RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • McGloin buried on Raiders depth chart again

    July 27, 2014

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) - Not a lot has changed in the year since Oakland aiders quarterback Matt McGloin entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

  • Atletico beats Earthquakes in Candlestick finale

    July 27, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie Sunday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park.

  • Big Macher scores upset in Bing Crosby at Del Mar

    July 27, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Big Macher won the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar.

  • AL Capsules

    July 27, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - David Ortiz hit a three-run homer, and the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 3-2 Sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the Rays' longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.

  • NL Capsules

    July 27, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

  • Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

    July 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.

  • It's all over but the arguing in Sterling trial

    July 28, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

  • Relief roles a matter of routine

    July 28, 2014

    When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games. Only 33 of those appearances were save opportunities.

  • Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    July 28, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.

  • Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    July 28, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.