RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • AL Capsules

    July 27, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - David Ortiz hit a three-run homer, and the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 3-2 Sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the Rays' longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.

  • NL Capsules

    July 27, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

  • Liverpool beats Olimpiakos 1-0 in Champions Cup

    July 27, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Raheem Sterling scored in the fifth minute in Liverpool's 1-0 victory over Olimpiakos on Sunday at Soldier Field in the International Champions Cup.

  • US sweeps 1,600 relays at junior worlds

    July 27, 2014

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.

  • Tim Clark rallies to win Canadian Open

    July 27, 2014

    MONTREAL (AP) - Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.

  • Langer wins Senior British Open by record 13 shots

    July 27, 2014

    BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) - Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open on Sunday for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.

  • Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament

    July 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.

  • Trufant, Alford step into Atlanta leadership roles

    July 27, 2014

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly.

  • Padres to place OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

    July 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee.

  • Courtney Force wins NHRA Sonoma Nationals

    July 27, 2014

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Courtney Force beat father John Force in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday to break a tie with sister Ashley Force Hood for career Funny Car victories by a female driver with five.