RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Boxer Jermain Taylor out on bond after shooting

    August 27, 2014

    MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - Boxer Jermain Taylor was freed on $25,000 bond Wednesday after police detained the former middleweight champion in the shooting of his cousin at Taylor's suburban Little Rock home.

  • Bengals LB Burfict signs 3-year extension

    August 27, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Bengals Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict signed a three-year extension on Wednesday that runs through the 2017 season and will pay him a maximum of $20.05 million.

  • UEFA postpones Israel's Euro 2016 home opener

    August 27, 2014

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) - UEFA has postponed Israel's opening 2016 European Championship qualifying match against Belgium for security reasons.

  • Klitschko-Pulev fight rescheduled for Nov. 15

    August 27, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Wladimir Klitschko's management says his heavyweight title defense against mandatory IBF challenger Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for Nov. 15 in Hamburg.

  • Palace hires Warnock for 2nd spell as manager

    August 27, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Neil Warnock has been hired by Crystal Palace for his second spell as the manager of the Premier League club.

  • Champions League draw wide open

    August 27, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Real Madrid's Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years.

  • Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

    August 27, 2014

    Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country's most dynamic quarterbacks.

  • AP Source: IndyCar sets April 12 New Orleans date

    August 27, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A person close to the situation says the IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season's inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.

  • Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe

    August 27, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police documents say two Brown University football players investigated in an alleged sexual assault talked about a third player's involvement.

  • Offerman appeals judgment in bat attack case

    August 27, 2014

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007.