RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Angels get 2B Beckham from White Sox

    August 21, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.

  • Loose sod at new Levi's Stadium removed

    August 21, 2014

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi's Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

  • Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

    August 21, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - The goaltender known as ''Jiggy'' is stepping away from the net.

  • Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

    August 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

  • Cano, Pujols, Puig among All-Star squad in Japan

    August 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Seattle's Robinson Cano and the Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols will be among the players going to Japan in November for a five-game series against Japan's national team.

  • Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

    August 21, 2014

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone is he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.

  • Brazil's Palmeiras struggling with Argentine coach

    August 21, 2014

    SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazilian club Palmeiras made a rare move when it hired an Argentine coach earlier this year, and the results have not been good.

  • Redskins' RG3 stands by latest social media post

    August 21, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Robert Griffin III stands by his latest retort against naysayers and says he has no plans to shut down his social media presence.

  • Colts owner's trial on DWI charges postponed

    August 21, 2014

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.

  • Verstappen's age a talking point at Belgian GP

    August 21, 2014

    SPA, Belgium (AP) - Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg resume their title bids at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, with 11 points separating the Mercedes teammates and Hamilton leading 5-4 in race wins. Among the sport's talking points is the news that Max Verstappen will become the youngest ever F1 driver when he makes his debut at the age of 17 in next year's championship. Meanwhile, drivers Alexander Rossi and Andre Lotterer are set for F1 debuts of their own in Spa, where Frenchman Romain Grosjean needs to find some form.