RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Getzlaf plans to play in Ducks' Game 2 vs. Dallas

    April 17, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury.

  • Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener

    April 17, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.

  • Aaron Hernandez associate accused of lying to feds

    April 17, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested in a gun trafficking investigation related to the murder case against Hernandez.

  • US goalie Howard commits to Everton 2 more years

    April 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - American goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with Everton until 2018.

  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    April 17, 2014

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

  • Davis provided hope for Pelicans, but needs help

    April 17, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The way Anthony Davis blossomed into an All-Star in his second pro year provided the New Orleans Pelicans with hope for the future during an otherwise bleak season.

  • Rio Mayor says no sports 'mausoleum' like Beijing

    April 17, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is viewed as the key person to speed up the city's delayed Olympics Games preparations. He has been the point man when all three levels of Brazilian government have debated expenditures for the 2016 Games.

  • Shumenov gets big chance against ageless Hopkins

    April 17, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The garage of Beibut Shumenov's waterfront mansion is filled with brand-new boxing gloves he likes to collect. There's a hyperbaric chamber in the master closet, and weights and machines are jammed into a large room.

  • Arizona's losing streak up to 6 games

    April 17, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona has struggled with pitching, defense and the offense hasn't been nearly good enough.

  • White Sox bring up Putnam and cut Veal

    April 17, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox selected the contract of right-hander Zach Putnam before Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox and designated left-hander Donnie Veal for assignment.