ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After going a week without leading, the Los Angeles Angels pulled so far ahead Sunday that the Houston Astros used its third baseman to pitch.
One 14-5 victory won't erase the 10-game deficit the Angels...Read more
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Xander Schauffele is moving closer to a major championship, and with head-spinning speed, but that provided little solace to him Sunday. Schauffele was dealing with the disappointment of a runner-up...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- It was one day, 18 innings spread over nine hours, barely an eye-blink in the scope of a hectic stretch of the unrelenting baseball schedule. But it crystallized, once and for all, what the Phillies need ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The Los Angeles Dodgers might have preferred a dominant pitcher. But Manny Machado was the most excellent player on the trade market, so the Dodgers grabbed him and turned to the page in their playbook that ...Read more
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The cameras lined the sidewalk in front of Scanlon Hall, jockeying for a spot to catch a glimpse of Patrick Mahomes as he moved into his home for the next three weeks.
But the second-year pro pulled a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Mike Foltynewicz pitched at Nationals Park in Tuesday's All-Star Game. His first start afterward came on the same mound against two-time reigning Cy Young winner Max Scherzer.
Neither Foltynewicz nor ...Read more
Lamar Jackson is new to the NFL, still just three days into his first training camp, but the Ravens' first-round draft pick already seems to understand, at least implicitly, the old adage about the backup quarterback being...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Matt Chapman ducked into the mob surrounding him, darting off the field as he tried to escape the emptying water bottles falling upon his head.
His high-bouncing ground ball evaded the trusty glove of ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- A line of questioning about Adrian Beltre last week during the All-Star media availability prompted Houston Astros right-hander Charlie Morton to make the following observation:
The Texas Rangers are ...Read more
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Lofty expectations and a lot of newness. Those were two things Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid couldn't ignore and didn't try to talk around as he addressed the assembled media at Missouri ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Full of disgust, Kyle Barraclough tossed his cap through the narrow opening of the trash bin inside the Marlins clubhouse, followed by his spikes.
Barraclough, for the first time all day, had found...Read more
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Francesco Molinari was the "other" guy, a check-your-program placeholder, somebody to watch Sunday when the wall-to-wall spectators blocked a clear vantage of the superstar in his pairing, Tiger ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies was out of the lineup Sunday, as expected, and remains a day-to-day case.
Albies left Friday's game against the Nationals in the third inning as a precaution due to right ...Read more
If the 2018 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational proves to be the final PGA Tour event at Firestone Country Club, Tiger Woods will be there to help give it the perfect sendoff.
Woods wrapped up another trip ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On an afternoon the Royals sought their first series sweep of the season, they struggled to muster offense against the Twins. They were held to two hits through six innings, limited to a couple of runs ...Read more
TORONTO -- The Orioles took a three-run lead into the eighth inning Sunday at Rogers Centre, but that cushion wasn't enough as they were swept out of Toronto with a 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays.
The Orioles bullpen gave up a...Read more
CHICAGO -- Kyle Schwarber hit a tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning, and left-hander Jose Quintana threw seven innings of two-run ball in a 121-pitch outing Sunday as the Cubs pulled away to a 7-2 victory over the ...Read more
Tony Sparano, who had been the Vikings' offensive line coach since 2016, died early Sunday morning at the age of 56, the team said.
"Our hearts go out to Jeanette and the entire Sparano family as we all mourn the loss of ...Read more
Yu Darvish may throw off a mound soon, but the Cubs aren't banking completely on his reliability as President Theo Epstein and his staff scour the trade market.
"You can't be overly reliant on somebody who hasn't been ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The Padres got a lead straight away, and their starting pitcher protected it this time.
And so, with a 10-2 victory over the Phillies in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader, a losing streak was stopped at ...Read more