Posts Tagged Sports

San Francisco fans revel in team’s hat-trick win

A man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco’s streets over the Giants’ World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests.

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Kosovo athletes start training for Rio Olympics

Kosovo Olympic hopeful swimmer Lum Zhaveli is reflected in pool water as he arrives to a training session in the capital Pristina in this photo taken Oct. 29, 2014. Just a week after gaining provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Kosovo is already preparing in earnest for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. As Memli Krasniqi, Kosovo’s minister of culture, youth and sports, says "now our athletes will be able to represent their country." (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A week after gaining provisional recognition from the IOC, Kosovo is already preparing in earnest for the 2016 Olympics.

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Gautier moves ahead in Peterson’s 3rd year

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — Chris Peterson points to an exact moment in the season when his Gautier football team began its turnaround.

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Deer gun season opening in November

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Hunters are beginning to get antsy. Even though the bow season for deer is open, they are waiting for the biggest of them all: gun season.

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Ex-coach: Ending season over hazing ‘overreaction’

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The championship-winning former football coach at a Philadelphia-area high school rocked by hazing allegations says canceling the rest of the season was an “overzealous, knee jerk, overreaction.”

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