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07/23/2019

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days a...
07:48, 07/23/2019

Seattle Seahawks DL Jarran Reed suspended six games by NFL The NFL suspended Seattle Seahawks standout defensive lineman Jarran Reed for the first six games of this season for violating the league's personal ...
06:48, 07/23/2019

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. felt 'disrespected' by Giants, considered retirement Former New York Giants star and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said he felt "disrespected" after the Giants traded him this...
06:48, 07/23/2019

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges over rape claims, prosecutors say Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges related to a decade-old sexual assault allegation against him, prosecutors announced on Mon...
06:24, 07/23/2019

A's to offer simultaneous broadcasts, 1 with analytics focus The Oakland Athletics are catering a special broadcast to fans who appreciate the game's statistical analysis side     ...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position player down 5 J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs, including an RBI double in the ninth inning following Tampa Bay's curious decision to put a positi...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Nova throws shutout and White Sox net a win, top Marlins 9-1 Ivan Nova kept up his mastery of the Marlins, pitching a four-hitter that led the Chicago White Sox over Miami 9-1      ...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered as the Houston Astros jumped on Homer Bailey for n...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Goldschmidt's grand slam in 10th lifts Cards by Pirates 6-5 Paul Goldschmidt hit his fifth career grand slam in the top of the 10th and the St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 6-5 victory over the reeling Pittsb...
06:00, 07/23/2019

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts Giants, Paddack faces Alonso LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win    &...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at world championships due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle prelims nor the 1,500-meter final at the world swimming championships due to illness. ...
06:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. trials boast speed, Lyles-Coleman showdown The speed show that is the backbone of the American athletics championships takes on added significance in Des Moines, Iowa this week when the United...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Report: Redskins' Williams to hold out of camp Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams is not expected to report to training camp with the rest of the team later this week, NFL Network...
05:12, 07/23/2019

WTA roundup: Gasparyan upset at Baltic Open Romania's Irina Bara moved into the second round of the inaugural Baltic Open when No. 5 seed Margarita Gasparyan was forced to retire while trailing...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the cas...
05:12, 07/23/2019

ATP roundup: Two-time Hamburg champ Mayer loses Argentina's Leonardo Mayer, a two-time champion of the Hamburg European Open, fell 7-6 (8), 6-4 to Germany's Rudolf Molleker on Monday in the opening...
05:12, 07/23/2019

NFL notebook: Redskins OT Williams to hold out Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams is not expected to report to training camp with the rest of the team this week, NFL Network repor...
05:12, 07/23/2019

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warn...
05:12, 07/23/2019

MLB notebook: Brewers' Woodruff (side) likely out 6 week Milwaukee All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff is expected to miss six weeks after sustaining a left oblique strain during the Brewers' game Sunday...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, tha...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Unwell Ledecky withdraws from 200, 1,500 freestyle Katie Ledecky withdrew from the 200 meters freestyle and will miss her 1,500 title defense at the world swimming championships later on Tuesday due t...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Lewis backs 'F1 great' Vettel to rebound from slump Lewis Hamilton is sure Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will recover from his recent run of mistakes and rediscover the form which made him a four-time wor...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Why this Tour de France has become as much a chess game as a grind to the finish line A balance of strength and strategy will determine this year's Tour de France winner -- a winner that as of right now is still very much up in the air...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Wizards to offer Beal 3-year, $111M extension The Wizards are preparing to offer guard Bradley Beal a three-year, $111M max extension on Friday, new GM Tommy Sheppard said. Beal's agent said he w...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Skaggs remembered, praised at memorial service Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has been remembered at a memorial service as a beloved son, husband, teammate and friend whose upbeat personality brought...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Fundamental move: Duncan joins Spurs' staff "It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan's assistant, that he returns the favor," Gregg Popovich said in a stateme...
05:12, 07/23/2019

Ted Leonsis reveals new structure for Wizards basketball operations, a unique model for an NBA team The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of ...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Wizards to offer Bradley Beal three-year, $111 million extension, though quick agreement not expected If Beal gets voted to an all-NBA team next year, he would be eligible for a supermax deal, which could persuade him to wait on locking anything in no...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Busy Nationals make five roster moves, but Max Scherzer’s status remains uncertain Ryan Zimmerman goes back to the injured list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, the same injury that kept him out for two months earlier this ...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Eden Hazard already gets Real Madrid: ‘When you play for this club, you need to win something’ The Belgian star, who commanded the highest transfer price ever paid by the storied Spanish power, gets his unveiling with the club during the Intern...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Nationals Park extends netting to foul poles, but not all fans want safety first The extended netting was installed in time for Monday's postponed game against the Colorado Rockies. Many fans were in favor, but others did not appr...
04:36, 07/23/2019

Brewers All-Star Woodruff could miss 6 weeks All-Star pitcher Brandon Woodruff could miss up to six weeks with a left oblique strain, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Monday   ...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Rangers place closer Shawn Kelley on 10-day injured list The Texas Rangers have placed closer Shawn Kelley on the 10-day injured list with biceps soreness in his right arm, but manager Chris Woodward said t...
03:48, 07/23/2019

White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul pole-to-pole netting The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting with their g...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 200-meter freestyle at worlds due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships for medical reasons, the U.S. team announced. ...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Le'Veon Bell delivers impassioned rant to call out social media haters The New York Jets running back took to Instagram on Sunday to call out people who think he should only think and care about football.   &#...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Falcons face questions after hiring ex-Maryland coach DJ Durkin as training camp assistant The Atlanta Falcons are facing questions after hiring former University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin for a guest assistant role during training camp. ...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Twins pull off beautiful triple play in first inning against Yankees The Yankees looked poised for a big first inning against the Twins but Edwin Encarnacion hit a grounder to third to kick-start a triple play.  ...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Report: Jets signing former Texans TE Griffin The New York Jets are signing former Houston Texans tight end Ryan Griffin to fill in for the recently suspended Chris Herndon, NFL Network reported ...
00:24, 07/23/2019

Suspension lifted on boxer who kissed reporter without consent Kubrat Pulev was suspended in March after he grabbed a reporter's head in his hands and planted a kiss on her lips following a knockout win. &#...
00:12, 07/23/2019

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable d...
00:12, 07/23/2019

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with the Spurs, has been added to head coach Gregg Popovich's bench as an assistant coach. ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

Why the NFL was unable to get Tyreek Hill investigation details A letter obtained by USA TODAY Sports details why NFL was denied access to information related to the investigation of Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill. ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessary Sue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.   ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.    ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the cas...
23:48, 07/22/2019

Wizards expected to offer All-Star G Beal an extension The Washington Wizards are expected to offer All-Star guard Bradley Beal a three-year $111 million extension this week, although there are no indicat...
23:48, 07/22/2019

Gareth Bale's agent calls Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane a 'disgrace' following coach's comments Gareth Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett called Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane a "disgrace" after Zidane said "we hope (Bale) leaves soon." &#...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Dolphins will pay Kendrick Norton, who lost arm, full salary after waiving him The Miami Dolphins will pay the full season salary of Kendrick Norton, who lost his left arm in an automobile accident earlier this month.  ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

MLB power rankings: Indians and Giants have surged into summer Cleveland and San Francisco have caught fire over the past month, fighting their way back into postseason contention.      ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

20 years later, Barry Sanders 'not sure' he'd change his retirement Barry Sanders, the greatest player in Detroit Lions history, retired on the eve of training camp in 1999. He has no regrets.     ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Francisco Lindor hits foul ball that sends 3-year-old to hospital Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor hit a foul ball that injured a child in a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals      ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Fan stops play at PNC Park by trying to shake player's hand in batter's box A fan at PNC Park caused a game stoppage as he tried to get a handshake from Philadelphia Phillies infielder Brad Miller.     &#...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees top Forbes' annual list of most valuable sports teams The Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees lead the way on Forbes' annual list of the most valuable sports teams, which was released Monday.  ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Jon 'Bones' Jones faces battery charge stemming from April strip club incident Jon Jones was arrested in April on a misdemeanor battery charge against a waitress at a strip club, records obtained by USA TODAY Sports show.  ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

