RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Diamondbacks look to future with deadline trades

    July 31, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks are hoping a pair of deadline-day trades will pay off down the road.

  • Umpire Jerry Layne leaves Braves-Dodgers game

    July 31, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Umpire Jerry Layne has removed himself from Wednesday night's Dodgers-Atlanta Braves game in the third inning because of an undisclosed reason.

  • Del Mar moves races off turf after latest injury

    July 31, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - A horse was injured on the new turf course in the seventh race at Del Mar on Thursday, prompting the seaside track to discontinue racing on the surface for the rest of the week. Nine horse deaths have occurred since the summer meet began on July 16.

  • Berdych falls; Johnson, Raonic win at Citi Open

    July 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Vasek Pospisil got the best of Tomas Berdych - again.

  • At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics

    July 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Singers Kay Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honoring the Special Olympics.

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 31, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

  • First-place Dodgers stand pat at trade deadline

    July 31, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NL West-leading Dodgers stood pat at the trade deadline, making no major moves as they try to stretch their lead in the division race.

  • Royals' Hosmer (finger) to miss 3 to 6 weeks

    July 31, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand.

  • Williams, Ivanovic reach Bank of West quarters

    July 31, 2014

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night, beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1).

  • Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600

    July 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375.