RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 22, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.

  • Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk

    July 22, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) - Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.

  • Eugene hosts IAAF World Junior championships

    July 22, 2014

    Trayvon Bromell is making bold predictions for the junior world track championships this week.

  • Ward scheduled for court on assault charge

    July 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - Broncos safety T.J. Ward is scheduled to be in court for charges stemming from an incident at a strip club.

  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    July 22, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games.

  • Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

    July 22, 2014

    CARCASSONNE, France (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the Pyrenees.

  • Top seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku

    July 22, 2014

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) - Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.

  • James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

    July 22, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - James Rodriguez has signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid.

  • LSU freshman tackle injured punching glass

    July 22, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao might not be able to play this season after he injured his arm punching through glass in the Tigers' weight room.

  • Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk

    July 22, 2014

    Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who are refusing to return to Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk do so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.