RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 23, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.

  • Wainwright stumbles, Cards lose 7-2 to Rays

    July 23, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

  • Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley from Padres

    July 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.

  • Tigers lean on experienced trainer Kevin Rand

    July 23, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - When Dave Dombrowski's career began, he could count on one hand the number of medical-related employees baseball teams had.

  • Jerry putting behind bullying scandal

    July 23, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Surrounded by more media than an offensive lineman normally attracts, John Jerry knew what questions were coming.

  • Shakhtar Donetsk to play in Lviv this season

    July 23, 2014

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Shakhtar Donetsk's coach says the Ukrainian champion will play its home games this season in Lviv in western Ukraine, over 600 miles from its home city, due to ongoing conflict in the east of the country.

  • Broken shin rules Contador out of Spanish Vuelta

    July 23, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Two-time winner Alberto Contador says he will miss the Spanish Vuelta next month because he will not be fit in time.

  • Dnipro says UEFA has moved Champions League match

    July 23, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) - Ukrainian football club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk says UEFA has moved the first leg of its Champions League qualifier against FC Copenhagen out of eastern Ukraine.

  • LeBron James wows fans in Hong Kong

    July 23, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) - LeBron James put on a demonstration of his basketball skills in Hong Kong, the midway stop on his tour through China.

  • Tour de France pack off on short, steep Stage 17

    July 23, 2014

    PLA D'ADET, France (AP) - The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees.