SONOMA, Calif. -- All the buildup was about strategy, as in it would take timely maneuvering to win the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
Sunday, Tony Stewart had the perfect touch.
The man who will retire at ...Read more
ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Indians extended their majors-long winning streak to 10 games Monday with an 8-3 interleague victory over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.
Braves starting pitcher John Gant left the game in the...Read more
The trifecta of change is complete for the PGA Tour event in Los Angeles.
The tour announced Tuesday that the long-running event at Riviera Country Club will be known as the Genesis Open.
Genesis Motors is the luxury car...Read more
PITTSBURGH--For three games at PNC Park, the Los Angeles Dodgers did some version of the same thing. The starting pitcher stumbled. The offense failed to compensate. The formula is not conducive to winning, which is why ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Clayton Kershaw was treated for lower back stiffness Monday, but manager Dave Roberts said the Los Angeles Dodgers' ace would make his start later this week.
Kershaw gave up four runs in six innings on ...Read more
LeBron James won't be there. Neither will Steph Curry, Chris Paul or James Harden.
But Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson are on the U.S. men's basketball roster headed to the 2016 Summer Olympics, and that ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- After another Francisco Liriano start that went short on innings and long on pitches, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-4, Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
The Pirates (37-40) took the ...Read more
A Los Angeles team has landed a pitch meeting with Kevin Durant, but it's not the one that desperately needs help.
The Clippers, not the Lakers, are among the teams that will get a chance to try and lure the summer's top ...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 ...
MILWAUKEE -- No Stephen Strasburg still was no walk in the park for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Tanner Roark replaced the Washington Nationals' ace, who was scratched from his scheduled start with an upper-back injury, and ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Clayton Kershaw isn't easily shaken. So when a bloop single off a rookie's bat pushed across the game's first run in the second inning Sunday night, David Freese was ready to pounce. He jumped on a first-...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Unable to support Clayton Kershaw as he struggled through a rare scattershot performance, the Los Angeles Dodgers lost for the third day in a row to the Pittsburgh Pirates, dropping a 4-3 defeat wrought by ...Read more
SEATTLE -- That first crack at a save in Major League Baseball will have to wait for Seung Hwan Oh.
The Korean Baseball Organization's all-time leader in saves was warming up for what would have been his first opportunity...Read more
NEW YORK -- There's a code to decipher when Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks.
Though his words may be heartfelt at that instant, his position is subject to change based on any event in the boxing world or even the break of a ...Read more
BETHESDA, Md. -- Billy Hurley III got more than just his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club. The 2004 Naval Academy graduate also got some closure on the most painful ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles caught the right opponent at just the right time.
They're approaching a grueling nine-game West Coast road trip, so the opportunity to pile up some victories against the slumping Tampa Bay Rays ...Read more
ATLANTA -- After Julio Teheran and Jacob deGrom waged a pitcher's duel through eight scoreless innings Saturday night, it was the Bud and Bartolo show in another pitching clinic for most of Sunday afternoon, and this time ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chris Sale became the first 13-game winner in the majors when he pitched the White Sox past the Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Sox took two out of three from the Jays to capture their ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the first time in three days, a Royals starting pitcher made it through the third inning.
Ian Kennedy pitched seven sterling innings in a 6-1 victory Sunday over the Houston Astros that allowed the...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Once upon a time, Andy Green admired the beauty of a 21-year-old Jay Bruce's swing as his teammate at Triple-A Louisville. Of course, the Padres' rookie skipper hoped to avoid that detour down memory lane ...Read more
DETROIT -- All Justin Verlander could do was throw his hands up.
The ball was in the air, headed over the fence, the fourth ball headed over the fence in the fifth inning, and the Detroit Tigers' right-handed ace had no ...Read more