RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Getzlaf plans to play in Ducks' Game 2 vs. Dallas

    April 17, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury.

  • Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener

    April 17, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.

  • US goalie Howard commits to Everton 2 more years

    April 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - American goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with Everton until 2018.

  • NFL, lawyers at work on $765M concussion deal

    April 17, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A judge overseeing thousands of NFL concussion-linked lawsuits says lawyers are still working to address her concerns about a proposed $765 million fund.

  • Bobcats need to solve LeBron for first playoff win

    April 17, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Bobcats will have to find a way to stop LeBron James if they hope to win their first playoff game in franchise history.

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

    April 17, 2014

    To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

  • Nats' Fister throws 2 innings at extended spring

    April 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks ''assuming all goes well,'' manager Matt Williams said.

  • Slumping White Sox slugger Abreu out of lineup

    April 17, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox are giving slumping slugger Jose Abreu a day off.

  • Disappointed Wolves enter offseason of uncertainty

    April 17, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love sat in front of his locker after the Minnesota Timberwolves' season came to a close, his sixth year in the NBA and his sixth without a trip to the playoffs.

  • AL Capsules

    April 17, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.