First race back for Triple Crown winners usually a success
American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190
It’s not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.
Seahawks finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner
Right on the heels of signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension, the Seattle Seahawks have locked up All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner.
More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC
A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices.
Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels
Cole Hamels understood not getting to finish the eighth inning of his debut with the Texas Rangers.
LEADING OFF: Latos debuts for Dodgers, Leake with Giants
A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues Sunday: ___ HOME, SWEET START: Rookie Noah Syndergaard has gone eight innings in each of his last three home starts, the first Mets pitcher to do that since Al Leiter in 2001. The right-hander nicknamed “Thor” faces Jordan Zimmermann and the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. […]
Notes from the Nest: Cardinals training camp practice, Aug. 1
The Arizona Cardinals began their 2015 training camp in earnest Saturday in front of an estimated 12,000 fans at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Conger, Correa both hit 2 homers as Astros down D-backs
Hank Conger hit two homers and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night.
Houston’s Conger, Correa crush D-backs’ hopes for seven in a row
Thanks to Carlos Correa and the hot Houston bats, the Astros snap the Arizona Diamondbacks’ six-game winning streak Saturday.
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut
Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night in front of the second largest regular-season crowd ever at Citi Field.