Stories by Greg Beacham

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Pacquaio gets revenge on Bradley

LAS VEGAS - The old Manny Pacquiao returned for thrilling bursts, hounding Timothy Bradley onto the ropes and battering the welterweight champion with whip-quick combinations that recalled the ...
By Greg Beacham

Friday, April 11, 2014

Bradley wants to leave no doubt this time against Pacquiao

Timothy Bradley intends to let out two years of humiliation and frustration with a decisive win Saturday night over Manny Pacquiao, finally earning the credit that was two years deferred after he ...
By Greg Beacham

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bradley believes Pacquiao has lost edge

When Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) repeatedly declares Manny Pacquiao has lost his killer instinct and competitive fire heading into their highly anticipated welterweight rematch Saturday in Las ...
By Greg Beacham

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Wisconsin has no trouble with Baylor

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Frank Kaminsky scored 19 points and blocked six shots, and Wisconsin romped into the West Regional final with a dominant 69-52 victory over Baylor on Thursday night.
By Greg Beacham

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Kyle Busch takes win at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. - Kyle Busch won at Fontana for the second consecutive year Sunday, holding off Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart and his older brother, Kurt, on a frantic two-lap sprint to the finish.
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Hamlin, Logano back at Fontana after crash

FONTANA, Calif. - A last-lap crash with bitter rival Joey Logano cost Logano and Denny Hamlin a chance to win at Fontana last March, and Kyle Busch slipped between them for NASCAR's most ...
By Greg Beacham

Friday, March 21, 2014

Kenseth edges Keselowski for pole

FONTANA, Calif. - Matt Kenseth won the pole Friday, edging Brad Keselowski in another knockout qualifying session highlighted by now-familiar faces.
By Greg Beacham

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Lakers shut down Bryant for rest of the season

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Kobe Bryant won't be back on the court for the Lakers this season.
By Greg Beacham

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Keselowski claims victory at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, March 8, 2014

NASCAR's changes get first 1.5-mile test

LAS VEGAS - NASCAR is about to start finding out whether its offseason changes will pay off on tracks such as Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
By Greg Beacham

Friday, March 7, 2014

Logano sets track record in 'crazy' qualifying at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Joey Logano has won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, turning a qualifying lap at a track-record 193.28 mph.
By Greg Beacham

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Olympics might have seen last of NHL

The NHL is thinking seriously about abandoning the Olympics, which has played host to the world's best since 1998.
By Greg Beacham

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

Canada dumps Sweden to take gold

SOCHI, Russia - Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, Carey Price made 24 saves in his second consecutive shutout, and Canada defended its Olympic men's hockey title with a 3-0 victory over ...
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Canada, Sweden to battle for 'hockey supremacy'

SOCHI, Russia - Sweden and Canada are the past two Olympic champions in men's hockey, and they've both gone undefeated so far in Sochi. One team will leave the Bolshoy Ice Dome with Olympic ...
By Greg Beacham

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Canada blanks US in hockey semis

SOCHI, Russia - Jamie Benn scored in the second period, Carey Price made 31 saves, and Canada beat the United States 1-0 Friday night in the semifinals of the Olympic men's hockey tournament.
By Greg Beacham

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Canada beats US in OT to win gold

Canada beat its hockey rival, the United States, 3-2 in OT on Thursday to win a 4th consecutive Olympic women's hockey gold medal.
By Greg Beacham

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Russians eliminated in Olympic hockey

Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's hockey tournament with a 3-1 victory Wednesday, putting a stunning end to the Russians' enormous expectations at home.
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

US edges Russia in men's hockey

SOCHI, Russia - T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic ...
By Greg Beacham

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Bradley, Pacquiao to settle the score

Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao will settle the score over a disputed June 2012, decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on April 12. Bradley's WBO 147-pound title will be on the line.
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Wondolowski leads US past South Korea

Chris Wondolowski's scored a pair of goals Saturday in leading a short-handed U.S. Men's National Team past South Korea in a World Cup tune up.
By Greg Beacham