RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • A's reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer

    April 23, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland A's have rejected a deal to play at its ballpark for the foreseeable future, saying the 10-year lease extension offer doesn't meet all their requirements.

  • Former Red Sox CF Ellsbury gets mixed reception

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury received a mixed reception Tuesday night in his first game at Fenway Park as an opponent.

  • NHL playoff capsules

    April 23, 2014

    MONTREAL (AP) - Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.

  • AL Capsules

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night.

  • NL Capsules

    April 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

  • Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

    April 23, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - While his teammates mobbed him after a late goal, Dan Carcillo trash-talked with Flyers fans through the glass before hitting the bench for a celebration.

  • Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series

    April 23, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

  • Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal

    April 23, 2014

    ROME (AP) - When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League.

  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball's most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories:

  • FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    April 23, 2014

    ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has cleared Barcelona to sign new players this summer by freezing the Spanish soccer club's one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal.