RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    April 20, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) - Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

  • Fed Cup: Germany beat Australia in semifinal

    April 20, 2014

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by beating Australia, with Angelique Kerber clinching the victory with a three-set win over Sam Stosur on Sunday.

  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Westwood wins Malaysian Open

    April 20, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday.

  • Czech Republic beats Italy 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

    April 20, 2014

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday.

  • Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn't used to being asked to step aside for a teammate. Now it's happened twice in two races.

  • Spain pulls level with Poland in Fed Cup

    April 20, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Spain and Poland's Fed Cup World Group playoff will be decided by the doubles match after Agnieszka Radwanska and Silvia Soler-Espinosa split Sunday's reverse singles matches.

  • Ferrari's Alonso: 'We're still in the fight'

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said his struggling team is ''still in the fight'' after he finally got on the podium for the first time this season, finishing third at the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Radwanska leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup win vs Spain

    April 20, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles rubber before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles match and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday.

  • Tigers release Gonzalez, call up Worth

    April 20, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have released opening day shortstop Alex Gonzalez and purchased the contract of infielder Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.