RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Israeli club's Austria game canceled over security

    July 25, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) - A pre-season match between Maccabi Haifa and Bundesliga team Paderborn has been canceled after pro-Palestinian demonstrators stormed the pitch during the Israeli club's previous game in Austria.

  • Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

    July 25, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, out-pacing teammate Nico Rosberg and extending the dominance of the Mercedes team.

  • Stage 19 for sprinters has begun on Tour de France

    July 25, 2014

    MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) - Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint.

  • Judge denies Hernandez's request for dismissal

    July 25, 2014

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.

  • Dolphins' Pouncey, Moreno begin camp on PUP list

    July 25, 2014

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey and running back Knowshon Moreno are starting training camp on the physically unable to perform list.

  • Euro qualifying match moved amid policing spat

    July 25, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) - The German soccer federation has moved a European Championship qualifier between Germany and Gibraltar out of Bremen after the city's government decided that organizers should help pay for police deployments at high-risk matches.

  • Greece hires Ranieri as national team coach

    July 25, 2014

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Claudio Ranieri has signed a two-year contract to coach Greece's national soccer team, replacing Fernando Santos after he guided the Greeks to the second round at the World Cup in Brazil.

  • Closing arguments Monday in player's slaying

    July 25, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

  • Derrick Brooks hired as appeals officer in NFL

    July 25, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks has been hired by the NFL and the players' union as an appeals officer.

  • Haase beats defending champ Youzhny at Swiss Open

    July 25, 2014

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) - Robin Haase advanced to the semifinals of the Swiss Open by beating defending champion Mikhail Youzhny 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 Friday in a rematch of last year's final.