Real Madrid adds to Spanish league lead

...1-1 draw at Palermo in a match that saw the visitors reduced to 10 men as they failed to move two points clear atop the Italian league standingsEmpoli beat Genoa 2-0, while Bologna fought back to win 2-1 at fellow promoted side Carpi and move...

Chelsea's struggles in Premier League continue in loss to Stoke

...second successive league game. SERIE A: AC Milan's winning streak was ended by Atalanta in a 0-0 draw at home in the Italian league, though 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was crucial to the Rossoneri earning a point Saturday...


...Sharapova reached the semifinals of the WTA Finals and sent U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta into retirement by beating the Italian 7-5, 6-1.The 33-year-old Pennetta, who was eliminated with the loss, was playing in her last career tournament...

Chelsea, Manchester United find their footing in Premier League

...French league Saturday to keep its confidence high ahead of its Champions League meeting with Real Madrid. SERIE A: Daniele De Rossi marked his 500th game for Roma with a goal as he helped his team beat Empoli 3-1 in the Italian league.

Former Jaguar Mitch Krywulycz gets first win

...El Rancho. EUROPEAN TOUR: In Monza, Italy, Rikard Karlberg beat Martin Kay mer in a sudden death playoff to win the Italian Open on Sunday for his first European Tour victory.On the second playoff hole at the par-4 18th, Karlberg sunk...

Europe leads Solheim Cup with two matches out

...Tour card.EUROPEAN TOUR: In Monza, Italy, Lucas Bjerregaard and Jens Fahrbring are tied after the second round of the Italian Open at Golf Club Milano.Fahrbring had 8-under-par 64 and Bjerregaard shot 65. They are at 13-under 131 and...

Dine & Dish: Arts in the Heart offers international flavor

...four different hot dog selections.The dish: Go for the hot dog wrapped in bacon or for a little exotic flair, try the Italian sausage. (Who else remembers when Italy was a booth at Arts in the Heart?) LATIN AMERICAThe menu: Formerly known...

Five cities, including Los Angeles, set to bid on 2024 Olympics

...thing you want to care about right now. There is a lot of work ahead of us."Rome seeks to take the games back to the Italian capital for the first time since 1960.Hamburg's bid faces a referendum among city voters on Nov. 29, with no certainty...

Hamilton's victory stands after tire pressure query is cleared up

MONZA, Italy - The only thing that came close to stopping Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday was an inquiry over tire pressure.In the end ? 3½ hours after the Mercedes driver took the checkered flag...

Fiat Chrysler avoids strike with new tentative contract

...11:59 p.m. Wednesday, which was the deadline the union had set to reach a new deal or possibly go on strike.The Italian-American automaker confirmed it had reached a new tentative agreement with the union but said in a statement that...