RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Nationals' McLouth (shoulder) out for season

    August 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth is out for the season because of an injured right shoulder.

  • FIFA to host global summit on ethics in sports

    August 19, 2014

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA will host a conference on ethical sports leadership organized by the Brussels-based World Forum for Ethics in Business.

  • Spanish league keeps growing star power

    August 19, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Two months after Spain's national team flopped at the World Cup, the country's domestic league is ready to shine with even more star power.

  • Risks and rewards for Barcelona in Spanish league

    August 19, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Aligning Luis Suarez with Lionel Messi and Neymar to spear Barcelona's attack looks like a winning formula, if the three can set aside their problems and possible distractions.

  • 10th European Cup in hand, Madrid turns to Liga

    August 19, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Real Madrid is set to place an even greater emphasis on winning the Spanish league title after ending its quest for an elusive 10th European Cup last season.

  • Blatt adds Larry Drew to Cavs' coaching staff

    August 19, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - First-year Cavaliers coach David Blatt has hired former Milwaukee coach Larry Drew as one of his assistants.

  • Veteran NBA ref Bavetta retires after 39 years

    August 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

  • American Riske upsets Pennetta in New Haven

    August 19, 2014

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - American Alison Riske upset sixth-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-1. 7-6 (3)Tuesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open, the final tuneup on the Women's Tennis Association Tour before the U.S. Open.

  • Anderson wins in 3 sets vs. Mannarino

    August 19, 2014

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - South Africa's Kevin Anderson had to overcome a shaky second set Tuesday to beat France's Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Winston-Salem Open.

  • Eagles set to have 3 healthy WRs for Thursday

    August 19, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For the first time this preseason, the Philadelphia Eagles will have their preferred trio of wide receivers on the field at the same time along with last season's league rushing leader, LeSean McCoy.