Nov 08, 2012 02:24 EST
The Colorado Rockies named former shortstop Walt Weiss as the sixth manager in club history.
Nov 03, 2012 23:23 EDT
Milt Campbell, the first black athlete to win the Olympic decathlon, died Friday of prostate cancer at age 78 at his home northwest of Atlanta.
Nov 02, 2012 22:58 EDT
James Harden, traded a week ago from NBA runner-up Oklahoma City, scored a career-high 45 points to power the Houston Rockets over host Atlanta 109-102.
Oct 31, 2012 16:54 EDT
With only minor tweaks ahead of a revamped scheduling format, the 2013 US PGA Tour schedule released this week sets the stage for the 2013-2014 season's new opening tournaments.
Oct 20, 2012 12:20 EDT
Juan Martin del Potro reached his second consecutive final at the Austrian Open on Saturday as he defeated Gilles Muller 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/5) in a duel of aces.
Oct 05, 2012 22:24 EDT
Venezuelans have no reason to fear the secrecy of their ballots will be compromised by a new electronic voting system when they vote in presidential elections, the Carter Center said.
Oct 01, 2012 16:24 EDT
Hundreds of consumers in the Netherlands and the United States have been sickened by salmonella after eating smoked salmon produced at a Dutch fish factory, health authorities said Monday.
Sep 28, 2012 08:28 EDT
Europe was looking to golf's new superstar Rory McIlroy to launch the defence of the Ryder Cup against the United States on Friday as the event came to Chicago for the first time.
Sep 27, 2012 08:57 EDT
An outbreak of Ebola fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have killed up to 33 people, while the number of suspected cases has risen, the health ministry said on Thursday.
Sep 25, 2012 19:24 EDT
Keegan Bradley has won a major championship, but he's never felt more pleased to be on a golf course than he did on the first hole of Tuesday's practice round at the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Sep 25, 2012 11:32 EDT
Ryder Cup week moved into top gear on Tuesday with European players expressing wariness over the Chicago fan factor.
Sep 25, 2012 11:22 EDT
US home prices rose for the third straight month in July, jumping 1.6 percent over the previous month, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday.
Sep 25, 2012 00:47 EDT
Talks between the National Football League and locked-out referees remained stalled after a session that ended just before the latest angry incident involving coaches and replacement referees.
Sep 24, 2012 17:12 EDT
Talks between the National Football League and locked-out referees remained stalled after a Sunday session that ended just before the latest angry incident involving coaches and replacement referees.
Sep 22, 2012 03:17 EDT
Clint Eastwood made headlines with his off-the-cuff Republican convention speech -- and defies expectations again with his latest film, returning to the screen as an actor at the age of 82.
Sep 20, 2012 18:36 EDT
Mitt Romney seized upon President Barack Obama's admission Thursday that he "can't change Washington from the inside" to brand him a failure, as the White House bout heats up.
Sep 20, 2012 14:25 EDT
Mitt Romney's campaign co-chairman stepped down Thursday to take a job as a bank lobbyist amid signs of turmoil and stress in the Republican candidate's run for the US presidency.
Sep 20, 2012 02:56 EDT
Mitt Romney has accused President Barack Obama of fostering a "web of dependency" amid an increasingly bitter electoral battle over their competing visions of the government's role in society.
Sep 19, 2012 23:02 EDT
Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of fostering a "web of dependency," amid a bitter electoral battle over their competing visions for US society in an ever-nastier campaign.
Sep 18, 2012 13:24 EDT
An outbreak of Ebola fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have claimed up to 32 lives since May, including that of a woman who had just given birth, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday.