RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    July 22, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.

  • Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley from Padres

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.

  • Former Illini player dies in workout at new school

    July 22, 2014

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.

  • Puig, Ramirez out again for Dodgers

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers held injured outfielder Yasiel Puig and shortstop Hanley Ramirez out of the starting lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but manager Don Mattingly doesn't believe either player needs to go on the disabled list.

  • Selig still waiting on Tommy John report

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is ''anxious'' to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers.

  • 2-time champ Bellucci wins 1st match at Swiss Open

    July 22, 2014

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) - Two-time champion Thomaz Bellucci won his first-round match at the Swiss Open on Tuesday, beating Gerald Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4.

  • Jets eliminating paper season tickets

    July 22, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders, while offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly.

  • As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

    July 22, 2014

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race on Tuesday by leading a breakaway group to a downhill finish as the pack entered the Pyrenees.

  • Tennessee vs West Virginia in Charlotte in 2018

    July 22, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - West Virginia and Tennessee will open the 2018 college football season at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

  • Guardiola expects to keep Green with Bayern Munich

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola expects to keep young American forward Julian Green with the club this season instead of loaning him to another team.