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  • Serena Williams rolls to US Open quarters

    Serena Williams rolls to US Open quarters

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:41:29 GMT
    Flavia Pennetta reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Casey Dellacqua, beginning a full Labor Day slate of matches featuring top-seeded Serena Williams and six of the top 10 men's seeds.More >>
    Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year, defeating Kaia Kenepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday and keeping alive her hopes for a third straight U.S. Open title.More >>
  • Gronk promises he will play Sunday

    Gronk promises he will play Sunday

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:10:46 GMT
    Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.More >>
    Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.More >>
  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:01:17 GMT
    The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."More >>
    The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."More >>
  • Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

    Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:21:50 GMT
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the practice field wearing an oversized flak jacket designed to provide added protection for his fractured ribs.More >>
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the practice field wearing an oversized flak jacket designed to provide added protection for his fractured ribs.More >>
  • For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

    For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:43:34 GMT
    A small auction house that's becoming known for selling rare baseball memorabilia has come across a mother lode of cards prized by collectors. The collection from 1909, 1910 and 1911 features more than 1,400...More >>
    A small auction house that's becoming known for selling rare baseball memorabilia has come across a mother lode of cards prized by collectors. The collection from 1909, 1910 and 1911 features more than 1,400 cards...More >>
  • McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards

    McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:51:51 GMT
    Europe captain Paul McGinley will make his three wild-card picks for the Ryder Cup on Tuesday, with five players seemingly in contention for a late call-up.More >>
    By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer When three of Europe's biggest names failed to automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team, the equation appeared simple for captain Paul McGinley as he prepared to...More >>
  • AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

    AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:11:23 GMT
    A person with knowledge of the deal says Manchester United has agreed to sign striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco.More >>
    Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday.More >>
  • No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

    No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:45 GMT
    Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU on Sunday night.More >>
    Bryce Petty took a bruising shot to his lower back on No. 10 Baylor's first offensive drive in its new riverfront stadium.More >>