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  • Sam Querrey withdraws from U.S. Men's Clay Court

    April 12, 2013 11:45 AM 136

    HOUSTON (AP) — Fourth-seeded Sam Querrey withdrew from the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship before his first-round match Thursday because of a strained right pectoral muscle. Querrey, the top ranked American at No. 20 in the world, was about to play wild card Rhyne Williams of the United States when he decided to withdraw. "When I was warming up today

  • Cruz not gonna get wi$h

    April 12, 2013 8:48 AM 199

    The Giants want to make Cruz rich, but he wants to become richer. This does not make Cruz greedy and no doubt is exceedingly frustrating to him, and also humbling. Cruz is learning the hard way that as a restricted free agent he is far more restricted than free. It has been 10 years since any NFL team gave up a first-round draft pick to sign a restricted

  • Thunder vs. Warriors final score: Thunder blow out Warriors, final score 116-97

    April 12, 2013 5:30 AM 158

    The Oklahoma City Thunder put on a scoring clinic against the Golden State Warriors in the second-half of TNT's doubleheader, final score 116-97. The Thunder hold tighter to the first seed in the Western Conference with their victory, now a half-game ahead of the San Antonio Spurs. Kevin Durant dominated every facet of the game. He scored a game-high

  • Dodgers, Padres brawl after Quentin charges Greinke

    April 12, 2013 4:57 AM 127

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres slugger Carlos Quentin rushed the mound and wrestled Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke to the ground after getting hit by a pitch, leading to a bench-clearing brawl between the teams. After he was plunked on the left shoulder Thursday night, Quentin started walking toward the mound. Greinke appeared to say something

  • Wale congratulates Huskies at concert

    April 12, 2013 4:35 AM 135

    On Thursday, April 11, UConn’s Jorgensen Theater hosted multi-hit hip-hop artist Wale. Although the crowd was insanely eager for the musical guest (as reflected through minor brawls and a lot of shoving), Wale’s DJ kept those waiting entertained with hip hop songs spanning from 90s classics to the current Top 40, all mixed, mashed-up and mastered in an ear-pleasing

  • Major League Baseball to pay for documents linking Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and other players to Biogenesis clinic, according to report

    April 12, 2013 4:07 AM 137

    The MLB investigators felt compelled to buy the documents in part because they had learned that at least one player had purchased clinic records in order to destroy them — and others were attempting to buy the documents to keep them out of the hands of baseball investigators. Major League Baseball could not convince a South Florida newspaper to share

  • Time for Jets to jettison Tim Tebow

    April 12, 2013 2:21 AM 126

    SAN DIEGO – Pull the plug on the Tim Tebow circus and give Mark Sanchez every chance to be the best he can be. And do it before the New York Jets voluntary workouts begin April 15. That is the advice of Sanchez's quarterback guru, Jeff Garcia to new Jets general manager John Idzik. Wipe the slate clean from the old Mike Tannenbaum regime for a fresh

  • Knicks To Waive Injured Thomas

    April 12, 2013 1:18 AM 138

    The Knicks intend to waive the injured Thomas so they can sign James Singleton, a journeyman forward who had been playing in China. Team officials were still working through some details to get Singleton under contract on Thursday, and it was not clear when the deal would be complete. Thomas has been sidelined for three weeks by a broken right foot, and he has virtually

  • NRA 500 also a race to judgment

    April 11, 2013 11:07 PM 368

    Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway will be the first sponsored by the National Rifle Association. But firearms and NASCAR's premier series have been a hot topic at the 1.5-mile oval north of Fort Worth before. When a second annual race was added on the first weekend of November 2005, track president Eddie Gossage initially considered

  • Z, Brooklyn Nets: The Nets Need a New Jay

    April 11, 2013 11:02 PM 190

    It appears the Brooklyn Nets and Jay-Z are steering toward a breakup. Yahoo Sports reported the other day that the musician/mogul Jay-Z, aka Shawn Carter, is in the process of divesting his small stake in the Nets in order to be permitted to expand his nascent sports-representation business to the NBA. Jay-Z would like to represent basketball players