At 101 years old, New Orleans jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos opened one of 12 stages on the second day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Billy Joel brought the crowds.
LSU cornerback Tharold Simon is in the same mold as current starting Seattle cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, both of whom are big for the position. Simon is 6 feet 2, 202 pounds and plays a similar style. “I know they like tall, physical corners, and I’m a tall, physical
The Toronto Blue Jays expect right-hander Josh Johnson to return to the rotation late next week.
Employees at seven prisons Canada's Alberta province have walked off the job to protest the suspension of one of their colleague who complained about safety issues.
The Federal Aviation Administration said that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening after lawmakers rushed a bill through Congress allowing the agency to withdraw furloughs of air traffic controllers and other workers.
The San Francisco 49ers selected offensive tackle Carter Bykowski out of Iowa State with the second of their three seventh-round picks in the NFL draft Saturday.
Travis Hafner hit a three-run homer, then lumbered around the bases for a go-ahead triple in the seventh inning that sent CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 Saturday.
Carlota Ciganda shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over the world's No. 1 player and an LPGA Tour rookie into the final round of the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout.
Clint Eastwood may be 82 years old, but he dreams of making films for two more decades.
Lucas Glover increased his lead to two strokes in the Zurich Classic to remain in position for his first victory in two years.
Right-hander Joe Blanton is on the mound tonight for the Angels and that means the Mariners have their more typical lineup out there. Endy Chavez leads off while Jason Bay gets the night off. Raul Ibanez also sits once again as far as fielding goes, but will be the night’s DH. Carlos Pegu
Facing an 0-3 deficit to the surging San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Lakers probably will run out of games in their season before they run out of healthy players.
With just one day before the end of session, Washington lawmakers slogged through a handful of lingering bills Saturday but appeared to make little progress toward the ultimate goal of a final budget agreement.
Nearly every play who gets drafted in the NFL gets to cross off a childhood dream. Not so much for Jesse Williams. Williams, a defensive tackle from Alabama who the Seahawks drafted in the fifth round, didn’t start playing football until his late teens while living in…Australia, his nat
Tens of thousands of Yemenis rallied across the south to mark the 19th anniversary of the start of the country's brief, but bloody civil war.
Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer and scored twice, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday and the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3.
Osama bin Laden's name should not be banned from the terrorism trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher despite claims by defense lawyers that it would be prejudicial toward their client, the government has told a federal judge.
Just before batting practice today, the Mariners held a 10-minute, closed door meeting in which third base coach Jeff Datz stepped to the front of the room and delivered the news that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Datz will stay with the team for now and is out throwing batting practice as I ty
Follow along here as the Seahawks make four picks in the seventh round: Vanderbilt guard Ryan Seymour The Seahawks drafted Vanderbilt guard Ryan Seymour in the seventh round of the NFL Draft. Seymour played, left guard, right tackle and left tackle at Vanderbilt while also serving as the team’
With just one day before the end of session, Washington lawmakers appear to be making little progress toward the ultimate goal of a final budget agreement.