LOS ANGELES -- And on the 18th day, they lost.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' latest and longest winning streak this season died Thursday, after a robust life span that included 11 victories, four sweeps and six off days.
The ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Felix Hernandez had his best start of the season.
A crowd of more than 35,000 turned out.
It was a beautiful summer night.
All the ingredients were there, except for two important ones: The Seattle Mariners ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- This appears to be an alternate universe.
The San Diego Padres, who began this season as baseball's most obvious rebuilders, won a 5-2 game Thursday at AT&T Park. The last-place San Francisco Giants, who ...Read more
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott always seemingly pushes the right buttons and strikes the right chord.
It's one reason why he is billed as the perfect leader of the Cowboys and being propped up as the new face of ...Read more
MIAMI -- When Aaron Nola went to the Phillies' complex in Florida last fall, he was not searching for a method to add power to his fastball. He just wanted to feel good again. He had generated uneasiness last summer with a...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the first inning on Thursday, Eric Hosmer sprinted up the back of a teammate who had hit a stop sign at third base. Moments later, Salvador Perez inexplicably broke for home on a ground ball to first...Read more
SOUTHPORT, England -- Jon Rahm was involved in a thorny rules situation that briefly cost him two strokes.
Walking up to his ball on No. 17, the Spaniard noticed a vine lying nearby that he wanted to move. Thinking the ...Read more
The Empty PulpitSandra Arrants
Fourteen year old Sherman Thompson has stumbled upon the body of his pastor. Laid out, dead, on the front lawn of the parsonage, Reverend Archibald Temple had a voice of thunder that has been rendered silent forever. Sherman and his sister Grace are determined to find out who killed him and ...
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles started July with six losses in nine games. While they hoped to refresh during the All-Star break, the downfall continued with a three-game series sweep to the Chicago Cubs last weekend.
But ...Read more
Royals pitcher Nathan Karns is expected to be healthy for spring training in 2018 after undergoing season-ending surgery on Thursday in Dallas for thoracic outlet syndrome.
The surgery was scheduled earlier this month ...Read more
Colton Parayko agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract with the Blues on Thursday that puts him in a group with defensemen like Chris Pronger, Al MacInnis and Alex Pietrangelo as long-running stars on the blue line. ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- The day could come this season when Pablo Sandoval walks into the Giants clubhouse and sets down his equipment bag.
Lord knows he has more baggage than his bats and workout clothes.
How would Sandoval be...Read more
The Twins, just a half-game out of first place in the AL Central, may be close to shoring up their biggest weakness: starting pitching.
Minnesota "is in the final stages of making a deal" for Braves left-hander Jaime ...Read more
Add Tony Romo to the list who are going to bat for Ezekiel Elliott in the wake of his latest off-field incident.
The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback went to the radio airwaves to defend Elliott, the standout running ...Read more
LaDainian Tomlinson compares football to a marriage, and he sure loves football.
Since his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in February, the former TCU and NFL great has been busy preparing for his big day, ...Read more
Yoan Moncada was 15 when he first met Jose Abreu in Cuba, and the White Sox second baseman recalled being in awe at the time.
"I was impressed because he was the superstar of our town," Moncada said through a Sox ...Read more
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains confident the Miami Marlins will be sold in the near future and said in an interview broadcast Thursday that price isn't a major obstacle to that end.
Speaking on "Bloomberg Markets" ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers may be a better team this season without J.D. Martinez.
That seems preposterous, given that he was batting .305 with 16 home runs and 39 RBIs in 57 games before being traded to the ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Adam Frazier had not yet walked off against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday when Pirates general manager Neal Huntington addressed the implications the upcoming four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers ...Read more
The Chiefs on Thursday signed their first-round draft pick, quarterback Patrick Mahomes II.
Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed, but the deal would be for four years -- the standard rookie contract.
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