CHICAGO -- Joe Maddon has been thrilled with Cubs pitching and defense since the All-Star break.
But the manager had been waiting for the club's hitting to come around.
Consider it around.
Oh, and those other two things...Read more
TORONTO -- The Orioles' schedule the past three nights was more that of a team on a barnstorming tour than a major league club as they played in a different city for a third straight day Friday night at Rogers Centre.
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are on a roll.
They are hitting. They are pitching. And, fresh off a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on the road, they keep winning.
This time, they didn't need to be saved by a clutch home ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- There's nothing wrong with getting a little lucky in the middle of a rally.
The ball bounced the Indians' way a couple times in a seventh-inning rally and, combined with some timely hits, it propelled them to...Read more
ATLANTA -- After getting knocked around severely Sunday at Colorado in the first bad start, Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins bounced back with his best performance Friday to earn his first major league win in his first start ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- On the scale of injury and illness to overcome when entering a major golf championship, Jason Day this week fell somewhere between a mild case of the sniffles and a mangled body part.
"Tiger won the U...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Robert Griffin III playfully reminded everyone he's on the fast track to winning the Browns' quarterback derby when asked about incumbent starter Josh McCown, rookie third-round draft Cody Kessler and Austin...Read more
The A's will hold off on having Rich Hill start for them Sunday, one day ahead of the trade deadline, but Hill's blistered left middle finger won't keep the club from trading him if they get the right deal.
Oakland ...Read more
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NAPA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack applauded Friday's reported news that Raiders outside linebacker Aldon Smith has checked himself into rehabilitation. Though it was first he had heard of the reports, he said "That's a great ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- No translation is necessary when Kenta Maeda is asked what achievement he's most proud of in his first season in the U.S. after starring for eight years in Japan.
"The home run," the Los Angeles Dodgers ...Read more
Warren Sapp was bitten by what appeared to be a nurse shark while hunting lobster off the Florida Keys on Wednesday.
The former University of Miami and NFL star will be getting at least one get-well card.
And some fake ...Read more
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FLINT, Mich. -- A video with nudity that features former basketball star Mateen Cleaves and a woman he is accused of sexual assaulting is among the evidence in the Flint-area criminal case against him, a judge said Friday....Read more
It appears that offensive tackle Jake Long won't be joining the Ravens after all.
The Ravens have been unable to find compromise with Long after the player's physical turned up some concerns about his twice surgically ...Read more
Darius Slay wanted to get a contract extension done before the start of the training camp, and hours before the Detroit Lions' first practice of the summer, their best cornerback got his wish.
Slay agreed to a four-year ...Read more
MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade said Friday that a change in philosophical approach from the Miami Heat, and not a rift with Heat President Pat Riley, was among the reasons he decided to sign with his hometown Chicago Bulls in NBA ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the No. 3 overall pick of the 2013 draft who was suspended in April 2015 following multiple violations of the NFL's drug policy, was reinstated by the league on a ...Read more
A day devoted to hotel check-ins, medical evaluations, conditioning tests and meetings will be remembered more in San Diego for who didn't check in, who didn't take his physical, who bypassed his on-field workout and ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The morning after he stunningly severed his 13-season association with the Miami Heat and verbally committed to his hometown Bulls, Dwyane Wade co-hosted a national talk show with Kelly Ripa.
In the weeks since...Read more
Reinforcements are coming to the Marlins rotation.
Miami acquired right-handed starting pitchers Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea in a seven-player trade with the Padres on Friday.
The Marlins also received minor league ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO--Joe Panik is back, Hunter Pence could return by Saturday and Matt Duffy could be starting a rehab assignment by the weekend.
But the San Francisco Giants still see a clear need for even more reinforcements,...Read more