ARLINGTON, Texas -- Garrett Richards chucked the ball, put both of his hands on his head, and slumped to the dirt. He knew right away his throw to second base would not reach its intended target and the consequences of his...Read more
It as bad enough when Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to go to the mound in the fifth inning of Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox, trailing by six runs and dipping into a bullpen that was without closer Zach ...Read more
Jaromir Jagr already planned on being in Las Vegas and now he has a reason to check out the Hard Rock casino.
On Sunday, Jagr was named one of three finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy which honors the player...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Inside the dugout, as the Los Angeles Dodgers prepared for the final inning, Dave Roberts did not dare speak to Clayton Kershaw. There was nothing to say. Kershaw had dragged the team this far, squashing the...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The last time the A's saw the Mariners, they took three games in Seattle.
If Oakland hopes to do the same this week in the Coliseum, they'll have to dig deeper for better offense than they did Sunday in...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- May started Sunday for the Texas Rangers the same way the season did April 4 at Globe Life Park, with Cole Hamels on the mound.
That has proven to be a magical thing for the Rangers, who entered with ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The bullpen door swung open and into the maw jogged Danny Duffy, a left-handed reliever tasked with delivering the Royals from a five-game purgatory.
As Duffy reached the mound on Sunday afternoon, the bases ...Read more
Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik has been suspended for three games for his head-high hit on Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta on Saturday night.
In a video announcing the suspension, the NHL's Department of Player Safety...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Los Angeles Angels' stable of starting pitchers, once expected to be eight men strong, is down to half that.
On Sunday, the team optioned right-hander Matt Shoemaker to triple-A Salt Lake after an ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- White Sox manager Robin Ventura describes Brett Lawrie's style as "full throttle all the way."
So when the Sox needed someone to push them through to the finish of a stretch of 19 games in 19 days, it's no ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Klay Thompson and the Warriors stayed hot as they continue to dominate in the playoffs without an injured Stephen Curry.
Thompson scored a playoff career-high 37 points in the Warriors' 118-106 win in ...Read more
Once again this summer, the Dallas Mavericks will take another swing at landing a big-fish free agent.
It seems like the Mavericks have been striking out forever when it comes to signing a big-name free agent.
At the top...Read more
DALLAS -- Two shots in the first period led to two goals. Two shots in the third period nearly led to Dallas being up 2-0 in the series.
But the Blues, on their second power play of overtime, got the game-winner from ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- For the first time this season, Mike Pelfrey saw run support.
He got a run here and a run there in another rough outing.
But the run support for the Tigers right-hander didn't end when he exited the mound ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The smallest of managerial moves and a whole lot of Madison Bumgarner helped the Giants avoid getting swept at Citi Field on Sunday.
Bumgarner pitched six shutout innings to outduel Noah Syndergaard, and ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- The happiest homecoming yet for Max Scherzer resulted in the right-hander's club sweeping the Cardinals in a three-game home series for the first time since his Washington Nationals were called the Montreal ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies were Major League Baseball's surprise team in April. As the calendar has flipped, the torrid pace has continued.
With right-hander Vince Velasquez continuing his strong early season showing, ...Read more
The Bears released veteran safety Antrel Rolle on Sunday, the day after they selected two safeties in the draft.
Rolle, 33, missed nine games last season due to knee and ankle injuries. After joining the Bears as a free ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Several things went differently Sunday when the team with baseball's worst April record, the Braves, faced the team with the best April record, the Cubs, on the first day of May.
Julio Teheran pitched ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates did rather little to deserve victory Sunday, and so their winning streak stopped at six.
Scott Schebler drilled a double over Gregory Polanco's head in right to put the Cincinnati Reds ahead for ...Read more
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