KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Within six minutes of the first pitch Monday night, the Royals' Ian Kennedy had already loaded the bases. Things eventually settled down from a seemingly calamitous start, but the result still didn't ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Upon the San Francisco Giants' return to AT&T Park Monday night after a brutal road trip, Brandon Belt got well in a hurry. Alas, the same could not be said for Jake Peavy or the team as a whole.
LOS ANGELES -- In a pre-Olympic exhibition at the Galen Center on Monday night, USA Select team guard Jewell Loyd found herself up against a familiar face: Sue Bird, her teammate on the Seattle Storm and her elder by 13 ...Read more
There are some athletes who desperately wanted out of these Olympics.
But there are many more -- such as Charlotte Olympic swimmer Cammile Adams -- who desperately wanted in. How desperately?
"You could tell me I'm going...Read more
Last week Eric Wallace was catching passes from a couple of high school quarterbacks in Kernersville, N.C.
This week he'll be pulling down throws from Cam Newton.
Crazy transitions are nothing new for Wallace, the former...Read more
Thinking of traveling to Rio for the Olympics and need last-minute accommodations? Perhaps Olympic organizers will consider renting out rooms in the athletes' village, as there will be more cancellations and vacancies than...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- There is one sure way to put a miserable day behind you in the major leagues.
Go out the next day, play better and win the game.
That's what the Milwaukee Brewers did Monday night at Miller Park, knocking ...Read more
The NFL issued a statement clearing Peyton Manning of any wrongdoing in the investigation of a an Al-Jazeera America report that the retired quarterback's wife had received a shipment of HGH in 2011.
The NFL was quick to ...Read more
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale said he brought his concerns about pitching in the 1976 throwback uniforms to manager Robin Ventura and pitching coach Don Cooper before he took the drastic steps to destroy them before ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The A's, who had been living on last-second heroics, got burned Monday night when Adrian Beltre clubbed a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Rangers a 7-6 win over Oakland.
BOSTON -- The Detroit Tigers made things interesting in the eighth inning, but went on to beat the Red Sox.
Lefty Justin Wilson allowed three straight singles to load the bases with none out in the bottom of the eighth ...Read more
This forgotten prewar method helps you lose fat from your belly, buttocks and hips incredibly fast. You simply need to stick to one strange rule..
MIAMI -- If the Marlins were unconvinced of Jeremy Hellickson's capabilities, the veteran's last 14 innings against them should suffice. Every other team -- and there are numerous -- in search of an inexpensive, mid-...Read more
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Jesus Soto-Karass produced one of the best moments of Monday's news conference to promote the Sept. 10 super-flyweight title fight between champion Carlos Cuadras of Mexico and Roman "Chocolatito" ...Read more
TORONTO -- The 20th season of interleague play finally brought the Padres to Toronto this week. Their matchup with the Blue Jays was the last left on the docket. San Diego had been the only major league team yet to play in...Read more
BALTIMORE -- For the second time in as many days, the Orioles used some late-inning magic to extend the best record in the American League.
The Orioles strung together singles by center fielder Adam Jones and second ...Read more
Coach Tyronn Lue has agreed to a five-year contract with the Cavaliers, a league source confirmed to the Beacon Journal. The Vertical reported the deal is worth $35 million and ESPN reported the first four years are fully ...Read more
The elbow sprain that landed Wei-Yin Chen on the disabled list adds another level of intrigue to the Miami Marlins' quest to upgrade their starting pitching in the week leading to the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline.
So what was Tyler Johnson's reaction when he heard he was going to receive a four-year, $50 million contract?
"I threw up a couple of times when I heard the number go out there. I was in shock. I even lost a little bit of...Read more
The NFL and NFL Players Association announced an agreement Monday to enforce the league's game-day concussion protocol and discipline clubs that violate it.
The new enforcement policy, which includes club fines and ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Prince Fielder is expected to undergo cervical fusion surgery later this week to fix a herniated disk in his neck, ending his season and putting into question if he can resume his baseball career.