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Los Angeles Angels: Manfred comes after Mike Trout

Although the 2018 All-Star break has provided mostly positive moments, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred decided to stir up some controversy. To make …

Baseball

NFL, players agree to suspend controversial national anthem policy

NFL

Wimbledon is the embarrassing mess of the sports universe

Starting on Friday afternoon, let's count the ways Wimbledon screwed up. It's pretty impressive stuff.<p><b>1.</b> The tournament had two men's semifinals on the schedule, and past history has shown us that men's grand slam matches can take an extremely long time (partly because of a stupid rule, but we'll …

Tennis

(Updated) Matheny takes high road, accepts blame for Cardinals' disappointing season

Deposed Cardinals manager Mike Matheny took the high road Sunday. He threw no daggers at anyone in the organization for his abrupt dismissal after …

Baseball

Whicker: Baseball will be a softer game without Chase Utley’s rules

• Dodgers players, including, Kenley Jansen, Kenta Maeda, Rich Hill and Austin Barnes, listen to teammate Chase Utley (not shown) during a Friday news …

Chase Utley

Eli Manning: Peyton showed “great things can happen” late in careers

Getty Images<p>Giants quarterback Eli Manning hopes to prove the Giants right for sticking with him after a rough 2017 season and he doesn’t have to …

NFL

Tim Tebow’s Mom Thinks He’s Ready to Be Called Up to the Majors

Tim Tebow is having a fairly decent season with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the Double A affiliate of the Mets—decent enough that he was named to …

Baseball

MLB All-Star Voting 2018: AL, NL Starting Rosters, Leaders and Final Results

Major League Baseball unveiled the starting rosters Sunday for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game set for July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.<p>Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout headlines the American League squad, with the AL looking to win its sixth Midsummer Classic in a row.<p>Here's a look …

Baseball

Six Takeaways From the World Cup Quarterfinals

<i>Welcome to the fourth edition of the Front Six. Russia is already home, Neymar is going home, and football might be coming home.</i><p>1. European dominance …

Soccer

Serena Williams says it's unfair she's drug-tested more

LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams says it isn't fair that she has been drug-tested more than other American tennis players this year.<p>"Just test everyone equally," the seven-time Wimbledon champion said Sunday at a pre-tournament news conference.<p>She was asked about the issue because of a recent report …

Roger Federer

Croatia through to World Cup quarter-finals after dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Denmark

Even the life-force that is Peter Schmeichel, leaping up and down from the stands with all the gusto of his footballing prime, could not quite rescue Denmark. His son, Kasper, has performed heroics in saving three penalties - each greeted with the sort of fist-pumping and roars that once followed …

Soccer

LeBron James Agrees to 4-Year, $154 Million Contract with Lakers

For the second time in eight years, LeBron James is leaving Cleveland.<p>On Sunday, Klutch Sports Group announced on Twitter James' plans to sign a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers after declining his $35.6 million player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers and testing free …

Basketball

There's no ducking the numbers: MLB has a bad baseball problem that's only getting worse

It’s a shame Eddie Gaedel isn’t with us anymore. This is his time to shine.<p>You remember Gaedel. He was the 3-foot-7 slugger hired by St. Louis Browns owner Bill Veeck as a publicity stunt to bat against the Detroit Tigers in the second game of a doubleheader in 1951.<p>He walked on four pitches in his …

Baseball

Chiefs lineman celebrates med school graduation

While some kids dream of making it to the NFL, Kansas City Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif actually dreamt of becoming a doctor. On Tuesday, the 2014 sixth-round draft pick achieved his dream when he graduated from Montreal’s McGill University, becoming the NFL’s first active player to hold …

Statcast: Ohtani's double, homer | 05/11/2018 | MLB.com

Statcast measures the exit velocity, sprint speed, and home-to-second time for Shohei Ohtani's RBI double and home run against the Twins

