RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Dodgers' Kershaw throws simulated game

    April 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw was back on the Dodger Stadium mound Sunday - in a simulated game that was the next step in his recovery from a strained muscle in his upper back.

  • NBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers

    April 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.

  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    April 20, 2014

    Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

  • Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'

    April 20, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and ''I promise I'll be nice.''

  • Harper back in Nationals lineup

    April 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.

  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

    April 20, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final.

  • Belgium's Gilbert wins Amstel Gold

    April 20, 2014

    VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) - Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time on Sunday, clinching the 49th edition in the hills of the southern Netherlands.

  • Harper back in Nationals lineup after benching

    April 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.

  • Mets demote Valverde, make Farnsworth their closer

    April 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Three weeks into the season, the New York Mets are trying their third closer.

  • Lerner raises doubts about future at Villa

    April 20, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - American businessman Randy Lerner has raised doubts about his future as Aston Villa chairman by saying he will address ''steady rumors of a sale'' of the Premier League club at the end of the season.