RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

    April 24, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how to fund scholarships, handle health care and decide other increasingly hot-button issues involving their athletes.

  • Nova to undergo season-ending elbow surgery

    April 24, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has decided to have season-ending Tommy John surgery for a partially torn elbow ligament.

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg in lineup for Game 4

    April 24, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Henrik Zetterberg is in the lineup for the Detroit Red Wings in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins.

  • Kosar believes he's off TV for slurred speech

    April 24, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he has been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster.

  • Colorado PG Spencer Dinwiddie heading to NBA

    April 24, 2014

    Spencer Dinwiddie expects to be healthy and wealthy by summer's end.

  • Lubash wins Big A feature

    April 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Lubash, making his season debut, held off Kharafa by a neck Thursday in the $62,000 allowance feature for New York breds on the turf at Aqueduct.

  • Basketball star Wells settles suit against Xavier

    April 24, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - A former Xavier University basketball player who was expelled over what he says was a false rape allegation has settled his lawsuit against the Cincinnati school over its handling of the case.

  • Keeneland to run its final races on Polytrack

    April 24, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - When Keeneland's spring meet ends Friday, so will an era.

  • Mavs home after split at Spurs, but is that good?

    April 24, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are coming home after showing they won't go quietly in a first-round series with top-seeded San Antonio.

  • Fixer of Australian soccer games jailed

    April 24, 2014

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A Malaysian man who organized an international match-fixing syndicate involving Australian soccer games in 2013 has been jailed for at least a year.