RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Puig, Ramirez out again for Dodgers

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers held injured outfielder Yasiel Puig and shortstop Hanley Ramirez out of the starting lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but manager Don Mattingly doesn't believe either player needs to go on the disabled list.

  • Selig still waiting on Tommy John report

    July 22, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is ''anxious'' to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers.

  • Former Illini player dies in workout at new school

    July 22, 2014

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.

  • As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

    July 22, 2014

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - Michael Rogers of Australia has won the longest stage of the Tour de France, leading a breakaway to a downhill finish as the race entered the Pyrenees mountains.

  • Pitcher testifies on etiquette for hitting batter

    July 22, 2014

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Testifying that there is a professional etiquette to beaning batters, a former major league pitcher says he did not intentionally hit Jose Offerman during a 2007 independent minor league game, setting off a brawl.

  • T.J. Ward hearing on Denver assault charge delayed

    July 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) - A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip club has been delayed until next month.

  • Attorney: Dispute over Patriots records resolved

    July 22, 2014

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.

  • 2-time champ Bellucci wins 1st match at Swiss Open

    July 22, 2014

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) - Two-time champion Thomaz Bellucci won his first-round match at the Swiss Open on Tuesday, beating Gerald Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4.

  • Thumb surgery set for Creighton's Austin Chatman

    July 22, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Creighton point guard Austin Chatman will have surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb and is expected to be fully recovered before the season.

  • Stars reach 4-year deal with Antoine Roussel

    July 22, 2014

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Versatile forward Antoine Roussel and the Dallas Stars have agreed to terms on a four-year contract.