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  • Sports deaths in 2014

    Notable sports deaths in 2014: ___ Administrators: Peter Dalis, 76; Dave Strack, 90; John Toner, 91. ___ Auto Racing: Raymond Beadle, 70; Gary Bettenhausen, 72; John Bishop, 87; Jack Brabham, 88; Andrea de Cesaris, 55;…

  • Games to Remember from 2014

    They kept us on the edge of our seats and brought us to our feet. They sent us into joyful celebration or left us in anguished disbelief. When we look back at 2014, these are…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    July 14 — Alice Coachman Davis, 90, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Davis won Olympic gold in the high jump at the 1948 games in London. Davis attended Tuskegee University…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    April 11 — Lou Hudson, 69, six-time NBA All-Star. Hudson starred for the franchise in St. Louis and Atlanta. He scored the first points for the Atlanta Hawks in 1968. Hudson averaged 20.2 points in…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through Dec. 21 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Javier Castellano 1,341 308 235 208 $24,864,164 Joel Rosario 1,224 212 204 179 $21,390,625 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 1,437 286 241…

  • 2014 provides plenty of eye candy for sports fans

    Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy. Odell Beckham Jr., James Rodriguez, Richard Sherman and Aaron Harrison were among those who…

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Moments in world sports in 2014

    LONDON (AP) — With the Winter Olympics and the World Cup, there was no shortage of memorable sporting moments in 2014. The World Cup was in Brazil, but the five-time champions couldn’t make it past…

  • Djokovic, Williams get top ITF annual awards

    LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation’s world champions for 2014. Djokovic won the annual award for a fourth time, while Williams claimed it for a…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through Dec. 14 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Javier Castellano 1,309 304 228 201 $24,722,194 Joel Rosario 1,207 210 203 174 $21,326,518 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 1,422 284 240…

  • Rome 2024 Olympic bid could also involve Vatican

    ROME (AP) — Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence. Basketball in Milan. Water polo in Naples. And how about badminton or archery in St. Peter’s Square? Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will…

  • All 100 top-ranked men set for Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All 100 top-ranked men and 99 of the top 100 women have entered to play the Australian Open in January. Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said in a statement Saturday…

  • CiCi Bellis clinches year-end No. 1 junior ranking

    PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis has clinched the world’s year-end No. 1 junior ranking. The 15-year-old Bellis was the sensation of this year’s U.S. Open, stunning Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in…

  • CiCi Bellis clinches year-end No. 1 junior ranking

    PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis has clinched the world’s year-end No. 1 junior ranking. The 15-year-old Bellis was the sensation of this year’s U.S. Open, stunning Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in…

  • ATP prize money to surpass $100 million in 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Total prize money on the ATP tour will surpass $100 million for the first time in 2015. The ATP says prize-money increases on the World Tour will rise steadily over the next…

  • Murray hopes for crowd support in London

    LONDON (AP) — Playing in England for the first time since coming out in favor of Scottish independence, Andy Murray is hoping he won’t get rejected by fans. The Scot, who qualified for the ATP…