ST. LOUIS -- Luke Weaver allowed one run over six innings to pick up his first major league win Friday night as the Cardinals defeated Oakland 3-1 at Busch Stadium.
Weaver, who surrendered four hits and struck out seven, ...Read more
The Ravens have lost their first projected starter to a season-ending injury. Tight end Benjamin Watson suffered a torn right Achilles tendon on the first play of Saturday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions. ...Read more
Max Kepler tried to save the Twins' lead. Instead, he extended the Twins' misery.
Kepler's over-exuberant dive, an effort to catch Melvin Upton's sinking line drive in the eighth inning, allowed the ball to bounce past ...Read more
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett echoed owner Jerry Jones in rebuking rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott's visit to a legal marijuana shop before Thursday's 27-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Marijuana is legal in the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The National League MVP award won't be announced until mid-November, but Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is producing staggering numbers with more than five weeks left in the regular season.
By slugging two home ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Jake Peavy, who was scheduled to make his first start since July 30 Saturday night against the Atlanta Braves, was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Giants with a lower back strain.
Peavy, who was...Read more
The Dallas Cowboys worst nightmare has been realized.
Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo has been sidelined indefinitely with a fractured bone his back.
Per sources, Romo is expected to be sidelined 6 to 10 weeks, though ...Read more
The NFL said Saturday that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not violate any league policy by not standing with his teammates during the national anthem before an exhibition game with the Green Bay Packers at Levi's ...Read more
Flaherty's CrossingKaylin McFarren
Successful yet emotionally stifled artist Kate Flaherty stands at the deathbed of her estranged father, conflicted by his morphine-induced confession exposing his part in her mother's death. While racing home, Kate's car mishap leads her to a soul-searching discussion ...
MIAMI -- Amid the uncertainty of a return by power forward Chris Bosh, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is speaking of his team playing at the preferred pace of point guard Goran Dragic.
With Spoelstra overseas this ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Rarely do plans combust in such irritating fashion, as if the outcomes were scripted by a malevolent figure hoping to punish a front office for fiddling with a team's chemistry.
On Thursday, hours after the...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Maybe Matt Moore really did ignite something with his near no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Giants came home to AT&T Park Friday night and looked like a real contender, punishing the lowly ...Read more
DETROIT -- Late Friday night, after resurgent Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander dominated the Angels at Comerica Park, Mike Trout said he recalled watching Verlander blow 100-mph fastballs by him his first year in the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Los Angeles Rams fans attending training camp and two home exhibitions proudly donned replica jerseys and T-shirts of their favorite players.
Rookie Jared Goff's No. 16 was omnipresent, Todd Gurley's No. 30 ...Read more
MIAMI -- Welcome to the Marlins, Jeff Francoeur.
Miami's newest big leaguer scored the walk-off run in a 7-6 win against the Padres on Friday, capping a scratch-and-claw night with a scratch-and-claw rally in the teams' ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Matt Garza punched his mitt and howled at the night sky above Miller Park. Jordy Mercer had parked a sixth-inning grand slam in the Brewers bullpen, a two-strike slider swatted ...Read more
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers served trout in the press box before Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels and centerfielder Mike Trout.
Maybe it was a coincidence. Maybe the Tigers hoped for an omen.
Whatever the ...Read more
BOSTON -- On most nights, Bill Duplissea sits at a desk in a back room of a baseball clubhouse, his eyes on a collection of screens and monitors. Upon first glance, the setup looks sort of like a mall security guard, ...Read more
CHICAGO -- It's a play that snaps losing streaks. It's a play that helps you beat one of the best pitchers in baseball. It's a play that Shawn O'Malley has shown a knack for making this season. And it may have saved the ...Read more
Alex Wimmers retired all three hitters he faced Friday night in his Twins debut. That covers the highlights of Minnesota pitching in rowdy Rogers Centre.
The Twins, who believed a mere couple of weeks ago that their ...Read more
Dioner Navarro is going right back where he came from.
The catcher was checking text messages at his locker stall Friday a few of hours before the White Sox announced he had been traded to the Blue Jays for left-handed ...Read more