RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Dodgers sit frustrated Puig vs Padres' Cashner

    August 29, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers is out of the starting lineup because manager Don Mattingly says the outfielder seems frustrated.

  • Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general soreness

    August 29, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is being sent back to New York because of general soreness in his right arm, a setback in his bid to rejoin the rotation this season.

  • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    August 29, 2014

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as ''one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with.''

  • Texas Tech extends Kingsbury through 2020

    August 29, 2014

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020.

  • Cardinals activate Molina from DL

    August 29, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Yadier Molina came back ahead of schedule. The St. Louis Cardinals were not surprised one bit.

  • DePaul recruit Doby to attend prep school

    August 29, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - DePaul says forward Raymond Doby has enrolled at a prep school and will not play for the Blue Demons next season after signing a letter of intent in the spring.

  • Pettine doesn't mind 'boring' Browns offense

    August 29, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns coach Mike Pettine enjoys Johnny Manziel's magic show as much as anyone, but it won't bother him if Cleveland's offense is boring.

  • Beavers look to avoid another opening misstep

    August 29, 2014

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - There's no way Oregon State is going to overlook season-opening opponent Portland State. The Beavers have been caught in that trap before, with losses to Eastern Washington last season and Sacramento State to kick off 2011.

  • 'Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

    August 29, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition.

  • SEC says Vandy can't wear 'Anchor Down' jerseys

    August 29, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference says miscommunication led to Vanderbilt wearing jerseys that violated NCAA uniform regulations and that the Commodores have agreed not to wear the ''Anchor Down'' slogan again.