RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Big Papi passes Yaz with 453rd career home run

    July 21, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart.

  • Indians take Cabrera out of game with back spasms

    July 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has left the game with the Minnesota Twins because of lower back spasms.

  • Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

    July 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

  • Querrey beats Johnson at Atlanta Open

    July 21, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Sam Querrey beat hometown buddy Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-5 to open the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday.

  • McCallum scores 29, Kings win summer league title

    July 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ray McCallum scored 29 points and Sacramento rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night in the NBA Summer League championship game.

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 21, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.

  • LeBron James begins tour of China

    July 21, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.

  • Timberwolves agree to terms with Hummel

    July 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Robbie Hummel.

  • Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing

    July 22, 2014

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case.

  • Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk

    July 22, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) - Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.