RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Getzlaf plans to play in Ducks' Game 2 vs. Dallas

    April 17, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury.

  • Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener

    April 17, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.

  • Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba

    April 17, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

  • Aaron Hernandez associate accused of lying to feds

    April 17, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested in a gun trafficking investigation related to the murder case against Hernandez.

  • US goalie Howard commits to Everton 2 more years

    April 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - American goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with Everton until 2018.

  • Robson out of French, Wimbledon with injured wrist

    April 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Britain will be without its top female player at Wimbledon after Laura Robson announced she is having surgery on her injured left wrist.

  • Sacramento Kings' 'new era' off to slow start

    April 17, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - This season was supposed to be the start of a ''new era'' for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

  • Dan Dierdorf back in booth for Michigan football

    April 17, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Dan Dierdorf is coming back to the booth and will be the radio analyst for University of Michigan football games this fall.

  • Kentucky coach Calipari awaits players' decisions

    April 17, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut.

  • Two-week strike ends at 2016 Rio Olympic venues

    April 17, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.