Beijing favorite in IOC vote for 2022 Winter Olympics
When it comes to votes on Olympic host cities, geopolitics can play a crucial role in determining the victor.
‘St-riike!’ Ex-OF Eric Byrnes calls computer balls, strikes
“St-riike! … And we’re talking outside of outside corners.”
Players who need to finally show their worth in 2015
an All-Prove It Team, if you will — or could find themselves spending plenty of time away from the field.
Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy
They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball.
Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out
After the winter of their discontent, it’s been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.
LEADING OFF: Tulo likely to stay as leadoff for Blue Jays
A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: MILLER VS. PHILLIES: Braves starter Shelby Miller is 2-0 with a 0.84 ERA in three games vs. the Phillies this year and will pitch the opener of a four-game series in Philadelphia. He faces Aaron Harang (4-11, 4.08 ERA), who is 0-8 with a […]
A look at trainer Bob Baffert’s record 7 wins in Haskell
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Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland
After Yasiel Puig’s mother threw out the first pitch and 40,000 fans got his bobblehead doll, the slugger had his biggest game at the plate in quite a while.
AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth
Athletes competing in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.
AP Investigation: Dirty Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America’s first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.