RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

    April 24, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how to fund scholarships, handle health care and decide other increasingly hot-button issues involving their athletes.

  • Nova to undergo season-ending elbow surgery

    April 24, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has decided to have season-ending Tommy John surgery for a partially torn elbow ligament.

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg in lineup for Game 4

    April 24, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) - Henrik Zetterberg is in the lineup for the Detroit Red Wings in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins.

  • Kosar believes he's off TV for slurred speech

    April 24, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he has been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster.

  • Colorado PG Spencer Dinwiddie heading to NBA

    April 24, 2014

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

  • Nadal cruises into Barcelona quarterfinals

    April 24, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Top-ranked Rafael Nadal looked more like his confident self on the clay in passing Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-3, to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

  • Case of 49ers' Aldon Smith sent to city attorney

    April 24, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has referred the airport arrest of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.

  • Rangers make most of 2-day break at home

    April 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Rangers made the most of their latest two-day break, and are confident it won't dull any momentum they gained by winning Game 3 over the Flyers.

  • Tyndall's task at Tennessee already tougher

    April 24, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donnie Tyndall just took over Tennessee's program on Tuesday, yet his job already has gotten tougher.

  • Marshall hires LA assistant Dan D'Antoni as coach

    April 24, 2014

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