RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Sunderland dents Chelsea's title hopes

    April 19, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - In another twist to this unpredictable English Premier League season, last-place Sunderland damaged Chelsea's title hopes with a 2-1 upset at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

  • Novak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic faces an anxious wait to see how long his right-wrist injury will keep him away from tennis.

  • Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

    April 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements.

  • Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

    April 19, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.

  • Yankees' Robertson expects to rejoin team soon

    April 19, 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Yankees closer David Robertson pitched in an extended spring training game for the first time since being sidelined by a groin strain and expects to rejoin the team Tuesday.

  • Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Roger Federer oused defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

  • OF Span activated by Nationals from 7-day DL

    April 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals have activated outfielder Denard Span off the seven-day disabled list after he showed no linger effects from a concussion.

  • Cibulkova to play Vekic in Malaysian Open final

    April 19, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.

  • Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard

    April 19, 2014

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.

  • Governor: Boston lockdown amid search a tough call

    April 19, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a ''tough call'' but one he's glad that was made.