American Sports News for 19 Sep 2014
Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.
Apex senior Ally Beckman had returned from injury two games ago. But she wasn't "back" necessarily. The College of Charleston recruit needed a few games to get into the swing…
The Scottish club had been under pressure to open its membership beyond the current 2,400 men. Members voted by proxy from around the world on Thursday.
HAMILTON - Zach Collaros isn't losing sleep thinking about what happened the last time the Hamilton Tiger-Cats faced the Edmonton Eskimos. The Ticats' quarterback was knocked out of Edmonton's 28-24... win July 4 after taking a hit from defensive lineman Odell Willis. Willis was fined by the CFL but Collaros was forced to miss five games with concussion-like symptoms. The two teams meet again Saturday night at Tim Hortons Field and Collaros said there's no hard feelings. "It's football. It's what we signed up for, it's part of the game," Colloras said. "The league deemed it a dirty hit, but he's just trying to do his job . . . It's how people play the game. "If I was his teammate I'd probably say: 'Hey, great job. You just knocked the quarterback out, to." Colloras returned in time for...
UEFA President Michel Platini has criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football executives who accepted luxury gifts at the World Cup, saying he will donate to charity rather than return a watch.
All NFL team personnel and staff will be required to undergo training on the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault starting within 30 days, according to a letter commissioner Roger... Goodell sent to team owners on Thursday.
The Davis Cup final between France and Roger Federer's Switzerland will be held at the 27,000-capacity Pierre-Mauroy stadium in the northern French city of Lille.
Knowshon Moreno is targeting Week 6 return. We break down the fantasy implications. Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno said he's expecting to return to action in Week 6 against the Green Bay... Packers. He suffered a dislocated elbow in Week 2 and has been given a 4-8 week prognosis. Dislocated elbows are not a minor injury for a running back, so this seems to be a bit optimistic. If Moreno does hit his target, he would only miss three games because the Dolphins are on a bye. In the meantime, Lamar Miller will resume the starting duties at tailback. While Miller couldn't get his season going last year, the Dolphins changing their scheme this season could give him a legitimate second chance. He'll get his first opportunity against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 3. Fantasy impact:...
The Ricketts family, who bought the Cubs in 2009 and promised a winner, have faced all sorts of bedevilments on the field and off. And then there are the neighbors across the street.
Former Stoop skipper hails "an outstanding decision by Conor O'Shea".
"Gangnam Style" singer Psy will headline the Asian Games opening ceremony as one of the world's biggest sports events kicks off in a blaze of music and colour.
Hosts Korea, along with other Asian powerhouses, will battle for the second place as the Chinese look set to dominate the 17th Asian Games, beginning in this South Korean port city, famous now as the... land of rapper Psy, on Friday.
Two members of India's gymnastics squad, who faced charges of verbal sexual assault, can breathe easy with SAI finding nothing substantial in the allegations.
Barry Bonds may yet overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.
The governing body for European soccer adopted a new procedure allowing referees to stop matches for up to three minutes to assess head injuries when a concussion is suspected.
Carlos Beltran was back in The Bronx Thursday night after being away from the team since Tuesday following his wife's miscarriage. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Beltran was available off...
Patrick Tallent, won the title, beating Bryan Norton, 2 and 1, and Joan Higgins won the Senior Women's Amateur, beating Judith Kyrinis, 1 up.
Santonio Holmes, the talented but sometimes volatile receiver, will return to MetLife Stadium on Monday night to face the Jets as a member of the high-powered Chicago Bears.
Brazilian Serie A leaders Cruzeiro returned to winning ways on Wednesday, while Sao Paulo’s unbeaten streak came to an end. […]
Jeter homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-2
The former Blue Jays catcher Ken Huckaby, now a Class A hitting coach for Toronto, injured Derek Jeter on a play on opening night in 2003.
The NFL has agreed with the National Domestic Violence Hotline on a multiyear, multimillion deal that the organization expects will fund it to the point it expects to be able to field every call, chat... and text it receives for the next five years.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton has been shut down due to a sharp stabbing pain in his chest and right rib cage and his availability for the playoffs is in question, according to the Los... Angeles Times.
Giancarlo Stanton still needs to have five teeth fixed or replaced, along with a procedure to assess how much blood remains in his sinus cavity, and he will be understandably leery the next time he... grabs a bat.