US beats Czech Republic 2-1 to reach semifinals at worlds

MOSCOW (AP) — Auston Matthews scored one goal in regulation and one after it Thursday to give the United States a spot in the semifinals of the hockey world championship with a 2-1 shootout win over the Czech Republic.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer

Point man: Irving taking control for Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kyrie Irving dribbled behind his back and then behind his back again, leaving Toronto's Cory Joseph grasping at air.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Muirfield says 'no' to female members, off British Open list

Muirfield was removed from the list of courses that can host the British Open golf tournament, after the Scottish club voted against admitting female members in a move Thursday that provoked sharp criticism from players and lawmakers.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer