RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • US OPEN SCENE: For Wozniacki, to hair is human

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Blame it on the hair.

  • Pettersen looks for third win in Portland

    August 27, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club.

  • C Sanchez likely done for season with concussion

    August 27, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year.

  • FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

    August 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.

  • Venus Williams returns to US Open's 3rd round

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday night.

  • Long Hot Summer wins stakes at Del Mar

    August 27, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Long Hot Summer won the $150,000 Generous Portion Stakes for California-bred 2-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length at Del Mar on Wednesday.

  • 2-time Horse of Year Wise Dan to return to races

    August 27, 2014

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is set to return to the races this weekend at Saratoga, 3 1/2 months after having emergency surgery.

  • Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there.

  • Rockies place lefty Logan, catcher Rosario on DL

    August 27, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies placed left-hander Boone Logan and catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 27, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.