RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Judge OKs bail for boxer Jermain Taylor

    August 27, 2014

    MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - A judge has set bail at $25,000 for boxer Jermain Taylor after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.

  • Giants' Bumgarner perfect through 7 innings

    August 26, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is throwing a perfect game through seven innings against the Colorado Rockies.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 26, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Freddy Galvis and Darin Ruf homered and Carlos Ruiz drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.

  • Serena Williams beats American teen at US Open

    August 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - After a rough-for-her Grand Slam season, Serena Williams came into the U.S. Open with a new approach.

  • Pacquiao to help set up boxing academy in China

    August 26, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions.

  • Women's World Cup turf war heats up

    August 27, 2014

    Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.

  • New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

  • Chiefs' starters likely to sit vs Green Bay

    August 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles has confidence that the Kansas City Chiefs' offense will be in synch when the regular season rolls around a week from Sunday.

  • Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

    August 27, 2014

    Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country's most dynamic quarterbacks.

  • Rivera says No. 3 QB Webb to stick with Panthers

    August 27, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he'd need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers' roster.