RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Less than two weeks after pitching against Boston with what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand, the New York Yankees' Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Red Sox on Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck.

  • Suns' Dragic honored as NBA's Most Improved Player

    April 23, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Of course, the NBA's most improved team would have its most improved player.

  • Ducks without captain Getzlaf, Selanne in Game 4

    April 23, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is out of Game 4 against the Dallas Stars because of an upper-body injury.

  • Padres' Josh Johnson to undergo 2nd elbow surgery

    April 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson is scheduled to undergo elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time and will miss the entire season.

  • Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    April 23, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.

  • Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP soccer poll

    April 23, 2014

    Liverpool tops The Associated Press global soccer poll this week for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win over Norwich kept it atop the English Premier League.

  • Peng, Peer reach quarters in Morocco

    April 23, 2014

    MARRAKESH, Morocco (AP) - Peng Shuai of China beat Ukrainian qualifier Maryna Zanevska 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR.

  • Ferrer ousted, Nadal wins at Barcelona Open

    April 23, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday.

  • Johnson, Palat, MacKinnon up for rookie award

    April 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat are finalists for the NHL's top rookie award.

  • RG3 to be honorary pace car driver at Richmond

    April 23, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car before Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond.