LOS ANGELES -- Cubs manager Joe Maddon resisted any temptation to sit slumping Addison Russell on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series despite his 1-for-24 postseason performance.
Maddon ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- One sequence cannot do this game justice, not during a 10-2 defeat Wednesday to the Chicago Cubs when the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup hibernated, the pitchers quivered and the defense self-destructed. But ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Ahead of Wednesday's fourth game of the National League Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers pronounced that they liked their starting pitcher, 20-year-old left-hander Julio Urias, in part because he...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Not much changed for Channing Frye following his first NBA championship.
He returned to his life of relative anonymity in the Pacific Northwest, he enjoyed his same walks to Lewis & Clark College and...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Julio Urias became the youngest starting pitcher to take the mound in a postseason game Wednesday night in the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium.
But a Cubs youngster made sure the night...Read more
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Falcons coach Dan Quinn has heard back from the NFL's head official Dean Blandino about the controversial non-call at the end of the Seattle game.
"I had a good conversation with Dean Blandino," ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Jimmy Howard gave the performance the Detroit Red Wings expected as he starred at a favorite arena.
Howard had made 25 saves by the end of the second period Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden as the ...Read more
Coach Mike Zimmer explained Wednesday why the Vikings opted to stand by defensive coordinator George Edwards when he was arrested for a DWI in May when they did not with practice-squader Isame Faciane.
"Every situation is...Read more
Galveston: 1900: Indignities, Book One: The ArrivalN. E. Brown
A young 15 year old girl is orphaned shortly after arriving in America in 1898 and is stalked by a drifter who wants her for himself. Romance, danger and fleeing a dangerous man wanted for several murders challenges her livelihood and future. All of this is happening ...
TORONTO -- Trevor Bauer's first attempt to pitch with his lacerated pinkie finger didn't go so well. The Indians are hoping he'll have a second try, and that it'll last a bit longer.
Bauer was taken out of Game 3 in the ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Richie Incognito has moved past his nearly two-year banishment from the NFL for his role in the bullying scandal that sideswiped the Miami Dolphins' 2013 season.
But Incognito, a two-time Pro Bowl guard now...Read more
CHICAGO (1-5) AT GREEN BAY (3-2)
TV: CBS, NFL Network, 8:15 p.m. EDT.
Line: Packers by 7 1/2.
Sam Farmer's pick: The Bears haven't been getting blown out -- they've lost their last two games by a ...Read more
The Bears have reached a point of desperation as they head to Green Bay for Thursday night's game, but that alone might not be enough to persuade them to activate outside linebacker Pernell McPhee.
McPhee, who has not ...Read more
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Not one to share much about his emotions, Jack Del Rio said he's not too worried about how he'll react when he returns to Jacksonville Sunday.
"I've been in this league a long time, so I've gone back to...Read more
Perhaps you recall Zach Miller's touchdown catch, a 3-yard grab from Jay Cutler in the second quarter. Or maybe you remember the key interception Tracy Porter had off Aaron Rodgers. Or the fumble Chris Prosinski ripped ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- After weighing his options, injured Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick underwent a procedure on Tuesday that did not involve surgery, according to Kings hockey operations.
Kings General Manager Dean ...Read more
BEARS (1-5) at PACKERS (3-2)
Line: GB by 71/2.
Cote's pick: GB 31-17.
TV: 8:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday.
NFL's Week 7 kickoff offers league's most venerable matchup with these teams' 191st meeting, the most between any two ...Read more
TORONTO -- The Indians are headed to the World Series for the first time in 19 years.
Rookie pitcher Ryan Merritt was practically conjured out of thin air to deliver one of the gutsiest starts in recent postseason memory ...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor vowed to do everything in his power to push through an injured hamstring and play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Pryor didn't practice Wednesday because he's ...Read more
Blackhawks winger Artemi Panarin was one-timing shots into the net Tuesday night. Linemate Patrick Kane used his slick stickhandling to score and set up other goals.
It's only a week into the new season for the Blackhawks...Read more
An excavation of the Royals' 2016 season begins with body parts, a list of scars and strains that defined a season.
Start with Mike Moustakas' right knee, which gave out on a May afternoon in Chicago. And then move to ...Read more