| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last year with a knee injury, beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Monday night for this 13th Grand Slam title and his second U.S. Open title on the Arthur Ashe Stadium...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The fact that Kings rookies Andy Andreoff and Tanner Pearson each contributed two goals to 6-1 rout of the Ducks’ rookies at the Honda Center on Saturday doesn’t mean the Kings’ left-side scoring woes have been resolved.
But the duo&...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Phil Mickelson set the early pace with an eight-under-par 63 at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday in Norton, Mass., then Brian Davis tied him for the first-round lead by equaling that total in the afternoon.
Also marching up the leaderboard in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The late Junior Seau was not far from the thoughts of friends and associates in the immediate aftermath of news of a proposed settlement of concussion-related lawsuits between the NFL and more than 4,500 ex-players.
Seau, the former San Diego...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves.
But as the three-set match crept...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Rafael Nadal extended his sizzling summer with a first-time title. One set away from a breakthrough of her own, No. 1 Serena Williams wilted.
Nadal took advantage of the few openings he got against John Isner, grinding out a 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3) win in...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:53 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Throughout the week, Jim Furyk had gently chided reporters for asking about his flameout at last year's U.S. Open.
Not making cuts at this year's U.S. and British Opens only added to the story line.
So after bogeys on Nos. 17...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:45 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The text message pinged Jason Dufner's cellphone Saturday night.
"I wished him good luck," Keegan Bradley said. "Duf's a great champion."
Place the emphasis on present tense.
Dufner seized the PGA Championship on Sunday at...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:50 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Put Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods in the same room and they'd compete for oxygen.
That's why Saturday looked so strange for the two uber-competitors, who played separately but stumbled similarly.
Mickelson blew up with an...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 68 on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y, and will take a one-shot lead over Jason Dufner into the final round.
So far this year, none of the 54-hole leaders at...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Early in his rain-soaked round, Phil Mickelson added a second black golf glove to combat the conditions.
With gloves on both hands, he looked a bit like a boxer. That seemed fitting, given the British Open champion has only a...