RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    July 22, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.

  • Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley from Padres

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.

  • Former Illini player dies in workout at new school

    July 22, 2014

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.

  • Puig, Ramirez out again for Dodgers

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers held injured outfielder Yasiel Puig and shortstop Hanley Ramirez out of the starting lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but manager Don Mattingly doesn't believe either player needs to go on the disabled list.

  • Selig still waiting on Tommy John report

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is ''anxious'' to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers.

  • Beckett activated by Dodgers for start at Pirates

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pitcher Josh Beckett was activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers to start Tuesday night's game at the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  • Giants' O-line a jumble as camp begins

    July 22, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Nothing is more important to the New York Giants' championship chances than protecting Eli Manning.

  • Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.

  • 7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

    July 22, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Seven former professional football players are challenging a tentative class action settlement of NFL concussion claims.

  • Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

    July 22, 2014

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping suspicions won Stage 16 in a downhill breakaway.