ESPN's Dan Le Batard skips radio show in wake of President Trump rant, company violation ESPN host Dan Le Batard chose to skip his radio show Monday morning in the wake of last week's on-air rant about President Trump.   &...
21:24, 07/22/2019

An inside look at the Wizards' new and unusual front-office structure The Wizards created a three-pronged front-office structure that focuses on basketball operations, player services and health and wellness.  ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Odell Beckham Jr.'s issues with New York Giants continue: 'I felt disrespected' Cleveland Browns wideout Odell Beckham Jr. said he felt disrespected by New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman, who traded him this offseason...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Suspension lifted on boxer who planted kiss on reporter Suspension lifted on boxer who planted kiss on reporter after he took sexual harassment class, paid $2,500 fine       ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Report: New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman to miss start of training camp with thumb injury New England Patriots wide receiver and Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman is set to miss three weeks with a left thumb injury, according to ESPN.  &...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed suspended first six games of 2019 season Seahawks DL Jarran Reed has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for a violation of the team's personal conduct policy. &#...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.     &#...
21:24, 07/22/2019

2019 NFL record projections: Can Chargers prevent a Patriots run to Super Bowl LIV? USA TODAY Sports' Nate Davis releases his annual NFL record projections. Will the New England Patriots reach a fourth straight Super Bowl? ...
21:24, 07/22/2019

Australian swimmer Mack Horton refuses to share podium with Chinese rival he called 'drug cheat' Australian swimmer Mack Horton didn't acknowledge Sun Yang, whom he has called a "drug cheat," after their race at the FINA world championships....
21:24, 07/22/2019

Rift Over WAGs' Travel First In History Of BCCI, Says Official: Report The Committee of Administrators' decision to let the captain and coach take calls on travel schedules of the wives and girlfriends of the cricketers ...
20:24, 07/22/2019

Indians Complete Sweep; Harmeet, Ayhika Win In Singles Indian paddlers made most of the home advantage and grabbed all the gold medals -- seven to be precise -- in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Champ...
20:24, 07/22/2019

Seven Indian Boxers Reach Quarterfinals Of Thailand Open Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances as a total of seven Indian b...
20:24, 07/22/2019

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emoti...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Hosszu wins fourth women's 200 medley world title Hungary's Katinka Hosszu continued her domination of the women's individual medley by winning the 200 meters event for the fourth time at the world c...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets 'low 56' for 2020 Adam Peaty collected his third straight 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday but such is the Briton's dominance in the event that he had to ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

FINA warns Horton but fellow swimmers applaud podium protest Mack Horton has received a warning from swimming's world governing body FINA over his refusal to share a podium with China's Sun Yang in protest of t...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Wizards, Mystics get new organizational structure Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis made official the leadership structure of Monumental Basketball, the newly formed umbrella organization for the ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Gold but no new record for Peaty, Sjostrom beaten Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took center stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu mainta...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Report: Camp holdout still possible for Cowboys' Elliott Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has not ruled out a holdout during training camp as the sides explore the possibility of a new contract, ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

NFL's Cowboys extend reign atop Forbes' most valuable teams list The Dallas Cowboys were ranked the world's most valuable sports team for a fourth consecutive year according to an annual list published by Forbes h...
19:48, 07/22/2019

| Tattoo twins Peaty and Dressel romp to world swim gold Adam Peaty completed a world treble in the 100m breaststroke, while Caeleb Dressel continued to feed his obsession for gold by romping to the 50m but...
19:24, 07/22/2019

| 'Never give up': Swimmers send moving message to Japan's Ikee Sarah Sjostrom led a moving tribute to Rikako Ikee at the FINA World Championships, calling the Japanese star a "real fighter" in the face of her leu...
19:24, 07/22/2019

| Springbok fans 'will love Japan' Local awareness and excitement are unmistakable as Japan prepares for its maiden RWC in less than two months’ time, regular visitor Vlok Cilliers tel...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Watch: Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly spins gem in Phillies debut Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly didn't need long to win the approval of Philadelphia Phillies fans, allowing only one run in his first start with the team...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Watch: Swimmer Adam Peaty sets world record for men's 100-meter breaststroke Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty broke his own record for the men's 100-meter breaststroke and became the first man to finish the race in under 57 seconds....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Guarana, Maximum Security survive heat wave to win weekend races Despite oppressive heat, most of the weekend's big races finally got to the post, with Maximum Security surviving another inquiry to win the Haskell ...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Michigan's Harbaugh comes up with new idea after taking fire for saying players could lie about mental health University of Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh has clarified controversial comments he made about college players citing mental health issues as ...
17:48, 07/22/2019

OBJ: Felt disrespected by Giants, mulled retiring Odell Beckham Jr. said he felt disrespected by the Giants when they traded him. 'They weren't even man enough to even sit me down to my face and tell...
17:24, 07/22/2019

Sashi Brown, JT III join retooled Wiz front office The Wizards have announced that former Cleveland Browns executive Sashi Brown and former Georgetown hoops coach John Thompson III have joined the tea...
17:00, 07/22/2019

What to watch for at PFL 5 Defending champions Natan Schulte and Lance Palmer look to continue their runs to a repeat, but first they and the lightweight and featherweight divi...
15:48, 07/22/2019

16 MMA thoughts, including what Leon Edwards can do to gain steam Edwards notched his eighth straight win Saturday, but a title shot isn't likely. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on Edwards' next move, as well as ...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Beards, bunnies and Airbnb: What it's REALLY like to get traded From players and their families to travel directors, real estate agents and clubhouse attendants, here's how trade deadline swaps actually affect peo...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Major questions: What's next for Tiger, Phil and the rest of golf Just how much can we expect from Tiger Woods? Has Phil Mickelson's major window closed? Who could be the next breakthrough winner? With the major sea...
15:48, 07/22/2019

| Government pleads for SA netball backing from corporates The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has urged sponsors to reward the South African netball team following their performance at the 20...
15:24, 07/22/2019

| Herschel: Best Bok No 9 display in 12 years Rob Houwing feels Herschel Jantjies delivered the top Springbok showing by a scrumhalf since Fourie du Preez’s tormenting of England at RWC 2007 in P...
15:24, 07/22/2019

Griezmann Says Heart With Barcelona After Ugly Atletico Madrid Exit Antoine Griezmann's 120 million-euro transfer was contested by Atletico Madrid, who insisted Barcelona should have paid a higher price for the World ...
15:24, 07/22/2019

Widow of baseball great Roy Halladay delivers emotional Hall of Fame tribute The widow of Roy Halladay, the longtime Toronto Blue Jays ace who died in a plane crash two years ago, delivered an emotional speech at Cooperstown S...
13:00, 07/22/2019

| Sleepless Sun on song, 'caged tiger' Ledecky seeks worlds rebound There were no tears from Sun Yang, just ruthless efficiency as the Chinese giant began the defence of his 200m freestyle world title with a clinical ...
12:12, 07/22/2019

| 'Unbelievable': Italian swims 3 heats after start malfunction An Italian swimmer was forced to make three attempts to complete a world championship backstroke heat after a string of malfunctions with the startin...
10:00, 07/22/2019

Roy Halladay’s widow delivers emotional Hall of Fame induction speech “We all struggle, but with hard work, humility and dedication, imperfect people can still have perfect moments,” Brandy Halladay told the crowd in Co...
09:24, 07/22/2019

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure      ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Mariano Rivera closes Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony in style There were tears and there was laughter throughout the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but the main attraction Sunday was Mariano Rivera. ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of...
08:36, 07/22/2019

NFL notebook: Texans place Watt, Hopkins on PUP list The Houston Texans placed defensive end J.J. Watt and wideout DeAndre Hopkins on the active/physically unable to perform list on Sunday, indicating b...
08:36, 07/22/2019

