KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In 621 career plate appearances, Rangers left fielder Delino DeShields had hit just four home runs. A former Rule 5 draft pick, he had cracked just two home runs in 2015 and another two this season. As ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- The television on the wall in Dave Roberts' office revealed the score, Los Angeles Dodgers 9, St. Louis Cardinals 6, and the length of the game, 3 hours 49 minutes. A thermometer recorded the temperature, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The result was a foregone conclusion before the U.S. men's national team and its counterpart from China took to the court before an enthused sellout crowd at Staples Center for a pre-Olympic exhibition ...Read more
It's been six months, but the emotions are still raw. Playoff wounds never completely heal, especially from tightly contested games that are decided in the final minutes.
Tears flowed inside the visiting locker room at ...Read more
Peyton Manning is gone, Los Angeles is back, and 32 teams are gearing up for another run at the Lombardi Trophy.
NFL training camps kick off this week, and there are seven new head coaches. Only the NFC North and AFC West...Read more
HOUSTON -- His forehead glistening with sweat, his confidence shot, his future uncertain, Tim Lincecum trudged off the field at Minute Maid Park on Sunday afternoon. His day was done not a half-hour after it had begun.
Four people were killed in a highway collision with a Dallas Cowboys tour bus Sunday afternoon about 50 miles south of Las Vegas, according to multiple reports.
The accident happened on U.S. 93, a few miles south of Dolan...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Joe Nathan admitted to more nerves than he would have liked Sunday when making his Cubs debut.
"It was opening day for me," said the 41-year-old Nathan, making a comeback from his second Tommy John surgery. "...Read more
In the Shadows of the Oaks: An Urban TaleFrank Settineri
This is a love story between Sean, Landi and Brenda, the latter who were once best friends and now are indelible enemies.
As their relationships spin out of control the surrounding urban community races out of control, besieged by the murder of a black youth ...
A Dallas Cowboys bus was involved in a fatal accident in northwest Arizona on Sunday, the team has confirmed.
All four team employees on the bus were unharmed, but four people in another vehicle died, according to Las ...Read more
The Cubs' pursuit of flame-throwing left-hander Aroldis Chapman has reached the critical stage.
Gleyber Torres, 19, the Cubs' top infield prospect, was scratched from his game with Class A Myrtle Beach on Sunday.
It's ...Read more
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- With his signature smile brightening an already sun-drenched summer day, Ken Griffey Jr., his eyes red from uncontrollable tears and forehead beading with sweat, ended his Baseball Hall of Fame ...Read more
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WASHINGTON -- The Padres' players and coaches have steadfastly maintained that they talk about the streak only when prompted. The occasion arose once again Sunday at Nationals Park.
Trailing by two in the eighth, Padres' ...Read more
The Detroit Lions have six weeks to decide whether Dan Orlovsky or Jake Rudock will be Matthew Stafford's backup.
On Monday, they'll get a look at Plan C.
Former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen is scheduled to visit...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Matt Joyce tied it, Adam Frazier won it and, after a one hour, 32 minute rain delay, Mark Melancon saved it. The Pirates got contributions up and down the batting order Sunday, plus a big blast from the bench...Read more
An already thin Marlins' starting rotation lost another pitcher Sunday.
And for how long remains to be seen.
Wei-Yin Chen will not make his scheduled start after being placed on the 15-day disabled list due to elbow ...Read more
BOSTON -- The Twins didn't have the rally magic on Sunday as they fell just short in an 8-7 loss to the Red Sox.
The teams ended up splitting the four-game series, a series that included big plays and big innings. The ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The struggles with the Rangers' rotation over the past three weeks have forced general manager Jon Daniels to be more open to a "rental" option on the trade market.
The injuries to Derek Holland and ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Nolan Reimold needed that.
The Orioles' longtime reserve outfielder stepped up with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning on a sizzling Sunday afternoon and drilled a two-run, pinch-hit walk-off home run...Read more
Facing pressure to ban the entire Russian contingent from the upcoming Summer Games, Olympic leaders announced Sunday they will instead leave the decision to the international federations that govern each sport.
The ...Read more
CHICAGO -- It was short and sweet.
And on perhaps the biggest play of the suspended game that picked up on Sunday, the Detroit Tigers looked asleep.
With a runner on first base and nobody out in the bottom of the ninth, ...Read more
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