AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Fri, 22 May 2015 13:36:34 -0400 Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam Fri, 22 May 2015 13:25:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/FBO-Alouettes-Sam/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBO-Alouettes-Sam c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7809 MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league. Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice Fri, 22 May 2015 12:18:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2015/05/22/CAR-Indy-500-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_CAR-Indy-500- c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-775d INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power led the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 in a session that was dominated by Chevrolet. In this generation, 3-pointers are paramount in the playoffs Fri, 22 May 2015 02:35:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/BKN-3-Point-Power/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN-3-Point-Power c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7a09 Those notable names of the past, the ones still insisting that NBA playoff offenses must pound the ball inside, have been awfully quiet this week. Lawyer: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez, now in prison, low on cash Fri, 22 May 2015 12:44:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/US--Aaron.Hernandez/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Aaron.Hernandez c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7731 NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — An attorney for Aaron Hernandez says the former New England Patriots player is running out of money because he's had to pay so many lawyers. Cavs' Irving misses shootaround, questionable for Game 2 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:01:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/BKN-Cavaliers-Irving/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN-Cavaliers-Irving c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-77d6 ATLANTA (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee. Hawks Coach: Carroll's status vs. Cavs a game-time decision Fri, 22 May 2015 12:20:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2015/05/22/BKN--Hawks-Carroll/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Hawks-Carroll c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-775e ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll took part in shootaround Friday morning but is still questionable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bid to topple Blatter from FIFA rests with Jordanian prince Fri, 22 May 2015 08:57:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/SOC-FIFA-Election-Challenging-Blatter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_SOC-FIFA-Election-Challenging-Blatter c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-77d5 LONDON (AP) — In soccer, the only certain winner seems to be Sepp Blatter. Djokovic looms in Nadal's toughest-ever draw at French Open Fri, 22 May 2015 12:30:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/TEN-French-Open-Draw/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_TEN-French-Open-Draw c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7946 PARIS (AP) — The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris. Serena's bid for 20, other things to know about French Open Fri, 22 May 2015 03:57:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2015/05/22/TEN--French.Open-What.to.Know/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_TEN--French.Open-What.to.Know c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-79ea The very day that Serena Williams won this year's Australian Open for her 19th Grand Slam championship, she was thinking ahead. Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions Fri, 22 May 2015 12:27:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/US--Concussions-Bull.Riding/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Concussions-Bull.Riding c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7792 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to dominate the bull for the next eight seconds — or, at least, hoped to. LEADING OFF: Syndergaard, Cole meet up, Jennings tries again Fri, 22 May 2015 02:06:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/BBO-Leading-Off/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-Leading-Off c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7a25 A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500 Fri, 22 May 2015 11:24:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/CAR--Indy.500-Huertas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_CAR--Indy.500-Huertas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-78d3 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday after failing a routine medical exam, and veteran driver Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car for Dale Coyne Racing for Sunday's 99th running of the race. For Kimball, racing competitively is all about numbers Fri, 22 May 2015 03:58:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/CAR-Indy-500-Kimball_s-Challenge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_CAR-Indy-500-Kimball_s-Challenge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7a24 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Race day is all about numbers for Charlie Kimball. US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid Fri, 22 May 2015 11:56:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/OLY--Boston.2024-IOC.Meeting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY--Boston.2024-IOC.Meeting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-78e3 LONDON (AP) — Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid. Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead Fri, 22 May 2015 00:53:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2015/05/22/BKN-Rockets-Warriors/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN-Rockets-Warriors c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7a92 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips — and then he didn't. Ducks bounce back after tough OT loss for 2-1 series lead Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/HKN--Ducks-Blackhawks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_HKN--Ducks-Blackhawks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7a0a CHICAGO (AP) — Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau knew the answer without having to ask the question. Bumgarner homers off Kershaw, Giants again blank Dodgers Thu, 21 May 2015 20:43:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2015/05/21/BBN--Dodgers-Giants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBN--Dodgers-Giants c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7be8 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner acknowledged that hitting a home run off Clayton Kershaw was a little out of the ordinary. Outpitching the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, though, has become almost commonplace. FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president Fri, 22 May 2015 05:44:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/SOC--FIFA.Election-Scandals/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_SOC--FIFA.Election-Scandals c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7959 GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has been routinely called "scandal-plagued" for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign. Pakistan cricket lovers set for international return Fri, 22 May 2015 07:49:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/22/CRI--Pakistan-Zimbabwe-Scene/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_CRI--Pakistan-Zimbabwe-Scene c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-78fa LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of police were on duty at a Pakistani cricket stadium on Friday as cricket fans prepared for the first international game since a terror attack in 2009. Broncos DE Antonio Smith under investigation in Texas Thu, 21 May 2015 22:36:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2015/05/21/FBN-Broncos-Smith/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN-Broncos-Smith c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7cbf ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described Thursday as "sexual in nature."