RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Vikings hire Wells, Kaplan to help in Kluwe talks

    July 29, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have hired the attorney who investigated the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal and another who played a prominent role in the fight for marriage equality to help in settlement talks with former punter Chris Kluwe.

  • Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session

    July 29, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.

  • Ivanovic lone seeded player to win

    July 29, 2014

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.

  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    July 29, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.

  • Player gets nearly $1M in Offerman bat attack case

    July 29, 2014

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit on Tuesday, an attorney said.

  • Safarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open

    July 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

  • Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA

    July 29, 2014

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Kristen Gillman shot a 5-under 66 on Tuesday at Miramont to top the girls' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and S.M. Lee, Luis Gagne, Triston Fisher and Parker Reddig shared the boys' lead at 68.

  • 49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL

    July 29, 2014

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started.

  • Man U defeats Inter on penalties after 0-0 draw

    July 29, 2014

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Darren Fletcher converted the decisive fifth penalty opportunity in Manchester United's victory over Inter Milan after a scoreless draw Tuesday night in the second game for both teams in the International Champions Cup.

  • Padres reinstate Cabrera, designate Lane

    July 29, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres have reinstated shortstop Everth Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list and designated left-hander Jason Lane for assignment.