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Sep 22, 2014

Power rankings: The Ryder Cup

The game of golf takes on the spirit of chess in match play...

Sep 15, 2014

Ebola patient in Nebraska bored in isolation room

OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought in a chess board, books and a Nerf basketball hoop ... #Nebraska #Liberia

Sep 22, 2014

José Mourinhos full-throttle football drowns out park-the-bus brigade

The Chelsea coachs tactics at the Etihad were dismissed as negative but this game of physical chess was a thing of beauty Chelsea are a small team like Stoke, says Pellegrini Match report: Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea Continue reading..... #Manchester City #José Mourinho #Manuel Pellegrini

Sep 22, 2014

José Mourinhos full-throttle football drowns out park-the-bus brigade

The Chelsea coachs tactics at the Etihad were dismissed as negative but this game of physical chess was a thing of beauty Chelsea are a small team like Stoke, says Pellegrini Match report: Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea It is no secret that José Mourinh... #Chelsea F.C. #Manchester City #José Mourinho #Manuel Pellegrini

Sep 13, 2014

Give credit to girls soccer defenders for hustling, distributing, protecting

Forwards get credit for scoring goals. Goalkeepers get credit for recording shutouts. Defenders get credit for . . . well, it's hard to say. They often don't get the credit they deserve. Yet they're usually the ones who create the scoring plays and w... #Chelsea F.C. #Manchester City #José Mourinho #Manuel Pellegrini

Sep 19, 2014

Wozniacki, Kerber, Ivanovic reach Tokyo semis

(AP) -- Ana Ivanovic beat Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 for the first time since 2008 to reach the Pan Pacific Open semifinals on Friday. Ivanovic had lost five straight to Safarova, but with an early break was in control of their qua... #Tokyo #Australia #Ana Ivanovic #Caroline Wozniacki #Lucie Safarova #Dominika Cibulkova #Angelique Kerber #Carla Suarez Navarro

Sep 19, 2014

Grandmasters of the Universe in St. Louis

Seth Stevenson, Slate Before any of the six entrants in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup had nudged a white pawn to e4, theyÂ’d already been hailed as the strongest collection of chess talent ever assembled. The tournament, held in St. Louis, featured the to... #Tokyo #Australia #Ana Ivanovic #Caroline Wozniacki #Lucie Safarova #Dominika Cibulkova #Angelique Kerber #Carla Suarez Navarro

Sep 17, 2014

Checkmate! Watch the world's most unique chess game ... played with 550 people dressed up as noblemen and peasants as well as knights riding horses

The remarkable two-hour extravaganza in Veneto, Italy, is played out with intrinsic medieval detail and a mix of 550 walk-on parts, all of whom are dressed in full medieval costume... #Tokyo #Australia #Ana Ivanovic #Caroline Wozniacki #Lucie Safarova #Dominika Cibulkova #Angelique Kerber #Carla Suarez Navarro

Sep 15, 2014

Alabama state chess championship to be held at University of Alabama

Chess players from Alabama and neighboring states will compete Sept. 26-28 in championship tournaments... #Tokyo #Australia #Ana Ivanovic #Caroline Wozniacki #Lucie Safarova #Dominika Cibulkova #Angelique Kerber #Carla Suarez Navarro

Sep 19, 2014

Wozniacki, Kerber reach Pan Pacific semifinals

TOKYO (AP) — Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the Pan Pacific Open semifinals by beating eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-3 Friday. Wozniacki was in control from the start, breaking her opponent three times in the... #Caroline Wozniacki #Carla Suarez Navarro