RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Kluwe lawyer: No lawsuit imminent

    July 23, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is backing away from his threat to sue the team over alleged discrimination - for now.

  • Mets' Colon loses perfect-game bid in 7th

    July 23, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) - Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets has lost his bid for a perfect game when he allowed a single to Seattle's Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning.

  • Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended 4 games

    July 23, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drugs policy.

  • Bojanovski, Peer reach Baku quarterfinals

    July 23, 2014

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) - Former champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia returned to the Baku Cup quarterfinals by beating Katarzyna Piter of Poland 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday.

  • Mercedes chief breaks bones in biking crash

    July 23, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Mercedes says its motorsport chief Toto Wolff will attend the Hungarian Grand Prix this week despite breaking several bones in a cycling crash in his native Austria.

  • Avalanche sign F Ryan O'Reilly to 2-year deal

    July 23, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Avalanche have avoided arbitration with Ryan O'Reilly by signing the versatile forward to a two-year deal.

  • Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

    July 23, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the championship lead in the last race before the summer break.

  • Dnipro says UEFA has moved Champions League match

    July 23, 2014

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) - UEFA has reacted to unrest in eastern Ukraine by moving the first leg of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk's Champions League qualifier against FC Copenhagen.

  • Indians call up Ramirez, with Cabrera out

    July 23, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have recalled infielder Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus, with starting shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera still hampered by lower back spasms.

  • Majka wins short, steep Tour de France Stage 17

    July 23, 2014

    PLA D'ADET, France (AP) - Poland's Rafal Majka has won the 17th stage of the Tour de France in a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees.