RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Young Clippers try to mature against Warriors

    April 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers insist they just weren't themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.

  • France edges US 3-2 in Fed Cup

    April 20, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The doubles team of Caroline Garcia and Virginie Razzano led France to a 3-2 win over the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday.

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    April 20, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday.

  • Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett

    April 20, 2014

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

  • Liverpool closes in on Premier League title

    April 20, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Liverpool secured a return to the Champions League on Sunday.

  • 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.

  • AL Capsules

    April 20, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers, Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory Sunday over the Texas Rangers, who had won five in a row.

  • NL Capsules

    April 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.

  • Beholder wins Santa Lucia Stakes at Santa Anita

    April 20, 2014

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Beholder won the $75,000 Santa Lucia Stakes by 51/4 lengths in her 4-year-old debut at Santa Anita on Sunday.

  • Hardy leaves game with strained right hamstring

    April 20, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Baltimore shortstop J. J. Hardy left Sunday night's game against the Boston Red Sox after six innings with a strained right hamstring.