RIO DE JANEIRO -- Kyle Snyder rested on his knees and panted as a dazed, disbelieving look hung on his face.
"Maybe I was in shock," the 20-year-old said.
As scores of supporters in red T-shirts with his name on the back...Read more
PHOENIX -- The Atlanta Braves were on the road and Mike Foltynewicz was on the mound, which meant it was run-scoring time for the normally low-octane offensive outfit from Atlanta.
But Arodys Vizcaino came on in relief, ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Kris Bryant returned Monday night to the city where he emerged as the top college player in the nation and where he took center stage in the All-Star Game last month.
As Bryant gains more recognition while ...Read more
SEATTLE -- In six days, it will be the one-year anniversary of when a broken and lost Mike Zunino was sent to Class AAA Tacoma to finish out his 2015 season of misery and missed pitches to hit.
On this date a year ago, he...Read more
It happened to Michael Phelps and Allyson Felix. Also to Simone Biles.
The stars of the U.S. team at these Summer Olympics had barely stepped off the medals podium when they were asked about coming back for the 2020 Tokyo...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- At last, some real, tangible progress for Jimmy Nelson.
The right-hander pitched six strong innings to snap a personal six-game losing streak and lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- It wasn't complicated. The Orioles needed to change the subject after a discouraging weekend against the Houston Astros, and they would need good pitching and timely hitting to do that against the first-place ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- As is becoming the norm these days, Jameson Taillon did his part. But for the fourth consecutive game, the lineup faltered.
Doug Fister and the Houston Astros beat the Pirates, 3-1, at PNC Park on Monday ...Read more
Nothing More, Nothing Less [Kindle Edition]Ashley Dukart
When Brandon finds that his mother committed suicide, he blames himself for her decision. His guilt drives his young life into a downward spiral of drugs, drug-dealing, and violent repercussions when his “business partners” don’t get what they want. Haunted by the...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Designated hitter Billy Butler and first baseman/outfielder Danny Valencia both were fined by the A's Monday after a Friday fight in Chicago between the two raised questions as to whether the two men ...Read more
Jordan Spieth will start the defense of his FedEx Cup championship with a small goal.
While in New York for the start of the PGA Tour playoffs, Spieth was scheduled to appear on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday announced they have officially signed Chinese star forward/center Yi Jianlian to a deal.
The contract for Yi is one year at the veteran's minimum of $1.13 million that could...Read more
Arian Foster's got jokes. Here's one from the Dolphins locker room Monday.
Asked how much work he needs during the preseason to be ready for Week 1in Seattle, Foster sarcastically (we believe) responded:
"Thirty-seven ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- The Dodgers medical staff will examine the neck and back of pitcher Scott Kazmir when the team returns to Los Angeles on Tuesday. Kazmir described the condition as stiffness on the right side of his neck, ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- A few steps away from the Dodgers dugout, moments after his third home run of the afternoon cleared the outfield fence, Adrian Gonzalez revealed his affection for this bandbox along the banks of the Ohio ...Read more
The collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and its players does not expire for another five years. But listening to Ramon Foster, one of the Steelers representatives for the players' union, NFL fans should enjoy ...Read more
After missing the past four practices with back spasms, All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen could still see playing time Friday against the New England Patriots if all goes well.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday that Olsen ...Read more
At various points in the past three weeks, Jonathan Lucroy has had a Midas touch with Texas Rangers.
At least that's been the hype surrounding the All-Star catcher since he was acquired just ahead of the non-waiver trade ...Read more
As much as Miami Dolphins center Anthony Steen is trying to keep things normal, these are abnormal times. As Steen made his way through the locker room Monday, his fellow offensive linemen jokingly serenaded him with calls...Read more
The Steelers intend to finally use their two biggest offensive stars when they play their third preseason game in New Orleans on Friday night, but both Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown said it's more of a desire rather...Read more
A presidential candidate may not have gotten more attention Monday than Mike Krzyzewski did at RDU airport.
Less than 24 hours after guiding the U.S. men's basketball team to a gold medal in the Rio Olympics, the Duke ...Read more