News archive from 28 July 2014

Manchester City tops AC Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup

PITTSBURGH -- Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 on Sunday in the International Champions Cup. Jovetic opened the scoring in the 11th minute, starting a run of four straight goals for Manchester City in its Pool B...

 

Manchester City beats Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup

PITTSBURGH -- Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 Sunday in the International Champions Cup. Jovetic opened the scoring in the 11th minute, starting a run of four straight goals for Manchester City in its Pool B...

 
Browns LB Mingo hoping bigger is better in Year 2

Browns LB Mingo hoping bigger is better in Year 2

BEREA, Ohio -- Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo is banking on bigger being better after a rookie year that started fast than sort of fizzled. He's been bulking up, ready to fit in with the faster and stronger of the NFL. As the sixth overall pick in...

 

WNBA Capsules

WASHINGTON -- Ivory Latta scored 21 points and Kara Lawson added 14 as the surging Washington Mystics moved into second place in the Eastern Conference with a 77-67 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday. The Mystics (13-13) have won four straight and...

 
2 miscues late costs Yanks in loss to Blue Jays

2 miscues late costs Yanks in loss to Blue Jays

NEW YORK -- Dellin Betances sailed a pickoff attempt into right field. And then, David Robertson didn't even bother to hold Jose Bautista on base. A day after Brian McCann's indecision at first base cost the Yankees in their first loss to Toronto in...

 
The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom...

 

Johnson leads Shock to 79-69 win over Sky

TULSA, Okla. -- Glory Johnson scored 14 of her 15 points in the second half and had 11 rebounds to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Chicaog Sky 79-69 on Sunday. It was just just Tulsa's second win in its last nine games. Unable to find its offensive...

 

Organizers of CA, UT comic book conventions clash

SALT LAKE CITY -- Organizers of two of the biggest comic book conventions in the country are clashing. A lawyer for San Diego Comic-Con has issued a cease-and-desist letter to organizers of Utah's Salt Lake Comic Con demanding them to stop using...

 

Venezuela says alleged narco general will not be extradited to U.S.

BOGOTA -- Hugo Carvajal, a top Venezuelan official and former general who was detained in Aruba last week on U.S. drug charges, has successfully fought off extradition to the United States, government officials said. In a statement, Venezuelan Foreign...

 
Carl Edwards leaving Roush Fenway for '15

Carl Edwards leaving Roush Fenway for '15

INDIANAPOLIS While not a surprise, it is now a certainty – Roush Fenway Racing will have a vastly different look in 2015. Hours before Sunday's Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the organization confirmed through a news...

 

Derrick Rose ready for USA basketball

Everyone associated with Derrick Rose's second serious knee rehabilitation has said the process has gone smoothly. Now, it's finally time to publicly see the results. Rose on Monday will be one of 18 players at USA Basketball's five-day minicamp in...

 

Spain captures International Crown LPGA event

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The team from Spain was overlooked coming into the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club, overshadowed by both the two top seeds, the U.S. and South Korea. But the Spaniards might have had two distinct advantages...

 

US meat supplier in China withdraws products

NEW YORK -- OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois-based company at the center of a food scandal in China, said that it was pulling all of the products produced by its Shanghai Husi unit from the marketplace. The company was thrust into the spotlight last...

 

NL Capsules

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. With the score 2-2 in the...

 

Ryan Howard plays key role in Phillies' win over Diamondbacks

PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies won Sunday, 4-2, at Citizens Bank Park when Ryan Howard was out at home by 12 feet. He never touched the plate. He was safe because Miguel Montero did not adhere to Rule 7.13 - the Arizona catcher blocked the plate without...

 

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