RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Novak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic faces an anxious wait to see how long his right-wrist injury will keep him away from tennis.

  • Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

    April 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.

  • 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.

  • OF Span activated by Nationals from 7-day DL

    April 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals have activated outfielder Denard Span off the seven-day disabled list after he showed no linger effects from a concussion.