No-Canada! Mariners' Paxton pitches no-hitter in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — James Paxton looked up at the 20,000 Canadian fans cheering for him and pointed to the giant maple leaf tattoo on his right forearm.<p>The Big Maple picked the perfect place for the game of his life.<p>Paxton became the first Canadian to throw a no-hitter in his home country, pitching the …

This NFL Star With a $12 Million Contract Just Gave the Best Career Advice You'll Ever Read

His life is radically different. But his advice is universal.<p>Maybe you're into the NFL. Maybe you're not. That's cool; the league is facing some challenges for sure.<p>But I've come across some career advice from a pretty successful NFL star that rings as true as anything I've ever read, and I'd like …

NFL

One small step sent Shohei Ohtani toward two-way success in MLB

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Eric Hinske began by leaving Shohei Ohtani alone. He sat back and watched the 23-year-old two-way phenom get swallowed up by major …

Jaguars owner Shahid Khan makes offer to buy Wembley Stadium

LONDON (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the English Football Association, increasing the …

Atlanta Braves phenom Ronald Acuña hits first MLB home run - then drives in go-ahead run

Ronald Acuña Jr.'s first major league home run left no doubt.<p>It took the game's best prospect just six plate appearances to show off the power that made his arrival with the Atlanta Braves so highly anticipated. Acuña destroyed a Homer Bailey fastball leading off the top of the second inning …

Baseball

Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese Baseball’s Iron Man, Is Dead at 71

Sachio Kinugasa, the Japanese slugger who in 1987 broke Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games played, only to see his testament to durability exceeded nine years later by Cal Ripken Jr., died on Monday. He was 71.<p>The cause was colon cancer, according to reports in the Japanese news media, which …

How Lance Armstrong escaped a $100 million lawsuit

Lance Armstrong once took great pride in his ability to avoid getting caught for all the sins that could bring him down.<p>He kept getting away with it, always "winning" in the end.<p>And now he's arguably done so again, this time against the federal government.<p>After battling lawsuits for years, the …

Lance Armstrong to pay $5 million in federal fraud settlement

Cyclist Lance Armstrong agreed to a $5 million settlement with the federal government on Thursday over a lawsuit claiming he defrauded the U.S. Postal Service, which sponsored his athletic team, by using performance-enhancing drugs en route to his record victories at the Tour de France, the …

Cycling

A phenom, yet still a rookie, Shohei Ohtani's third start is charmless

For the three giddy weeks, he was Babe Ruth.<p>In one sobering hour, he reminded everyone he is still merely a babe.<p>In the legend of Shohei Ohtani that has dominated this young baseball season, conveniently ignored was the part about him being 23, and the part about him being a rookie.<p>Both things were …

Boston Red Sox

Shohei Ohtani looked totally confused by his first career no-pitch intentional walk

Shohei Ohtani hasn’t had much trouble adapting to Major League Baseball: The 23-year-old phenomenon is 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA as a pitcher entering play Friday and hitting .346 with three homers and an 1.183 OPS at the plate after yet another good offensive game Thursday night against the Royals.<p>But …

Baseball

Mark Sanchez suspended for four games

Getty Images<p>There’s been little buzz around free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez, and a looming suspension may be the reason.<p>Sanchez has been …

NFL

Dual threat Shohei Ohtani 'would like to play more' for Angels

As if Shohei Ohtani hasn't made a big-enough impact early in his major league career, he wants to do more.<p>The dual-purpose phenom has appeared in …

Shohei Ohtani leaves Angels teammates saying one thing: 'We haven't seen that before'

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia says there was a plan to Shohei Ohtani’s spring, and now we’re seeing the end result of it.<p>That plan was clearly to lull the rest of baseball into a false sense of security.<p>After arriving from Japan amid enormous hype, the two-way star …

Baseball

Annoyed Shohei Ohtani Had Hoped U.S. Baseball Players Wouldn’t Be This Bad

ANAHEIM, CA—Frustrated with the level of play he has encountered during his first week of competition in the American major leagues, Japanese …