HOUSTON -- Controversy threatened the fourth game of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox long before Andrew Benintendi made a game-saving dive to end a 4 hour 33-minute ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Staples Center operations staffers frantically gathered near the court midway through the fourth quarter Wednesday, talking into walkie-talkies and glancing, worried, at the basket on the arena's southern ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Even after Ryan Kesler potted a goal in his season debut last week, there was no telling just how much he had left.
He was largely ineffective last season following hip surgery, and another grueling ...Read more
SAN ANTONIO -- About 75 minutes before their game against the Spurs, the Timberwolves locker room was mostly empty. Just a few players milling about, but in one end of the small black and gray room was Jimmy Butler, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- When Luke Walton started playing for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2003, the plane ride home was for unwinding. He'd play spades against Karl Malone, Gary Payton and Rick Fox. Walton usually fared pretty well in...Read more
DETROIT -- The Dwane Casey era promised to bring ball movement and a barrage of 3-pointers for the Detroit Pistons.
That didn't occur Wednesday night in their home opener against the Brooklyn Nets.
But they did have the ...Read more
MONTREAL -- The Blues didn't blow any leads on Wednesday night but Colton Paryako bungled an easy play in his own end in the final seconds that led to a Montreal goal with 10.5 seconds to play that sent them to a 3-2 loss ...Read more
Patriots coach Bill Belichick wouldn't entertain a comparison between Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack and Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor on Wednesday.
As Belichick's team prepares to face the Bears on...Read more
DePaul basketball coach Dave Leitao and athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto have obtained court orders barring former assistant coach Rick Carter from contacting them, according to court documents.
Leitao accused Carter...Read more
CLEVELAND -- They are in the middle of a two-game, 10-day trip that will cover about 11,500 miles.
On Thursday night into Friday morning, the Chargers will spend more than eight hours on an airplane.
Yes, they already ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Small ball found a home Monday night at Spectrum Center.
Down by as many as 20 points, new Charlotte Hornets coach James Borrego went with an unorthodox lineup that had 6-foot-7 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ...Read more
BRONCOS (2-4) at CARDINALS (1-5)
Line: DEN by 1.
Cote's pick: ARI 19-17.
TV: 8:20 p.m., Fox/NFL.
There have been some interesting Thursday night matchups entering NFL Week 7. This ain't one of 'em! The only three ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When the Stanley Cup was in the Capitol, true Washington Capitals fans stood apart from other hockey fans taking a quick break from their jobs during a recess day to see the famous trophy.
Many were wearing ...Read more
In his new, $365 million deal with the streaming service DAZN, middleweight boxing champion Canelo Alvarez is betting on a new frontier.
The big unknown is whether a sufficient number of boxing fans will subscribe to ...Read more
Matt Patricia had a message for his team when it returned to work Wednesday: The Miami Dolphins, the Detroit Lions' opponent Sunday, will be the best team the Lions have faced all year.
At 4-2, the Dolphins do have the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Machado has been fined by Major League Baseball for the incident that sparked a bench-clearing event Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.
The league does not announce player discipline beyond suspensions, but ...Read more
Khalil Mack's status is "day to day," coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday as the star linebacker moves on from the right ankle injury he suffered Sunday against the Dolphins.
Nagy would not say whether Mack would participate ...Read more
If anyone needs a reminder that the 2018-19 Bulls are young, just listen to rookie Wendell Carter Jr.'s reaction to earning the starting center spot and guarding Joel Embiid in the season opener Thursday against the 76ers ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill will not play in Miami's Week 7 home game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, coach Adam Gase said Wednesday.
And there is a possibility Tannehill, who surprisingly ...Read more
CHICAGO -- It has been a long and arduous process for Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford to complete his return to the NHL from last season's concussion, so what's one more day before making it official?
The Hawks face the ...Read more
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