When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and stalled runner Allyson Felix’s preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics — which she planned as her fifth and last — she had to find new ways to squeeze in her workouts.
UCLA’s ...Read more
Almost three months later a ripple of grief, a current of shock, still catches him.
Rob Refsnyder will be warming up before a game and pass Mike Bell's No. 36 jersey hanging in the Twins dugout. Just that image will break...Read more
Reporters — most of the good ones, anyway — have an ingrained sixth sense that alerts them when they’re being played.
Something sounds a little off, a little funny, a little too good to be true, and it triggers an ...Read more
The NFL offseason has come and gone.
The next time the Miami Dolphins gather as a team it will be to start training camp in late July as they officially embark on the third year of the Brian Flores era.
The work put in ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — A gentleman’s sweep by the hated Boston Celtics in 2018. A four-bounce, buzzer-beating heartbreaker to the Toronto Raptors a season later.
Sunday’s 103-96 Game 7 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in the ...Read more
PHOENIX — The Dodgers were bulldozing the Arizona Diamondbacks through five innings in their 9-8 win Sunday, on their way to a clinical three-game series sweep of the worst team in the majors without a sweat.
They had ...Read more
“Oh boy,” Justin Leonard said Sunday on NBC as Phil Mickelson launched a shot on the 18th hole at Torrey Pines South during the final round of the U.S. Open. “What is he doing here?”
Broadcast partner Terry Gannon...Read more
Behind a sensational game from wing Kevin Huerter, the No. 5 seed Hawks edged No. 1 seed 76ers to take Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, 103-96, Sunday in Philadelphia.
The Hawks will advance to the conference ...Read more
The Rays have decided the future is now and are calling up top prospect Wander Franco for Tuesday’s game.
Franco, 20, has been playing for Triple-A Durham, where he is hitting .315 with seven homers, 35 RBIs and a .954 ...Read more
It was a race of blown brake rotors and cut tires at Nashville Superspeedway, a track that hosted its first NASCAR Cup race on Sunday.
The Ally 400 winner didn’t blow any rotors. Kyle Larson wasn’t braking much, ...Read more
ATLANTA – A description that manager Mike Shildt and other members of the Cardinals have turned to a few times this past month to describe their success, which can shift from mercurial to molasses, is how a baseball ...Read more
SEATTLE — Why settle for a walk-off single, when you can have the walk-off “salami?”
As the ball left Shed Long Jr.’s lacquered bat, traveling toward the right field stands at a rate of speed not immediately ...Read more
One thing about Torrey Pines Golf Course: It does not produce boring U.S. Opens.
Thirteen years after Tiger Woods’ dramatic 91-hole victory in the first national championship held in San Diego, Jon Rahm earned his first...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Detroit Tigers avoided a four-game sweep and spoiled some more home run heroics by Shohei Ohtani with a 5-3, 10-inning victory over the Angels before a crowd of 21,626 at Angel Stadium on Sunday.
It’s been awhile since the Lightning found themselves in this situation. More than two years, to be precise.
Following Saturday night’s 3-2 loss in New York, their Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Islanders is...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly halfway through the regular season, the Giants own the best winning percentage in baseball thanks to a well-defined identity and a consistent blueprint for success.
Their hitters blast the ...Read more
PHOENIX — The Clippers had waited 51 years for Sunday.
But four weeks into this postseason, and one game into their first conference finals, they’re still waiting to take control of a series from its start.
On tired ...Read more
SAN DIEGO — The Padres have changed the trajectory of their season in time to welcome the Dodgers to Petco Park on Monday.
After limping home from what their manager called a “terrible” road trip, the Padres on ...Read more
Vanessa Bryant remembered her late husband Kobe Bryant as “the best girl dad” in a sweet post on Father’s Day.
The Instagram post included a photo of the longtime Los Angeles Lakers star with his and Vanessa’s ...Read more
HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel didn’t have the storybook return to Minute Maid Park he and the Chicago White Sox would have liked.
Instead, the White Sox wrapped up a nightmare of a series with a blowout loss.
Keuchel didn...Read more
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