RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Cards' Wainwright says knee good for Sunday start

    April 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright threw a bullpen session and said his right knee feels good enough to allow him to make his next scheduled start Sunday against Pittsburgh.

  • Colorado PG Spencer Dinwiddie heading to NBA

    April 24, 2014

    Spencer Dinwiddie expects to be healthy and wealthy by summer's end.

  • Marshall hires LA assistant Dan D'Antoni as coach

    April 24, 2014

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Marshall hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Dan D'Antoni as its men's basketball coach Thursday.

  • Suspended Cooke apologizes for kneeing Barrie

    April 24, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit on Tyson Barrie that sidelined the Colorado Avalanche defenseman for at least a month, saying he did not intend to injure him.

  • UConn center Brimah to undergo shoulder surgery

    April 24, 2014

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn center Amida Brimah has surgery scheduled to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for up to five months.

  • Grizzlies' Conley wins NBA's sportsmanship award

    April 24, 2014

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has won the NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.

  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals

    April 24, 2014

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinal clash with top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska.

  • Wiggins, Froome missing for Team Sky at Giro

    April 24, 2014

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - This year's Giro d'Italia will be missing two of cycling's biggest names after Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome, the last two winners of the Tour de France, were left out of Team Sky's nine-man lineup for the May 9-June 1 race.

  • Kopitar, Bergeron, Toews finalists for Selke award

    April 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Anze Kopitar, Patrice Bergeron and Jonathan Toews are finalists for the NHL's Selke Trophy, awarded to the best defensive forward.

  • RBC Heritage working to keep backing

    April 24, 2014

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - RBC Heritage tournament director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsorless days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know if it would make it through to the next year. So everyone connected with the event is making sure that won't happen.