LONDON (AP) — Rickie Lambert came off the bench to rescue a point for West Bromwich Albion in a 1-1 draw against West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday.
The striker had been on the pitch just five minutes as a halftime substitute when his shot deflected in off Hammers defender Winston Reid and into net. The fortuitous strike cancelled out a superb free kick from Mauro Zarate that had given West Ham an early lead.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fernando Alonso has ended doubts about his participation in Formula One next season by saying "I will be racing, 100 percent."
The Spaniard had another tough race on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where he was given a drive-through penalty for causing a collision at the first corner in a decision he slammed after the race as symptomatic of the sport's problems.
ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Francesco Friedrich led a German sweep of the podium in the opening four-man bobsled World Cup of the season on Sunday.
Pushed by Martin Putze, Jannis Baecker and Thorsten Margis, the two-man world champion posted runs of 55.81 and 55.98 seconds for a combined time of 1:51.79 to edge Nico Walther's team by 0.09 seconds.
Walther, with Marko Huebenbecker, Christian Poser and Eric Franke, had the fastest first run of 55.65, but...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reserve football player for North Carolina has been arrested on an assault charge hours after the Tar Heels beat North Carolina State.
Police in Raleigh say cornerback Tyreece Jiles got into a fight with an employee at a nightclub near downtown at about 2 a.m. Sunday. He was charged with simple assault and released from jail on a $1,200 bond. He is due in court Monday.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes teammate and 2015 world champion Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday to complete the Formula One season with a third successive victory.
The German won by 8.2 seconds at the Yas Marina circuit to complete Mercedes' 12th one-two finish of the season, establishing a new F1 record.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen finished third, ahead of his teammate Sebastian Vettel, who had...
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles.
Schwartzel's fourth triumph at the Alfred Dunhill was ultimately comfortable as he finished with a 2-under 70 for a 15-under total of 273. Schwartzel also claimed a small piece of history for himself by becoming the first South African to win a European...