RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • UCLA's Jordan Adams to return for junior season

    April 17, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jordan Adams will return to UCLA for his junior season and won't enter the NBA draft.

  • 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.

  • Pistorius trial: Prosecutor chides defense witness

    April 17, 2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - An expert witness for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was supposed to help the athlete's assertion that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year, but he ended his testimony on Thursday amid blistering attacks on his credibility by a prosecutor who accused him of slipshod analysis and fuzzy explanations.

  • Kentucky coach Calipari awaits players' decisions

    April 17, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut.

  • Krakow's deputy mayor to lead Winter Games bid

    April 17, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Krakow's deputy mayor is the new leader of the Polish city's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

  • Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals

    April 17, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal had little trouble reaching the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday.

  • Girl's memorial being held at basketball arena

    April 17, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood is to be honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing.

  • Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open quarterfinals

    April 17, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia needed just over an hour to beat Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 6-1, 6-2 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of Malaysian Open.

  • Joyner-Kersee trains with Palestinian women

    April 17, 2014

    EL BIREH, West Bank (AP) - American track and field great Jackie Joyner-Kersee is visiting the West Bank, encouraging women in the conservative society to be physically active.

  • Metrodome demolition reaches completion early

    April 17, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Metrodome is no more.