RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

  • Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP

    April 18, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    April 18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.

  • NL Capsules

    April 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

  • AL Capsules

    April 19, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

  • Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    April 19, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

  • Fed Cup: Germany leads Australia 2-0 in semifinal

    April 19, 2014

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal and primed to reach its first final in 21 years.

  • Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

    April 19, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.

  • Column: no April, May or June Madness in NBA

    April 19, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.

  • Westwood lead at Malaysian Open down to 1 stroke

    April 19, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole on day three of the Malaysian Open.