RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

  • California Chrome set to return in Penn Derby

    August 21, 2014

    BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to racing in September, when the colt is set to run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby.

  • Saints looking for more production from Toon

    August 21, 2014

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wide receiver Nick Toon are not on the same page yet, and time is running short for Toon to get it right.

  • Pitt names QB Chad Voytik starter for opener

    August 21, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chad Voytik will be the starting quarterback for Pitt when opens the season on Aug. 30 against Delaware.

  • DT Brockers ready to return for Rams

    August 21, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brockers doesn't know all the technical jargon for what kept him out of much of training camp. He just knows he's ready to go.

  • Ryu sets course record at Canadian Women's Open

    August 21, 2014

    LONDON, Ontario (AP) - So Yeon Ryu set a course record with a 9-under 63 to take the lead at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open after one round on Thursday.

  • Alabama, LSU lead coaches' preseason All-SEC teams

    August 21, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama and LSU both placed 11 players on the coaches' preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams.

  • Kvitova moves into semifinals at Connecticut Open

    August 21, 2014

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

  • Vols defense deals with lack of experience, size

    August 21, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - After years of playing catch-up with the rest of the Southeastern Conference, Tennessee's defense finally is getting up to speed.

  • List of coaches' preseason All-SEC teams

    August 21, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A list of coaches' preseason All-SEC teams: