MINNEAPOLIS -- Whatever flaw Ervin Santana discovered in his delivery, it seemed to fix the problem.
Santana, scuffling through a disastrous August, suddenly became unhittable again on Sunday, shutting out the Astros for ...Read more
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden has named his Week 1 starting quarterback.
And it's not the guy he said it was going to be six months ago.
"Kirk Cousins will be the starter for 2015, moving forward," Gruden said ...Read more
More than a decade after a feud between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal led to the breakup of one of the NBA's most dynamic duos, the two shared stories about their bickering Lakers days and why it all fell apart.
MILWAUKEE -- Wily Peralta followed up one of his worst starts of the year with one of his best on Sunday afternoon.
The right-hander pitched seven strong innings and tied a season high with six strikeouts, helping lead ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Perhaps the Los Angeles Dodgers' sabermetrically inclined front office might want to consider revisiting some of baseball's more traditional metrics.
You know, like hits.
The Dodgers had none Sunday night ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The horror that spawned after six offensive plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when the anterior cruciate ligament in Jordy Nelson's right knee severed, returned one week later and three snaps ...Read more
Tim Jennings has seen how situations can turn quickly, even for some of the NFL's highest-paid players.
When the Bears turned Halas Hall upside down in January and brought in a new front office and coaching staff, he was ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- With Trevor Rosenthal back in St. Louis to be with his wife after the birth of their second child, the Cardinals have had to improvise their late-inning answers.
They don't lack for options. They're ...Read more
A terrible tragedy devastates Jackson Fitzgerald's world: the murder of his wife brings him close to insanity. Accompanied by friends, he undertakes one last effort to reshape his life in a journey that brings him to Glendale Plantation.
But there he is tormented by memories and ...
CHICAGO -- It's a play that a major-league shortstop has to make with almost 100 percent regularity.
Brad Miller knows it, and he simply didn't make it. And his ninth-inning error cost the Mariners a win Sunday afternoon....Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The latest in the line of Phillies rookie starters to make his major-league debut took the mound Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. This was Alec Asher's turn, as it had been Jerad Eickhoff's nine days...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland's entrance music Sunday was the remake of Wild Thing, the one playing when Rick Vaughn takes the mound in the big game at the end of Major League.
With the zigzags in his haircut and an ...Read more
A longtime Atlanta Braves season ticket-holder was seen passionately rooting against a Yankees slugger when he toppled over the upper-level railing at Turner Field on Saturday night, falling to his death on the concrete at...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum encountered another setback with his hip and back discomfort, forcing him to acknowledge the possibility that he has thrown his last pitch of the season.
And, because he'll be a free agent, ...Read more
Any questions about Tony Romo's readiness for the 2015 season should have gone away at the 9:07 mark of the second quarter against the Vikings on Saturday.
Romo delivered a vintage play, spinning away from a collapsing ...Read more
TORONTO -- Big Pasta served up a lot of meatballs.
Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Alfredo Simon, known as Big Pasta, surrendered four home runs over the first four innings this afternoon.
And the Tigers went on to ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The Indians hit another grand slam to break a game open and Josh Tomlin turned in a terrific outing to take down the Los Angeles Angels 9-2 and finish a three-game sweep.
The Indians (63-66) entered the fifth...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The fourth is not with Charlie Morton.
For the second start in a row, Morton's outing turned messy after three easy innings. He gave up three runs in the fourth Sunday afternoon, two more on his fielding ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kendrys Morales locked his feet into place in the batter's box as the top of Sunday's eighth inning came to a swift end. He watched Rays first baseman James Loney cut down Ben Zobrist at the plate ...Read more
The Chiefs like to joke that when it comes to the practice field, it's hard to sneak a mistake -- no matter how small -- past the big man in the bright red jacket.
"He doesn't miss anything," quarterback Alex Smith said ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- During this miserable, seemingly never-ending season for the Milwaukee Brewers, the one thing they could count on was Francisco Rodriguez protecting leads in the ninth.
But it's nearly impossible for a closer...Read more