RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Chiefs QB Smith focusing on football, not contract

    July 30, 2014

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The moment when Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will no longer discuss his contract situation is rapidly approaching, even though he makes it seem as if the deadline has already passed.

  • Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to extension

    July 30, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With four NFC North titles and a Super Bowl victory in the past decade, Ted Thompson has had quite a run as Packers general manager.

  • Wilson out indefinitely after injury on Tuesday

    July 30, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and is out for Sunday's Hall of Fame game after suffering what the team called a ''burner'' in practice on Tuesday.

  • Greg Ives to crew chief Earnhardt in 2015

    July 30, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports didn't look far for Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s next crew chief, choosing a candidate already quite familiar with the organization.

  • UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

    July 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

  • Chiefs' Murray says bro, 'Bachelorette' very happy

    July 30, 2014

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC to see whether his brother would be popping the question.

  • AP source: Cowboys rookie Lawrence out 2-3 months

    July 30, 2014

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least two months after breaking his right foot in practice at training camp.

  • Auburn-Clemson to meet in 2016, 2017

    July 30, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Auburn and Clemson have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017.

  • Canadiens add 2 to coaching staff

    July 30, 2014

    MONTREAL (AP) - The Montreal Canadiens have hired Dan Lacroix as assistant coach and Rob Ramage as player development coach.

  • Bengals DT Geno Atkins cleared to practice

    July 30, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Defensive tackle Geno Atkins joined in his first training camp practice on Wednesday, a big step in his comeback from a torn knee ligament.