RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Carpenter wins rainy stage of USA Pro Challenge

    August 19, 2014

    MOUNT CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) - American Robin Carpenter won the 105-mile second stage of the USA Pro Challenge from Aspen to Mount Crested Butte on Tuesday after the race was interrupted by a downpour.

  • Top 2 Jayhawks RBs sustain season-ending injuries

    August 19, 2014

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The top two running backs on the Kansas depth chart will each miss their senior season after Brandon Bourbon tore his ACL and Taylor Cox tore his Achilles' tendon in separate incidents.

  • Middleweight champ Golovkin fights Rubio on Oct 18

    August 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gennady Golovkin will defend his WBA middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio in Carson, California, on Oct. 18.

  • Isner wins in straight sets at Winston-Salem Open

    August 19, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - John Isner admits that he usually has a rough time in his first tournament match.

  • Agent: Cunningham plans to sue accuser

    August 19, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The agent for free-agent forward Dante Cunningham says his client plans to file a civil lawsuit against the woman who accused him of domestic assault.

  • Eagles acquire Kenjon Barner from Panthers

    August 19, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2015.

  • Top-seed Simona Halep upset at Connecticut Open.

    August 19, 2014

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.

  • Diamondbacks drop 4th straight, fall 8-1 to Nats

    August 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Chase Anderson has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. The rookie right-hander had only one bad outing in his first 15 major league starts.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    August 20, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.