ST. LOUIS -- On the first postseason meeting between the Cubs and the Cardinals in 123 years of the rivalry, pitchers John Lackey and Jon Lester provided a duel worthy of the occasion.
The Cardinals provided enough ...Read more
Le'Veon Bell wants the ball, he just won't demand it. Not on fourth-and-1, not on third-and-2 with the game on the line, not in overtime, not on the goal line.
"Umm, I'll never turn it down if they call my number. I can't...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Could it get more problematic?
Two days after the Los Angeles Kings' season-opening stumble, the answer emerged at Staples Center.
The Arizona Coyotes scored four straight goals and went on to beat the...Read more
Anaheim Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli said they have pared their annual losses to "less double-digit millions" thanks to increased revenues and revenue-sharing provisions opened to them in the latest collective ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--In an emotional, poignant reaction on the day of the resolution of the Mike Richards contract saga, Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi called what happened to Richards "a tragedy" and said he was ...Read more
It is virtually impossible these days to watch a football or baseball game, turn on sports-talk radio, or download anything on a mobile device without being blitzed by ads for FanDuel and DraftKings.
The burgeoning daily ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Nobody understands the standards of Los Angeles Lakers basketball better than Kobe Bryant.
So as enthused as he and others are by the glimpses of talent flashed by Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell, the ...Read more
INDIANAPOLIS -- Amazing.
Limited in playing time to 22 minutes with foul trouble all night long, Maya Moore hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Lynx an 80-77 victory over host Indiana in the third game of the best-...Read more
No Cure for Murder (Brier Hospital Series)Lawrence Gold
Death at Brier Hospital is routine, a perfect opportunity to murder and get away with it. Jacob Weizman, a physician, and his wife, Lola are octogenarians who take the fear out of getting old. After fifty-five years practicing medicine, Jacob isn’t surprised by several patients’ deaths, ...
Many NBA fans and players don't even know that Gerald Green plays basketball without the use of his right ring finger. Green has made his reputation as an NBA marksman and dunk artist despite losing most of the fourth ...Read more
DETROIT -- The night began with spotlights and segued into one highlight after another.
The Detroit Red Wings put on a pure Michigan party as they welcomed back their former coach by pouring on the goals. There were three...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals threw a bit of the old and new at the Chicago Cubs on Friday at Busch Stadium, welcoming their rivals back into the playoffs with a 4-0 win in Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
NEW YORK -- It was a sight Blackhawks fans have seen numerous times in the past.
Patrick Kane flung his stick and the puck sailed into the net. Kane skated into a corner and received congratulations from teammates.
But ...Read more
Justise Winslow left Duke after a single championship season. Dwyane Wade spent Friday making sure that the rookie's basketball education didn't end there.
So after Miami Heat practice was over at AmericanAirlines Arena, ...Read more
TORONTO -- Shawn Tolleson and Ross Ohlendorf were at the center of the biggest gut punch the Texas Rangers have endured in 2015.
On Friday afternoon at the Rogers Centre, they were at the center of the season's biggest ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Warriors players issued several retorts to Doc Rivers after the Los Angeles Clippers coach commented on Golden State being lucky it faced neither the Clippers nor San Antonio in the playoffs.
"Didn't ...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Potentially standing between the 49ers and a fourth straight loss Sunday is Odell Beckham Jr.
The New York Giants' wide receiver didn't say that himself this week. But he did do enough trash talking...Read more
TORONTO -- Third baseman Adrian Beltre was out of the Texas Rangers' starting lineup Friday for Game 2 of the American League Division Series, but the club said that his lower-back strain was showing signs of improvement. ...Read more
DALLAS -- The injuries keep on piling up for the Dallas Mavericks.
Already down seven players, the Mavericks lost another one when center Samuel Dalembert missed Friday's practice due to a swollen left knee. That leaves ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The baseball hung in the sky, floating like a horsehide-covered offering to the Baseball Gods who had been so cruel to the Royals for the first 15 innings of the American League Division Series.
Ned ...Read more
While Ravens coach John Harbaugh had said in a television interview last week that Steve Smith Sr. wouldn't play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns and offensive coordinator Marc Trestman reiterated that Thursday, the ...Read more