ARLINGTON, Texas -- The A's suddenly relentless home run muscle asserted itself once again Wednesday night, Coco Crisp and Khris Davis putting on a show in the A's 6-4 win over American League West Division-leading Texas. ...Read more
Phillip Chew was just shy of 2 years old when his grandfather, Don, sat him on his lap, put a badminton racket in his hand and had him swing at a shuttlecock dangling from a fishing pole.
Twenty years later, Chew is doing...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- It's not often that a baseball game is over after the first six batters.
But that wound up being the case Wednesday night for the Milwaukee Brewers. Three errors in Arizona's first three at-bats set the tone,...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Freddie Freeman and Jeff Francoeur each had a home run and a stolen base before the end of the Braves' fourth inning Wednesday night against Minnesota.
Freeman had three hits and four RBIs before the Twins ...Read more
CHICAGO -- What began with 51/3 innings of no-hit ball from White Sox starter Anthony Ranaudo ended with a 103-mph fastball from Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman.
Chapman struck out Avisail Garcia looking Wednesday to finish ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Catcher A.J. Ellis returned to the clubhouse after the Los Angeles Dodgers' 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday to find the bag from the first stolen base of his nine-year career at his locker and a beaming ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The PGA of America says it strongly opposes North Carolina's controversial bathroom bill but still plans to hold next year's PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte.
Echoing a written statement ...Read more
Wishing on a Star - My Journey Across the Gender DivideRachael Evelyn Booth
This book is a memoir from a pioneer in the transgender world - a person born and expected to live as a male but knowing she was female. Rachael Booth did what most people of her era did - tried to find her place in the male world by joining the military, getting married, and having children...
PITTSBURGH -- All night Wednesday, Gerrit Cole controlled the game. From the bare-handed completion of a behind-the-back putout to his pitch efficiency to his hard-hit single that led to a run, Cole gave the Pirates the ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Orioles rookie Dylan Bundy had it all going his way for five innings Wednesday night. Then a couple of pitches got away and took some of the luster off his third major league start.
Bundy retired the first 16...Read more
It would be difficult for a team in the week leading up to baseball's non-waiver trade deadline to make a more notable addition than a reigning batting and stolen-base champion.
The Marlins will do that, without having to...Read more
Sandra Collins (used to) fight the cellulite battle for as long as she can remember. The odd thing is she has always been fit and healthy, going to the gym for the last 10 years, lifting weights and following gym programs. However, her cellulite never seem to go away no matter what until she came across...
Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge stemming from a traffic stop on Christmas morning, but he isn't out of hot water with the NFL.
Bryant pleaded guilty to attempted drug ...Read more
Star-Telegram golf writer Jimmy Burch handicaps the top 10 players, with odds, to win the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.:
5-1 Rory McIlroy: Four-time major winner finished fast at the ...Read more
BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer didn't get his 10th win, but the Detroit Tigers earned an important sweep over the Boston Red Sox.
Fulmer gave up a game-tying, two-out RBI triple to Mookie Betts in the eighth...Read more
The Clippers' lease at Staples Center ends in 2024, and owner Steve Ballmer has vowed to explore alternatives.
The organization has taken preliminary steps toward the splashiest alternative -- owning and operating its own...Read more
The Ravens will have their first full-squad practice of training camp Thursday and one of their high-profile free agent acquisitions might not be on the field.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged Wednesday that Mike ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Matias Testi, who was punched in the face by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin in January, is no longer the team's assistant equipment manager, the team confirmed Wednesday.
A team spokesman said ...Read more
The scar from surgery is still visible just below the left pant leg on Joe Flacco's workout shorts. What is also obvious is the mental residue the Ravens quarterback still carries going into the start of the team's ...Read more
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat have issued numbers to their recently acquired players, and none of them have been issued Dwyane Wade's No. 3, not even the player acquired who wore than number last season.
Instead, the Heat ...Read more
It took a few extra weeks, but superstar Dirk Nowitzki officially signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Wednesday evening.
He agreed to a two-year, $40 million deal in June. However, the ...Read more