RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Griffin's 16th tech triggers 1-game suspension

    April 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin has picked up his 16th technical foul of the season, triggering a league-mandated one-game suspension.

  • Sark: Cody Kessler is still USC's starting QB

    April 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler is still Southern California's starting quarterback after holding off a challenge from freshman Max Browne during the Trojans' spring workouts.

  • NBA Capsules

    April 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday night to win the season series between city rivals.

  • Napoli leaves game with left ring finger injury

    April 15, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli left Tuesday night's game against the White Sox after injuring his left ring finger sliding into second base in the ninth inning.

  • Dustin Pedroia has cortisone injection in wrist

    April 15, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had a cortisone injection in his left wrist and hopes to return to Boston's starting lineup on Wednesday night.

  • Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game

    April 15, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the fourth inning.

  • NL Capsules

    April 15, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.

  • AL Capsules

    April 15, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.

  • Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

    April 16, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

  • Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

    April 16, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.