RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Nick Young signs deal to stay with Lakers

    July 21, 2014

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Free-agent guard Nick Young has signed a multiyear deal to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • Pacers face uphill battle after signing Stuckey

    July 21, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana made it official Monday, announcing the signing of shooting guard Rodney Stuckey.

  • Bengals put DT Geno Atkins on PUP list

    July 21, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Standout defensive tackle Geno Atkins and starting cornerback Leon Hall were among nine players placed on the physically unable to perform list Monday by the Cincinnati Bengals.

  • 5 Things about the Tour de France rest day

    July 21, 2014

    CARCASSONNE, France (AP) - The Tour de France paused for a day in this medieval fortress town just north of the Pyrenees mountains to give the 170 remaining riders a chance to rest up for the race's final 912 kilometers (567 miles) beginning Tuesday.

  • Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping

    July 21, 2014

    CARCASSONNE, France (AP) - Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague.

  • Lions claim WR Wiggins off waivers from Patriots

    July 21, 2014

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers.

  • Baylor has different take defending Big 12 title

    July 21, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - Coach Art Briles and Baylor arrived at Big 12 football media days as defending champions for the first time.

  • Carreno Busta, Coric reach 2nd round in Umag

    July 21, 2014

    UMAG, Croatia (AP) - Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match points to defeat Italy's Paolo Lorenzi 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the second round of the Croatia Open on Monday.

  • Jovanovski advances at Baku Cup

    July 21, 2014

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) - Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia survived a scare against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the Baku Cup.

  • Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira out with back strain

    July 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is going to be sidelined for at least three to four games because of a strained muscle in his back.