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posted: 05/27/2015 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas sophomore Andrew Benintendi tore through SEC pitching like he was Ted Williams, posting a .443 batting average in league games that was 50 points higher than the next-best average.


posted: 05/27/2015 2:35 a.m. Discuss

Oral Roberts University's baseball team dominated its Summit League competition this season with a 25-5 record, but the Golden Eagles cleaned up against the Big 12 Conference, too.

NBA PLAYOFFS CAVALIERS 118, HAWKS 88: Anything but cavalier

posted: 05/27/2015 2:34 a.m. Discuss

The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach.

Reddies looking forward

posted: 05/27/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Apparently this NCAA Tournament thing isn't as easy as the Henderson State baseball team was making it look.

Like It Is: SEC Network leads to pot of gold for league

posted: 05/27/2015 2:30 a.m. Discuss

For many years, this column would have been written from a plush room in the Sandestin Hilton in Florida, where the annual SEC spring meetings are conducted.

Commentary: Bryant, Harper take different approach

posted: 05/27/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

The wind was howling out to left field Monday morning when Bryce Harper arrived at Wrigley Field with the Washington Nationals.

TEXAS LEAGUE: Move could be start of something big for Brady

posted: 05/27/2015 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Michael Brady was an infielder at the University of California and a catcher for a short time in the Miami Marlins organization.

McKinney intends to start Saturday

posted: 05/27/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

While Arkansas was scratching out three runs in the top of the second inning in its 7-6 victory over No. 6 Florida last week at the SEC Tournament, starting pitcher Keaton McKinney was sitting on the bench feeling his right hip tighten up.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: Teixeira picks up pace for Yanks; Royals hit skids

posted: 05/27/2015 2:24 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season.


posted: 05/27/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

PHILLIES Amaro apologizes to fans NEW YORK -- Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday for comments critical of the team's fans, citing a poor choice of words in explaining the organization's conservative process with its top minor-league pitching prospects.

French Open: Sock rocks on his preferred surface

posted: 05/27/2015 2:21 a.m. Discuss

Ah, the French Open, that time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans.

SEC wants 'level playing field' with camps

posted: 05/27/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

The SEC wants a level playing field.

Rangers win, force Game 7 on Friday

posted: 05/27/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Derek Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.

Curry OK following collision, fall

posted: 05/27/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

When Golden State's Stephen Curry crashed into Trevor Ariza's shoulder, was upended and sent flying toward the court Monday night against Houston, it felt like forever before he landed.

Second Thoughts: Wait-and-see new approach for McDowell

posted: 05/27/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports about Chambers Bay, everything from the massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field.


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