LOS ANGELES -- In 2009, when Raul Mondesi was running for mayor of his Dominican Republic hometown of San Cristobal, his appeal to voters appeared to center on his fame as a former Dodgers star.
In a visit to San ...Read more
No matter the final score, there will be no losers among Browns and Cincinnati Bengals fans at FirstEnergy Stadium when the Ohio state rivals meet Oct. 1.
Fans arriving at the Cleveland stadium will receive a boarding ...Read more
Aaron Hernandez, who went from NFL star to convicted killer, had an advanced case of the degenerative neurological disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the brain function of a 67-year-old when he killed himself, ...Read more
Went a solid 11-5 straight-up in Week 2 but slipped to 7-9 vs. the evil betting line, misfiring on our Upset of the Week call when Aaron Rodgers let us down in Atlanta. We did bull's-eye another outright upset in Broncos ...Read more
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April while serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Boston University's CTE ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said he still hasn't decided whether linebacker Lawrence Timmons, who is suspended indefinitely, will return to the team this season. Gase also said Dolphins executive Mike ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Fatigued on their trudge toward clinching the National League West and irritated by an ineffectual performance against the Phillies this week, the Dodgers ended this three-city road trip with an unnerving ...Read more
Marlins manager Don Mattingly called Jose Urena his team's ace earlier this month.
Urena doesn't want to label himself in such a way.
But a year after the Marlins lost then-undisputed ace Jose Fernandez in a tragic ...Read more
The Empty PulpitSandra Arrants
Fourteen year old Sherman Thompson has stumbled upon the body of his pastor. Laid out, dead, on the front lawn of the parsonage, Reverend Archibald Temple had a voice of thunder that has been rendered silent forever. Sherman and his sister Grace are determined to find out who killed him and ...
Et tu, David Johnson?
It seems every year we get players responding negatively to fans/fantasy owners about fantasy sports on Twitter or in an interview.
Martellus Bennett tweeted earlier this month: "I don't care about ...Read more
One of the most consistently asked questions of the Bulls offseason has been: How long will Dwyane Wade be on the team?
The simple answer is: That's up to Wade.
Remember: Wade chose to pick up his $23.8 million player ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels have proved they can hang with the American League's best teams. What's still unclear is whether they have enough assembled talent to beat them.
They played another tight, tenuous...Read more
SEATTLE -- Rougned Odor launched a grand slam Wednesday during the Texas Rangers' seven-run fourth inning, and Andrew Cashner allowed three runs in six innings in an 8-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
The grand slam ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Triple-A El Paso's season ended Sunday. Several players who helped fuel the San Diego Padres affiliate's playoff run unpacked their bags Monday in downtown San Diego.
On Wednesday, a trio of them participated...Read more
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke basketball officials last week said the university has removed its "crow's nest" seating at Cameron Indoor Stadium due to safety concerns.
The crow's nest, a tight structure "very similar to a catwalk...Read more
Being just 24 has its advantages, beyond even all the usual ones we'd repossess if only we could.
Say, for example, you're Justin Thomas and you're having a tough time of it on the golf course. Granted, that's a full-...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy moved practice back two hours Wednesday, perhaps hoping to squeeze a little more healing time into the team's weekly practice schedule.
McCarthy said Wednesday ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In recent years, a popular line of questioning for Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers examined the playing time for veteran outside linebacker Julius Peppers, a physical specimen known ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Milwaukee Brewers will enter the 2018 season facing raised expectations but without the player generally regarded as their top starting pitcher for an undetermined amount of time.
Right-hander Jimmy ...Read more
HOUSTON -- White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada hit a two-run homer off Astros right-hander Brad Peacock in the fourth inning Wednesday night, but the Sox managed just three more hits after that in a 4-3 loss to the ...Read more
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Valuable reserve tackle Chris Hairston was lost to the Los Angeles Chargers for the rest of the season Wednesday when the six-year veteran from Clemson was placed on the non-football illness list.
- Odor grand slam helps Rangers hold off Mariners
- Jordy Nelson practices, Randall Cobb does not for Packers
- Duke removes longtime 'crow's nest' seating section at Cameron due to safety concerns
- Illness takes valuable Chargers reserve out of lineup
- Young guns take aim at Tour Championship, FedEx Cup millions