RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • AL Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.

  • NL Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.

  • Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

    April 16, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

  • A look at the NBA playoff picture

    April 16, 2014

    A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with one day remaining in the regular season:

  • A good read: Bucks' Udoh draws fans for book club

    April 16, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Epke Udoh will leave one positive lasting impression from this dreary season for the Milwaukee Bucks, and it has nothing to do with basketball.

  • Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans

    April 16, 2014

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.

  • At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

    April 16, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner stepped in a pothole at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring and opened up a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee.

  • Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

    April 16, 2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume on May 5.

  • Russian city of Kazan to host 2016 world juniors

    April 16, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - The Russian city of Kazan will host the 2016 world junior athletics championships.

  • Gay rights group sends petition to IOC

    April 16, 2014

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.