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.

  • Racehorse owned by Britain's queen fails dope test

    July 22, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine.

  • Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

    July 22, 2014

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Sochi has been selected to host a major sports convention next year, despite global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

  • Bills QB, coach differ on offense's performance

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and coach Doug Marrone have widely conflicting assessments on how the offense performed on the third day of training camp.

  • Bowling Green player charged with attempted rape

    July 22, 2014

    BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A Bowling Green football player has been charged with attempted rape.

  • 5 Things to know about the Tour de France

    July 22, 2014

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - The Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday for the first of three mountain stages that may well determine the final podium of this year's race.