May 23, 2018

NBA talks resumed

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials from the NBA and players’ association was meeting yesterday, less than a week after three days of talks with a federal mediator couldn’t produce a deal to end the lockout, a person with knowledge of the plans said. Talks broke down last Thursday after players said owners insisted they agree […]

IndyCar CEO revisits “horrific” week

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Randy Bernard knows there are people who blame him for Dan Wheldon’s death, who say the IndyCar CEO pushed the series over the edge. In the 24 hours after the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner was killed in a fiery 15-car accident in the season finale, Bernard wondered if perhaps all the hate […]

Gold medals scarce for US at Pan Am Games

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Gold proved to be scarce for the United States on Thursday at the Pan American Games. After days of winning title after title, the Americans stalled a bit on Day 6, earning only two gold medals — one in swimming and one in shooting. “We had a meeting about winning the […]

US beats Cuba at Pan Ams

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Even if it isn’t quite the “Miracle on Grass,” it’s still a victory over Cuba, and it’s still a big deal for the U.S. baseball team. The United States upset its biggest rival 12-10 Monday in the baseball semifinals at the Pan American Games, knocking the 10-time defending champion Cubans off […]

All Blacks edge France to end World Cup drought

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — The wait is over. New Zealand is back on top at the Rugby World Cup. The All Blacks survived the last in a string of flyhalf injuries and beat France 8-7 in a gripping final Sunday to become the third two-time champion. Despite being the perennial favorite, New Zealand hadn’t […]

Fergie “shattered” after City thrashing

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Sir Alex Ferguson claimed Sunday’s humiliating derby defeat was the “worst result in my history”. The Scot looked on as arch rivals and league leaders Manchester City thrashed 10-man Reds 6-1 on their own patch. The romp saw the Old Trafford side suffer their heaviest derby defeat in 85 years – one […]

Clash of the Manchester titans

United host their neighbours City at Old Trafford, with Wayne Rooney scoring a spectacular overhead kick the last time the sides met in the league. It is the same fixture that provided that goal of the season last year, and with both teams flying at the top of the Premier League, the first Manchester derby […]

Tevez faces City charge

MANCHESTER (AP) – Carlos Tevez will not be charged with refusing to play against Bayern Munich but will be charged over refusing to warm up. City manager Roberto Mancini claimed after last month’s UEFA Champions League defeat in Germany that Tevez refused to come on as a substitute, an accusation that was denied by the […]

WORLD RUN DAY 5K

The 2011 local edition of a run to celebrate World Run Day will be conducted on Saturday, 22 October, with a start time of 7:30 a.m. Assembly point is the Harbour Place complex south of Boilers Road and the Crafts Market. Registration fee is CI $15,and event shirts, overall and random prizes are included, as […]

76ers officially sold to new owners

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are under new management. The deal to sell the Sixers to a group led by New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris has been completed. The Sixers will hold a press conference Tuesday to introduce the owners. The sale ends Comcast-Spectacor’s 15-year run of ownership. The group also includes […]