KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In 621 career plate appearances, Rangers left fielder Delino DeShields had hit just four home runs. A former Rule 5 draft pick, he had cracked just two home runs in 2015 and another two this season. As ...Read more
Chris Sale will make his first start after his five-game suspension Thursday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, adding an intriguing storyline to the finale of this year's City Series.
The Sox suspended Sale on Sunday "...Read more
Anthony Davis has taken the first step toward returning to the NFL after abruptly retiring last year.
The 49ers' former right tackle wrote Monday on Twitter that he has sent a letter to the league office in New York ...Read more
Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell isn't granting interviews just yet, but he did take to social media over the weekend and suggested an NFL appeals board will overturn his four-game suspension for violating the league's ...Read more
Longtime NFL receiver Greg Jennings has retired from football, he announced in a YouTube video Monday.
Jennings played 10 seasons in the NFL and was a member of the Miami Dolphins in 2015, ultimately his final year in the...Read more
Blocked toilets. Leaky pipes. Exposed electrical wiring.
Suffice it to say the athletes' village at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro had a rough opening over the weekend, with the contingent from Australia ...Read more
The Cubs made their boldest move of the Theo Epstein regime by acquiring power-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees on Monday.
Chapman, 28, gives the Cubs the formidable left-handed late-inning specialist they...Read more
Josh Gordon's long-awaited opportunity to resurrect his NFL career arrived Monday with the Browns on the brink of kicking off training camp.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Gordon he has been reinstated into the ...Read more
In the Shadows of the Oaks: An Urban TaleFrank Settineri
This is a love story between Sean, Landi and Brenda, the latter who were once best friends and now are indelible enemies.
As their relationships spin out of control the surrounding urban community races out of control, besieged by the murder of a black youth ...
In a dramatic turn in NBA free agency, the Miami Heat have landed Oklahoma City Thunder free-agent guard Dion Waiters with their $2.9 million salary-cap exception, agreeing to terms Monday on a one-year contract.
A free-...Read more
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones issued a statement Monday on the accident in northwest Arizona that involved a team bus and took the lives of four in a van on Sunday.
The four staff members on the bus were unharmed in the fatal...Read more
Vowing that he can "no longer stay silent," Michael Jordan used his mouth and money to make a powerful impact on Monday.
In a letter released to ESPN's The Undefeated website, the former Chicago Bulls star addressed the ...Read more
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ST. LOUIS -- The television on the wall in Dave Roberts' office revealed the score, Los Angeles Dodgers 9, St. Louis Cardinals 6, and the length of the game, 3 hours 49 minutes. A thermometer recorded the temperature, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The result was a foregone conclusion before the U.S. men's national team and its counterpart from China took to the court before an enthused sellout crowd at Staples Center for a pre-Olympic exhibition ...Read more
It's been six months, but the emotions are still raw. Playoff wounds never completely heal, especially from tightly contested games that are decided in the final minutes.
Tears flowed inside the visiting locker room at ...Read more
Peyton Manning is gone, Los Angeles is back, and 32 teams are gearing up for another run at the Lombardi Trophy.
NFL training camps kick off this week, and there are seven new head coaches. Only the NFC North and AFC West...Read more
HOUSTON -- His forehead glistening with sweat, his confidence shot, his future uncertain, Tim Lincecum trudged off the field at Minute Maid Park on Sunday afternoon. His day was done not a half-hour after it had begun.
Four people were killed in a highway collision with a Dallas Cowboys tour bus Sunday afternoon about 50 miles south of Las Vegas, according to multiple reports.
The accident happened on U.S. 93, a few miles south of Dolan...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Joe Nathan admitted to more nerves than he would have liked Sunday when making his Cubs debut.
"It was opening day for me," said the 41-year-old Nathan, making a comeback from his second Tommy John surgery. "...Read more
A Dallas Cowboys bus was involved in a fatal accident in northwest Arizona on Sunday, the team has confirmed.
All four team employees on the bus were unharmed, but four people in another vehicle died, according to Las ...Read more
The Cubs' pursuit of flame-throwing left-hander Aroldis Chapman has reached the critical stage.
Gleyber Torres, 19, the Cubs' top infield prospect, was scratched from his game with Class A Myrtle Beach on Sunday.
It's ...Read more