Happ pitches 8 1/3 innings as Blue Jays beat Braves 5-4

Published Jun. 20 2018

The better J.A. Happ pitches for the Toronto Blue Jays, the better the chance he finishes the season with another...

Predators' Watson arrested on domestic assault charge

Published Jun. 20 2018

Police in Tennessee have arrested Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson on a charge of domestic assault.

Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Published Jun. 18 2018

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) - Harry Kane scored two goals, including an injury-time header, to give England a 2-1 victory over...

Padres lefty Richard pitching no-hitter through 6 vs Marlins

Published Jun. 10 2018

MIAMI (AP) - Clayton Richard of the San Diego Padres is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Miami...

Dodgers' Walker Buehler pulled from start with rib soreness

Published Jun. 8 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers starter Walker Buehler has been pulled from a start with rib soreness, another blow to...

Nadal-del Potro, Thiem-Cecchinato in French Open semifinals

Published Jun. 8 2018

PARIS (AP) - Rafael Nadal takes a 10-0 French Open semifinal record into his matchup at Roland Garros against 2009...

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes

Published Jun. 8 2018

For victorious sports teams these days, the confetti and champagne are apt to be accompanied by a politically fraught question:...

Adversity toughened Golden State Warriors in quest to win another NBA title

Published Jun. 8 2018

By Golden State standards, this ride was downright bumpy.

Capitals beat Golden Knights 4-3, win their 1st Stanley Cup

Published Jun. 7 2018

After 43 seasons, the Washington Capitals are finally sitting on top of hockey.

Jockey Mike Smith back on familiar turf at Belmont

Published Jun. 7 2018

NEW YORK (AP) - Walking into Belmont Park is like old home week for Mike Smith.

Dynasty's doorstep: Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs

Published Jun. 6 2018

Kevin Durant scored 43 points, draining a long 3-pointer for emphasis in the final minute, and the Golden State Warriors...

Five Padres relievers combine to 4-hit Braves in 3-1 win

Published Jun. 6 2018

Johnny Wholestaff did a tremendous job for the San Diego Padres against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.


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Missy Franklin to return to swimming at European meets

Published Jun. 6 2018

Five-time Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin is planning to return from double shoulder surgery at upcoming meets in France and...

Freeman, Swanson, Markakis homer as Braves rout Padres 14-1

Published Jun. 6 2018

Freddie Freeman homered and had four hits, Dansby Swanson and Nick Markakis also went deep and the Atlanta Braves routed...

Trump calls off event for NFL's Eagles, cites anthem dispute

Published Jun. 5 2018

Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump called off a visit to the White...

Spangenberg, Lopez lead Padres in 11-4 win against Braves

Published Jun. 5 2018

After beating up on the other last-place teams in the NL last week, the San Diego Padres kept rolling when...

Capitals on verge of Cup after routing Golden Knights

Published Jun. 4 2018

Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one...

Bruce Kison dead at 68, won 2 World Series with Pirates

Published Jun. 4 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) - Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979,...

Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Published Jun. 3 2018

Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, mixing in big shots with clever celebratory moves...

LEADING OFF: Arrieta scolds Phils, Tigers pick 1st in draft

Published Jun. 3 2018

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:

Truex pulls away on final restart to win at Pocono Raceway

Published Jun. 3 2018

Martin Truex Jr. pulled away off a restart with seven laps left to win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono...


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The Latest: Warriors remain big favorites vs. Cavs in finals

Published Jun. 3 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the NBA Finals from Sunday's Game 2 (all times local):

Culberson wins it again for Braves with pinch-hit HR in 9th

Published Jun. 3 2018

Pinch-hitter Charlie Culberson hit a game-ending two-run homer to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Washington...