posted: 05/03/2013 3:41 a.m.
Actor still grappling with pitch Wrestling is bringing out its heavyweights in its efforts to remain an Olympic sport.
posted: 05/01/2013 3:44 a.m.
Where’s the Beef, Tebow?
posted: 04/26/2013 3:22 a.m.
Not easy to rhyme Ivanovic Choosing to chomp down on an opponent has earned Liverpool’s Luis Suarez a 10-match ban from English soccer authorities and some biting wit from others, including The Associated Press’ John Leicester who just wishes Suarez had picked a different victim than Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic.
posted: 04/25/2013 4:04 a.m.
It’s possible this will be the rare NFL Draft where no quarterbacks or running backs are taken in the first round, though some quarterback-starved team is liable to reach for the one who has impressed it the most.
posted: 04/17/2013 3:18 a.m.
But can he plie, releve and saute?
posted: 04/12/2013 3:41 a.m.
Originality, Cubs’ titles still lacking The Chicago Cubs found a severed goat’s head at Wrigley Field on Wednesday.
posted: 04/10/2013 3:29 a.m.
In Green Bay, he could have led ceremony A Milwaukee couple will never forget who shot the photos of their surprise marriage proposal during a chance encounter on a Florida beach.
posted: 04/06/2013 3:41 a.m.
The King’s English calls for legibility Arnold Palmer is considered the king of autographs among players on the PGA Tour for his efforts to make sure every fan can read his name. And like with so many other aspects of his golfing career, his influence spans generations.
posted: 04/05/2013 3:25 a.m.
Fishy smell still around the Marlins Bloomberg News columnist Jonathan Mahler believes he knows who the worst owner in sports is.
posted: 04/03/2013 2:38 a.m.
Romo keeps Cowboys off QB carousel Adam Schein of NFL.com has a good reason for believing the Dallas Cowboys made the right move in paying Tony Romo “like the franchise quarterback he is.” “Follow what other teams have done/are doing,” Schein writes. “It makes the Cowboys look smarter. It makes Romo look even better.
posted: 03/30/2013 3:30 a.m.
Leave the dufnering to the pros Professional golfer Jason Dufner was sitting in a classroom with children for a charity event when he leaned against a wall and zoned out for a minute.
posted: 03/20/2013 4:02 a.m.
Hey, NFL, just wait your turn Tracee Hamilton of The Washington Post doesn’t think much of the NFL’s concerns about having to move the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens’ season opener because the Baltimore Orioles are playing that night (Sept. 5) at home against the Chicago White Sox.
posted: 03/16/2013 3:23 a.m.
Emmitt: NFL not using head The NFL’s all-time leading rusher thinks a proposed rule that would penalize running backs for plowing into defenders with the crown of their helmet is just crazy.
posted: 03/15/2013 2:58 a.m.
Fans vote to pig out on Bacos Ask baseball fans what they want to eat, end up with a bacon taco shell.
posted: 03/13/2013 4:47 a.m.
We thought telemarketers were real pain Give Buffalo Bills General Manager Buddy Nix credit: He sure knows how to go along with a prank.
posted: 03/10/2013 4:13 a.m.
Lead dog eats, leaves no scraps Martin Buser completed the first half of the Iditarod Dog Sled Race “almost eight hours” ahead of his nearest competitor, Lance Mackey, and got a gourmet meal for his efforts.
posted: 03/03/2013 3:06 a.m.
$1 million might not be enough?
posted: 03/01/2013 3:12 a.m.
No ransom needed for Mr. Sausage The case of the missing sausage is closed.
posted: 02/27/2013 3:24 a.m.
Rodman an ambassador for the U.S.?
posted: 02/20/2013 3:24 a.m.
Obama’s game not that rough Tiger Woods delivered a “State of the Game” on President Barack Obama’s golfing prowess, and the news wasn’t all bad.
posted: 02/13/2013 4:50 a.m.
Knuckleball as hard to catch as hit Toronto catcher J.P. Arencibia has been preparing to catch knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, working with the Cy Young Award winner in Nashville, Tenn., since the New York Mets traded Dickey to the Blue Jays in December.
posted: 02/10/2013 2:49 a.m.
Almost everyone misses him There is no telling how many get-well wishes Mariano Rivera has received while recovering from knee surgery. But at least 608 of them have not yet been delivered.
posted: 01/26/2013 3:29 a.m.
NASCAR chivalry put to true test Danica Patrick’s admission Friday that she and fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are a couple, had fellow drivers wondering how they would handle themselves on the racetrack.
posted: 01/23/2013 3:18 a.m.
Bacon bits sweet idea in theory Even Texas Motor Speedway knows that everything is better with bacon.
posted: 01/20/2013 2:38 a.m.
Can’t win, but Peyton still hunting Peyton Manning is taking out his frustrations with a killing spree.
posted: 01/16/2013 2:11 a.m.
