RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Angels RHP Richards leaves field with knee injury

    August 20, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher with a left knee injury on Wednesday night.

  • Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    August 20, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.

  • Kent State starting center dies at 21

    August 20, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.

  • Verlander could start for Tigers on Saturday

    August 20, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Justin Verlander could rejoin the Detroit Tigers' rotation on Saturday.

  • Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

    August 20, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tim Shaw started noticing weakness in his muscles late in 2012 while playing linebacker as a special teams captain for the Tennessee Titans. Team doctors ran test after test on him in 2013 trying to find the sports injury behind his struggles.

  • Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

    August 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Joe Torre and more than 160 baseball employees poured ice water over their heads outside the league's Manhattan headquarters Wednesday to raise money for ALS.

  • No. 9 South Carolina turns to youth in secondary

    August 20, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet.

  • Broncos again class of AFC West

    August 20, 2014

    As good as any division a year ago, the AFC West is about to get tested.

  • Man United completes signing of defender Rojo

    August 20, 2014

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Manchester United has completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros ($27 million), and sent Nani on loan to the Portuguese club.

  • McIlroy wants strong finish to a great year

    August 20, 2014

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - The majors are over. Rory McIlroy still has work to do.