May 28, 2023

Yani Tseng wins NW Arkansas Championship

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Top-ranked Yani Tseng successfully defended her title in the LPGA Tour’s NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday, beating Amy Yang with a 4-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff. Yang missed a 6-foot birdie try before Tseng holed the winning putt on the par-5 18th. “I almost cry because […]

Newton sets rookie mark, but Cards top Panthers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — All that was missing in Cam Newton’s spectacular NFL debut was a victory. For all of his big passing plays and Arizona’s many miscues, the Cardinals beat Newton’s Panthers 28-21 on Sunday. Newton threw for 422 yards and two touchdowns, setting the record for yards passing by a rookie in his […]

Packers outlast Saints 42-34

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As far as Aaron Rodgers is concerned, that should just about silence any further questions about why the Green Bay Packers didn’t work out as a team during the lockout. If Thursday’s season opener at Lambeau Field could be considered a referendum on the importance of those player-led team workouts, […]

Crouch has point to prove against Liverpool

Liverpool take on Stoke City in the Premiership clash of the day on Saturday with Potters’ new boy Peter Crouch facing his old club. After his £10m move from Tottenham, beanpole Crouch will have a point to prove against the Reds when he makes his debut. Liverpool will also have new signings Craig Bellamy and […]

Wet data recorders hamper crash probe

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian aviation experts ran into technical problems Friday as they began examining the flight data recorders from a plane crash that killed 43 people. Investigators have not yet been able to pinpoint what caused the chartered Yak-42 jet to crash Wednesday into the banks of the Volga River shortly after takeoff from […]

Spurs want to sign Beckham after LA deal ends

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham and Queens Park Rangers are interested in signing David Beckham when his Major League Soccer contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy expires at the end of the year. The 36-year-old midfielder trained with Tottenham during the last MLS offseason and manager Harry Redknapp is interested in signing him in January. “I […]

You can E-bank on Kendall!

Kendall Ebanks yesterday set off on an epic journey that could change his whole life. The 20-year-old West Bayer boarded a flight that will eventually take him 7,000 miles to Azerbaijan at the crossroads of Asia and Europe. Once there he will team up with the boxing elite. Kendall was hand picked to receive personal […]

Kenny backs under fire Andy

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has defended Andy Carroll following recent criticism of the striker’s lifestyle from England coach Fabio Capello. Carroll was a substitute in England’s win against Wales after Capello said: “If he wants to be a good player he needs to drink less than the others.” But Dalglish insisted: “His fitness would stand […]

Gload’s hit lifts Phillies over Braves

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ross Gload rounded first base and stopped before a mob of teammates swarmed him. Gload has struggled lately, so the playful punches were most welcome. Gload hit a pinch RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Wednesday night to […]

Hockey chief vows to rebuild

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ice hockey team decimated by a plane crash will be rebuilt in time to take part in this year’s Kontinental Hockey League season. All but one of the 28 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl players traveling to Belarus for their first game of the season was killed when their Yak-42 jet crashed on […]