RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Steelers take on familiar face in Browns' Hoyer

    September 2, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Tomlin believes Johnny Manziel will make a living in the NFL. Eventually. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, however, isn't buying the notion that the man who quelled the mania surrounding Johnny Football is merely a placeholder.

  • Kelly: 5 Notre Dame players remain out for now

    September 2, 2014

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says there is no change in the status of five players who were investigated by the university for possible cheating.

  • Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss

    September 2, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.

  • NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000

    September 2, 2014

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a March traffic stop.

  • Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

    September 2, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 billion) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues.

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger named Germany captain

    September 2, 2014

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) - Bastian Schweinsteiger was named Germany captain on Tuesday, replacing the retired Philipp Lahm.

  • Rutgers RB Paul James in gear after leg injury

    September 2, 2014

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Paul James is back gaining yards for Rutgers.

  • Chelsea gets top spot in AP soccer poll

    September 2, 2014

    LONDON (AP) - With an emphatic 6-3 win at Everton over the weekend, Chelsea took over at the top of The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday.

  • Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape

    September 2, 2014

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago.

  • Vuelta leader Quintana crashes, keeps riding

    September 2, 2014

    BORJA, Spain (AP) - Spanish Vuelta leader Nairo Quintana has continued to ride after crashing during the 10th stage's individual time trial.