Sports News Sports News from en 60 Ryder Cup 2014: Lee Westwood backs Darren Clarke to be 2016 captain Westwood: Its about the right time in Darrens career Clarke current bookies favourite to assume 2016 captaincy Westwood admits his own interest in role in future Paul McGinley: I will be professional on selection Paul Azinger open to second spell as USA captainLee Westwood has added his voice to those ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:23:35 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Richie McCaw rolls on and on to his 133rd Test cap for New Zealand | Robert Kitson The glider-flying Superman, constructed of timber, will pass Sir Colin Meads All Black record in Johannesburg on Saturday Talking points from the weekend actionAnother week, another trophy. For Richie McCaw and his New Zealand side, however, there is not the remotest sign of precious metal fatigue. A third straight Rugby ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:09:21 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Ashley Giles snubbed by Somerset over director of cricket vacancy County chose Matthew Maynard to replace Dave Nosworthy Giles could now turn attention to vacancy at LancashireAshley Giles has suffered another coaching snub, this time from Somerset, who have preferred the former Glamorgan captain Matthew Maynard as their new director of cricket.Maynard, 48, had a spell on the England coaching ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:01:46 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Its like ancient warfare: meet Colombias cricket-mad wicketkeeper | John Ashdown Dressed in immaculate whites, Jairo Andres Venegas is set to be the first Colombian-born player to play for the national sideMy friends think of me as a madman. Jairo Andres Venegas is a rather unusual Colombian. Hes very probably the only Colombian with a collection of cricket bats from the ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:41:49 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova both race through in China Open Djokovic beat Guillermo García-López 6-2, 6-1 Sharapova defeats Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-2 Stan Wawrinka beaten by Tatsuma Ito in Japan Open US Open champion Marin Cilic through Andy Murray wins first title in 14 monthsWorld No1 Novak Djokovic eased into the second round of the China Open with a comfortable ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:09:54 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Toulon prop Andrew Sheridan retires from rugby due to neck injury Sheridan retires on medical grounds after neck injury Loose-head prop capped 40 times by England Phil Vickery: it was a pleasure playing with you old boy Talking points from last weekends actionEngland and British & Irish Lions loose-head prop Andrew Sheridan has announced his retirement from rugby on medical grounds ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:50:09 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Manchester United delay Ander Herrera injury update as concerns grow Midfielder Herrera suffered back injury against West Ham Herrera: I hope my back is fine soon Louis van Gaals squad has been hit by 10 injuries Van Gaal pulls rank with England over physios United consider midweek Middle East friendliesLouis van Gaal is sweating on Ander Herreras back injury with ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:52:04 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Ryder Cup 2014: Paul Azinger not ruling out second spell as USA captain Phil Mickelson gave support to Azingers 2008 strategy Azinger: Im not going to rule anything out Mickelson lashes out at Tom Watsons captaincy Watson sticks by his Ryder Cup strategyPhil Mickelson could get his wish after Paul Azinger said on Monday he was open to a second spell as US ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:32:04 -0500 Sport | The Guardian Chiefs Offense Hums in 41-14 Rout of Patriots Jamaal Charles scores 3 TDs, Alex Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Patriots 41-14 on Monday night Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:04:03 -0500 ABC News: Sports Raiders Fire Coach Dennis Allen Oakland Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen following team's 10th straight loss Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:02:23 -0500 ABC News: Sports Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:57:23 -0500 ABC News: Sports Lakers' Kobe Bryant confronts his latest, perhaps greatest challenge The official beginning of The Last Chapter was uncomfortable, unseemly, and undeniably perfect. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:01:00 -0500'%20Kobe%20Bryant%20confronts%20his%20latest,%20perhaps%20greatest%20challenge L.A. Times - Sports First-year Lakers Coach Byron Scott will have to make tough decisions Somehow, some way, it felt as if Byron Scott was a player again. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:29:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Sports Sports Briefing | Soccer: P.S.G.’s Ibrahimovic Out With Heel Injury Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the French league’s top scorer over the past two seasons, has been ruled out of Paris St.-Germain’s Champions League match Tuesday against Barcelona. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:03:32 -0500 NYT > Sports Dennis Allen reportedly fired by Oakland Raiders The Oakland Raiders have fired Coach Dennis Allen after four games into the 2014 season, multiple reports on Monday night. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:02:00 -0500 L.A. Times - Sports