RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    April 18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.

  • 4 SEC teams advance in NCAA gymnastics

    April 18, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Four Southeastern Conference teams advanced Friday night to the Super Six of the NCAA women's gymnastics championships.

  • Stanford takes 4-stroke lead at LPGA LOTTE tourney

    April 18, 2014

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA LOTTE Championship in breezy Hawaii.

  • Golf Capsules

    April 18, 2014

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.

  • NL Capsules

    April 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

  • Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

    April 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate.

  • AL Capsules

    April 18, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

  • Twins shut down by Vargas in 5-0 loss to Royals

    April 18, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ricky Nolasco was virtually unhittable a week ago in Minnesota, shutting down the scuffling Royals over eight innings in an easy victory that came amid a three-game sweep.

  • Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP

    April 18, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.

  • Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    April 19, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.