Host Brazil faces world champion Spain RIO DE JANEIRO — The Confederations Cup has the final nearly everyone wanted: A long-awaited matchup between world champion Spain and host Brazil. The most dominant team in recent years and the mos...
Jun 30, 2013 | 0 | 18 |
BY TALES AZZONI Associated PressAssociated Press
Park leads US Women’s Open SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Inbee Park was mad, even if it didn’t show in her always placid demeanor. She had made bogey, her third straight, on a hole she thought she should have birdied, and the world’s ...
Jun 30, 2013 | 0 | 18 |
BY RACHEL COHEN Associated PressAssociated Press
Petty comments don’t bug Patrick SPARTA — Danica Patrick doesn’t care that Kyle Petty thinks she’s better at getting attention than driving because she’s heard it all before. But if Petty’s going to attack her, the NASCAR Sprint C...
4-time champ seeks boost at Kentucky SPARTA — Jeff Gordon hopes that crossing the last track off his to-win list can help him gain ground in the Chase standings. Either way, the four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion has his work cut ou...
Jun 29, 2013 | 0 | 26 |
BY GARY GRAVES Associated PressAssociated Press
Dillon wins Truck race at Kentucky SPARTA — Ty Dillon overtook Kyle Busch with 26 laps remaining and went on to win the NASCAR Truck Series race Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. Dillon, grandson of team owner Richard Childress, ...
Cavs choose Bennett 1st in NBA draft NEW YORK — Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian No. 1 overall pick, and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five and right into a trade in a surprising start to an unsettled NBA draft. One of ...
Jun 28, 2013 | 0 | 23 |
BY BRIAN MAHONEY Associated PressAssociated Press
Contador motivated for Tour clash against Froome PORTO VECCHIO, Corsica — Two-time champion Alberto Contador predicts an action-packed Tour de France in his comeback year, insisting he’s motivated to defeat Chris Froome even while playing down ta...
Jun 28, 2013 | 0 | 29 |
BY JAMEY KEATEN Associated PressAssociated Press
US men washed out at Wimbledon LONDON — What a stark statistic for the nation of Bill Tilden and Don Budge, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It’s been 101 years since no men from the United States r...
Jun 28, 2013 | 0 | 22 |
BY HOWARD FENDRICH Associated PressAssociated Press
Astros hold off St. Louis; Pirates catch Cardinals HOUSTON — Erik Bedard pitched six effective innings and the Houston Astros used a four-run fourth inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Wednesday night. Bedard (3-3) allowed seven hits and ...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 | 23 |
BY KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated PressAssociated Press
Wimbledon’s carnage includes Federer LONDON — It was already one of the most tumultuous days in Grand Slam tennis history, with seven players forced out by injuries, two of the top three seeded women eliminated and six former No. 1-ra...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 | 22 |
BY STEPHEN WILSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Tiger plans to wait for next major BETHESDA, Md. — Tiger Woods can’t say whether his left elbow will be fully healed in time for the British Open, only that it will be “good enough.” Woods returned to the AT&T National on Wednesday ...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 | 30 |
BY DOUG FERGUSON Associated PressAssociated Press