RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Olivier Giroud out 4 months following leg surgery

    August 27, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will be sidelined for about four months after surgery to repair a broken left leg.

  • Price allows 9 straight hits against Yankees

    August 27, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Tigers star David Price allowed nine consecutive hits to the New York Yankees in the third inning before being pulled Wednesday night, a stunning outing for the left-hander who had thrown a one-hitter in his previous start.

  • Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

    August 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

  • NHL says it is only discussing expanding league

    August 27, 2014

    The NHL insists expansion is not imminent.

  • Boxer Jermain Taylor out on bond after shooting

    August 27, 2014

    MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - Boxer Jermain Taylor was freed on $25,000 bond Wednesday after police detained the former middleweight champion in the shooting of his cousin at Taylor's suburban Little Rock home.

  • West Virginia QB tests shoulder vs. No. 2 Alabama

    August 27, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Clint Trickett made a confession of sorts that might have best been saved for after Nick Saban unleashes Alabama's defense on the West Virginia quarterback.

  • Former top SEC recruits set for breakout seasons

    August 27, 2014

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Robert Nkemdiche was the consensus No. 1 recruit in the country in 2013, and the defensive lineman arrived at Mississippi with lofty aspirations of dominating the Southeastern Conference.

  • After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl

    August 27, 2014

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Three straight seasons of being so close have the 49ers yearning for a Super Bowl championship they believe is right within reach. So now, no more near misses.

  • Many ACC teams set to open with unproven QBs

    August 27, 2014

    There's plenty of buzz around the Atlantic Coast Conference with the addition of a new team, the latest Heisman Trophy winner and the reigning national champion.

  • Xabi Alonso retires from international football

    August 27, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, one of the key figures in Spain's dominant era that included two European championships and a World Cup title, says he is retiring from international football.