RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Suspended Cooke apologizes for kneeing Barrie

    April 24, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit on Tyson Barrie that sidelined the Colorado Avalanche defenseman for at least a month, saying he did not intend to injure him.

  • UConn center Brimah to undergo shoulder surgery

    April 24, 2014

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn center Amida Brimah has surgery scheduled to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for up to five months.

  • Radwanska eases into Stuttgart quarterfinals

    April 24, 2014

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-3, 6-2 to book her quarterfinal place at the Porsche Grand Prix on Thursday.

  • Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

    April 24, 2014

    PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) - When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from many of its rivals - he recruited from the Arab villages of northern Israel.

  • Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

    April 24, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble.

  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges

    April 24, 2014

    MUNICH (AP) - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone rejected accusations of bribery as he went on trial Thursday in a case that could threaten his grip on the sport, telling a Munich court that he was blackmailed by a German banker who received a disputed $44 million payment.

  • Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player's conviction

    April 24, 2014

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma's criminal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Oklahoma State basketball player accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.

  • When Bosh steps up, Heat reaps benefits

    April 24, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - When Chris Bosh scores 20 points in the playoffs, the Miami Heat are nearly impossible to beat.

  • Judge allows UNM's Crusoe Gongbay to leave state

    April 24, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A judge is allowing New Mexico running back Crusoe Gongbay to return home to Maryland once the semester ends in May before returning to Albuquerque to face rape and kidnapping charges.

  • Nishikori reaches quarterfinals at Barcelona Open

    April 24, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori reached the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open by beating Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-0, 6-4 Thursday.