MLB roundup: Yastrzemski, Giants walk off in 12th The San Francisco Giants worked their extra-inning magic on the visiting New York Mets once again Sunday afternoon, getting a walk-off, opposite-fiel...
08:36, 07/22/2019

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, Am...
08:36, 07/22/2019

Now and always, Cooperstown celebrates baseball at its best On an induction weekend when the first unanimous star and one of the most unlikely selections officially entered its doors, the Hall of Fame provided...
07:00, 07/22/2019

Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1 Brian Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Soun...
06:48, 07/22/2019

Steve Spurrier presented with Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring More than three months since the AAF suspended operations, Steve Spurrier was presented with a custom-made Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring. &#...
06:48, 07/22/2019

Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1 Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Bra...
05:48, 07/22/2019

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.  ...
05:48, 07/22/2019

Herman claims Barbasol Championship after Kraft stumbles Jim Herman made two back-nine birdies after a rain delay on Sunday and was rewarded when Kelly Kraft stumbled late, claiming his second career PGA To...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor C...
05:00, 07/22/2019

NASCAR notebook: Jones ends on upswing in New Hampshire LOUDON, N.H. - The most critical aspect of Erik Jones' third-place run in Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire motor Speedway was the...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Golf: Herman plays Trump card to win Barbasol title Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky by a stroke on Sunday, crediting his second U.S. Tour victory to a new putter and some timely ad...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Mariano, always 'the last,' closes HOF ceremony Mariano Rivera and fellow closer Lee Smith, starters Mike Mussina and the late Roy Halladay, and designated hitters Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines ...
03:48, 07/22/2019

Jarry joins grandfather as ATP title-winner with Swedish Open win Chile's Nicolas Jarry joined his grandfather in the ATP title-winners club on Sunday, beating Juan Ignacio Londero 7-6(7) 6-4 to clinch his maiden cr...
03:00, 07/22/2019

ATP roundup: Isner beats Bublik to win fourth Newport title Top-seeded John Isner became the first player to win four titles in Newport, R.I., as he delivered a 7-6 (2), 6-3 victory over Alexander Bublik of Ka...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Harvick holds off Hamlin to win at New Hampshire Kevin Harvick's bizarre 2019 season got less bizarre Sunday when the Stewart-Haas Racing driver finally got his first victory. It came when he held o...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Tour de France: Thibaut Pinot strikes again in Pyrenees, Julian Alaphilippe stalls Simon Yates of Britain posted a second stage win with a solo raid during the last Pyrenean trek of the Tour de France as Pinot gained more time on hi...
02:48, 07/22/2019

Highlights from Baseball Hall of Fame induction The 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees include Mariano Rivera, Lee Smith, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Harold Baines and the late Roy Halladay. &...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Drivers with the most NASCAR Cup Series wins all time Who has claimed the most victories in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series? A look at the drivers in order of most wins.     ...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep Francisco Mejía homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Su...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Kevin Harvick held off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season     &#...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Pujols, Trout homer, Goodwin 2 HRs, Angels beat Mariners 9-3 Resurgent slugger Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered, Brian Goodwin connected twice and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3  ...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4 Tyler Saladino had his first career grand slam, Mike Moustakas hit a go-ahead run-scoring single in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat ...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Mariano Rivera leads icons into Cooperstown The 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees include Mariano Rivera, Lee Smith, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Harold Baines and the late Roy Halladay. &...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Brantley hits 2 HRs, Astros top Rangers 5-3 for 5th straight Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 for their fifth straight vict...
01:48, 07/22/2019

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died  &...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Mariano Rivera closes out Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony in style There were tears and there was laughter throughout the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but the main attraction Sunday was Mariano Rivera. ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Buehler strikes out 11 as Dodgers sweep Marlins, 9-0 Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marli...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Tommy Johnson Jr. wins Mile-High NHRA Nationals Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday in the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway   ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Greg Hardy can keep winning in UFC, but we can't move on from his past just yet Greg Hardy and the people surrounding him might be ignoring his past, but until he fully addresses it, it will cast a cloud over his time in the UFC....
01:48, 07/22/2019

Fan walks to plate, Hoskins HR in 11th lifts Phils over Bucs A fan casually walked to home plate and approached Philadelphia hitter Brad Miller for a handshake before being apprehended, and the Phillies later b...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Katie Ledecky upset in 400 meters at World Swimming Championships A year out from the Tokyo Olympics, American Katie Ledecky saw her bid for a fourth consecutive world title at 400 meters end abruptly.   ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Red Sox pitcher Andrew Cashner said he would have sat out if unhappy with trade destination Newly acquired Red Sox pitcher Andrew Cashner would have sat out the rest of the season if he wasn't happy with his landing spot from the Oriole...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Seattle Mariners' Edgar Martinez tells classic Randy Johnson anecdote during Hall of Fame induction speech Former Seattle Mariners slugger Edgar Martinez said his former teammate Randy Johnson told him "it will only hurt for a minute."    &...
01:48, 07/22/2019

USWNT star Rose Lavelle meets young fan also named Rose Lavelle U.S. Women's National Team star Rose Lavelle met with fans after the Washington Spirit's game Saturday, including one girl with the same na...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Kevin Harvick scores first NASCAR Cup win of 2019 after thrilling battle with Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire How the Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301, the 20th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Roy Halladay's wife, Brandy, gives emotional speech at Hall of Fame induction ceremony Brandy Halladay, the wife of the late pitcher Roy Halladay, gave an emotional speech Sunday at her husband's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. &...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting' will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force. &...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Francisco Lindor's one-handed HR should be evidence of MLB's juiced baseballs During Sunday's game, Lindor went down to a knee and essentially swung with one hand, sending a homer 10 rows deep into right field stands. ...
01:48, 07/22/2019

Lowry learns from bitter past to savor Open glory Shane Lowry described his British Open win on Sunday as like an "out of body experience" and for once the cliche of victory being "unbelievable" appe...
00:12, 07/22/2019

Koepka shows he is human after all with mediocre final round Brooks Koepka showed he is fallible after all, four straight bogeys to start the final round costing the American any chance of winning the British O...
00:12, 07/22/2019

WTA roundup: Ferro shocks Cornet for first WTA win Fiona Ferro of France stunned her countrywoman, No. 3 seed Alize Cornet, to win her first WTA Tour title 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 at the Ladies Open Lausanne in...
00:12, 07/22/2019

Memorable Open debut for young Scot MacIntyre Perhaps only British Open champion Shane Lowry left Royal Portrush on Sunday more pleased than Robert MacIntyre, the young Scot who tied for sixth in...
00:12, 07/22/2019

Lowry set a 'mountain too high', glum Fleetwood concedes There was no disguising Tommy Fleetwood's disappointment after finishing runner-up in the British Open on Sunday, with the Englishman left conceding ...
00:12, 07/22/2019

Lajovic overcomes determined Balazs for first ATP title Serbia's Dusan Lajovic claimed the first ATP title of his career, beating Hungarian qualifier Attila Balazs 7-5 7-5 in the Croatia Open final on Sund...
00:12, 07/22/2019

Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera headlines six Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was among six Major League Baseball legends who were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame o...
23:48, 07/21/2019

Thibaut Pinot Surges Into Contention at Tour de France It is looking increasingly likely that a Frenchman could win the race for the first time since 1985, but Julian Alaphilippe may not be the Frenchman....
22:12, 07/21/2019

Watch: Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision Forty-year-old Manny Pacquiao proved age is no problem by ending Keith Thurman's undefeated record with a victory by split decision to win the World ...
21:48, 07/21/2019

