CHICAGO -- Yu Darvish stepped outside the batter's box as his eyes registered the location of the last pitch. It was a fastball from Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr., like the three pitches before it, and it was not a strike...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski might have been a bit fortunate to see a puck that he partially deflected early in the second period wind up behind Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price.
Pavelski ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A proverbial limb, not a fence, is where Jake Arrieta will find himself standing when this season is over.
The free-agent-to-be, along with his agent Scott Boras, both have said the 2015 Cy Young winner will ...Read more
A new terminology has entered baseball vernacular: "bullpenning."
It started with a phone call ... to the bullpen.
Cubs fans got a major dose of it during the team's run to the 2016 World Series title, especially when ...Read more
Giannis Antetokounmpo officially arrived as a star in the NBA sky last season.
He established himself as one of the top players in the league, led the Milwaukee Bucks in every major statistical category and became both an...Read more
If you want to make Dwight Howard glow, put him amidst kids -- pretty much any kids anywhere.
Howard, the Hornets' new starting center, has adopted Charlotte's Starmount Academy, an elementary school. Howard is ...Read more
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Just down the road from the resort where the Los Angeles Rams are staying this week, there is a white two-story building that features a large logo for CAA Sports, the company that represents ...Read more
Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
LOS ANGELES--Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez were always up to something, even when they were 5 years old in the back seat of their mom's car on the way to their older brothers' basketball games.
They created their ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--For six years, the Los Angeles Clippers stood among the best of the NBA, a team listed in the company of the championship contenders despite their constant playoff failures.
They are no longer seen in the ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James did LeBron James things Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena to overshadow Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland.
James, who missed all but one preseason game with an ankle injury, dazzled fans with...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Goalie Michal Neuvirth was outstanding, the Flyers' new-look top line and their power play continued to excel, and a four-goal second-period eruption turned a tight game into a rout Tuesday night at the ...Read more
NEW YORK -- For the first 20 minutes, the Penguins' game against the Rangers Tuesday night went mostly to script.
Penguins stars breaking out, the two-time defending champions overwhelming a Rangers team struggling to ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Russell Okung wasn't required to take a red-eye flight from the West Coast so he could attend Tuesday's unprecedented meeting between NFL players, owners and executives, but he felt it was his duty.
"I feel ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Former Cavaliers teammates and fans who want Kyrie Irving to reveal the real reasons he wanted to leave Cleveland might forever remain unsatisfied.
Because, according to Irving, "that's not what real grown-...Read more
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Eagles 5-1 (8). Modest free-agent additions like running back LeGarrette Blount, cornerback Patrick Robinson and defensive end Chris Long have paid big dividends.
2. Chiefs 5-1 (1)....Read more
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is eligible to play again as a New York judge granted his motion for a temporary restraining order blocking the six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct ...Read more
Joel Embiid is not afraid to share how he feels.
Using a string of expletives, the 76ers center voiced his displeasure with the coaching and medical staffs' decision to keep him on a minutes restriction.
"I always think ...Read more
Starting power forward Nikola Mirotic will miss Thursday's season opener and be sidelined indefinitely after getting punched in the face by Bobby Portis during a practice altercation, a source said.
One source said ...Read more
Two days after it occurred, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith still isn't happy about the hit he took to the back of his knees from Steelers safety Mike Mitchell.
"I felt like it was extremely late," Smith said. "I felt there...Read more