RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    April 20, 2014

    Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

  • Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'

    April 20, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and ''I promise I'll be nice.''

  • Harper back in Nationals lineup

    April 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.

  • Angels make 3 errors on 1 play against Tigers

    April 20, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels made three errors on one play in the first inning of their game against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Westwood wins Malaysian Open

    April 20, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday.

  • Czech Republic beats Italy 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

    April 20, 2014

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday.

  • Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn't used to being asked to step aside for a teammate. Now it's happened twice in two races.

  • Spain pulls level with Poland in Fed Cup

    April 20, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Spain and Poland's Fed Cup World Group playoff will be decided by the doubles match after Agnieszka Radwanska and Silvia Soler-Espinosa split Sunday's reverse singles matches.

  • Ferrari's Alonso: 'We're still in the fight'

    April 20, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said his struggling team is ''still in the fight'' after he finally got on the podium for the first time this season, finishing third at the Chinese Grand Prix.