Cards call up Ravelo, Webb; Leone, Helsley sent down The St. Louis Cardinals made a bevy of moves on Sunday, which included recalling infielder Rangel Ravelo and left-hander Tyler Webb from Triple-A Mem...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Swimming: Sun, Horton drama overshadows Peaty's WR, Ledecky shock Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang accused rival Mack Horton of disrespecting China on Sunday after the Australian refused to take the podium following...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Cycling: Pinot tames rivals again as Yates takes stage win Thibaut Pinot emerged as the strongest of the main contenders to win the Tour de France after dominating his rivals for the second successive day in ...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Athletics: Unstoppable Fraser-Pryce blazes to 100m glory in London Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a superb display to outclass local favorite Dina Asher-Smith and Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou as she won the wom...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Cycling: Ineos beaten again but still confident of Tour chances Team Ineos were dominated in the mountains again on Sunday, but the British outfit were confident time would play in their favor as the Tour de Franc...
21:36, 07/21/2019

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 ...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Rybakina beats Tig to seal maiden title in Bucharest Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina became the 10th player to collect a maiden WTA Tour title this year as she strolled past Patricia Maria Tig 6-2 6-0 in th...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Irishman Lowry wins British Open at Royal Portrush Irishman Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life, handling the wind and the rain to win the British Open by six strokes amid em...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Pacquiao remains the most riveting fighter of his generation Pacquiao loves this, probably more than he should. And to watch him at work is to witness the entire conflicting boxing experience embodied in one pe...
21:24, 07/21/2019

Shane Lowry won The Open, but Brooks Koepka won the majors This was how Brooks Koepka did in the four events that matter most in golf: First, second, second, fourth. So while he didn't hold the Claret Jug on ...
21:24, 07/21/2019

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said memories of Giancarlo Stanton's jaw being broken by a pitch from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago crossed his min...
21:24, 07/21/2019

Shane Lowry Weathers Storm To Win British Open, First Major In desperately difficult conditions, Shane Lowry's one-over par final round was still more than enough as he finished on 15-under for the tournament ...
21:12, 07/21/2019

| Boks name touring squad for All Blacks, Pumas Test The Springboks confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks...
20:48, 07/21/2019

| Rybakina too strong for new mother Tig in Bucharest Elena Rybakina opened her WTA account on Sunday with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-0 victory over the unranked Romanian Patricia Tig in the Bucharest Open f...
20:48, 07/21/2019

| Ireland won't be overawed in Lord's Test - Wilson Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson insists his side are determined not to be overawed when they play England in their country's Test debut at L...
20:48, 07/21/2019

| Midfield: Rassie's only murky Bok area The clear signs of World Cup appetite from Frans Steyn bode well for the Springboks in their one relatively thin department, at centre, says Rob Houw...
20:48, 07/21/2019

| Lowry's Open Championship triumph: 4 key moments A look at some of the key moments of Shane Lowry's victory in treacherous conditions to claim his maiden major title at the 148th Open Championship o...
20:48, 07/21/2019

Adam Peaty shatters 100m breaststroke record -- first under 57 seconds British swimmer Adam Peaty recorded a new world record in the 100m breaststroke during the semi-finals of World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea...
19:48, 07/21/2019

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we s...
19:36, 07/21/2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry wins British Open in tournament’s return to Northern Ireland The 32-year-old Lowry held off Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, where the Open returned for the first time in more than 60 year...
19:36, 07/21/2019

Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 9th lifts A's over Twins 5-4 Khris Davis lined a two-out, two-run single off the glove of diving first baseman Ehire Adrianza in the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics won ag...
19:24, 07/21/2019

Lorenzo White can laugh now that College Football Hall of Fame finally let him in Lorenzo White is proud of still being Michigan State's all-time leading rusher, though he's not over the Heisman Trophy that got away. ...
17:36, 07/21/2019

Tiger, Phil do something they've never done before Two of America's greatest golfers had some trouble across the pond. Plus, college football is here! Well, *almost*     ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 20th race in the Cup Se...
17:00, 07/21/2019

One meal changed Tennessee QB Jarrett Guarantano's relationship with Jeremy Pruitt Reservation was for four. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt and his wife Casey invited QB Jarrett Guarantano and his girlfriend to their house for dinner...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lion...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Xander Schauffele blasts R&A again over driver testing, says others failed Xander Schauffele continued to criticize the The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews following a third-round 69 at the British Open.  ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

20 years ago, Barry Sanders retired and 'all hell broke loose' Barry Sanders' retirement came as a surprise to many Detroit Lions fans, but there were plenty of signs pointing to his abrupt departure.  ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Swimming: Sun wins men's 400 freestyle gold at world championships China's Sun Yang won his fourth straight 400 meters freestyle title at the world swimming championships on Sunday, touching home first in a time of 3...
16:12, 07/21/2019

Swimming: Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 freestyle world title Australian teen Ariarne Titmus shocked Olympic champion Katie Ledecky to win the 400 meters freestyle title at the world championships in Gwangju on ...
16:12, 07/21/2019

Swimming: Peaty swims under 57secs to smash breaststroke WR Britain's Adam Peaty became the first to swim the 100 meters breaststroke in under 57 seconds on Sunday, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-...
16:12, 07/21/2019

Cricket World Cup Final Umpire Admits "Error": Report The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should hav...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Kohli To Lead India Squads For WI Tour; Bumrah Rested For ODIs, T20Is India will play three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) and as many One-Day Internationals (ODIs), followed by two-Test series against the West Ind...
12:48, 07/21/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victor...
11:24, 07/21/2019

Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship at the en...
09:12, 07/21/2019

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision following first-round knockdown Continuing to revitalize his career, 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines defeated Keith Thurman of the U.S. by split-decision Saturday nigh...
08:36, 07/21/2019

Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman All the action from the welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.   &#...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Musgrove pitches, hits, runs Pirates past Phils for 5-1 win Joe Musgrove scattered two hits over six innings, collected his first double of the season and scored on a textbook head-first slide to beat a throw ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Red Sox go on offensive, hit 3 HRs in 17-6 rout of Orioles Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of three-run homers, Mookie Betts homered and had three RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox used their most prolific offensive...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Wondolowski, Earthquakes hand Whitecaps 5th straight loss Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1      ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Silva's volley lifts RSL to 1-1 draw with Minnesota United Marcelo Silva tied it in the 71st minute and Real Salt Lake held on for a 1-1 draw, ending Minnesota United's four-game winning streak  &#...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Beaty's 3-run HR helps Dodgers recover to beat Marlins 10-6 Alex Beatty's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-6 victory over the Miami Marlins Saturday night after ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors A heat wave that has gripped much of the country has affected many major league ballparks, where players and fans are trying to keep cool  ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Fletcher, Trout lead Angels past Mariners 6-2 David Fletcher singled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels took advan...
08:00, 07/21/2019

2019 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Time, TV, streaming info Six new members will be inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Sunday. Here's how to watch it.      &...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Greg Hardy gets TKO win in first minute against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4 Former NFL player Greg Hardy needed just 45 seconds to earn a stoppage victory against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4.      &#...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman via split decision: Round-by-round analysis Keith Thurman picked up his first career loss as Manny Pacquiao took a split decision in their WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas.  ...
08:00, 07/21/2019

| Isner fends off Humbert to reach Newport final Three-time champion John Isner fended off fourth-seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert to reach the final of the ATP Tour's tournament in Newport, Rhode Islan...
07:24, 07/21/2019

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Champio...
07:24, 07/21/2019

| Lowry on brink of breakthrough Open win Shane Lowry is on the brink of a hugely popular first major win as he holds a four-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood heading into the final round of the...
07:24, 07/21/2019

| First blood to Sun in world swim grudge match China's controversial champion Sun Yang topped qualifying in the 400m freestyle at the FINA World Championships to set up a final that will be bubbli...
07:24, 07/21/2019

| Pacquiao rolls back the years to defeat Thurman Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao has rolled back the years with a vintage display to defeat reigning WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman by split d...
07:24, 07/21/2019

| Tough Day 1 heats in the pool for Team SA The South African swimming team at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea endured a tough start to their campaign in Day 1's heats...
07:24, 07/21/2019

