RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Get your Triple Crown tickets - plenty available, for now

    May 28, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) The best seats are sold out, but about 40,000 general admission tickets remain for a chance to see American Pharoah attempt to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

  • WBC champ Wilder not studying Molina - or taking him lightly

    May 28, 2015

    NORTHPORT, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder doesn't know a lot about his next opponent, but that's not a sign that he doesn't respect Eric Molina.

  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

    May 28, 2015

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments - photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.

  • England's James DeGale wins IBF super middleweight title

    May 28, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight title.

  • Russia's Drozd beats Janik to defend WBC cruiserweight title

    May 28, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout.

  • King James commits personal foul with royal touch

    December 10, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - When King James touched the future queen of England on the shoulder after a basketball game, royal watchers cried foul.

  • Panthers GM 'thankful' Newton was wearing seatbelt

    December 10, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman says quarterback Cam Newton remains hospitalized following an automobile accident and is still expected to be released Wednesday.

  • Ex-Steeler Blount in deal to dismiss pot charge

    December 10, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pittsburgh-area judge says he'll dismiss a marijuana possession charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount if Blount completes 50 hours of community service by a Feb. 4 court date.

  • MLB Winter Meetings Things to Know

    December 10, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Some things to know as Major League Baseball's winter meetings head into the third day on Wednesday:

  • After crash, Hanyu aims to repeat Grand Prix gold

    December 10, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu defends the Grand Prix Final title hoping to recover his winning form after a scary on-ice accident.