LOS ANGELES -- The blame cannot rest on one man's shoulders. The Los Angeles Dodgers' Joe Blanton took plenty in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, when the two-run homer he allowed to Chicago Cubs ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- When the noise settled and the champagne stopped flying, a calm that lasted no more than 30 seconds inside the cramped visitors locker room, Candace Parker ducked into a quiet corner and put her arm around ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw said he wouldn't use the word "excitement" to describe his mindset going into his Game 6 start Saturday night against the Cubs in the National League Championship Series. ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The losses continue to pile up for the Bears at an alarming rate. A 26-10 setback against the Packers on Thursday night at Lambeau Field left John Fox's team at 1-6.
Just as unsettling is the ongoing ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The tension turned to relief and heightened anticipation Thursday night as soon as Addison Russell's drive cleared the center-field wall.
Russell's two-run homer in the sixth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and ...Read more
This time of year, as we brace for the start of another NBA season to begin, it's not uncommon to discuss job security for respective NBA coaches.
This is more than ever appropriate for those who follow the 76ers. After ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Eddie Lacy needs surgery on his left ankle, sources said Thursday, and the Green Bay Packers running back was placed on injured reserve, giving him a minimum of eight weeks to recover.
The Packers ...Read more
The Starseeker GambitMr. Robert E. Birnschein
The starship Eagle is part of a slowly growing interstellar fleet tasked with searching nearby star systems to find a suitable life-supporting planet for a burgeoning humanity to colonize. Crewed by daring civilian explorers and planetary scientists the ship has crossed hundreds of light ...
Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a broken left arm in the second quarter of Thursday night's game against the Green Bay Packers.
Hoyer yielded to backup Matt Barkley, who appeared in only his fifth NFL game and ...Read more
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The first two weeks of the NHL season has put on display the tremendous young talent in the league. From Auston Matthews' four-goal game for Toronto in his debut to Patrik Laine's hat trick for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The more the stakes change, the more Kyle Hendricks tries to stay the same.
Baseball's ERA leader will face arguably baseball's best pitcher in Clayton Kershaw when his Cubs take on the Dodgers on Saturday ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Through two periods, it looked like the San Jose Sharks might get some revenge for their defeat in the Stanley Cup Final last spring.
The third period, though, looked more like the final itself.
The ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Garbutt scored midway through the third period and the Ducks used it to end their season-opening trip with a 3-2 triumph over the Philadelphia Flyers for their first win.
The Ducks (1-3-1) were in ...Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. -- It came down to inarguably the greatest Russian hockey player versus the greatest Czech in NHL history.
When the final buzzer sounded, Alexander Ovechkin's third-period goal trumped Jaromir Jagr's ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kristi Toliver had been saying it throughout the WNBA Finals. Every time someone talked about the Lynx's experience -- with three championships in the past five years -- the Los Angeles guard said the Sparks...Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Getting used to a new coaching staff and way of doing things, the Wild have played 240 minutes of hockey this season.
There have been portions of good play, portions of bad, and Thursday night against ...Read more
The barriers no longer stand in front of D'Angelo Russell. He has a coach who will develop him more with positive reinforcement than frequent criticism. He is now leading a Lakers team instead of deferring to a Hall-of-...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- With the Cavaliers set to receive their championship rings on Tuesday, the same night the Indians host Game 1 of the World Series, LeBron James can think of only one addition to make the night even ...Read more
The Hawks waived veteran Jarrett Jack on Thursday. The release of the veteran point guard, who has been unable to practice as he returns from torn right knee ligaments, reduced the training-camp roster to 17 players.
SEATTLE -- A Seattle-area real estate agency says it will not bring back NFL kicker Josh Brown as a broker, a day after widely reported documents showed Brown admitted to acts of domestic violence.
Brown, a former ...Read more