RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 26, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.

  • Smyly dominates early, but Tigers fall 2-1 to LAAs

    July 26, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.

  • Time trial stage underway at Tour de France

    July 26, 2014

    BERGERAC, France (AP) - Riders are setting off one-by-one in the Tour de France's Stage 20 time trial, with two places on the final podium beneath yellow-jersey holder Vincenzo Nibali up for grabs.

  • Rosberg pole, Hamilton at the back for Hungary GP

    July 26, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will start at the back of the race grid as an engine fire prevented him from setting a qualifying time.

  • Horsey and Whiteford share lead at Russian Open

    July 26, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) - England's David Horsey and Scotland's Peter Whiteford share the lead, four shots clear of their nearest rivals, heading into the final round of the Russian Open.

  • Browns fans flock to see Johnny Football

    July 26, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - With No. 2 jerseys ringing the field, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has begun his quest to win Cleveland's starting job.

  • Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years

    July 26, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The Baseball Hall of Fame has reduced the number of years a player can remain eligible to be voted in by the writers to 10 years from 15, giving Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens less time to be considered.

  • Ferrari gamble puts Raikkonen near back of grid

    July 26, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Kimi Raikkonen has had little to celebrate in this Formula One season and an unsuccessful gamble in qualifying will likely extend his cheerless run.

  • Camps are open, training rooms will get busy

    July 26, 2014

    Now that training camps are underway, team owners and fantasy football fans alike are holding their collective breath, praying to reach the regular season with their rosters intact.

  • Svitolina, Jovanovski in Baku Cup final

    July 26, 2014

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) - Defending champion Elina Svitolina advanced to the Baku Cup final after beating Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.