RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • UNC probing report of alleged hazing incident

    August 26, 2014

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.

  • Giants' Bumgarner perfect through 7 innings

    August 26, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is throwing a perfect game through seven innings against the Colorado Rockies.

  • MLB denies Rays' weekend protest in Toronto

    August 26, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto.

  • Injured Tigers RHP Sanchez has setback in recovery

    August 26, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers will have their pitching depth tested for at least a little bit longer now that Anibal Sanchez is dealing with a setback in his recovery from a right pectoral strain.

  • Pirates OF McCutchen leaves with rib discomfort

    August 26, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Center fielder Andrew McCutchen has left Pittsburgh's game with the St. Louis Cardinals with left rib discomfort.

  • Zenit cruises into Champions League group stage

    August 26, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Hulk scored twice and 10-man Zenit St. Petersburg cruised into the Champions League group stage after beating Standard Liege 3-0 on Tuesday, while former European champion Celtic was knocked out in the playoff round.

  • Ryan: Jets won't decide on Patterson before Thurs.

    August 26, 2014

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets coach Rex Ryan doesn't expect the team to have a resolution to the situation regarding suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson before the preseason finale Thursday at Philadelphia.

  • Notre Dame will count on freshmen on defense

    August 26, 2014

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expects some teeth-gnashing while watching the Fighting Irish defense this fall.

  • Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    August 26, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.

  • Raiders CB DJ Hayden to start season on PUP list

    August 26, 2014

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.