RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • C Johnson, F Poythress returning to Kentucky

    April 23, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's frontcourt will bring back size and experience next season after freshman center Dakari Johnson and sophomore forward Alex Poythress announced they would return.

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to divorce wife

    April 23, 2014

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has announced that he and his wife Ashton are divorcing.

  • Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

    April 23, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid hopes a narrow home win put it in position to reach the Champions League final for the first time since 2002.

  • 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.

  • For Wrigley, it's party of a century

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.

  • Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increasingly rare kind of baseball fan.

  • David Moyes statement after Man United firing

    April 23, 2014

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired as manager of Manchester United after less than a season in charge.

  • Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for shoe sponsor

    April 23, 2014

    The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports.

  • FIFA urged to back probe of Qatar World Cup

    April 23, 2014

    BASEL, Switzerland (AP) - Anti-corruption advisers appointed by FIFA say it's important to give ''a convincing and transparent answer'' to allegations about Qatar's selection as 2022 World Cup host.

  • Giggs to be assisted by ex-Man United teammates

    April 23, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - Ryan Giggs will be assisted by a trio of former Manchester United teammates as he tries to stabilize England's biggest club after the abrupt dismissal of David Moyes.