RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Nets

    April 19, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.

  • Strong era begins at Texas with shaky QB play

    April 19, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.

  • Sunderland dents Chelsea's title hopes

    April 19, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - In another twist to this unpredictable English Premier League season, last-place Sunderland damaged Chelsea's title hopes with a 2-1 upset at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

  • Flyers G Mason to sit out Game 2 vs. Rangers

    April 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Steve Mason still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 against the New York Rangers.

  • Miami (Ohio) honors Ravens' Harbaugh with statue

    April 19, 2014

    OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - John Harbaugh likes the pose on his bronze statue.

  • Marlins slugger Stanton is off to his best yet

    April 19, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Chasing a fly in deep right-center field, Giancarlo Stanton and Miami Marlins teammate Christian Yelich appeared headed for a collision, and perhaps the disabled list.

  • Pirates activate C Stewart, cut 1B Ishikawa

    April 19, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and cut first baseman Travis Ishikawa.

  • Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

    April 19, 2014

    DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

  • Skating room at a premium in playoff opener

    April 19, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings head into Sunday's second playoff game hoping for more room to skate.

  • La Verdad wins Big A's Distaff Handicap

    April 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - La Verdad dominated the $200,000 Distaff Handicap, winning by 3 1/2 lengths on Saturday at Aqueduct.