RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Murray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open

    September 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly.

  • What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

    September 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

  • Baseball Capsules

    September 1, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.

  • DeJoria wins Funny Car race at US Nationals

    September 1, 2014

    CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) - Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday.

  • Lyonssomewhere wins 60th Cane Pace

    September 1, 2014

    NICHOLS, N.Y. (AP) - Lyonssomewhere beat favorite He's Watching by a half-length Monday to win the $437, 325 Cane Pace, the first leg of the Pacing Triple Crown.

  • Azarenka tops qualifier Krunic to reach US Open QF

    September 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Two-time U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka returned to the quarterfinals by ending the surprising run of Serbian qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

  • United signs Falcao in another transfer coup

    September 1, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - A week after signing Angel Di Maria, Manchester United persuaded striker Radamel Falcao to join the faltering club in European football's most eye-catching switch as the summer transfer window closed.

  • Miss Serendipity wins Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar

    September 1, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Miss Serendipity rallied to win the $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap for older fillies and mares by 11/4 lengths at Del Mar on Monday, with jockey Brice Blanc aboard his first mount in five weeks.

  • Lewis gets full-time coaching job at Houston

    September 1, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - Carl Lewis has agreed to become a full-time coach for the track and field program at the University of Houston.

  • Wawrinka pulls away to beat Robredo at US Open

    September 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer to treat cramping, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.