RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

    September 2, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that - private.

  • McNabb says Foles isn't a franchise QB

    September 2, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Fluke or franchise quarterback? The question will follow Nick Foles around until he proves himself again.

  • Monfils beats Dimitrov, into quarters of US Open

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Gael Monfils, a flashy Frenchman known more for his shot-making than results, beat Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.

  • Baylor QB Petty plans to play with cracked bones

    September 2, 2014

    Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty woke up Tuesday and started doing sit-ups in his bed.

  • Steelers take on familiar face in Browns' Hoyer

    September 2, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Tomlin believes Johnny Manziel will make a living in the NFL. Eventually. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, however, isn't buying the notion that the man who quelled the mania surrounding Johnny Football is merely a placeholder.

  • Only 2 Chase spots up for grabs at Richmond

    September 2, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - There are only two spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship up for grabs headed into NASCAR's regular-season finale at Richmond, where a first-time winner this season could snag a last-minute berth.

  • Big week for the Big Ten

    September 2, 2014

    It's a marquee week for the Big Ten.

  • Spurrier: RB Davis likely to play vs East Carolina

    September 2, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says injured tailback Mike Davis has received treatment on his bruised ribs the past few days and is likely to see action Saturday night when the 21st-ranked Gamecocks take on East Carolina.

  • Serena has medical timeout in US Open doubles loss

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams took a medical timeout because of a problem with her right foot, and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.

  • Contador takes Vuelta lead as Quintana falls

    September 2, 2014

    BORJA, Spain (AP) - Alberto Contador took control of the Spanish Vuelta after former leader Nairo Quintana crashed and lost valuable time during the 10th stage won by Tony Martin on Tuesday.