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Neymar injury casts a pall over Brazil cup win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The fireworks celebrating victory had barely subsided when the disastrous news came through for Brazil: Neymar is out. The star who lit up the World Cup with his skill and sunny temperament fractured a bone in his back. The only way for Brazil to win now will be without him.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Youth got served: Federer-Djokovic Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Heralded prospects Hilliard, Cornell will be Buckeyes

Ohio State picked up two five-star prospects for its 2015 recruiting class Wednesday morning with the commitment of linebacker Justin Hilliard and defensive end Jashon Cornell.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Cavs: Gordon Hayward pays visit Wednesday

CLEVELAND — Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward, one of the NBA’s emerging talents, has become the next target on the Cavaliers’ offseason checklist.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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A Vince Peluso column: Words from OSU coach spoken with pride and passion

It’s tough to be in a room with Urban Meyer and not come away impressed. So many times when people meet a big-name athlete or coach, someone they look up to, the experience can be disappointing.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Tribe: Mike Aviles get in big hit in eighth, Indians beat Dodgers 5-4

LOS ANGELES — The Indians had plenty to talk about on the flight home at the end of a 4-4 road trip.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Red-faced Reds lose 3-0, swept by lowly Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds hardly expected to get swept in three games by the lowly San Diego Padres.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Bouchard, 2011 champ Kvitova reach Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open runner-up Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final against 2011 champion Petra Kvitova.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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