RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Saints cut Bailey, Meachem, both kickers

    August 30, 2014

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints included 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both kickers among their final preseason roster cuts Saturday.

  • With heavy heart, Kuchar hovers around the lead

    August 30, 2014

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) - With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Not that he needed a reminder, but a message posted on the scoring table spoke to the emotions involved in this tournament.

  • Jets release suspended CB Patterson

    August 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dimitri Patterson went from likely starting cornerback for the New York Jets to being out of a job - all in the span of one bizarre week.

  • 49ers' Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

    August 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues.

  • Bills sign QB Orton; cut 10 including WR Graham

    August 30, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed veteran quarterback Kyle Orton and punter Colton Schmidt, while cutting 10 players to establish their 53-man roster.

  • Hennie Otto remains in lead at Italian Open

    August 30, 2014

    TURIN, Italy (AP) - Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.

  • Bouhanni wins 8th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads

    August 30, 2014

    ALBACETE, Spain (AP) - Nacer Bouhanni of France won a windy eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, while Alejandro Valverde kept the overall leader's red jersey.

  • Ellsbury sits with sore ankle

    August 30, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the Yankees' lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays because of a sore left ankle.

  • WSox call up RHPs Bassitt, Surkamp for twinbill

    August 30, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox recalled right-handed pitchers Chris Bassitt and Eric Surkamp from Triple-A Charlotte for their split doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

  • Japan's Nishikora advances in US Open

    August 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, victory over Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.