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Arrieta's no-hitter lifts Cubs

posted: 08/31/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.

Lost fan mourned by Braves

posted: 08/31/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Day scorches field, eyes playoff payoff

posted: 08/31/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy.

Commentary: Harbaugh criticism goes too far

posted: 08/31/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

So by now, it seems the biggest takeaway from the Ravens' 31-13 loss to the Redskins on Saturday has nothing to do with the game. Instead, people (or at least denizens of the Twitterverse) seem fixated on John Harbaugh's rudeness to halftime interviewer Brent Harris.

National League: Moss starting to find his way with the Cardinals

posted: 08/31/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

It's coming together for Brandon Moss at the plate, and that's helping the National League's best team playing as well as ever.

NFL Exhibition: Texans' quarterbacks impressive in victory

posted: 08/31/2015 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Texas League: Naturals once again at Sunday best

posted: 08/31/2015 2:44 a.m. Discuss

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals love a Sunday stroll.

Midsummer mishap

posted: 08/30/2015 4:55 a.m. Discuss

They were fully aware of this racetrack's reputation for felling iconic horses like Gallant Fox and Affirmed, as well as immortal ones, like the great Secretariat, even before it claimed another Saturday.

Second Thoughts: Can 3rd time be the charm for this lefty?

posted: 08/30/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

He might seem to be just another pitcher with a high earned run average, languishing in the bullpen of a struggling team, but the Philadelphia Phillies' Adam Loewen is in the major leagues, again -- as a pitcher, again. Those facts alone make his story remarkable.

Off the wire: Daly hospitalized

posted: 08/30/2015 4:40 a.m. Discuss

John Daly (Dardanelle, Arkansas Razorbacks) collapsed Saturday near the end of a round of golf in Mississippi and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

Commentary: Laver knows pressure Serena is facing

posted: 08/30/2015 4:40 a.m. Discuss

The strongest left hand and wrist in the history of tennis was put to use the other day sipping a soft drink and gesturing about Serena Williams, while looking out from a veranda above La Costa's plush golf course.

NFL Exhibition: Romo throws two TDs in Cowboys' loss to Vikings

posted: 08/30/2015 4:38 a.m. Discuss

Tony Romo got his first and likely only extended action of the preseason for the Dallas Cowboys, and found one of his reliable options even with Dez Bryant sitting out again.

NFL Notes: Falcons' Jones receives contract extension

posted: 08/30/2015 4:37 a.m. Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.

Texas League: Bemboom, Travs cool off Naturals

posted: 08/30/2015 4:36 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas took another step toward securing the second-half Texas League North Division title Saturday night.

Arkansans Across the Minors

posted: 08/30/2015 4:34 a.m. Discuss

Who's hot: DAVID HARRIS (A Blue Jays) scored 3 runs on 9 hits, including 2 doubles and 1 triple, with 4 RBI and 2 stolen bases in his past 5 games to raise his batting average from .239 to .254.

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