BERLIN - Goals from Miroslav Klose and Mesut Oezil gave Germany a 3-0 win Friday over Turkey and a three-point lead at the top of Group A in European Championship qualifying.
CHICAGO - Forget the calendar still says 2010 and that the blare of the vuvuzelas has barely faded.
STOCKHOLM - Logan Couture scored on a power play midway through the third period to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Spain, Germany and the Netherlands won Friday to maintain strong starts in qualifying for the 2012 European Championship, while rebuilding Italy drew 0-0 with Northern Ireland.
CHICAGO - As Joan Benoit Samuelson took her victory lap at the Los Angeles Olympics, her mother just had to ask: "Now, can you quit?" The answer remains a resounding no 26 years later.
- Rookie Jeff Skinner leads Hurricanes past Wild 2-1
- Barcelona beats Lakers 92-88
- Navarro has 25, Barcelona tops Lakers 92-88
- Returning champs expected for Chicago marathon
- Hurricanes hold out Wild 4-3 in NHL season opener
- Brazil beats Iran 3-0 in exhibition
- SWilliams returning to tennis next week in Austria
- Swimmers fall ill at Commonwealth Games in India
- NKorean gymnasts banned for teammate's false age
- German show jumping team gets gold
- Timberwolves beat Knicks 106-100 in preseason
- Timing is perfect for Lichaj's first US call-up
- APNewsBreak: Venus Williams' 2010 season over
- Italy doping boss rebuked by cycling federation
- Westwood not playing on US Tour in 2011
- Brazil to play Iran in historic 1st soccer match
- No. 1 heir Westwood not playing on US Tour in 2011
- Gasol savors Barcelona homecoming with Lakers
- American by way of Germany, Jones fitting right in
- 2 takeover bids received by Liverpool
- AP source: 2 takeover bids received by Liverpool
- Blue Jackets beat Malmo Redhawks 4-1 in exhibition
- The next golden era for Europe
- Ryder Cup captaincy entices Olazabal
- Olazabal wants to captain Europe in Ryder Cup
- Georgian luger's father rejects coroner's report
- A Ryder Cup for the ages can make or break careers
- Bradley mum on Klinsmann's claims to US job
- McDowell adds a Ryder Cup to his resume
- Monty: 'The greatest moment of my golfing career.'
- FIFA suspends Nigeria for government interference
- Ryder Cup capsules
- Coca-Cola takes Rooney off cans after allegations
- All looks bright for US women's basketball team
- India can't match high bar set by China's Olympics