Some losses hurt more than others No other tournament has brought Tim Clark an equal measure of big payoffs and big problems like the Sony Open.
posted: 01/09/2013 3:34 a.m.
McCarron’s gal stealing QB’s glory Alabama’s rout of Notre Dame for its second consecutive national championship has been overshadowed in part by a new breakout star — Katherine Webb, girlfriend of Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron and Miss Alabama USA 2012.
posted: 01/08/2013 3:40 a.m.
Olympian dips toe into reality pool Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte is diving into the world of reality television with a six-episode series debuting in April.
posted: 01/05/2013 3:41 a.m.
Other guy gets ink most times Apparently New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan had a good reason to stick with Mark Sanchez at quarterback despite being criticized for the move. He’s wearing Sanchez’s jersey number... on his arm.
posted: 01/04/2013 1:50 a.m.
Ink may be in, however Vick is not Buffalo Bills defensive end Shawne Merriman is showing off his tattoos as a model for PETA to encourage people not to wear natural fur coats.
posted: 12/29/2012 2:34 a.m.
Everyone checks out early here Associated Press columnist Jim Litke doesn’t think much of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s warning to players in October that the Pro Bowl might be dropped if they don’t pick up their play.
posted: 12/25/2012 11:47 p.m.
Ishikawa gets Woods treatment Some golfers have great relationships with their national media. Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa is “treated like a rock star” by the Japanese media, writes The Associated Press’ Doug Ferguson.
posted: 12/19/2012 4:39 a.m.
Cowboys tackling sensitivity Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett wants to be more sensitive... at least concerning public appearances by defensive tackle Josh Brent.
posted: 12/12/2012 4:28 a.m.
How about a windmill on No. 13?
posted: 12/01/2012 2:26 a.m.
Make your own jokes about this The idea that NFL players might use Viagra to gain an edge on the field left Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs practically in tears — from laughing.
posted: 11/28/2012 4:32 a.m.
Losing out a winning proposition Alabama Coach Nick Saban doesn’t think Florida should benefit from not playing in the SEC Championship Game, like his team did last year when it made the BCS National Championship Game despite not playing for the league title.
posted: 11/21/2012 3:58 a.m.
At least terrorists didn’t win The Grey Cup, which is awarded yearly to the CFL champion, has a rich and colorful history that includes being lost, forgotten, stolen, held for ransom, caught in a compromising position with exotic dancers and even coming under attack by the Taliban.
posted: 11/14/2012 4:22 a.m.
Ties may bind, but also baffle San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson didn’t know what to make of his team’s 24-24 tie with the St. Louis Rams on Sunday because Goldson had no clue that NFL games could end in a tie.
posted: 11/07/2012 4:23 a.m.
Golfer can’t leave leaf issue alone A week after Blayne Barber easily advanced from the first stage of qualifying school, the former Walker Cup player turned over a new leaf.
posted: 11/04/2012 3:24 a.m.
Blowout might do the trick Clint Bowyer is third in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, trailing the leader, Jimmie Johnson, by 26 points heading into today’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.
posted: 10/31/2012 2:26 a.m.
One should think, then speak, Dan Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wishes he could take back that guarantee about winning an NBA title before LeBron James.
posted: 10/24/2012 3:55 a.m.
You like Rice-filled burritos?
posted: 10/17/2012 4:47 a.m.
Sherman, Seahawks not mad bro Richard Sherman said he has no regrets over the strong comments and messages from his Twitter account following the Seattle Seahawks’ victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday.
posted: 10/10/2012 4:07 a.m.
Everyone not OK with KC There was a time when sports fans in Kansas City, Mo., were considered among the best in sports, when Kauffman Stadium was the place to be during the sweltering summer months and tailgating at Arrowhead Stadium was a rite of crisp autumn days.
posted: 09/26/2012 3:37 a.m.
Encore lands streaker time behind bars Batman made an appearance on the field at Sunday’s Baltimore Ravens game. Well, at least his shorts and cape did, on a seminude man who jumped onto the M&T Bank Stadium field two minutes before the end of the second quarter.
posted: 09/19/2012 4:31 a.m.
Fans prefer their sacks over cereal The Buffalo Bills certainly love their cereal.
posted: 09/05/2012 4:56 a.m.
Keep the soap handy, just in case Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease found himself apologizing after the Gators’ season opener.
posted: 08/29/2012 3:50 a.m.
No place for Trojans billboard A billboard not far from UCLA’s campus that featured Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley was covered over Tuesday, one day after the Los Angeles Times first made light of it.
posted: 08/22/2012 2:43 a.m.
Clemens one for the ages When 50-year-old Roger Clemens pitches for the Sugar Land Skeeters on Saturday night, he’ll join a line of athletes who competed when they were closer to their getting their AARP cards than being in their physical prime.
posted: 08/15/2012 3:07 a.m.
Griffin III isn’t hard to figure Can’t get enough of quarterback Robert Griffin III?