ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jonathan Villar isn't done just yet.
Having entered Monday night in a 6 for 56 slump, the Milwaukee Brewers' proved he can still be a catalyst as he homered twice and drove in five runs to lead the ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Throughout this cursed season for Los Angeles Angels pitching, the one starter who had made it without a hitch from opening day was, ironically, 33-year-old veteran Jered Weaver.
Then, in the final ...Read more
A franchise that has expected excellence for most of its history now heads into a transitional period that demands patience as it rebuilds.
The Lakers finished last season 17-65, the worst record in franchise history, ...Read more
In the many months since their side lost another one, prospective U.S. Ryder Cup members dined at Jack Nicklaus' Florida home, lobbed wedge shots on the four-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots' turfed field and ...Read more
TORONTO -- The hopes of two hockey teams took serious hits Monday with the news that Los Angeles Kings and Team Europe right wing Marian Gaborik suffered an injury to his right foot and is expected to be sidelined for ...Read more
TORONTO -- Coming into the World Cup of Hockey, two teams seemed out of place in an international tournament: Team North America and Team Europe.
North America, with its roster of 23-and-younger players from the U.S. and ...Read more
HOUSTON -- Robinson Cano wouldn't let the Mariners lose this game. He wouldn't let their playoff hopes fade into next season, not yet.
Having already homered earlier in the game to provide one of the precious few runs for...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The widely held assumption is that the Los Angeles Clippers and every other team in the NBA saw the gap between them and the Golden State Warriors widen over the summer.
Never mind that the Clippers still ...Read more
The Railroad ManJohn V. Pasquariello
Mike Vincente’s life hit rock bottom after being unjustly drummed out from the New Jersey State Police. Now a railroad cop, he thinks he’s nothing more than a boxcar babysitter. But while he’s on a routine call to roust yet another trespasser from the yard, Laura ...
ST. LOUIS -- Bad as it was, it only counts one game.
Before the Cardinals came up with their first hit Monday night at Busch Stadium, visiting Cincinnati had 15 hits and 10 runs. The Reds cruised to a 15-2 win before a ...Read more
NEW ORLEANS -- The Falcons were rude guests for the 10th anniversary party for the re-opening of the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina.
Just downright nasty and rude as they looked nearly unstoppable on offense, got two ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Cubs' 100th victory Monday night was as much an affirmation of their individual excellence as their season-long success.
Kyle Hendricks continued his amazing ascent with six shutout innings as the Cubs ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Jose Abreu and Robin Ventura stopped short of saying they will root for the Cubs to win the franchise's first World Series title since 1908.
But the two White Sox said they wish their neighbors to the north ...Read more
MIAMI -- When the tears paused and a lead grew Monday night, the Miami Marlins got to honoring Jose Fernandez by playing baseball the way he did: smiling and successfully.
The Marlins beat the Mets, 7-3, in a game that ...Read more
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Luke Walton hurried to answer the question even before the reporter fully finished asking it.
No, he hadn't taken time to reflect on the opportunity before him, on the fact that he, at the age of 36,...Read more
DETROIT -- Cleveland sports fans can keep on celebrating -- for the first time since 2007, the Indians are American League Central champions.
Needing only one win in the final week of the regular season, the Indians ...Read more
A sense of desperation proved palpable Sunday night in Texas. Inside the visitors' quarters at AT&T Stadium, an agitated Bears team attempted to digest its winless September.
Outside linebacker Willie Young spoke with a ...Read more
The 76ers tried Monday to defuse the controversy that Nerlens Noel started when he spoke out about the team's crowded situation at center.
But Sixers president Bryan Colangelo said they are more concerned about the team's...Read more
The new-look Bulls gathered for their annual media day Monday in advance of double practice sessions Tuesday. The roster, with eight new faces on the projected 15-player roster, is different.
But Jimmy Butler still wants ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Bulls guard Dwyane Wade stood shoulder to shoulder with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul at the ESPY Awards show in July, star power committed to promoting social change.
Quarterback Colin ...Read more
MIAMI -- Fans lined up Monday evening outside Marlins Park in a procession that extended along on the west side of the stadium.
Some wore Marlins jerseys, shirts and hats and some came were clad in Mets gear.
No matter ...Read more
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- Baseball fans gather at Marlins Park to pay their respects to Jose Fernandez
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