Offseason Training Camps
Mar 20, 2013 06:17 EDT
The Dominican Republic ended a string of disappointing international results by capping an amazing undefeated run to beat Puerto Rico to the World Baseball Classic title.
Mar 09, 2013 19:13 EST
New York Yankees closing relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader with 608, said Saturday that he will retire after the 2013 season.
Mar 07, 2013 02:25 EST
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has defended a controversial training camp ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, saying the tourists have a "huge advantage" in the three-Test series.
Mar 04, 2013 16:27 EST
Asian-American NBA star Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets will face the Indiana Pacers in a pre-season game next October in the Philippines, according to a report there on Monday.
Feb 21, 2013 02:55 EST
The star striker works in a pizza delivery office and has not taken a holiday in five years. Like her teammates, she scrimps and saves to fund her own training, using every spare moment to practise.
Feb 12, 2013 15:13 EST
Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez, set to start for the United States in the World Baseball Classic, denied using performance-enhancing drugs Tuesday as he reported to pre-season training camp.
Feb 12, 2013 12:50 EST
With questions surrounding injured star Alex Rodriguez and much of the healthy lineup, the New York Yankees reported to pre-season training camp Tuesday in quest of a 28th World Series title.
Feb 07, 2013 16:56 EST
Felix Hernandez could walk into Seattle Mariners training camp on Tuesday as the highest-paid pitcher in Major League Baseball, or he might not be there at all, according to US reports.
Feb 05, 2013 16:47 EST
Former Cy Young award-winner Chris Carpenter will likely miss the 2013 baseball season, with his career in jeopardy from the nerve-related injury that sidelined him much of last year.
Jan 31, 2013 13:41 EST
Afghanistan's cricketers began a four-week training camp in Pakistan on Thursday as their coach set the minnows' sights firmly on qualifying for the 2015 World Cup.
Jan 30, 2013 17:46 EST
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez was named by NBA commissioner David Stern on Wednesday to replace injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo on the East squad in next month's NBA All-Star Game.
Jan 22, 2013 14:58 EST
Sandy Koufax, a Hall of Fame pitcher who played for four World Series champions, was named Tuesday as a special advisor to Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter by the Major League Baseball club.
Jan 13, 2013 23:03 EST
NHL training camps opened, drawing large crowds of fans in some cities and revealing the changes underway as the 30 teams prepare for the start of the lockout-shortened season on Saturday.
Jan 06, 2013 09:32 EST
Nigeria have closed the Africa Cup of Nations door on Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi after he failed to arrive this weekend at the team training camp in Portugal.
Dec 20, 2012 17:42 EST
Japanese right-handed pitcher Yoshinori Tateyama has signed a minor-league contract with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to the Major League Baseball team's training camp.
Dec 13, 2012 10:42 EST
Pakistan starts a week-long training camp Friday for its landmark limited overs series against India with former captain Inzamam-ul Haq and a psychologist drafted in, an official said.
Oct 08, 2012 16:01 EDT
Tottenham striker Clint Dempsey and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard were among 24 players named by US coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Monday to the training camp roster for two crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Oct 01, 2012 16:03 EDT
Newcomers Dwight Howard and Steve Nash joined the Los Angeles Lakers for Monday's first day of training camp as Kobe Bryant looks for a sixth career NBA title and Pau Gasol bids for his third.
Sep 28, 2012 14:32 EDT
Defending NBA champion Miami returns to work on Saturday for pre-season training camp, with star LeBron James coming off a gold medal effort at the London Olympics and two top teammates coming off injuries.
Sep 28, 2012 14:05 EDT
Washington Wizards guard John Wall, the top pick of the 2010 NBA Draft, will miss about eight weeks with a stress injury to his left kneecap, team president Ernie Grunfeld said on Friday.