ATLANTA -- Kyle Stanley is not exactly sure what he was doing one year ago.
Maybe sitting at home.
He sure wasn't playing in the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup playoff finale with more than $11 million at stake.
TORONTO -- The Royals have remained on the fringes of the American League wild-card race despite a precipitous decline in the months of August and September.
That will not change after starter Jason Vargas shouldered the ...Read more
On May 4, a bat slipped out of the hands of Hector Sanchez and struck a woman sitting above the visiting dugout at Petco Park. The incident prompted the Padres to begin exploring the prospect of expanded netting.
The television is almost always on in baseball clubhouses, though players rarely do more than glance at the screen while they go about their pregame routines. But images on Wednesday from Yankee Stadium, where a young girl...Read more
DETROIT -- Just because you're in the driver's seat for a postseason berth doesn't mean you always have to check the mirrors.
You might want to buckle up -- the ride could get bumpy -- but the Twins just might not like ...Read more
ATLANTA -- R.A. Dickey snapped out of his recent funk and Arodys Vizcaino bounced back from one of the worst performances of his career in resounding fashion Thursday night.
Dickey limited the Nationals to two runs and ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- In his first start at Camden Yards this season and his third of the month, Orioles right-hander Gabriel Ynoa served the main purpose a young player has in a meaningless September: provide hope for the future. ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- The Cardinals did what they had to do for the standings and most of all for this ballpark.
With runs in two of the three final innings of the game, the Cardinals completed a sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with...Read more
The Empty PulpitSandra Arrants
Fourteen year old Sherman Thompson has stumbled upon the body of his pastor. Laid out, dead, on the front lawn of the parsonage, Reverend Archibald Temple had a voice of thunder that has been rendered silent forever. Sherman and his sister Grace are determined to find out who killed him and ...
MILWAUKEE -- Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer has watched left-hander Jon Lester's evolution as a Red Sox rookie throwing 97 mph in 2006 to a more polished starter with four effective pitches.
But after a string of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Congress rarely sits on the sidelines when it comes to highly publicized sports issues. And this time, a top lawmaker is inserting himself in the middle of a New York Yankees game.
A day after a foul ball ...Read more
Quarterback Sam Bradford moved with a little more bounce in his step during the 15 opening minutes of Thursday's practice before reporters were booted.
Bradford, who has been officially listed as limited in five practices...Read more
No matter the final score, there will be no losers among Browns and Cincinnati Bengals fans at FirstEnergy Stadium when the Ohio state rivals meet Oct. 1.
Fans arriving at the Cleveland stadium will receive a boarding ...Read more
Aaron Hernandez, who went from NFL star to convicted killer, had an advanced case of the degenerative neurological disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the brain function of a 67-year-old when he killed himself, ...Read more
Went a solid 11-5 straight-up in Week 2 but slipped to 7-9 vs. the evil betting line, misfiring on our Upset of the Week call when Aaron Rodgers let us down in Atlanta. We did bull's-eye another outright upset in Broncos ...Read more
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April while serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Boston University's CTE ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In 2009, when Raul Mondesi was running for mayor of his Dominican Republic hometown of San Cristobal, his appeal to voters appeared to center on his fame as a former Dodgers star.
In a visit to San ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said he still hasn't decided whether linebacker Lawrence Timmons, who is suspended indefinitely, will return to the team this season. Gase also said Dolphins executive Mike ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Fatigued on their trudge toward clinching the National League West and irritated by an ineffectual performance against the Phillies this week, the Dodgers ended this three-city road trip with an unnerving ...Read more
Marlins manager Don Mattingly called Jose Urena his team's ace earlier this month.
Urena doesn't want to label himself in such a way.
But a year after the Marlins lost then-undisputed ace Jose Fernandez in a tragic ...Read more
Et tu, David Johnson?
It seems every year we get players responding negatively to fans/fantasy owners about fantasy sports on Twitter or in an interview.
Martellus Bennett tweeted earlier this month: "I don't care about ...Read more
- Jordy Nelson practices, Randall Cobb does not for Packers
- Odor grand slam helps Rangers hold off Mariners
- Duke removes longtime 'crow's nest' seating section at Cameron due to safety concerns
- Illness takes valuable Chargers reserve out of lineup
- Young guns take aim at Tour Championship, FedEx Cup millions