MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On his path to becoming Britain's best current boxer, Carl Froch has encountered some of the sport's top fighters — Andre Ward, Mikkel Kessler and Jermain Taylor, to name a few.
It has been surprising, then, to see Froch become so riled by an upstart like George Groves ahead of their all-British super-middleweight title fight on Saturday.
Froch is putting his WBA and IBF belts — as well as his reputation — on the line in...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The USC Trojans may get cold feet against Colorado.
After all, it's going to be downright chilly.
Still, interim coach Ed Orgeron is turning a cold shoulder to chatter about the freezing conditions that await No. 23 USC. He doesn't give the frigid weather a second thought and insisted neither should his players.
Forecasts call for temperatures to be in the mid-20s at kickoff when the Trojans (8-3, 5-2 Pac-12...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Baseball fans should expect to go through a metal detector to see their favorite team play in 2014.
Major League Baseball security director John Skinner said on Friday that all 30 teams are expected to screen all fans entering their ballparks next season. Some aspects of the screening will be left to individual teams, but the commissioner's office is planning to recommend walk-through metal detectors, he said.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 25 points to lead four Georgetown starters in double-figures as the Hoyas overwhelmed Kansas State in a 90-63 victory on Friday at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Jabril Trawick added 16 points for the Hoyas (2-2).
Georgetown coach John Thompson III didn't hold his tongue in critiquing his team's dismal second-half performance in its opening-game loss to Northeastern on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating.
Woodson said during a radio interview Thursday that the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony doesn't get the same calls as other superstars.
Woodson had been angry about some calls during the Knicks' losses at Detroit on Tuesday and at home against Indiana the next night. He complained that referee Dan Crawford "blew" a call during the loss to the...