RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    April 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.

  • Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

    April 19, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

  • Fed Cup: Germany leads Australia 2-0 in semifinal

    April 19, 2014

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal and primed to reach its first final in 21 years.

  • Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland

    April 19, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.

  • Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

    April 19, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season.

  • Column: no April, May or June Madness in NBA

    April 19, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.

  • Westwood lead at Malaysian Open down to 1 stroke

    April 19, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole on day three of the Malaysian Open.

  • Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP

    April 19, 2014

    SHANGHAI (AP) - Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.

  • Czech Republic leads Italy 1-0 in Fed Cup semis

    April 19, 2014

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - The Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday after Lucie Safarova defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-1 in the opening singles match.

  • Poland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cup

    April 19, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.