RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Angels' Shoemaker no-hitter through 6 vs Boston

    August 21, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker has not allowed a hit through six innings Thursday against the Boston Red Sox.

  • Mason names Robinette as Vanderbilt's starting QB

    August 21, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has named Patton Robinette as his starting quarterback a week before the Commodores' season opener against Temple.

  • Colon: Jets will answer Giants' remarks on field

    August 21, 2014

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Willie Colon and the New York Jets heard Andre Williams loud and clear.

  • Brother Pete wins feature at Del Mar

    August 21, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Brother Pete rallied from last to win the $77,000 feature at Del Mar by a head in a three-horse blanket finish on Thursday, snapping a nine-race skid.

  • Injured Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open

    August 21, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - John Isner's preparations for the U.S. Open hit a setback Thursday when a sprained ankle forced him to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open hours before his quarterfinal.

  • World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

    August 21, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Simone Biles sprinted to the lead at the U.S. Women's gymnastics championships on Thursday, putting on an impressive display as she closes in on a second straight national title.

  • Giants fall short in suspended game, 2-1

    August 21, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - All the San Francisco Giants asked for was a fair shot, and that's exactly what they got in the end.

  • Kvitova moves into semifinals at Connecticut Open

    August 21, 2014

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

  • Bell, Blount play after arrest, Steelers lose

    August 21, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount played in a preseason game one day after they were arrested for marijuana possession.