not the top team in The Associated Press Top-25 football poll.


Ex-NFL QB McNabb to serve jail time for DUI

Donovan McNabb will serve 18 days in an Arizona jail after pleaded guilty to a non-extreme DUI.


Mizzou black football players pledge boycott over racism concerns

Black players on the University of Missouri football team say they will boycott practices, meetings and games until the university dismisses its president or he quits, contending he has not responded adequately to concerns about racism on campus.


Eagles win in overtime as Cowboys drop sixth straight

Philadelphia quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Jordan Matthews connected on a 41-yard touchdown on the first possession of overtime to give the Eagles a wild 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 9.

Kansas City Royals pose with World Series trophy after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

This week’s best sports shots

A look at the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.


Week 9 NFL games to watch

Here are five games you can't miss this Sunday.


Fielder and Harvey are winners

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award and Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder has earned the AL honor.


Ex-NFL player Anthony Wayne Smith convicted on three counts of murder

The 48-year-old onetime National Football League star, whose original trial in one of the killings ended in a hung jury, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Bengals improve to 8-0 by beating Browns

Tight end Tyler Eifert caught three touchdown passes from Andy Dalton as Cincinnati remained unbeaten with a 31-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look a some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, Nov. 6.


No rape charge for NHL star Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane, a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, had been accused of raping a woman in his offseason home in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg early on Aug. 2.


Serena Williams channels inner superhero

The tennis champion is the women's world number one and is known for her strength and agility on the court, so when a man ran off with her cell phone while she dined out at a Chinese restaurant, the 34-year-old didn't hesitate to leap into action.


Belgium top FIFA world rankings for first time

Chile moved up four places to fifth to also reach their highest position, while Austria improved one place to a best ever tenth place.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

‘Rambo’ is coming to the small screen


"Rambo: New Blood" will be executive produced by the "Rocky" star, who will also appear in the series.

in Entertainment

George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.

in National, World

U.S. deploying special force to boost fight against Islamic State


A specialized expeditionary targeting force will help Iraq put additional pressure on Islamic State and be positioned to conduct operations into Syria.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Sleeping Santa makes Christmas pics a snap


Santa Claus won't be stopped by a sleeping baby boy. He'll improvise!

in National, Sports

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber to argue for new trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.