LOS ANGELES -- Cubs manager Joe Maddon resisted any temptation to sit slumping Addison Russell on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series despite his 1-for-24 postseason performance.
Maddon ...Read more
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
Stars have aligned, cows fly and a glacier of ice has frozen Hades. I don't know how else to explain my surreal .656 winning percentage against the point spread (including winning marks all six weeks), because it defies ...Read more
Braves pitcher Matt Marksberry awoke from a medically induced coma Thursday in an Orlando, Fla., hospital, his sister said via social media.
A person familiar with the situation said Marksberry, 26, was in a coma after ...Read more
Hobbled by a persistent foot injury, Elvis Dumervil said there is no timetable for his return to the Ravens, and he isn't entirely sure he will be able to play again this season. But that won't stop the outside linebacker ...Read more
The Penguins have signed goaltender Matt Murray to a three-year contract extension that carries an average annual value of $3.75 million, the team announced Thursday morning.
Murray, 22, was set to become a restricted ...Read more
George Edwards apologized Thursday for his DWI arrest five months ago when speaking publicly for the first time since the incident became known this week.
"I know everyone knows about my situation from the spring. I want ...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Given the 49ers 1-5 record, the quality of the roster and the tenuous job status of the front office, coach Chip Kelly's name has been floated in social and national media as an attractive candidate ...Read more
Galveston: 1900: Indignities, Book One: The ArrivalN. E. Brown
A young 15 year old girl is orphaned shortly after arriving in America in 1898 and is stalked by a drifter who wants her for himself. Romance, danger and fleeing a dangerous man wanted for several murders challenges her livelihood and future. All of this is happening ...
Random thoughts at the half-way mark of most fantasy football regular seasons:
--Matt Ryan was more productive than I expected against Denver and Seattle. He's an obvious start going forward.
--Drew Brees is a different ...Read more
The Steelers have filed a formal complaint with the NFL and asked the league to look into Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh kicking Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in his right knee late in the fourth quarter...Read more
Another day of practice on Thursday began without Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.
Flacco, who sat out Wednesday's session because of a right shoulder injury, was nowhere to be found during the portion of practice open to ...Read more
As much as Elton Brand enjoyed being the "old head" of the 76ers, he just didn't think it was right to play an 18th season.
Brand announced his retirement Thursday, ending a career that started when Chicago chose him with...Read more
Tom Brady must be licking his chops in anticipation of playing against the Steelers Sunday. It's not because the Steelers will be missing Cam Heyward, their best defensive player and top pass rusher. It's not because the ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra took the somewhat extraordinary step Thursday of confirming to Goran Dragic that there was no truth to the recent report of the guard being part of trade discussions with ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- One sequence cannot do this game justice, not during a 10-2 defeat Wednesday to the Chicago Cubs when the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup hibernated, the pitchers quivered and the defense self-destructed. But ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Ahead of Wednesday's fourth game of the National League Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers pronounced that they liked their starting pitcher, 20-year-old left-hander Julio Urias, in part because he...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Not much changed for Channing Frye following his first NBA championship.
He returned to his life of relative anonymity in the Pacific Northwest, he enjoyed his same walks to Lewis & Clark College and...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Julio Urias became the youngest starting pitcher to take the mound in a postseason game Wednesday night in the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium.
But a Cubs youngster made sure the night...Read more
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Falcons coach Dan Quinn has heard back from the NFL's head official Dean Blandino about the controversial non-call at the end of the Seattle game.
"I had a good conversation with Dean Blandino," ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Jimmy Howard gave the performance the Detroit Red Wings expected as he starred at a favorite arena.
Howard had made 25 saves by the end of the second period Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden as the ...Read more