CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Saints came to Bank of America Stadium on Sunday and routed the Panthers, 34-13.
Carolina's 2-0 start against the 49ers and Bills was built on what defensive end Julius Peppers called the best unit ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The training camp practice finally did not center on the Warriors discussing White House visits or the President. Golden State focused on much more basic things on Sunday, such as passing, shooting and ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As the calendar runs out on the regular season, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts admits he has a lot of decisions to make before the playoffs begin.
He faces issues in the bullpen, is unsettled over...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- On video, in the cage, even in the on-deck circle, there is nowhere Wil Myers hasn't turned to in a months-long search to steer out of the most frustrating skid of his career.
He may not have all the answers ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The number 40 is mentioned 146 times in the Bible, usually to represent an extended time of struggle or trial or test of faith.
This is worth mentioning because Clayton Kershaw made his 40th career start ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Ben Zobrist has earned World Series rings in consecutive seasons, so he has a pretty accurate gauge of the Cubs' sense of urgency.
"It's the playoffs already for this team," Zobrist said Sunday after the Cubs...Read more
CARSON, Calif. -- The streak continues.
Thanks to a pick-happy defense -- one that also found a way to consistently get off the field on third down, despite a largely dormant pass rush -- and a big run by rookie star ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Ian Kennedy pressed through a doorway and appeared in the visitors clubhouse Sunday afternoon, his right hand clutching a plate of sushi in the moments after an 8-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
All around him...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 ...
Players from almost every team in the National Football League showed their solidarity in protest of recent comments by President Donald Trump, either taking a knee or locking arms during the national anthem on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA -- Jake Elliott etched his name into Eagles lore and gave them a critical 27-24 win over the New York Giants when the rookie kicker hit a franchise-record 61-yard field goal in the final seconds of their home ...Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- So much for the Seahawks' defense carrying the offense.
On a day when the much-maligned Seattle offense showed its most sustained life of the year, the defense fell apart by allowing Tennessee to pass ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The Mariners' obituary could've been written a few days ago when they were swept by the Rangers to start the season's final homestand and extending a six-game losing streak. For all intents and purposes, the ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Steelers lost to another big underdog on the road when the Chicago Bears beat them in overtime, 23-17, Sunday at Soldier Field.
The loss dropped the Steelers to 2-1. Chicago, a 7.5-point underdog, won its ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- In the past few seasons, September has been a time for the Pirates to position themselves for the playoffs -- or at least a possible postseason run. This year is different: The Pirates were out of contention ...Read more
DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions fell from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday in one of the wildest, wackiest finishes you'll ever see.
The Lions appeared to score the go-ahead touchdown against the defending NFC champion ...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