Edwards outclasses dos Anjos, calls out Masvidal Leon Edwards extended his welterweight win streak to eight, as he defeated former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision in Satu...
07:12, 07/21/2019

MLB roundup: Davis, A's rally to top Twins Khris Davis hit a two-run single with two outs in the top of the ninth, as the Oakland A's rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Satu...
07:12, 07/21/2019

ATP roundup: Isner gunning for fourth Hall of Fame title Top-seeded John Isner recorded 15 aces while outlasting fourth-seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Saturday at Newport, R.I., to ad...
06:12, 07/21/2019

WTA roundup: France's Cornet, Ferro to meet in Lausanne final Third-seeded Alize Cornet of France posted a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Germany's Tamara Korpatsch on Saturday to reach the championship match of the Ladi...
06:12, 07/21/2019

MLB notebook: Royals DFA Peralta after RHP, catcher clash The Kansas City Royals designated veteran right-hander Wily Peralta for assignment on Saturday, one day after he clashed with rookie catcher Meibrys ...
06:12, 07/21/2019

NFL notebook: Shanahan returns to Broncos -- as spectator Former Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan was back at team headquarters on Saturday -- his first visit to a practice session there since his firing i...
06:12, 07/21/2019

Watch: Shane Lowry enters British Open's final day with four-shot lead Shane Lowry will enter the final day of the British Open with a sizable four-shot lead after shooting a course-record round of 63 Saturday at Royal P...
06:00, 07/21/2019

Eric Dickerson says NFL Hall of Famers may boycott 2019 induction ceremonies Former NFL star Eric Dickerson believes Hall of Famers may skip this year's induction festivities because of issues they have with the league's treat...
06:00, 07/21/2019

2019 MLB Hall of Fame inductions: How to watch, inductees Six Major League Baseball legends, including former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame ...
06:00, 07/21/2019

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.      ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row Edwin Encarnación chased Anthony Senzatela with a two-run double in a five-run second inning during an 11-5 romp that extended New York's...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Rays CF Kiermaier sprains left thumb diving into 1st base Center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has left Tampa Bay's game against the Chicago White Sox with a sprained left thumb      ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Fabián, Fontana score; Union beat Fire 2-0 Marco Fabián and Anthony Fontana scored and the Philadelphia Union beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 to increase their Eastern Conference lead  ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Li Na, Mary Pierce, Yevgeny Kafelnikov inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame Li Na became the first Asian-born player to be inducted after becoming the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam title.     &...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap 8-game road losing streak Tommy McNamara, Tomas Martinez and Mauro Manotas scored and the Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap an eight-game road losing streak  &#...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to...
04:48, 07/21/2019

White Sox win in 11th, hand Rays fifth straight loss Yoan Moncada scored from first base on a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Saturday night  ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Reds snap 4-game losing skid with 3-2 win over Cardinals Yasiel Puig hit a game-tying double to end Miles Mikolas' shutout bid, Josh VanMeter followed with his first major league home run and the Cinci...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Dozier homers in 1st, Royals snap Indians' 6-game win streak Hunter Dozier homered in the first and Jakob Junis pitched two-hit ball through six innings as the Kansas City Royals beat Cleveland 1-0, snapping th...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally fo...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Keith Thurman vs. Manny Pacquiao: Round-by-round updates and analysis Undefeated welterweight champ Keith Thurman puts his WBA title on the line against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Why Alex Bowman will drive Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway New Hampshire Motor Speedway has proven to be anything but fun for Hendrick Motorsports driver Alex Bowman this weekend.     ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.   ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Enter Sandman: Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown belongs to Mariano Rivera Rivera, whose 652 career saves are the most of all time, was the first player to ever receive 100 percent of the Hall of Fame vote.   ...
04:48, 07/21/2019

| Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina An All Blacks side missing a number of their star Crusaders players have scrapped their way past Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship clash....
03:36, 07/21/2019

It took years and a sabermetrics revolution to put Mike Mussina in the Hall of Fame Mussina is one of the most notable examples of how the rise of sabermetrics and advanced analytics has changed the perception and dialogue surroundin...
03:24, 07/21/2019

Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev undergoes brain surgery after devastating loss: reports Russian boxer Maksim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a 2-hour long brain surgery following a devastating loss Friday night to Puerto Ri...
02:12, 07/21/2019

Can anyone catch Shane Lowry at The Open? He's got a big lead. He's the local favorite. But there are some big names lurking. With bad weather predicted, could it be a wild Sunday at The Open...
01:48, 07/21/2019

Voit gets hit in face by pitch, scores, then leaves Luke Voit left the Yankees' game on Saturday after being hit in the face by a 91 mph fastball in the fourth inning, but he stayed in the game long en...
01:48, 07/21/2019

High heat: Majors gripped by Saturday scorcher Saturday was a scorcher across the major leagues, with many teams forgoing batting practice and ballparks deploying misters in an attempt to keep fan...
01:48, 07/21/2019

Golf: Four-shot lead no guarantee for Lowry as wild weather looms Shane Lowry knows from personal experience that a four-shot lead starting the final round of a major championship is hardly insurmountable, never min...
01:24, 07/21/2019

Golf: Phone call from Trump buoys Barbasol leader Herman Jim Herman played with precision to make a president proud, matching his career-best score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 62 in the third round ...
01:24, 07/21/2019

Redskins rookie Bryce Love always has had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the run...
01:12, 07/21/2019

Harsh, wet forecast pushes up start times for Sunday at the British Open Officials bumped tee times up on Sunday to try to keep golfers out of the rain, with the leaders starting off two hours earlier than initially planne...
01:12, 07/21/2019

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alap...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hu...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Cycling: Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Motor racing: W Series title battle goes down to the wire at Brands Hatch Britain's Jamie Chadwick and Dutch rival Beitske Visser will fight for the inaugural all-female W Series title at the final race of the season at Bra...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Cycling: I felt weak, Thomas admits after Tour's first mountain test Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt "quite weak" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the fir...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Cycling - Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a Frenc...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Golf: Suwannapura and Clanton win LPGA team event in Michigan Thailand's Jasmine Suwannapura and American Cydney Clanton teamed up for an emphatic six-stroke win at the Great Lakes Bay Invitational in Midland, M...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Golf: Fleetwood braced for wall of noise in Open battle with Lowry Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is preparing himself for a wall of noise at Royal Portrush on Sunday when he attempts to reel in fan favorite Shane Lowry ...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Balazs to meet Lajovic in Croatia Open final Nearly three years after reversing his decision to retire from the sport, Hungarian qualifier Attila Balazs reached his maiden ATP final with a 6-2 6...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Golf: Koepka welcomes wild Open weather forecast for final round Brooks Koepka is well-placed to complete one of the greatest major seasons as he goes into the final round of the British Open in equal fourth place ...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Golf: Portrush goes wild for Ireland's Lowry as final-round test awaits They chanted his name, they rose as one for a standing ovation and long after Shane Lowry had departed the 18th green to sign for a course-record 63,...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Golf: Lowry breaks course record to seize control at Open If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry's thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruf...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Bowman wrecks backup in practice, will drive Johnson's spare Alex Bowman will drive teammate Jimmie Johnson's spare car Sunday after wrecking his backup in the final practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedwa...
23:00, 07/20/2019

British Open: Sunday's final round tee times pushed up due to stormy forecast The first pairing will tee off at 7:32 a.m. local time (2:32 a.m. ET) and the leaders will go off at 1:47 p.m. (8:47 a.m. ET).    ...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Walking on the moon? 'I don't believe it's true,' NASCAR's Ryan Newman says In the NASCAR garage, there are plenty of drivers who don't believe - or are skeptical - that Apollo 11 and the moonwalk happened 50 years ago. ...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Irish eyes are smiling: Lowry leads Open by 4 Shane Lowry broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine Saturday en route to a tournament-best 63. He has a four-shot lead going into the fina...
21:36, 07/20/2019

