What Miami has been dreading all week finally happened Thursday: the unbearable goodbye to Marlins All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez.
In a televised service Thursday at St. Brendan Catholic Church, just a day after ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers checked off three important boxes in a 9-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night, pounding left-handed pitching, regaining the edge they lost since Sunday's division-...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Piece by piece, the San Francisco Giants are rediscovering parts of their October selves.
Hunter Pence is rampaging through the dugout again. The ball is taking fortuitous bounces.
And a lineup that has ...Read more
SEATTLE -- There's something admirable in the nonsensical optimism with which Mike Zunino steps into the batter's box.
The Seattle Mariners catcher endured a hellish 2015, confidence bleeding away as his batting average ...Read more
Just as sure as increased rookie hazing duties, Denzel Valentine knows what's coming.
The speed of the game has jumped from college to summer league to training camp. And another step up is coming when the lights get ...Read more
DALLAS -- Deron Williams doesn't want anyone thinking his offseason sports hernia surgery is something that will linger into the upcoming season -- something that will have him bouncing in and out of the lineup.
While the...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Adam Gase is running out of people to bench.
The Bengals showed the country Thursday that no amount of message-sending and lineup-changing by Gase can hide this indisputable fact:
The Dolphins simply aren't...Read more
Lucifer's SonSergey Mavrodi
The runaway best seller in Russia is now available in English. Compared favorable to Dean Koontz, Stephen king and Bram Stoker, Mavrodi's masterpiece draws the reader into the dark forces that besiege mankind. Lucifer is busy doing what he does best - that is tempting ...
PITTSBURGH -- When manager Clint Hurdle first met Ivan Nova, he was struck by his size. The 6-foot-5, 235-pounder looked large on film, but film didn't do him justice.
"Anybody can look big," Hurdle said. "You put your ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This is the formula the Twins allowed themselves to dream about back in Fort Myers, back when another big step forward seemed plausible. Byron Buxton dazzles with his extra-base power, Miguel Sano and ...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Cody Parkey could have been kicked to the curb, but the Browns stood by him after his disastrous debut with them.
The kicker made just 3-of-6 field goals Sunday in a 30-24 overtime loss to the Miami ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman's streaks ended, but Dansby Swanson and Matt Kemp made sure the Braves kept rolling.
Swanson hit a tying homer in the sixth inning and scored from first base on Kemp's double off the right-field...Read more
TORONTO -- With their season on the line, the Orioles put away their power bats and instead opted for small-ball as the path to their 4-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night at Rogers Centre.
The Orioles lead...Read more
Le'Veon Bell is back and ready to shake up most fantasy football leagues.
The only owners who aren't in a celebratory mood are those who drafted DeAngelo Williams sans Bell. Williams will now be relegated to the bench, a ...Read more
If you relied on Green Bay and Philadelphia to supply your fantasy football lineup with points last week, good luck this week.
Byes are back!
This means no Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson or Eddie Lacy. Carson Wentz will ...Read more
Never going to feel good about 9-7 overall. Nope. But always going to be fine with 11-5 against the spread -- a third consecutive nice week for us vs. betting line. Last week, we nailed another Upset of the Week pick with ...Read more
Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's comeback attempt has come to a screeching halt because he'll enter an inpatient rehabilitation facility.
Gordon had been scheduled to return from suspension next week. He was slated to ...Read more
CHASKA, Minn. -- The 24 players participating in the Ryder Cup had individual interviews scheduled over three days in the media center. Danny Williett was assigned to a slot early on Thursday afternoon.
This proved ...Read more
The National League wild-card race between the Mets, Giants and Cardinals comes down to the final weekend, which seemingly plays right into the Cubs' hands.
If the Mets and Giants come out on top, Noah Syndergaard could ...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Doc Rivers always told Tyronn Lue he would save a spot on his coaching staff in case Lue ever wanted to coach after retirement. Now Lue is doing the same for future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett.
Lue ...Read more
- Pitching ace Jose Fernandez, 2 others, killed in boating accident
- Wild race: 3 teams battling to the end for chance to face Cubs in playoffs
- Jose Fernandez's family, friends and teammates say goodbye during private service
- Jeff Mathis, teammate of Jose Fernandez and Nick Adenhart, works through his grief
- Greg Cote's Thursday night NFL pick