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  • Ronda Rousey accepts viral-video date invitation from Marine

    WASHINGTON — One Marine aimed high last month when he invited UFC champion Ronda Rousey to be his date at the Marine Ball via a Facebook video. Well, 4 million views later, his ambition paid off:…

  • Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins

    No sports season starts better than college football. With little competition right before the baseball pennant races heat up and the middle weekend of U.S. Open tennis, college football opens with a long holiday weekend…

  • Steady in face of Kyrgios’ ‘antics,’ Murray wins at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled…

  • Little dog steals the show at Weiner Dog race (Video)

    WASHINGTON — Little dogs. Big dreams. It’s a nice motto for the El Paso Chihuahuas minor league baseball team and took on new meaning when the Double A team held a promotional race involving dachshunds The…

  • Steady in face of Kyrgios’ ‘antics,’ Murray wins at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled…

  • Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member…

  • Latest on US Open: Petra Kvitova wins easily in 1st round

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament where Petra Kvitova has never reached the semifinals. She has never…

  • U.S. Open-How Americans Fared

    At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York w-wild card, q-qualifier Through First Round Men (6-10) No. 13 John Isner — won first round. No. 28 Jack Sock — won first round.…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York First Round Men Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-5,…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Jiri Vesely, Czech…

  • ‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film “Concussion” is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York First Round Men Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-5,…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Jiri Vesely, Czech…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Jiri Vesely, Czech…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York First Round Men Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, vs. Andy Murray (3), Britain Stan…