RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Big Papi passes Yaz with 453rd career home run

    July 21, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart.

  • Indians take Cabrera out of game with back spasms

    July 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has left the game with the Minnesota Twins because of lower back spasms.

  • Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

    July 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

  • Querrey beats Johnson at Atlanta Open

    July 21, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Sam Querrey beat hometown buddy Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-5 to open the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday.

  • McCallum scores 29, Kings win summer league title

    July 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ray McCallum scored 29 points and Sacramento rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night in the NBA Summer League championship game.

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 21, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.

  • LeBron James begins tour of China

    July 21, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.

  • Timberwolves agree to terms with Hummel

    July 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Robbie Hummel.

  • Witness: Sterling needs Clippers sale to pay debts

    July 21, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

  • Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing

    July 22, 2014

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case.