Posted 10:15 PM 6/17/2013 by Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Tuukka Rask watched most of the action at the other end of the ice. And when the Blackhawks did make a late charge, he was ready.
The Bruins goalie stopped 28 shots for his third career playoff shutout, helping Boston beat Chicago 2-0 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the (More)
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Posted 5:03 PM 6/16/2013 by Associated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) Kyle Blanks hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to a snap a 1-1 tie and lift the San Diego Padres to their season-high sixth straight victory, 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Blanks' eighth home run of the season came off (More)
Posted 4:59 PM 6/16/2013 by Associated Press
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Justin Rose is the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years. Rose shot a closing 70 Sunday at Merion Golf Club for a 1-over 281 total and his first major championship. He finished two shots ahead of Phil Mickelson and Jason Day. The 32-year-old (More)
Posted 12:28 PM 6/16/2013 by Associated Press
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Shawn Stefani has aced the 17th hole at the U.S. Open.He's the first golfer to make a hole-in-one at any U.S. Open at Merion, which previously hosted four.He used a 4-iron on the 213-yard, par-3 hole in Sunday's final round.He made golfing (More)
Posted 5:18 PM 6/13/2013 by Associated Press
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - So much for getting a good night's sleep.
Phil Mickelson arrived at Merion Golf Club about four hours before his 7:11 a.m. tee time and still managed to shoot a 3-under 67 for the clubhouse lead at Thursday's opening round of the U.S. Open.
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Posted 10:25 PM 6/12/2013 by Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Key mistakes by his teammates late in regulation and one wild deflection at the end were simply too much for Tuukka Rask to overcome.
Now, the Boston Bruins trail the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup finals. Don't blame the goalie for that.
Rask did his part, but (More)
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Posted 10:48 PM 6/11/2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Danny Green and Gary Neal aren't NBA royalty like LeBron James.
Either undrafted or unwanted, they were once more likely to be found playing in summer league or some other country than against the mighty Miami Heat.
On Tuesday, they led the San Antonio Spurs to one (More)
Posted 10:46 PM 6/11/2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a game highlighted by a heated brawl in the seventh inning that involved both players and coaches, Tim Federowicz hit a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. (More)
Posted 9:06 PM 6/10/2013
(AP) - Tim Tebow may still have a future in the NFL after all.
The New England Patriots seem to think so and plan to sign him on Tuesday if he passes a physical.
He won't be a starting quarterback, of course, with Tom Brady on hand in Foxborough. But certainly he's an intriguing (More)
Posted 9:02 PM 6/10/2013
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia shook hands Monday on the U.S. Open practice range at Merion.
It was the first time they have seen each other since Garcia jokingly said at an awards dinner in England that he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open and ''we will (More)
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(Eds: Resending. With AP Photos.)AP Sports ColumnistARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - This wasn't the way it was supposed to end, not on Phil Mickelson's birthday and not at Merion Golf Club,...
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ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - England's Justin Rose clinched his first major title with a nerve-jangling two-shot victory at the 113th U.S. Open on Sunday after overhauling 54-hole leader Phil Mickelson...