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  • Wie withdraws from Women’s British Open with ankle injury

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie withdrew from the Women’s British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a…

  • Palmer cancels Champions Tour appearance to rest up

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Arnold Palmer has canceled his appearance at this week’s Champions Tour 3M Championship. Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he…

  • American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell

    From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. Derek Jeter. Carrie Underwood. Drew Brees. Even Cheech and Chong. All have chatted up either the owner,…

  • NASCAR launches merchandise superstore at Pocono

    LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — NASCAR stuck its everything-must-go tag on its merchandise haulers. The die-cast cars, stickers, T-shirts, and other collectibles for today’s stars to yesterday’s legends have all been arranged on hangers and…

  • Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods is in contention for his first victory in nearly two years after a 5-under 66 in the second round of the Quicken Loans National. Woods birdied six of his…

  • Bowyer faces uncertain future at Michael Waltrip Racing

    LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Clint Bowyer is ready to press on at Pocono Raceway in the wake of an ownership shake-up that leaves the veteran driver with an uncertain future. Bowyer’s ride with Michael…

  • 164 skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinois

    OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record. It took the international…

  • Pittsburgh extends McConnell-Serio’s contract through 2021

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh and women’s basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio have reached an agreement on a new contract that will run through the 2020-21 season. The deal announced Friday comes after McConnell-Serio guided the Panthers…

  • Franklin, Ledecky are workhorses of US swim team at worlds

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships. Four individual events in eight days for each of them and that’s not including…

  • Online viewers won’t miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won’t have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can’t get to a TV. In the past, not all advertisers bought online…

  • ATP World Tour bet-at-home Open Results

    Friday At Rothenbaum Sport GmbH Hamburg, Germany Purse: $1.4 million (WT500) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Lucas Pouille, France, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-3, 6-2. Fabio Fognini (8), Italy, def. Aljaz Bedene, Britain, 6-4, 7-5. Rafael…

  • Nadal beats Cuevas, reaches semifinals of Hamburg Open

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Hamburg Open by beating fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 Friday. Nadal’s semifinal opponent will be Andreas Seppi, who reached the last four without…

  • Nadal beats Cuevas, reaches semifinals of Hamburg Open

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Hamburg Open by beating fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 Friday. Nadal’s semifinal opponent will be Andreas Seppi, who reached the last four without…

  • Nadal beats Cuevas, reaches semifinals of Hamburg Open

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Hamburg Open by beating fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 Friday. Nadal’s semifinal opponent will be Andreas Seppi, who reached the last four without…

  • Pettersen tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round lead

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Golf reclaimed center stage from Donald Trump at the Women’s British Open as Suzann Pettersen tamed tough early conditions to set a challenging clubhouse target midway through the second round on…