posted: 08/04/2015 3:05 a.m.
Jarius Wright has entered the final year of his rookie contract with the Minnesota Vikings, with three productive seasons on his resume as a fourth-round draft pick.
posted: 08/04/2015 3:02 a.m.
The death of 9-year-old Kasier Carlile on Sunday prompted the National Baseball Congress to suspend the use of bat boys and girls in its World Series in Kansas, the Wichita Eagle reported Monday.
posted: 08/04/2015 3 a.m.
American cyclist Tom Danielson tested positive for synthetic testosterone in an out-of-competition test last month and was immediately suspended by his team Monday.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:58 a.m.
Let's all get rowdy. Ronda Rousey Rowdy. Wow. Amazing. Simply the most exhilarating athlete in the world. All you male chauvinists better calm down. This lady can put the hurt on you.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:57 a.m.
When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of Sunday's Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:56 a.m.
Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to hit for his third career cycle and the Texas Rangers held on for a wild 12-9 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Monday night.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:55 a.m.
Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett (North Little Rock, Central Arkansas Christian) is hopeful of pitching again this season after an MRI on his pitching elbow revealed a strained flexor tendon rather than a torn ligament.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:47 a.m.
Six days ago, Arkansas Travelers pitcher Michael Brady had one of his worst outings of the year in a 10-4 loss to Northwest Arkansas that saw the Naturals record 11 hits and eight runs in five innings off the right-hander.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:47 a.m.
Call him the real-life Crash Davis.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:46 a.m.
Jerry Rice had Joe Montana and Steve Young, Michael Irvin had Troy Aikman, Andre Reed had Jim Kelly. Tim Brown? He didn't have one main guy to throw to him, or even two or three.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:40 a.m.
Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless revealed Monday he missed the first two days of training camp because his daughter died at birth last week.
posted: 08/04/2015 2:15 a.m.
The NFL's Arizona Cardinals has a new coach named Jen. In this case, Jen is not short for Jennings, Jencarlos or Jenarius or any other rare male name.
posted: 08/03/2015 3:27 a.m.
Victor Espinoza was curious as he gave American Pharoah his head and let the colt slingshot around the far turn at Monmouth Park, a charming racetrack on the Jersey Shore.
posted: 08/03/2015 3:24 a.m.
Sean Newcomb wasn't flawless in his Class AA debut Sunday. But the Los Angeles Angels' No. 1 overall prospect was good enough to keep the Arkansas Travelers in the game and elicit praise from his manager.
posted: 08/03/2015 3:23 a.m.
An exchange of hit batsmen and some testy words overshadowed a big victory for the Toronto Blue Jays.