| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:46 PM
By Ian Ransom
MELBOURNE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Progress on the troubled golf course hosting the sport's Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio Games is "reasonably good", PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said on Wednesday.
Construction at the Venue Reserva de...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Lexi Thompson moved into position for her second victory in her last four starts, taking the third-round lead Saturday in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational at Guadalajara, Mexico.
The 18-year-old Thompson shot a five-under 67 to reach 13-under 203 at...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Michael Phelps has nothing left to prove in a swimming pool. His place in Olympic history is assured, and anything he might accomplish during the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro — if he should decide to try and add to his record medal count —...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Michael Phelps has rejoined the U.S. drug testing program, the strongest signal yet that he's planning a comeback for the Rio Olympics.
Phelps told the Associated Press on Thursday that "nothing is set in stone" though clearly he has enjoyed getting...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Art Van Furniture is poised to call Downers Grove home, as the village council signed off on a tax-incentive agreement to bring the Michigan-based chain to town.
The council voted unanimously at its Nov. 12 meeting to allow Art Van to open at 1021...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Newcastle at Tottenham, 5:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at Sunderland, 8 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 10:05 a.m. (NBCSN); Women’s National Teams,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
With golf returning to the Olympics in 2016, the PGA Tour has taken a step toward widening its global reach with a deal to co-sponsor a series of professional tournaments in China.
The Tour will partner with the China Golf Assn. and a Chinese event...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Soccer--Premier League, West Bromwich at Chelsea, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, West Ham at Norwich, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); MLS, Playoffs, conference championship, 1:30 p.m. (NBC)
College Football--Kansas State at Texas Tech,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Innovative director of
opera, film, theater
Patrice Chereau, 68, a celebrated French actor and director in film, theater and opera who was renowned for cutting-edge productions, died Monday in Paris of complications related to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Singapore Grand Prix, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sylvania 300, 1 p.m. (ESPN); Global Rallycross Championship, 3:30 p.m. (ABC); Drag Racing, NHRA Fall Nationals, same-day tape, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Dodgers' celebrating by jumping in the Diamondbacks' pool was insulting and tacky. I loved every minute of it!
Marina del Rey
I waited all year for the Dodgers to retaliate for the Diamondbacks hitting Yasiel Puig and Zack...