RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn

    April 19, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.

  • Yankees' Robertson expects to rejoin team soon

    April 19, 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Yankees closer David Robertson pitched in an extended spring training game for the first time since being sidelined by a groin strain and expects to rejoin the team Tuesday.

  • Duchene not likely to play in Wild series

    April 19, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn't expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series against Minnesota.

  • Blue Jays activate Reyes, bats leadoff vs Indians

    April 19, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland.

  • Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

  • Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

    April 19, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP

    April 19, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.

  • Czech Republic leads Italy 1-0 in Fed Cup semis

    April 19, 2014

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - The Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday after Lucie Safarova defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-1 in the opening singles match.

  • Poland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cup

    April 19, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.

  • 5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series

    April 19, 2014

    While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence.