RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Reds overcome Soler's HR, beat Cubs 7-5

    August 27, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Mat Latos had just enough. Javier Baez's fly ball came up just short. It wasn't pretty, but it was predictable.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 27, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.

  • Van Slyke leaves game with apparent ankle injury

    August 27, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's game against Arizona with an apparent right ankle injury.

  • Soler homers in debut for Cubs in 7-5 Reds loss

    August 27, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - With his father watching from the stands, Jorge Soler had quite a Cubs debut.

  • Bryans win opener in quest for 5th US Open title

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan opened their quest for a fifth U.S. Open crown and their 100th overall title together with a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory Wednesday over Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny.

  • What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.

  • FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

    August 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.

  • 4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

  • Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

    August 27, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - For the third time in less than a week, Detroit's starting pitcher was pulled early, the game already just about lost.

  • US OPEN SCENE: Philosopher Gulbis' rules for life

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - For Ernests Gulbis, the unexamined life really is worth living.