RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    July 22, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.

  • Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley from Padres

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.

  • Jets eliminating paper season tickets

    July 22, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly.

  • Andre Johnson's holdout could cloud Texans camp

    July 22, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - As the Houston Texans prepare for the start of training camp on Saturday, their biggest question mark involves a player who probably won't be there when they take the field.

  • Rays put RHP Peralta on DL

    July 22, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays have placed right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list with an undisclosed illness.

  • Judge denies McClain's request to delay trial

    July 22, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama judge has denied a motion from Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain to delay his trial because of training camp.

  • Sam excited about next phase of career

    July 22, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies.

  • Rangers put C Soto on DL, activate RHP Martinez

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right groin, less than a week after he returned from right knee surgery.

  • Arizona's Ross to DL with calf strain

    July 22, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno.

  • Sock advances in Atlanta Open

    July 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday.