RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Griffin's 16th tech triggers 1-game suspension

    April 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin has picked up his 16th technical foul of the season, triggering a league-mandated one-game suspension.

  • NL Capsules

    April 15, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.

  • AL Capsules

    April 15, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.

  • NBA Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.

  • Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

    April 16, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

  • Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

    April 16, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

  • A look at the NBA playoff picture

    April 16, 2014

    A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with one day remaining in the regular season:

  • A good read: Bucks' Udoh draws fans for book club

    April 16, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Epke Udoh will leave one positive lasting impression from this dreary season for the Milwaukee Bucks, and it has nothing to do with basketball.

  • Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans

    April 16, 2014

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.

  • At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

    April 16, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner stepped in a pothole at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring and opened up a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee.