RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • 9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

    September 2, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For many Philadelphia tourists, the Rocky statue is a must-see - even if it is a movie prop depicting a fictional boxer.

  • Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

    September 2, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Miami's offense converted just one of 13 third-down opportunities and didn't fully capitalize on two takeaways near Louisville's end zone.

  • Nishikori beats Raonic in 5 sets at US Open

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U.S. Open quarterfinal.

  • Wawrinka pulls away to beat Robredo at US Open

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer to treat cramping, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.

  • US Open Glance

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A look at Monday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

  • Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness - the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.

  • Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape

    September 2, 2014

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago.

  • Bengals get through camp without setbacks

    September 2, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The rest of the Cincinnati Bengals were starting practice on the rain-softened grass fields Monday afternoon. Receiver Marvin Jones was headed in the opposite direction, walking down the paved path toward the trainer's room, slowed by a protective white boot on his left foot.

  • Jones' mantra: Get to the quarterback

    September 2, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Get to the quarterback.

  • McCarthy likes Packers' pass rush potential

    September 2, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With Clay Matthews on one side and Julius Peppers on the other, the Green Bay Packers have a pair of prolific veterans to spearhead the pass rush.