MILWAUKEE -- Seemingly stuck in a nightmarish version of baseball Groundhog Day, the Milwaukee Brewers finally turned the table on the Chicago Cubs.
Travis Shaw averted a third consecutive 10-inning loss to the Cubs on ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings dressed just four receivers for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, confident they could bruise the NFL's 22nd-ranked run defense from a year ago with an offensive line rebuilt to ...Read more
INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, so much for the Browns being the favorite to win.
Favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers for the first time since Week 14 of the 2015 season, the Browns were dominated in the first half Sunday by the ...Read more
ATLANTA -- The slog to this season's finish line matched a Canadian right-hander against a Brazilian left-hander, both with ERAs above 6.00, but one rookie had a little more to prove than the other. Nick Pivetta has ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles haven't had much of a September, but they wrapped up their home schedule with a 9-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday before 23,424 at Camden Yards.
J.J. Hardy delivered a tie-breaking two...Read more
DETROIT -- It was the first of what could be a few memorable achievements for the Twins this week.
Right-hander Jose Berrios was dominant early and the offense was a constant threat as the Twins whipped the Tigers 10-4 to...Read more
LONDON -- The Ravens insisted they'd be ready for what they called a business trip. The injuries, the long flight, the altered practice schedule and routine, the unfamiliarity with their surroundings compared with their ...Read more
The Penguins confirmed they have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their second consecutive Stanley Cup win and issued a statement Sunday morning addressing their views on protests and freedom of ...Read more
An Act of WarMichael K. McMahan
When Lt. Travis Kelly kills a North Vietnamese officer near the Cambodian border in 1969, he tries hard to put the incident--and the rest of the Vietnam War--behind him. But like so many of Travis's experience in the war, this one comes continues to haunt him decades ...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Just as Seren Smith Wheelwright walked to the microphone to sing the national anthem, Bruce Maxwell, his back facing the crowd and his face toward the flag out in left field, dropped down to a knee on ...Read more
HOUSTON -- The Major League Baseball season is a beast, a monstrosity unlike anything else in sports. For at least eight months, there is almost always a game the next day. That truth offers unceasing opportunities to ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Eighteen days ago, Alex Gordon finished 0 for 4 in a blowout loss in Detroit. His batting average sank to .196, matching its low point since July 19. His slugging percentage was a dreadful .282. He owned just ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Johan Camargo's stock soared earlier this season, and the Braves rookie provided another reminder why Saturday night.
Camargo's two-out, two-run pinch-hit double in the eighth inning lifted the Braves to a 4-2 ...Read more
DETROIT -- If the Twins will be playing deep into the postseason, surely they can expect to face starting pitchers that tie them up for most of the game.
That happened Saturday night against the last-place Tigers, when ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Before their biggest home crowd in a month at Camden Yards, the Orioles played out an array of inevitable outcomes Saturday night that combine to explain plenty about their lost 2017 season.
With a 9-6 loss ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- In short, it was the worst of 160 starts in Lance Lynn's big-league career. And it scarcely could have come at a worse time.
The St. Louis Cardinals' righthander failed to last the first inning Saturday ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Paul Casey is in position to win his first tournament this year.
It's about time.
And if you are only going to win one, this would be it.
Casey is 12 under par following the third round of the Tour ...Read more
There appears to be one topic where the Golden State Warriors and President Donald Trump have found common ground. Neither party expressed interest in a White House visit to celebrate the Warriors' 2017 NBA championship.
Case Keenum is the underdog story you should love, but might be upset about.
That's because a starting quarterback is probably injured if Keenum, who will make his second start for the Vikings on Sunday, is in the game. ...Read more
Maybe now the questions about Jim Caldwell's future as Detroit Lions coach can stop.
Caldwell has signed a multiyear contract extension with the Lions, the team confirmed Saturday afternoon.
ESPN, which first reported ...Read more
- Dak Prescott still learning the ups and downs of NFL life
- Royals beat White Sox 8-2, and Alex Gordon is starting to shows signs of life
- Warriors: 'We accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited' to White House
- That's more like it, Casey finally in position for victory
- Angels lose sixth in a row, dimming fading wild-card hopes