August 14, 2018

Kenny hails Bellamy revelation

Kenny Dalglish has reiterated his delight at Craig Bellamy’s recent form and believes he is the perfect example for Liverpool’s younger players. The Welsh forward has been a revelation in recent weeks, capping another fine display with a goal and an assist in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Aston Villa. Dalglish feels the 32-year-old’s work ethic […]

Wambach handily wins Female Athlete of the Year

With the final seconds ticking down and the Americans on the verge of their earliest exit ever from the Women’s World Cup, Abby Wambach kept waving her index finger at her teammates. One chance, she screamed, all they needed was one chance. When it came in the form of a left-footed cross from Megan Rapinoe, […]

Texas Rangers win negotiating rights to Yu Darvish

NEW YORK (AP) — After losing a pair of aces in the last two years, the Texas Rangers are going global to land a new one. Winner of consecutive AL pennants, Texas also won the Yu Darvish sweepstakes Monday night with a record bid of $51.7 million. Now, the Rangers get 30 days to negotiate […]

Seven injured from runaway cart in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seven people suffered minor injuries when a runaway electric cart raced unmanned from an end zone to midfield and plowed into them after a high school football playoff game in Texas. The incident happened after Spring Dekaney beat Cibolo Steele, 34-14, to win the Texas 5A Division II football title at […]

Future win first of season

In the opening game at the Ed Bush Field, Future SC won its first game in the 2011-12 PL beating Cayman Athletics SC by 2 nil, goals scored by Denver Barnes (65’) and Paul Brown (82’). Afterwards Elite SC kept the top in the League beating the second place Bodden Town FC by 2 nil; […]

Donovan returns to Everton on two-month loan

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Landon Donovan is returning to Everton on a two-month loan. The Los Angeles Galaxy made the announcement Thursday, giving the Toffees some attacking help as they try to climb the standings after a slow start. Everton is 12th in the English Premier League and has just 15 goals in 14 league […]

Britain to have 13,500 troops on duty for Olympics 

LONDON (AP) — Britain will have up to 13,500 troops deployed on land, at sea and in the skies to help protect next summer’s Olympics — twice as many as had been expected. Typhoon fighter jets, helicopters, two warships and bomb disposal experts will all be on duty to guard against security threats to the […]

NJ Nets owner wants to buy Russia media holding

MOSCOW (AP) — The bi llionaire owner of the New Jersey Nets running for the Russian presidency against Vladimir Putin is expected to make a formal offer to buy a leading media holding Wednesday, his representative said. Mikhail Prokhorov, who is worth about $18 billion, according to Forbes magazine, announced his candidacy earlier this week […]

Villa out after leg break

Barcelona and Spain striker David Villa is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg. The 30-year-old fractured his left tibia shortly before half-time in the Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Sadd in Yokohama, Japan. “Bad news for David Villa and Barca; the striker’s left tibia is fractured,” Barcelona […]

Donald wins PGA Tour player of the year 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Already No. 1 in the world, Luke Donald now is No. 1 in the eyes of PGA Tour players. Donald capped off a sensational season Tuesday by winning PGA Tour player of the year, the most significant of the postseason awards because it’s a vote of the players. He became the […]