Thursday , 18 September 2014

National Sports

Rockets Acquire G Jason Terry from Kings

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Thomas Northcut/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — The Sacramento Kings dealt guard Jason Terry and draft picks to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, for forward Alonzo Gee and guard Scotty Hopson. In 35 games with the Brooklyn Nets last season, Terry averaged 4.5 points and 1.6 assists per game. He was dealt to the Kings along with forward Reggie Evans on Feb. 19 for ... Read More »

Panthers DE Greg Hardy Placed on NFL’s Exempt List

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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy agreed to be placed on the NFL’s exempt list Wednesday. He will be continued to be paid his guaranteed salary of $13.1 million and will be allowed to be at the team facility. Hardy is awaiting a new trial in North Carolina after appealing a guilty verdict from July on two ... Read More »

Grand Jury to Hear Tony Stewart’s Case

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BananaStock(CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.) — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart will have his case presented in front of a grand jury, Ontario Country District Attorney Michael Tantillo said on Tuesday. “Upon my review of all of the information contained in the entire investigation, I have made the determination that it would be appropriate to submit the evidence to a grand jury, ... Read More »

N.Y. Yankees INF/OF Martin Prado Placed on 60-Day D-L

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iStockphoto(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — New York Yankees infielder/outfielder Martin Prado will miss the rest of the season after undergoing an emergency appendectomy early Tuesday morning. The team placed him on the 60-day disabled list. The Yankees acquired Prado in a trade on July 31 from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league catcher Pete O’Brien and a player to be named. ... Read More »

Adrian Peterson Sorry for the ‘Hurt’ He Brought to His Son

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Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Adrian Peterson said Monday that he wants the public to “understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child.” Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings running back who was benched after being charged with child abuse for allegedly disciplining his son with a switch, made his first public statement on the ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Says He’s Feeling Better

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James_Thomas_Photo/Thinkstock(WINDEMERE, FLA.) — Tiger Woods says his strength has returned but has yet to hit a golf ball after being sidelined for five weeks. The 14-time Major champion hasn’t played a round of golf since missing the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8. He withdrew from consideration to play on the U.S. team in this month’s Ryder Cup ... Read More »

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/14/14

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Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: Buffalo Bills 29 (2-0) – Miami Dolphins 10 (1-1) Washington Redskins 41 (1-1) Jacksonville Jaguars 10 (0-2) Dallas Cowboys 26 (1-1) – Tennessee Titans 10 (1-1) Arizona Cardinals 25 (2-0) – New York Giants 14 (0-2) New England Patriots 30 (1-1) – Minnesota Vikings 7 (1-1) Cleveland Browns 26 (1-1) – New Orleans Saints 24 ... Read More »

Hundley Goes Down But Neuheisal Steps Up to Lead (12) UCLA to Win

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Football Texture/iStock Photo(ARLINGTON, Texas) –When star quarterback Brett Hundley left the game in the first quarter with a injured left elbow it was easy to think UCLA was in trouble. But backup Jerry Neuheisal put all doubts to rest by completing 23 of 30 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns, including the eventual game-winner with three minutes to play, ... Read More »

Andrew Luck and Colts Ready for Home Opener

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Joe Robbins/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indianapolis Colts are hoping to get their first win of the season on Monday night when they host the Philadelphia Eagles. The Colts fell to the Broncos in Denver last week, but quarterback Andrew Luck is staying positive. “It’s always a nice buzz I think for a Monday night game especially because it’s the home ... Read More »

49ers Ready to Host Bears

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Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco 49ers are looking to improve to 2-0 on Sunday when they will have their season opener at the new $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium against the Chicago Bears. San Francisco is coming off a 28-17 win over the Cowboys and Chicago has not won in the bay area in almost three decades. ... Read More »