RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

    August 20, 2014

    CARY, N.C. (AP) - Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 20, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.

  • Brady and Patriots still a constant in AFC East

    August 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady has seen plenty of other quarterbacks come and go in the AFC East.

  • Byrd eager to test back, mesh with Saints defense

    August 20, 2014

    MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - Saints safety Jairus Byrd has rarely been so eager to hit and be hit, if only to reassure himself that his surgically repaired back is a healed as doctors believe.

  • Texans-Broncos practice features chippy moments

    August 20, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos right tackle Chris Clark took exception when J.J. Watt pushed him around in a 1-on-1 pass-rushing drill and kept right on motoring toward the imaginary quarterback.

  • D'backs fall late to Nats, lose fifth straight

    August 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks proved they could hang with the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. That is right up until the last at-bat, once again.

  • Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

    August 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.

  • Shared Belief is 5-2 favorite for Pacific Classic

    August 20, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Shared Belief was installed as the early 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar.

  • A Pick Six of new passing combos

    August 21, 2014

    Just what Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III need: more dynamic receivers.

  • The finish line is in sight on the PGA Tour

    August 21, 2014

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Rory McIlroy isn't just biding his time for the next seven months until the Masters and his chance to complete the career Grand Slam.