SAN DIEGO — Two sinkers fluttered away from the strike zone — outside, then inside — before a change-up dived below it.
If Anibal Sanchez thought he could sneak a middle-middle sinker past Manny Machado, he was ...Read more
COSTA MESA, Calif. — It was a mixed bag during practice this week against the Los Angeles Chargers for Dallas Cowboys first-round pick Tyler Smith.
He was strong in the running game early, working at left guard next to ...Read more
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Arthur Smith is not a fan of narratives. The Falcons coach especially does not like “easy” or “lazy” narratives. Unfortunately for Smith, his team has served up plenty of those. The Falcons ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One morning during Tom Watson’s senior year (1966-1967) at Kansas City's Pembroke Country Day, Kansas City Chiefs icon Len Dawson was a guest speaker at the school now known as Pembroke Hill.
Knowledge is power and the greatest asset you can acquire in order to compete for a fantasy football championship.
Here's your 2022 preview of the San Francisco 49ers, the seventh of 32 team profiles during draft season: ...Read more
If the 49ers cannot sell the Cleveland Browns on trading for Jimmy Garoppolo now, then the Niners’ quarterback cannot be sold.
And seeing as how the Browns don’t seem to have any interest in Garoppolo as of Thursday ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Rays returned Thursday to Tropicana Field deprived of shuteye and a series sweep of the Yankees. The bullpen taxed and the everyday players bleary-eyed, they needed a collective jolt.
On this ...Read more
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The third-seeded Connecticut Sun coasted to a 93-68 win over the sixth-seeded Dallas Wings in Game 1 of a first-round WNBA playoff series on Thursday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Game 2 of the best-of...Read more
ATLANTA — There are times when you watch Jacob deGrom and think he may never give up a run again.
Watching him give up three runs — two in the same inning, no less — can feel like witnessing an unnatural earthly ...Read more
NEW YORK — The age-old saying in baseball is that momentum lasts only as long as the next day’s starting pitcher. Unfortunately for the Yankees, less than 24 hours after a dramatic, extra-inning walk-off grand slam, ...Read more
SEATTLE — The Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 27-11 on Thursday night at Lumen Field. Here’s what you need to know about the game.
Justin Fields’ day
Bears coach Matt Eberflus decided earlier in the week to...Read more
Just when it looked like the Red Sox were primed to go on a hot streak, they took a step back.
Though they did already win the series, the Red Sox failed to complete a sweep and notch another much-needed win against one ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — It is a routine that's anything but routine, Justin Herbert hanging around after most of his teammates have left the practice field to throw more passes.
A perfectionist chasing perfection.
"This guy's ...Read more
ST. LOUIS — Everybody has an opinion about what Albert Pujols should do next season.
That includes Yadier Molina.
“One more year! One more year!” the Cardinals catcher ribbed Thursday afternoon as media members ...Read more
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox had an opportunity to inch closer to first place ahead of a big series against the division-leading Guardians in Cleveland.
Instead, they closed out a homestand with a clunker Thursday ...Read more
It’s a question that has been on the minds of Penguins fans since Jim Rutherford abruptly resigned seven games into the 2020-21 season. It’s also one the team’s former general manager has been considering himself ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — Leonard Levy, a local sports pioneer who was instrumental in bringing the Bucs and several Super Bowls to Tampa, died Thursday while in hospice care. He was 89.
Levy headed up Tampa Bay’s expansion ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Like a bad penny, they keep turning up.
Like a pebble in the back of your shoe, they’re beyond irritating. They’re painful. Ben and Carson. Carson and Ben.
Ben Simmons provided the most recent ...Read more
As last season’s NBA Eastern Conference playoff race showed, some games matter more than others, with the Miami Heat closing two games ahead of the rest of the field and the next three teams tying for second, requiring ...Read more
ATLANTA — Mets right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker, last seen throwing just two innings on Tuesday night before leaving with back spasms, took some time out of his treatment to explain how he’s feeling.
“A lot ...Read more
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