RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

    July 30, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

  • Chiefs QB Smith focusing on football, not contract

    July 30, 2014

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The moment when Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will no longer discuss his contract situation is rapidly approaching, even though he makes it seem as if the deadline has already passed.

  • Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to extension

    July 30, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With four NFC North titles and a Super Bowl victory in the past decade, Ted Thompson has had quite a run as Packers general manager.

  • Wilson out indefinitely after injury on Tuesday

    July 30, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and is out for Sunday's Hall of Fame game after suffering what the team called a ''burner'' in practice on Tuesday.

  • Greg Ives to crew chief Earnhardt in 2015

    July 30, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports didn't look far for Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s next crew chief, choosing a candidate already quite familiar with the organization.

  • Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal

    July 30, 2014

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Churchill Downs Inc. says it's finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway in upstate New York to manage it and another gambling facility in Colorado.

  • WTA: Lisicki hit record 131 mph (211 kph) serve

    July 30, 2014

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).

  • Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony

    July 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

  • Bengals DT Geno Atkins cleared to practice

    July 30, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals cleared defensive tackle Geno Atkins to rejoin practice on Wednesday, completing his comeback from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

  • Baghdatis gets US Open spot to replace Haas

    July 30, 2014

    Tommy Haas has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of surgery on his right shoulder, opening up a spot on the main draw for Marcos Baghdatis.