Clanton, Suwannapura win LPGA Tour team event Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke...
21:24, 07/20/2019

Kyle Korver is a still a threat from long range and fits in well in the Bucks' let-it-fly offense Kyle Korver enjoyed some of best seasons of his career playing in Atlanta for coach Mike Budenholzer. This season, the two will reunite in Milwaukee....
21:24, 07/20/2019

Who wore it best? Top Baseball Hall of Fame member with every jersey number Here are the best Baseball Hall of Fame players at each uniform number -- from Ozzie Smith at No. 1 to Carlton Fisk at No. 72.    ...
21:24, 07/20/2019

Baseball Hall of Fame: Which of today's players have the best shot at Cooperstown? Here’s a look at today's Major League Baseball players who should draw Hall of Fame attention in the coming years.    ...
21:24, 07/20/2019

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help ot...
21:24, 07/20/2019

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev undergoes emergency brain surgery after TKO loss, per reports Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev underwent surgery to relieve swelling on his brain after a TKO loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night.   ...
21:24, 07/20/2019

British Open: Kyle Stanley unapologetic about 'Fore' incident with rookie Kyle Stanley refused to show remorse for failing to shout 'Fore' during the second round of the British Open. "To me it's kind of a no...
21:24, 07/20/2019

Dennis Eckersley on beef with David Price: 'I'm not going to talk to him' Days after yet another exchange of words, Dennis Eckersley said he has no intention of speaking with the Red Sox lefty.     ...
21:24, 07/20/2019

Open adjusts Sunday tee times as weather looms With forecasts calling for "persistent and occasionally heavy rain" and gusty winds, the R&A has moved up the tee times for the final round of the Op...
21:00, 07/20/2019

| Edu urges Arsenal to rediscover winning mentality Arsenal's new technical director Edu has challenged the Gunners to find a winning mentality as they bid to erase memories of last season's disappoint...
20:00, 07/20/2019

| Pinot conquers Tourmalet as Thomas loses time France celebrated as Thibaut Pinot conquered the Pyrenean summit of la Col du Tourmalet with Julian Alaphilippe extending his overall Tour de France ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

| VAR will cause 'controversy' admits Premier League chief Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight ...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Youngsters In Focus As Selectors Gear Up To Pick Squad For Windies Tour India will first play the limited-overs series - three T20Is and three ODIs between August 3 and August 14 -- before starting their campaign in the T...
19:24, 07/20/2019

Moura Respects Pochettino Despite Champions League Final Snub Lucas Moura was left on the bench for the final in spite of scoring a dramatic hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur's stunning semi-final comeback at Ajax....
19:24, 07/20/2019

Golfers in war of words after caddie's mom hit by stray ball His drive hit his playing partner's caddie's mom, but Kyle Stanley's refusal to shout "fore" sparked a war of words in the Open at Royal Portrush Fri...
17:48, 07/20/2019

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League     &#...
17:12, 07/20/2019

The Latest: Leaders starts third rounds at British Open The leaders at the British Open, Shane Lowry of Ireland and J.B. Holmes of the United States, have started their third rounds    ...
17:12, 07/20/2019

Late Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker left strong impression with participation in charity basketball game The late champion boxer and the Pensacola legend came together in their primes for a charity basketball game in December 1995.    ...
17:12, 07/20/2019

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrash...
16:24, 07/20/2019

Boxer Shiva Thapa First Indian To Win Gold In Kazakhstan President's Cup Shiva Thapa bagged India's first gold-medal at the President's Cup boxing tournament after getting a walkover in the finals in Kazakhstan on Saturday...
16:24, 07/20/2019

Is Tacko Fall an NBA player? Here is the case for why... and why not Boston Celtics center Tacko Fall was one of the most interesting prospects to participate in the recent Las Vegas summer league competition.  &...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Hernandez scores winner for Leeds in injury time Attacking midfielder Pablo Hernandez scored in the fifth minute of injury time on Saturday to give Leeds a 2-1 win over the A-League's Western S...
15:48, 07/20/2019

E'Twaun Moore Q&A: 'I didn’t know we were going to get all of that back for Anthony Davis' E'Twaun Moore discusses the New Orleans Pelicans’ wild summer, Anthony Davis’ exit, the Zion Williamson era, 2019-20 expectations an...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Missing out on Hall of Fame doesn't upset former pitcher Tommy John. He's too busy playing golf Former MLB pitcher Tommy John says he doesn't worry about missing out on the Hall of Fame. He is too busy thinking his way through a round of go...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."  &#...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11: 1969 sports world celebrated Celtics and Mets, mourned Rocky's death To celebrate 50 years since Apollo 11 moon landing, USA TODAY looks at 1969 sports, when MLB added four teams and basketball dynasty took victory lap...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Baseball Hall of Fame: Edgar Martinez, Harold Baines prove DH's belong in Cooperstown With the induction of Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines into the Hall of Fame, the designated hitter has gained a wider acceptance in Cooperstown. &#...
15:48, 07/20/2019

British Open: Rory McIlroy wears his heart on his sleeve after letdown at Portrush Rory McIlroy fought off tears when he stepped off the 18 th green despite shooting a 65, his second-lowest score in the game's oldest championsh...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre calls out Kyle Stanley for not yelling 'Fore' at British Open Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre wasn't happy with playing partner Kyle Stanley after Stanley hit two spectators with errant shots.   ...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Lomachenko to seek third title in Campbell fight Vasiliy Lomachenko, owner of two lightweight belts, will defend those titles and compete for a third when he meets fellow Olympic champion Luke Campb...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Indonesia Open Live: PV Sindhu Eyes Final Berth, Faces Chen Yu Fei Test Indonesia Open 2019, PV Sindhu vs Chen Yu Fei, Semi-final Live Badminton Match Score: PV Sindhu has the edge over Chen Yu Fei in head-to-head clashes...
12:36, 07/20/2019

Asian Games: India's Mixed Team Relay Silver To Be Upgraded To Gold India's 4x400m mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and M R Poovamma had won the silver at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year....
12:36, 07/20/2019

MLB roundup: Mariners' Leake falls just short of perfection Mike Leake took a perfect game into the ninth inning and wound up with a one-hit shutout as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Los Angeles An...
12:12, 07/20/2019

| Penny drops for Canada's teen queen Oleksiak Canada's Penny Oleksiak insists she has finally left the "weirdness" of capturing Olympic gold at the tender age of 16 after finally recovering from ...
10:36, 07/20/2019

| Herman takes halfway lead at Barbasol Championship Jim Herman credited "a good talking to" from US President Donald Trump with helping him take the halfway lead at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship...
10:36, 07/20/2019

| Isner rallies to reach Newport semi-finals Three-time champion John Isner rallied to beat Australian Matthew Ebden and reach the semi-finals of the ATP grass court tournament in Newport, Rhode...
10:36, 07/20/2019

| Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea A whole host of SA swimmers will take to the pool in Day 1's heats of the swimming section at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Kor...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight v...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Mariners' Leake loses perfect game in 9th vs Angels Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners has lost his bid for a perfect game in the ninth inning on a leadoff single by rookie Luis Rengifo of the Los Ange...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 &#...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Semien has 3 extra-base hits, surging A's beat Twins 5-3 Marcus Semien led off the game with a home run and later tripled and doubled as the Oakland Athletics kept rolling, topping the Minnesota Twins 5-3 o...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won th...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle in Arizona's history, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 10-7 win over the Milwau...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Mariners' Leake lose perfect game try in 9th, blanks Angels Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 ...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman: Time, Pay-Per-View info for welterweight title fight Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman face off Saturday in a welterweight title showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.    &#...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.     &...
10:36, 07/20/2019

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic backs up big talk with hat trick in 'El Trafico' win over LAFC After calling himself the best player in MLS, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored all three LA Galaxy goals in a 3-2 win over city rival LAFC.   ...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself' Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far. &...
10:36, 07/20/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Basebal...
09:48, 07/20/2019

