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US OPEN SCENE: Rain comes too late for Sharapova

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The rain came too late for Maria Sharapova. 2014-08-31T13:50:00-04:00 2014-08-31T17:50:04-04:00

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-02T01:40:31-04:00

Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-02T02:43:06-04:00

Raiders tab rookie Derek Carr as starting QB

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T21:56:51-04:00

Braves' offense goes quietly in no-hit loss

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T18:13:37-04:00

Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T19:44:29-04:00

Djokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open for the eighth year in a row — and at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T15:51:07-04:00

Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday. 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T20:10:16-04:00

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-01T18:21:54-04:00

Your Top Plays for Today

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:10pm
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide 2014-09-02T03:10:41-04:00 2014-09-02T02:53:19-04:00

US OPEN SCENE: Azarenka's 'Happy Birthday' wish

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes for a really good tennis player. 2014-09-02T01:10:33-04:00 2014-09-01T23:20:56-04:00

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:10pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason. 2014-09-02T01:10:33-04:00 2014-09-02T00:31:45-04:00

Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:10pm
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him. 2014-09-02T01:10:33-04:00 2014-09-01T03:06:19-04:00

US OPEN SCENE: Duck! Tsonga whiffs on a serve

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists he didn't whiff on a serve, as much as it looked that way. 2014-09-01T23:10:48-04:00 2014-09-01T19:56:42-04:00

No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:10pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty took a bruising shot to his lower back on No. 10 Baylor's first offensive drive in its new riverfront stadium. 2014-09-01T23:10:48-04:00 2014-09-01T01:57:15-04:00

Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year. 2014-09-01T20:10:56-04:00 2014-09-01T17:49:14-04:00

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:10pm
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most. 2014-09-01T20:10:56-04:00 2014-09-01T00:37:54-04:00

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:10pm
ATLANTA (AP) — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. 2014-09-01T17:10:47-04:00 2014-09-01T17:02:02-04:00

Serena Williams rolls to US Open quarters

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown. 2014-09-01T17:10:47-04:00 2014-09-01T15:53:04-04:00

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:10pm
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier. 2014-08-31T14:48:00-04:00 2014-08-31T18:48:04-04:00


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