Sports media

July 03, 2017 - 5:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Horowitz, who oversaw programming and digital news operations for Fox Sports, was abruptly fired Monday after two years on the job. The move was "fully warranted," Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Fox Sports, said in a statement released Monday by the company. He didn't...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak during the Celebrate Freedom event at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 03, 2017 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether by whim or design, President Donald Trump keeps adding fuel to his incendiary Twitter battle against the media. The press is an easy target for the Republican president, and one his supporters love to hate. But the escalating conflict has diverted attention not just from...
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Members of the First Baptist Dallas Church Choir are seated behind President Donald Trump as he speaks during the Celebrate Freedom event at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 03, 2017 - 3:19 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump crowned his weekend rage against the news media with a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit — his face obscured by the CNN logo — outside a wrestling ring. It was not immediately clear who produced the brief video, which...
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So Yeon Ryu of South Korea hands her driver back to caddie Tom Watson during a practice round of the 2017 Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Olympia Fields Country Club Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Olympia Fields, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 29, 2017 - 1:34 am
So Yeon Ryu goes into the LPGA Tour's second major on quite a roll. By winning last week in Arkansas, the 26-year-old Ryu became the first player to win multiple times on the LPGA Tour this year. It also was enough for the South Korean to rise to No. 1 in the world. And now she has a chance to...
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Germany coach Joachim Loew seen prior to a news conference at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Germany will play against Mexico in semifinal soccer match of the Confederations Cup on Thursday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Germany football coach Joachim Loew wants more clarity from sports leaders following speculation that doping of Russia's 2014 World Cup squad was covered up. The World Cup-winning coach urged the World Anti-Doping Agency and FIFA to be transparent and identify players...
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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 17, 2013, file photo, Chael Sonnen looks on after his win against Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua, of Brazil, in their UFC Mixed Martial Arts light heavyweight bout in Boston. At right, in a Nov. 19, 2011, file photo, Wanderlei Silva reacts before fighting Cung Le during at a UFC Mixed Martial Arts middleweight bout in San Jose, Calif. Sonnen fights Silva on Saturday night, June 24, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in the biggest card in Bellator history. (AP Photo/File)
June 25, 2017 - 12:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Mitrione pummeled 40-year-old MMA heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko in just 74 seconds to win the co-main event of Bellator's Madison Square Garden debut. Mitrione (12-5) and Emelianenko both connected on right hands and hit the canvas late Saturday night. But Mitrione, who...
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Jason Day signs autographs at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Cromwell, Conn. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 2:39 am
As the scores kept going lower and lower at Erin Hills, more than one observer suggested the U.S. Open looked more like the Travelers Championship. There is one big difference. The Travelers Championship might have more top-10 players on the weekend. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, now No. 3 and No. 4...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On a rerun-riddled schedule last week, viewers flocked to the limited ration of fresh fare, according to Nielsen. Game 5 of the NBA Finals was by far the week's big attraction, drawing more than 24 million viewers to ABC to land the week's top spot. NBC grabbed the next three slots...
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Hunter Greene, a pitcher and shortstop from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., walks off the stage after being selected No. 2 by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 13, 2017 - 5:14 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Hunter Greene was selected by Cincinnati as a pitcher, while Brendan McKay's bat attracted Tampa Bay. And in a Major League Baseball draft stocked with two-way talents at the top, the first-place Minnesota Twins went another way Monday night. Surprise leaders in the AL Central...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy said Monday he has been diagnosed with lung cancer for a fifth time and will have surgery to treat it in two weeks. The 64-year-old Remy spoke to reporters before working the opener of Boston's two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. "It...
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