No one ever missed a cut quite like Rory McIlroy did at the British Open McIlroy was doomed to an early exit by a disastrous opening round. His second-round 65 before a loving gallery was “one of the most fun rounds of gol...
09:48, 07/20/2019

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1...
08:48, 07/20/2019

Pro Kabaddi League Captains Geared Up For Seventh Season Ahead of season 7, the 12 PKL captains seemed confident of their strategies and plans, but at the same time expressed that no team can be taken light...
08:48, 07/20/2019

M's Leake loses perfect game in 9th, blanks L.A. Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid for a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off ...
08:48, 07/20/2019

NASCAR notebook: Logano seeks success in New Hampshire Is it just a coincidence that six current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers share the distinction as three-time winners at New Hampshire Motor...
08:36, 07/20/2019

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chroni...
08:36, 07/20/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into m...
08:36, 07/20/2019

Tennis: Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke Australian Bernard Tomic's appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to "required professional standards" at Wimbledon earlier this month has been de...
08:36, 07/20/2019

Jordan Spieth has another chance to be Jordan Spieth again He knows how to win majors. He has played two good rounds at Royal Portrush, despite not hitting the ball all that well. Can muscle memory help him o...
05:24, 07/20/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league an...
04:48, 07/20/2019

Reigning time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in midstage Reining time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis has officially dropped out of the 2019 Tour de France after bizarrely stopping 80 km into the 12th sta...
04:48, 07/20/2019

Bills GM believes veteran running back LeSean McCoy can still play at high level Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is still capable of playing at a high level despite posting the worst numbers of his career last year, accord...
04:36, 07/20/2019

A Plate Adjustment Helped D.J. LeMahieu With Yankees, and Skeptical Fans The Yankees infielder stopped narrowly focusing on powerful drives to left field, and as a result won over those puzzled by the deal that brought him...
04:00, 07/20/2019

One Huge Tennis Fine Is Overturned, Another Upheld Anna Tatishvili won an appeal to reclaim her prize money from the French Open, where she lost in the first round and was accused of not performing at...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billio...
04:00, 07/20/2019

WTA roundup: Rybakina advances to Bucharest semifinals Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina upset second-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Emotional McIlroy proud of Open fightback, despite missing cut Rory McIlroy was clearly moved by the support he received from the gallery at Royal Portrush and was "unbelievably proud" after fighting back to come...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Angels designate Harvey for assignment Los Angeles Angels right-handed starting pitcher Matt Harvey, who experienced a setback last month on his rehab for an upper back strain, was designa...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Herman leads Barbasol as old man Toms moves into contention Jim Herman established a one-shot lead over fellow American Bill Haas as players battled searing heat and humidity in the second round at the Barbaso...
04:00, 07/20/2019

ATP roundup: Isner slams 24 aces to reach Hall of Fame semis Top-seeded John Isner delivered 24 aces whole posting a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Friday in Newport, R.I., to reach the...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Ups, downs and big questions will always follow Tiger Figuring him out isn't easy, and always leads to questions. Was the wincing at The Open more than everyday aches and pains? Was it a bad week in the ...
03:12, 07/20/2019

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their rea...
02:24, 07/20/2019

Harden: New move will look like a travel; it's not James Harden says as part of his offseason efforts toward innovation, he will be working on another move this summer beyond his step-back jumper from...
02:24, 07/20/2019

Thurman looks to end Pacquiao's resurgent career in showdown Keith Thurman appears to have several physical advantages over Manny Pacquiao heading into their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas   ...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early d...
01:48, 07/20/2019

Drew Smyly agrees with Phillies, pending physical Left-hander Drew Smyly has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and is on track to start Sunday against Pittsburgh    ...
01:12, 07/20/2019

Scherzer won't start for Nats against Atlanta this weekend Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer won't come off the 10-day injured list to start for Washington against Atlanta this weekend  ...
01:12, 07/20/2019

'Queen of Saratoga' Marylou Whitney dies at 93 Philanthropist, socialite and horse-racing enthusiast Marylou Whitney, known as the "Queen of Saratoga," has died at her Saratoga Springs estate afte...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for h...
00:36, 07/20/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding cha...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Rockies All-Star Dahl scratched with bruised left foot All-Star outfielder David Dahl was a late scratch by the Colorado Rockies for a series opener against the New York Yankees due to a bruised left foot...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Rizzo hit slam, Cubs overcome Machado, beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam and the Chicago Cubs overcame an early home run by Manny Machado to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5. Javier B&a...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in Midland Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, t...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Coach Ryan Day bringing 'laid-back' approach as he succeeds legend Urban Meyer at Ohio State Ohio State coach Ryan Day discussed replacing Urban Meyer and trying to find a new quarterback during his first Big Ten media day.    ...
00:36, 07/20/2019

New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, but Will Still Be in July in 2020 The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s ar...
00:24, 07/20/2019

NFL: No evidence, no suspension for Chiefs' Hill Wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be disciplined by the NFL under the personal conduct policy and is set to rejoin the Chiefs at training camp next ...
00:24, 07/20/2019

Algeria wins African Cup title, beats Mane's Senegal 1-0 Algeria has won the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 with a deflected goal in the opening seconds by striker Baghdad Bounedjah  ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Kurt Busch, crew chief enjoy victory after Daytona criticism When fans slammed crew chief Matt McCall for costing Kurt Busch a win at Daytona, he was a good sport and made a video for social media of him readin...
00:00, 07/20/2019

McIlroy's salvage operation falls just short at British Open Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush but produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

3 minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests Minnesota pitcher Jesus Medina, Arizona shortstop Teofilo Mendez and free agent pitcher Wandy Moya have been suspended 72 games each under baseball&a...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Boxer Keith Thurman on Saturday showdown with Manny Pacquiao: 'This is a legacy fight' Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Mann...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Jim Harbaugh says he'd pick Michigan football to win the Big Ten Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh agrees with the media, who picked the Wolverines to in the Big Ten even though they haven't won a sharer since 2004 ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Dangerous heat wave on east coast puts big-money Haskell Invitational horse race in doubt The heat index is expected to be over 100 degrees on Saturday at Monmouth Park, but track officials are still planning to race.    &#...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Will there ever be another 300-game winner? Baseball Hall of Fame's standards have changed The bar for a pitcher getting elected into the Hall of Fame has changed over time. Mike Mussina and Roy Halladay have proven that and are both worthy...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Longtime college volleyball coach dodges prison after child pornography conviction "His life is ruined," said the judge, who suspended former IUPUI volleyball coach Steven Payne's prison time.      ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Ryan Day bringing 'laid-back' approach as he succeeds legend Urban Meyer at Ohio State Ohio State coach Ryan Day discussed replacing Urban Meyer and trying to find a new quarterback during his first Big Ten media day.    ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Wisconsin changes coaching approach after learning hard lessons from 2018 disappointment In the spring Wisconsin coaches adjusted how they practiced certain game situations after struggling in 2018 with high expectations.   ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation. ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Jim Harbaugh doesn't backtrack, says Urban Meyer comment wasn't anything new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was asked about his Urban Meyer criticism. And he didn't shy away from the barb he tossed at the ex-Ohio State coach...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Dan Le Batard delivers impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard ripped the racist "Send her back" chant from a Trump rally, which targeted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke. ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Lee Westwood aims for golf history with girlfriend Helen Storey on the bag at British Open Westwood was tied for third entering the weekend, just one shot off the lead as he tries to become the oldest first-time major winner in golf history...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Opinion: ESPN's Dan Le Batard broke company rules but was right to blast Trump rally's racist chant ESPN host Dan Le Batard did the right thing when he violated the company policy and ripped the racist chant that emerged during a Donald Trump rally....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended one game after expletive-filled rant at umpire Yankees manager Aaron Boone got a one-game suspension as punishment for the expletive-filled rant he unleashed on an ump Thursday against the Rays. ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Opinion: NFL gets it wrong again by not disciplining Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Tyreek Hill won’t face NFL discipline over child abuse allegations “based on the evidence presently available." But there is enough to ju...
00:00, 07/20/2019

