RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Blues C Backes scratched for Game 4

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - St. Louis center David Backes was scratched Wednesday night for Game 4 of the Blues' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks due to an upper-body injury.

  • Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Less than two weeks after pitching against Boston with what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand, the New York Yankees' Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Red Sox on Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck.

  • Ducks without captain Getzlaf, Selanne in Game 4

    April 23, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is out of Game 4 against the Dallas Stars because of an upper-body injury.

  • Padres' Josh Johnson to undergo 2nd elbow surgery

    April 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - San Diego Padres starter Josh Johnson is scheduled to undergo elbow ligament-replacement surgery for the second time and will miss the entire season.

  • Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

    April 23, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid hopes a narrow home win put it in position to reach the Champions League final for the first time since 2002.

  • Horschel aims to regain winning form in Big Easy

    April 23, 2014

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) - There's something about the rhythm of life in the Big Easy that appeals to Billy Horschel, who acknowledges that he can be a little ''hyper'' for even his own liking while competing on the PGA Tour.

  • NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

    April 23, 2014

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.

  • Injured players eager to get to work with Colts

    April 23, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Luck is eager to see some old faces on the practice field.

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to divorce wife

    April 23, 2014

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has announced that he and his wife Ashton are divorcing.

  • Trumbo to miss extended time with stress fracture

    April 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo will be sidelined for an extended period because of a stress fracture in his left foot.