RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    July 22, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.

  • Jets eliminating paper season tickets

    July 22, 2014

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly.

  • Sock advances in Atlanta Open

    July 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday.

  • Brewers' Gennett exits with tight right quad

    July 22, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett has left the game against the Cincinnati Reds with tightness in his right quad.

  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    July 22, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.

  • Former Cowboys RB Newhouse dies at 64

    July 22, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) - Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64.

  • Cozart leaves game after being hit by pitch

    July 22, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Zack Cozart left the Cincinnati Reds game with the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit in the right hand by a pitch while attempting to bunt.

  • Baseball Capsules

    July 22, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.

  • Minnesota's Gibson scratched from Wednesday start

    July 22, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson has been scratched from Wednesday's start against Cleveland due to lower back stiffness.

  • Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut

    July 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.