KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The power stroke of Alcides Escobar is yet the latest example of recent Royals fortune.
Escobar broke open Monday's series opener with a three-run homer to left center in the seventh inning, paving the...Read more
HOUSTON -- The A's inability to keep starting pitchers healthy is reaching the realm of farce.
Sean Manaea wasn't feeling the humor as he walked off the field in the fourth inning of what would be a 6-0 loss to the Astros...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers opened a crucial 10-game stretch with a 6-3 win against the Mariners on Monday night at Globe Life Park. Yu Darvish outpitched Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma to earn the win. It's the fifth ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- As the Phillies tested a rookie's limits, a smattering of cheers spread across the smallest crowd of the season at Citizens Bank Park. Jake Thompson lugged a 9.78 ERA into Monday night's 4-0 loss to the ...Read more
DETROIT -- James Shields wasn't the antidote.
He of the 7.49 ERA and 1.77 WHIP entering Monday's series opener, the once-great veteran whom the Detroit Tigers had seen twice already this season.
The White Sox weren't, ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- For Indians fans who have been regularly attending home games lately, the thrilling, walk-off win has simply become the norm.
After nine innings of offensive shortcomings, the Indians broke through in the ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles could not have asked for much more than what starting pitcher Wade Miley gave them on Monday night, but it didn't matter because they could not figure out Toronto Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada.
It started with Prince singing "Purple Rain" at the 2007 Super Bowl -- in the rain.
Soon there was talk about putting some sort of roof on the Miami Dolphins' stadium to at least shield fans -- if not performers -- from ...Read more
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
The Miami Dolphins have traded pass rusher Chris McCain to the New Orleans Saints for a conditional seventh-round pick.
No deal has been finalized yet because McCain must pass a physical to consummate the trade. At this ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Pirates placed Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, because of posterior inflammation in his right elbow.
Cole has a 3.55 ERA in 114 innings during a season already interrupted ...Read more
Luke Hochevar has been here before, but in this case experience isn't an advantage.
Hochevar is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery earlier this month to fix thoracic outlet syndrome, a neurogenic...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Defensive lineman Quinton Coples, a former first-round draft pick by the New York Jets who was signed during the off-season, has been released by the Los Angeles Rams, a person with knowledge of the ...Read more
Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy gave an indifferent shrug Monday when told the Denver Broncos had named little-known Trevor Siemian their Week 1 starter against Carolina on Sept. 8.
That was the reaction from most of the...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- On the same day Chip Kelly said Colin Kaepernick would play Thursday in military-heavy San Diego, the quarterback's anthem protest continued to be the talk of the nation, including by someone running...Read more
Two of the Miami Dolphins' starting receivers suffered injuries during Monday's practice.
Kenny Stills, the Dolphins' starting flanker, suffered an undisclosed injury in a collision during 1-on-1 drills. Stills laid on ...Read more
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera defended the right of San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sit during the national anthem, but didn't endorse the decision.
Speaking after Monday's practice, Rivera said it's ...Read more
Alejandro Villanueva said he feels as though he won the lottery three times every time he is paid to play a football game in America. And, no matter where he is or what he is doing, he said he stops and sings every word of...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Retirement isn't something that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is considering after his latest back injury.
Leave it to tight end Jason Witten, who might know Romo better than anyone else in the ...Read more
Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell addressed how he would handle Colin Kaepernick's protest against the national anthem and said Monday he would not forbid his players from engaging in a similar protest.
"Well, my reaction ...Read more
When Eric Berry arrived at the Chiefs' training facility on Sunday, the first group he ran into was the quarterbacks. And that's how he knew he was back home, finally.
"I always run into the quarterbacks for some reason ...Read more
- Clubhouse fight results in fines for two A's players
- Kaepernick's flag flap reaches new heights
- Arian Foster on Kaepernick: 'I understand 100 percent what he's doing'
- 49ers coach Kelly won't stop Kaepernick from sitting for national anthem
- Dodgers manufacture one run, with some help, and it's enough to beat Cubs