CHICAGO -- White Sox players gathered in the home dugout at Guaranteed Rate Field at about 1 p.m., slipped on pairs of blue glasses and stared up at the sky.
The 4:10 p.m. doubleheader between the Sox and Twins was well-...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Adrian Beltre connected for a three-run homer and drove in four runs, and Cole Hamels allowed two runs in seven innings as the Texas Rangers won the opener of a four-game series against the Los Angeles ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Chris Stratton is pitching like he wants to stick around in the San Francisco Giants rotation for a while.
Stratton followed up a masterful performance against the Washington Nationals last week by duct ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Prior to Monday night's game against the Boston Red Sox, Indians manager Terry Francona was asked about the importance of the series, in part because the media and fans are already peering into October at ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- There are reasons the Los Angeles Dodgers are 53 games above .500 and reasons the Pirates are five games below. One of them circled the bases in the seventh inning Monday, and another in the 12th. The ...Read more
ATLANTA -- On an ugly night when they made four errors and did several things to give away a winnable game, the Mariners got the one key play needed Monday to close out a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves.
Up a run in the ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Kneeling in a circle in front of the bench, more than a dozen Browns staged the largest national anthem protest seen in the NFL over the past two seasons before Monday night's home game against the New York ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles won their fifth straight series opener, defeating the Oakland Athletics, 7-3, on the back of four home runs and the best starting pitching performance they've received during the past week.
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Hidden Under the Corporate Ladder gives a brutally honest look inside a scandalous Fortune 100 company. The story takes place in Dallas, Texas, in the mid 1990s, as told firsthand by an employee hired to work for a corporation's branch location to figure out why its operation isn't productive...
The Bears began practice Monday afternoon shortly after the peak solar eclipse in Lake Forest. Several players stood on the field wearing protective glasses to admire the crescent sun. And then they got to work.
Pernell ...Read more
Tony Watson wasn't away long.
Shortly after the left-hander discovered July 31 he had been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, a buddy from Watson's hometown in Iowa sent him a text message. "In a couple weeks," it read, "...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- A crowd of Los Angeles Dodgers officials gathered outside the visitors' dugout at PNC Park on Monday afternoon. They wore protective glasses and wide grins, gazing skyward over the stands along the right-...Read more
Leave it to Javier Baez to turn a strikeout into a highlight.
The infielder temporarily teased Cubs fans Sunday by bashing a ball far foul, in the direction of the fire station on Waveland Avenue, before swinging at ...Read more
Kris Bryant spoiled us so much in his first two seasons that anything less than excellence no longer seems acceptable.
Bryant led the National League in wins above replacement last year (8.4), according to Fangraphs.com, ...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Emmitt Smith is the NFL's all-time leading rusher. He helped the Dallas Cowboys win three Super Bowls in the 1990s as part of the famed "Triplets" alongside quarterback Troy Aikman and receiver Michael ...Read more
When the Bears cut Jay Cutler after eight seasons, the organization (and much of the Chicago fan base) was ready to move on.
But Cutler revealed today that the feeling was a bit mutual.
Was the game still fun for him?
During his first four years with the Chiefs, quarterback Alex Smith was the unequivocal starter. That doesn't change as he begins his fifth season, as Andy Reid emphasized Monday.
"It's Alex's job," Reid said. "That's ...Read more
The Detroit Red Wings may only get a year or two more from captain Henrik Zetterberg.
In an interview with his hometown Sundsvall Tidning, Zetterberg said he "will probably not play" through the end of his contract, which...Read more
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh canceled practice Monday to take his team on a tour of the Pentagon and a visit to Arlington National Cemetery.
"How fortunate and blessed are we to experience a day like this," Harbaugh ...Read more
Ameer Abdullah played 12 offensive snaps Saturday night against the New York Jets, had four carries for 16 uneventful yards and took a permanent seat on the bench late in the first quarter with the Detroit Lions ahead 3-0....Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jaylon Smith's journey back from a severe knee injury in college that threatened to end his football career to suiting up Saturday night for the Dallas Cowboys has been well-documented.
His older ...Read more
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