RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB

    August 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday.

  • Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

    August 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 29, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

  • US Open Glance

    August 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - A look at Friday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

  • Bummed to face a friend, Gulbis loses at US Open

    August 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Ernests Gulbis was surprised by how conflicted he felt during his second-round loss at the U.S. Open.

  • UTSA tops Houston 27-7

    August 29, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - David Glasco II scored two first-half touchdowns to help Texas-San Antonio beat Houston 27-7 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.

  • Sloppy White Sox lose 7-1 to Verlander, Tigers

    August 30, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Before Friday night's game, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura raved about Jose Abreu's improvement at first base.

  • Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work

    August 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night.

  • Aleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crash

    August 30, 2014

    FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.

  • Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

    August 30, 2014

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.