AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Team New Zealand has formally challenged Team USA for sailing's America's Cup, submitting its entry ahead of Saturday's deadline for challenges.
Steve Burrett, commodore of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, told its annual meeting Thursday that Team New Zealand will represent the RNZYS at the 35th America's Cup regatta. A venue for the event has yet to be decided.
The challenge had been submitted to San Francisco's...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent kicker Kevin Goessling.
General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Thursday, a day before Oakland's exhibition opener in Minnesota. The Raiders waived kicker and punter Michael Palardy with a non-football illness to make room on the roster.
Goessling participated on a tryout basis at Oakland's rookie mini-camp this past May. He played 52 games at Fresno State from 2008-11. He...
EDEN, Utah (AP) — Defending champion Tom Danielson dropped Chris Horner in the final miles Thursday and easily won the fourth stage of the Tour of Utah to take the overall race lead.
After his Garmin-Sharp team put him in position at the base of Powder Mountain, Danielson showed his climbing legs on the roughly 6-mile ascent to the finish. He crossed the finish line with a 56-second lead over Ben Hermans and another second over Horner.