CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber set a franchise record for strikeouts in a World Series game, Andrew Miller walked through the fire in two scoreless innings and Roberto Perez homered twice in a 6-0 Indians victory over the Cubs ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--When Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton walks onto the court where he once played for the start of the regular season, it won't feel for him like just another game.
"The nerves will be running," Walton said...Read more
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James led his pack of teammates toward the banner this city has waited 52 years to see. Then he laid his newly-minted ring finger on the wine-colored banner before it was raised to the sky.
James ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--It's only a midweek, bye-week practice for a team that has lost three games in a row and slipped below .500.
The coach has made it clear that there will be no change at the sport's most important position.
BOSTON -- Charlie Coyle, who grew up 25 minutes from Boston ("without traffic") in Weymouth, scored his first career goal against his hometown Bruins on Tuesday night.
As the former Bruins diehard celebrated the first of ...Read more
DETROIT -- A few nights ago, his coach pulled him aside and told him the goals would come.
Prophetically soon, it turned out.
Dylan Larkin scored his first goal of the season Tuesday and then added another because when ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The Flyers, dead in the water for most of the game, were thrown a life jacket by rookie left winger Travis Konecny on Tuesday night at the reverberating Wells Fargo Center.
Claude Giroux scored the game-...Read more
Nothing More, Nothing LessAshley Dukart
When Brandon finds that his mother committed suicide, he blames himself for her decision. His guilt drives his young life into a downward spiral of drugs, drug-dealing, and violent repercussions when his “business partners” don’t get what they want. Haunted by the...
PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby made his 2016-17 NHL debut and was one of three Penguins to notch their first goals of the season during a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday at PPG Paints Arena.
The Penguins trailed...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Ah the memories.
There was Brian Elliott, who holds the Blues' record for shutouts, looking like he was heading for another. Troy Brouwer with a sharp pass to set up a goal by Dennis Wideman. A Tkachuk back ...Read more
Browns starting free safety Jordan Poyer absorbed a brutal hit he compares to a car accident, then grabbed his cellphone moments before an ambulance took him to St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
"I called my...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The Indians believe Trevor Bauer will be able to get through his start in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night without much of an issue from his lacerated pinkie.
Though they said that before Game 3 ...Read more
Jay Cutler slung footballs to receivers at Halas Hall on Tuesday morning, whether he returned to that position as the beneficiary of circumstance or just fortuitous timing mattered less than the simple fact he was back on ...Read more
Whenever asked during a preseason in which he thoroughly outplayed Nikola Mirotic, Taj Gibson downplayed the importance of winning the starting power forward position.
"I don't know what it means to me," Gibson said. "I ...Read more
The Chargers spread the Falcons out Sunday, and quarterback Philip Rivers surgically sliced them with short passes. The Packers essentially did the same thing to the Bears last week -- and they have an even better ...Read more
DALLAS -- Within a matter of months this past offseason, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett all retired from the NBA.
That trifecta's departure turned the page on three of the most iconic careers in pro basketball ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- In the second quarter of a random, untelevised preseason game in Denver earlier this month, Nuggets center Nikola Jokic threw an errant outlet pass. It was intercepted by Draymond Green.
Before the ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor remembers the day he and Javier Baez first had the eyes of the baseball world upon them.
It was Feb. 17, 2011, just a few months before the two Puerto Rican-born stars would become first-...Read more
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Patriots 6-1 (1). LeGarrette Blount carrying a considerably larger workload than he has before and delivering with 566 yards and career-high eight touchdowns.
2. Seahawks 4-1-1 (3)....Read more
Running back Arian Foster, who announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday night, isn't responsible for Jay Ajayi's back-to-back 200-yard games. But you wonder whether Foster's veteran presence among the Miami Dolphins...Read more