RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general soreness

    August 29, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is being sent back to New York because of general soreness in his right arm, a setback in his bid to rejoin the rotation this season.

  • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    August 29, 2014

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as ''one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with.''

  • Texas Tech extends Kingsbury through 2020

    August 29, 2014

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020.

  • Cardinals activate Molina from DL

    August 29, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Yadier Molina came back ahead of schedule. The St. Louis Cardinals were not surprised one bit.

  • CB Dee Milliner still uncertain for Jets' opener

    August 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dee Milliner's status for the New York Jets' regular-season opener is still unclear.

  • Falcao, Rodriguez on Colombia squad for Brazil

    August 29, 2014

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia star Radamel Falcao, who missed the World Cup after surgery on an injured left knee, will play for his country against Brazil next week in an international friendly match in Miami.

  • Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

    August 29, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

  • NASCAR will let Tony Stewart in Chase with win

    August 29, 2014

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - NASCAR says Tony Stewart will be allowed to compete in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship if he qualifies despite missing three races following the death of a sprint car driver at a New York track.

  • No. 5 Ohio State launches season against Navy

    August 29, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo found the routine of watching film of fifth-ranked Ohio State to be cause for consternation as Saturday's season opener drew closer.

  • Jack Kraft, Villanova basketball coach, dies at 93

    August 29, 2014

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) - Former Villanova basketball coach Jack Kraft has died at 93.