RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 21, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.

  • A Pick Six of new passing combos

    August 21, 2014

    Just what Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III need: more dynamic receivers.

  • The finish line is in sight on the PGA Tour

    August 21, 2014

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Rory McIlroy isn't just biding his time for the next seven months until the Masters and his chance to complete the career Grand Slam.

  • Lions leaning on solid offensive line this season

    August 21, 2014

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions should have time to throw and room to run with their collection of talented playmakers, thanks to what looks like a solid offensive line.

  • Familiar faces for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

    August 21, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers likes what he sees when he looks around the Green Bay Packers' No. 1 offense: Familiar faces.

  • Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past

    August 21, 2014

    Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry - he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate - in quite some time.

  • Jedinak, Cahill among 20-man Australian squad

    August 21, 2014

    SYDNEY (AP) - Australia captain Mile Jedinak and 71-cap veteran Tim Cahill were among 12 members of the country's World Cup squad named Thursday by coach Ange Postecoglou for matches against Belgium and Saudi Arabia in September.

  • European soccer clubs opening US academies

    August 21, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi. Their aspirations, realistic or not, have not gone unnoticed by top international teams, which are trying to capitalize financially.

  • Wildcats searching for Carey's replacement

    August 21, 2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona will have a hard time replacing Ka'Deem Carey with one running back.

  • Quintana favorite for Vuelta with rivals hurting

    August 21, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - With his rivals banged and bruised, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana is viewing the Spanish Vuelta as an excellent opportunity to win his second grand tour of the season and confirm his status as cycling's rising star.