RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Offense struggles, Raiders fall to Packers 31-21

    August 23, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The four straight three-and-outs were bad enough for the Oakland Raiders offense in the first half.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games as San Francisco rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the Giants to a 10-3 romp on Friday night.

  • NFL Exhibition Capsules

    August 23, 2014

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.

  • Chicago defense can't stop Seattle 34-6 loss

    August 23, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) - From coach Marc Trestman's view, everything exposed about the Chicago Bears can be fixed.

  • 5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclays

    August 23, 2014

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.

  • Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

    August 23, 2014

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois coach Tim Beckman surprised no one by naming Wes Lunt his starting quarterback. But what Lunt will have to work with remains to be seen.

  • Valtteri Bottas fastest in 3rd Belgian GP practice

    August 23, 2014

    SPA, Belgium (AP) - Valtteri Bottas of Finland posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday.

  • Shakhtar's stadium damaged by shelling in Donetsk

    August 23, 2014

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk's stadium has been damaged by shelling during the conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatists.

  • Mountain bike rider Annefleur Kalvenhaar dies

    August 23, 2014

    MERIBEL, France (AP) - The International Cycling Union says a Dutch mountain bike rider has died from injuries she sustained from a fall during the qualifying rounds of the UCI World Cup, which are being held in the French Alps.

  • Bradley Dredge takes lead at Czech Masters

    August 23, 2014

    VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) - Bradley Dredge shot a flawless 6-under 66 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.