LOS ANGELES -- There's plenty for Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts to fret over during the regular season's final week and a half.
Rookie outfielder Alex Verdugo has been ruled out of the National League Division ...Read more
SEATTLE -- The last time anyone saw Breanna Stewart on a WNBA court, the 2018 Player of the Year cradled the league's championship trophy like a baby in one arm while clutching the Finals MVP award with her other hand.
Fresh from a highly successful 10 years as Kentucky coach and newly armed with a so-called lifetime contract, John Calipari did not speak of a steady-as-she-goes plan for the future. Instead, he saw new challenges looming ...Read more
HOUSTON -- No Texas Rangers team had gone winless on the road more than seven times in a season before the Houston Astros' beat them Wednesday night for their eighth loss in eight games this season at Minute Maid Park.
ATLANTA -- Another player filtered Wednesday afternoon into Gabe Kapler's office, shut the door behind him, and sat down to talk about the season.
The Phillies were three hours from beginning a 4-1 win over the Braves, ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles have suffered some discouraging losses over the course of this painful season, but it's hard to imagine any of them comparing to the carnage that took place on Wednesday night.
The O's busted out ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- So much for magic numbers.
With all the attention on the Twins' magic number for clinching the AL Central -- a digit that remained frozen at seven on Wednesday, by the way -- it was easy to forget about ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Yasiel Puig hasn't had quite the type of impact he had hoped when he came to Cleveland in the July three-team trade. Though for one night, he knew he had found what he wanted the moment it left the bat, as he ...Read more
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- His dependability is such that, over the last 13-plus seasons, the only thing as guaranteed to start a Chargers game has been the coin toss.
On Sunday, Philip Rivers will make his 211th consecutive ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Seth Mejias-Brean, who exactly two weeks earlier made his major league debut at the age of 28, started at shortstop for the Padres on Wednesday night.
"The last 10 or 12 days here, we'll get some guys the ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- No rookie has any business hitting that pitch that way that hard.
But the Mariners' Kyle Lewis says he's always had natural opposite-field power, and he showed it off once again Wednesday night.
With an ...Read more
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Trevor Davis is coming back home.
Davis, a wide receiver and return specialist who played in high school at Alhambra High in Martinez and finished his college career at Cal, was acquired by the Raiders ...Read more
New Detroit Lions running back Paul Perkins doesn't know much about his new offense. Actually, he knows less than that.
"I know nothing," he said Wednesday. "I just got here yesterday and we just started stuff today."
TENNESSEE (1-1) AT JACKSONVILLE (0-2)
TV: 8:15 p.m. EDT, NFL Network.
Line: Titans by 2.
Sam Farmer's pick: Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel is a rare Bill Belichick disciple to figure it out. Even though it...Read more
With Beijing already preparing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, organizers made a surprising choice for their official mascot.
In a ceremony at a hockey arena on Tuesday, Chinese officials announced that a ...Read more
In a week where the reaction to Kirk Cousins' fourth-quarter interception has been magnified, because of who it was against and what it cost the Vikings, the team has tried to walk the line between putting the pick in ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have sold a minority share in the club to two investors, expanding the team's ownership group to nine.
The sale does not affect control of the Dodgers. Mark Walter remains the team ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An offense that has topped 26 points in 20 consecutive games is on the verge of a stiffer challenge.
The list is growing.
While the rest of the team prepares for Sunday's home opener ...Read more
Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson has shown tremendous improvement as a passer two games into the season, and Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid believes part of that is a result of what the team is asking of him.
"It's ...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Defensive end Taco Charlton's career in Dallas is finally done.
The disgruntled 2017 first-round pick was officially released Wednesday after the Cowboys were unable to find a trade partner.
The Cowboys ...Read more
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