RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

    April 23, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - While his teammates mobbed him after a late goal, Dan Carcillo trash-talked with Flyers fans through the glass before hitting the bench for a celebration.

  • Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

    April 23, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

  • Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal

    April 23, 2014

    ROME (AP) - When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League.

  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball's most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories:

  • FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    April 23, 2014

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has cleared Barcelona to sign new players this summer by freezing the Spanish soccer club's one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal.

  • 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.

  • 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.