RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • For Wrigley, it's party of a century

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.

  • Johnson, Palat, MacKinnon up for rookie award

    April 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat are finalists for the NHL's top rookie award.

  • LSU's Mickey commits to a second season

    April 23, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After becoming the only LSU player other than Shaquille O'Neal to block 100 shots in a season, Jordan Mickey has decided to remain with the Tigers at least one more year.

  • A's reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer

    April 23, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland A's have rejected a deal to play at its ballpark for the foreseeable future, saying the 10-year lease extension offer doesn't meet all their requirements.

  • Hoylake to have Open's 1st horseshoe grandstand

    April 23, 2014

    HOYLAKE, England (AP) - There will be a horseshoe grandstand around the 18th green for the first time at a British Open as part of a number of course changes for this year's tournament at Hoylake.

  • FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    April 23, 2014

    ZURICH (AP) - Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the offseason after FIFA froze the Spanish soccer club's one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal.

  • Cyclist Rogers cleared to race after doping case

    April 23, 2014

    AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) - Former world time trial champion Michael Rogers can race again after cycling's governing body accepted that meat he ate in China likely caused his positive doping test.

  • F1 boss Ecclestone goes on trial in bribery case

    April 23, 2014

    MUNICH (AP) - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial in Munich on Thursday on bribery charges that could lead to a prison term of up to 10 years if he is convicted.

  • Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

    April 23, 2014

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager of Manchester United following the dismissal of David Moyes.

  • Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increasingly rare kind of baseball fan.