LOS ANGELES--The young man bid his mother farewell. It was his first day on the job, and he had a train to catch.
He was 10 months out of college, still living with his parents. The train carried him from New York to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--It's a round number, and it's astounding: Vin Scully has called close to 10,000 Dodgers games. To ask Scully to identify his favorite call -- one call, from one of those thousands of games -- would appear to ...Read more
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Healthy and with a year of experience, Amari Cooper is taking flight.
The Raiders wide receiver was impressive as a rookie, becoming the first Raider with 1,000 receiving yards since Randy Moss in 2005....Read more
LOS ANGELES--The plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport, the shuttle stops at your car, the long trip is over, but everything feels a little strange until you turn on the radio and hear the voice that wraps you ...Read more
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers were a strike away from extending their winning streak to six games.
But closer Francisco Rodriguez surrendered five runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and the Tigers went on to ...Read more
DETROIT -- Eric Hosmer silenced Comerica Park on Saturday afternoon, drilling a three-run homer off Tigers reliever Francisco Rodriguez in the top of the ninth inning.
The blast carried out to right-center and sent a ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has acknowledged the latest setback in his attempt to return from a pair of season-ending bouts with blood clots, while not necessarily giving up hope of returning to ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- You'd never know the Dolphins are 0-2 by walking into their locker room.
"I think morale is as high as it could be at this point considering the situation that we're in," quarterback Ryan ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The game was called "Throw 'em up, bust 'em up," and Timmy Jernigan believed it was as close as he was going to get to organized football. All it required was a ball and a small patch of grass in the ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Penguins no longer will employ a two-goalie system.
For at least three weeks, anyway.
The announcement Saturday that goaltender Matt Murray will miss three to six weeks with a broken hand suffered while...Read more
LOS ANGELES--At 7:10 p.m. Friday night at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir hiked up his right leg, uncorked his body, and delivered a pitch to Yasmani Grandal. And then he turned around and waited, ...Read more
SAN DIEGO – Bruce Bochy almost never takes a seat in the dugout. He is forever perched forward against the rail, gaze ahead, asking one cranky knee and then the other to bear his burden.
When the San Francisco Giants ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles Dodgers rolled out the blue carpet for Vin Scully, literally. They rolled out the dignitaries too, and the videos, and even a symphony orchestra.
At its heart, however, the Vin Scully tribute ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer in a three-run seventh Friday to help the Texas Rangers clinch the American League West with a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Cole Hamels (15-5) was the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Field used to be Kyle Gibson's best friend. But they don't seem to get along so well anymore.
Gibson closed his fourth major league season with a 1-8 record in his home ballpark on Friday, and while ...Read more
Miguel Sano leaned back in his chair inside the Twins clubhouse Thursday, sounding like someone ready to change.
Sano is coming off a season during which his transition to right field was a disaster. Then his return to ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- It was a memorable Friday night for Chris Carter.
The slugging first baseman set a single-season career high for home runs and runs batted in, and also took part in his second triple play of the season as he ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Before the Pirates opened a three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Friday, manager Clint Hurdle was asked whether it was good to see Mark Melancon back at PNC Park. The best way it could play ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- For seven innings Friday night, it looked like the Orioles had already packed up their bats for the winter.
They had floundered for six innings against one of the most ineffective starters in the National ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- There is still no timeline on when Tony Romo may be able to return to game action for the Dallas Cowboys.
But executive vice president Stephen Jones said "everything is looking great" so far in Romo's ...Read more
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