McIlroy's inspired rally falls 1 shot shy of cut line After dropping his final putt of the second round of the 148th Open Championship on Friday, Rory McIlroy took off his hat and waved it in the air, as...
23:36, 07/19/2019

Smith only Aussie to make Open cut as Scott and Day head home Quiet Australian achiever Cameron Smith was the lone bright spot on a poor day for a proud golf nation, sneaking within two strokes of halfway leader...
23:24, 07/19/2019

Win or lose, Peaty stands to gain at world championships Losing is not something Adam Peaty does, or thinks about, very often but even if the Olympic breaststroke champion comes up short at the world swimmi...
23:24, 07/19/2019

Columnist for The Athletic charged with assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her Jonah Keri, who writes and hosts a podcast for the sports news website the Athletic, was charged with assault causing bodily harm and uttering death ...
23:12, 07/19/2019

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan lean into expectations as Ohio State begins new era At Big Ten media days, the Wolverines coach said of predictions that his team would be the conference's best: “I think that’s where I would pick us.”...
23:12, 07/19/2019

| Home favourite McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush Local hero Rory McIlroy fell just short in a thrilling bid to make the cut at the Open Championship, despite firing a six-under-par second round of 6...
23:12, 07/19/2019

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his ...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly loss Coming off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when th...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Union acquires GK Bendik while opening international slot The Philadelphia Union moved to solidify their spot atop the MLS's Eastern Conference, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Joe Bendik on Friday in a trade w...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Alaphilippe is Tour favorite, says Thomas Defending champion Geraint Thomas labeled Julian Alaphilippe the Tour de France favorite after the Frenchman extended his overall lead with a stunnin...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Lowry is the unexpected Irishman with chance at Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry grabbed a share of the lead at the British Open after carding a second consecutive round of 67 giving himself a chance of redee...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Yankees' Boone suspended 1 game for umpire rant New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his rant at home plate umpire Brennan Miller during T...
22:24, 07/19/2019

McIlroy misses halfway cut despite shooting 65 at Portrush Hometown favourite Rory McIlroy missed the halfway cut by one stroke at the British Open on Friday, despite matching the best score of the championsh...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Holmes and Lowry share lead as Fleetwood and Westwood push Ireland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Ho...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Mystery surrounds top Tour de France rider's withdrawal during race Rohan Dennis' unexplained withdrawal from the Tour de France midway through the 12th stage has left the cycling world perplexed, with his team direct...
21:24, 07/19/2019

Ups, downs and big question marks will always follow Tiger Figuring him out isn't easy, and always leads to questions. Was the wincing at The Open more than everyday aches and pains? Was it a bad week in the ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

Ex-Giants lineman Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke Mitch Petrus, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants during his three-year NFL career, has died of apparent heat stroke at the age of 32....
21:12, 07/19/2019

Harbaugh: Comment about Meyer not 'bombshell' Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh defended his comment saying that controversy follows former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, adding Friday that what he said...
21:12, 07/19/2019

Riley has been 'great resource' for Buckeyes' Day New Buckeyes coach Ryan Day turned to Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley for advice on how to prepare for the challenges of replacing a Hall of Fame-caliber co...
21:12, 07/19/2019

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

'Savage' tirade gets Boone 1-game suspension Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount one day after being ejected for a profanity-laced tirade ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods misses weekend cut at 2019 British Open Masters champion Tiger Woods missed his second cut at a major championship this year after carding a second-round 70 at the 2019 British Open on Frid...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Travis Kelce: Chiefs 'extremely motivated,' Tyreek Hill 'huge piece to puzzle' Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce told UPI his team is "extremely motivated" after last season's AFC Championship loss to the New England Pat...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Julian Alaphilippe stuns Tour de France with time-trial win Inspired by his yellow jersey, the Frenchman held off defending champion Geraint Thomas to extend his race lead and win the only individual time tria...
20:48, 07/19/2019

| Risk for Boks if Steyn required at pivot ‘Supersub’ Frans Steyn’s rustiness as a flyhalf could be a problem for SA if Elton Jantjies had to leave the park against Australia on Saturday, writ...
20:24, 07/19/2019

| Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of ...
19:36, 07/19/2019

| Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks' Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth has shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against Australia....
19:36, 07/19/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins Roland Garros prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her entire 46,000-euro ($52,000) prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has ...
19:36, 07/19/2019

| Tiger to take a break after Open flop Tiger Woods will take time off to rest and recuperate after a difficult two days at the Open Championship left him with little chance of making the c...
19:36, 07/19/2019

Glum Pep Guardiola Says Manchester City's China Visit Mere "Survival" Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to reporters in Shanghai, looked far from happy when asked about preparations ahead of another gruellin...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Indian Team Has No Viable Alternative To Dhoni, Says Ex-National Selector MS Dhoni would be the centre of discussion when the national selection committee meets in Mumbai on Sunday to pick up squads for the West Indies tour...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Sachin Tendulkar "Humbled" After Induction Into ICC Hall Of Fame Sachin Tendulkar became the sixth cricketer from India after Bishan Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid to be inducte...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour lead France's Julian Alaphilippe claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his ove...
18:24, 07/19/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
17:48, 07/19/2019

Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women's race which "would be to women's cycling what the Tour de France is to men's cycling",...
17:36, 07/19/2019

With little fanfare, Fleetwood puts himself in the frame Two years ago, at Royal Birkdale, Tommy Fleetwood was the talk of the town -- the in-form, local hero primed to make a push for his first major cham...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Emotional Lehman bids farewell to British Open More than two decades after lifting the Claret Jug, former champion Tom Lehman fought back the tears as he walked down the 18th fairway at Royal Port...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge Overnight leader J.B Holmes maintained his challenge at the British Open with a second-round 68 on Friday as a mass of players positioned themselves ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Owens to referee World Cup opening match Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, will get the 2019 tournament underway when he takes charge of the opening game between Japa...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Woods to miss cut despite improved round A battling Tiger Woods rediscovered some of the old magic at the British Open on Friday but the American will be packing for home after failing to ma...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullb...
17:36, 07/19/2019

NFL declines to punish Chiefs WR Hill Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into m...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not sec...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Did Dana White actually do Dos Anjos a favor by having him face Edwards? Rafael Dos Anjos is a former lightweight champion looking to find glory at welterweight. Leon Edwards, with seven straight wins, is streaking a title...
15:48, 07/19/2019

The lost ring that turned a Georgia Southern long-snapper into a 'rock star' How a 2002 Southern Conference championship ring made its way 2,400 miles back home -- from Montana's Glacier National Park back to its absent-minded...
15:48, 07/19/2019

The TakeOver has a plan: Teofimo Lopez is ready for three-fight journey Teofimo Lopez's biggest challenge hasn't been his opponent, but the scale. Lopez knows he can only make 135 pounds for a short while longer and wants...
15:48, 07/19/2019

The Machine and his boat oar: How DJ LeMahieu became a household (nick)name in the Bronx Despite some skepticism when he was signed, without All-Star DJ LeMahieu -- or whatever you want to call him -- the Yankees wouldn't be running away ...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Deadline decisions, Baez vs. Tatis and the NL East race Which teams have buy-or-sell choices to make? Which NL shortstop will shine? And have the Braves locked up the East? We'll get you ready for the week...
14:48, 07/19/2019

What makes each member of 2019 HOF class a Hall of Famer Rivera, Halladay, Mussina, Martinez, Smith, Baines: From the first unanimous selection to the latest controversial Cooperstown call, here's why each ...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Rutgers Hall of Famer Stringer returns from leave Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer, 71, is returning this season after taking an unspecified health-related leave from the Rutgers women's basketb...
14:48, 07/19/2019