National Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Vince Wilfork bristled when asked what he could teach J.J. Watt. Then the 12-year veteran and first-year Houston Texan let out a hearty chuckle. "Teach him what?" he bellowed. "What am I going to teach J.J.?" The big nose tackle has joined Watt, last year's...
BOSTON (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney's single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Brandon Guyer opened the game with a homer for the...
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Roope Kakko hit an eagle and seven birdies to win the Madeira Islands Open by three strokes on Sunday. The 33-year-old Finn claimed his maiden European Tour win with a final round 9-under-par 63, including an eagle on the par-4 10th. He...
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park shot a 7-under 65 in the final round to win the Women's British Open by three shots on Sunday, becoming the seventh female player to capture four different majors. Fellow South Korean Jin-Young Ko, the long-time leader in the...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Bobby Wagner have finalized a four-year contract extension that keeps the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season. Team owner Paul Allen confirmed Wagner's extension in a tweet late Saturday night. NFL.com first reported...
SEATTLE (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Bobby Wagner are close to finalizing a contract extension that would keep the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices. Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Tomsula walked through the cafeteria on Day 1 and fist-bumped a chef from across the high counter, then asked another member of the kitchen staff about her family. He was more red-faced than usual after forgetting to apply his sunscreen Saturday...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels followed up his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision as the Rangers lost 9-7 to the San Francisco Giants in 11 innings Saturday night. Hunter Pence led off the 11th inning with a homer off Sam...