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High stakes hearing on arena deal set for today

Seeking a scoring drive Monday on a proposed $500 million Milwaukee Bucks arena, lawmakers are holding a high-profile hearing on a bill to have the …

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Brewers extend winning streak to eight games with 6-1 victory over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games …

Major League Baseball

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

Earnhardt crossed the finish line at 2:41 am Monday morning filled with dread after Dillon's car …

Dale Earnhardt

Daily Dose: All-Stars Aligning

The MLB All-Star votes have been tallied, and the Kansas City Royals dominance isn’t as severe as feared.

With the likes of Omar Infante leading the …

Baseball

Abby Wambach's World Cup finale ends with American leader lifting championship trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christine Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

Not a bad farewell …

Abby Wambach

World's number 1 golfer Rory McIlroy says ruptured ligament in left ankle playing soccer

LONDON – World number one Rory McIlroy says he has ruptured ligament in left ankle while playing soccer.

The Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement on his Instagram account, only saying that he is "working hard to get back as soon as I can."

McIlroy says he …

Soccer

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Austin Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

Earnhardt crossed the finish line at 2:41 am Monday morning filled with dread after Dillon's car …

Dale Earnhardt

Watch all 7 goals from the bananas U.S. World Cup win

On Sunday, the U.S. Women’s National team won its first World Cup in 16 years in a game played at a blinding pace. If you got up to go to the kitchen for another beer (or a glass of water if that’s not your thing) you probably missed a goal.

The United States netted five, tying the tally of the …

FIFA World Cup

New book captures essence of Wisconsin Badgers' title game run

FOX Sports Wisconsin

A team that produced the single greatest college basketball season the University of Wisconsin has ever seen deserved a story …

College Sports

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter, five others work out with Bucks

St. Francis — R.J. Hunter figures the Milwaukee Bucks could use an outside shooter.

Why not him?

The Georgia State junior, who sank one of the most …

Milwaukee Bucks

McCarthy: Packers WR Davante Adams would be OTA 'MVP'

Green Bay --- Running highlights from Mike McCarthy's Tuesday news conference...

On minicamp... Today's practice was all review, install one through …

Chip Kelly: Agent requested Evan Mathis' release, team complied

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday that guard Evan Mathis' release last week was in response to "multiple" requests from agent Drew Rosenhaus.

"We were asked by his agent for a release on multiple occasions," Kelly said before Tuesday's minicamp practice. "We weren't going to come …

Philadelphia

Watch this hitter, catcher and umpire all get hit by the same pitch

Being hit by a pitch is pretty much the opposite of fun. Just ask Anthony Rizzo, who currently leads the league with a ridiculous 14 plunkings. Ow, right?

But, while experiencing the collision of a small and dense sphere with one's body doesn't produce the most pleasant feeling, sometimes, it is kind

Baseball

Pitt WR Tyler Boyd formally charged with DUI from Friday traffic stop

Pittsburgh wide receiver Tyler Boyd was formally charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop early Friday in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania.

News of Boyd being taken into custody following a 2:35 a.m. traffic stop broke over the weekend, but Jefferson Hills police Chief Eugene …

Traffic Stops

Boston Revises Bid in Effort to Host 2024 Olympics

BOSTON — When Boston 2024, the private group organizing the city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, unveiled its plans in January, it boasted that it would put on “the most walkable Games in modern times.”

Well, spectators may find themselves on some awfully long walks.

In a striking about-face, …

Olympics

Jason Day examines Tiger Woods’ game and mental state at the U.S. Open

Tiger Woods’ struggles stem from his wayward tee shots and mental state, says Jason Day.

Questioning whether Tiger Woods has the motivation to win another grand slam event, starting this week at the U.S. Open, has become a popular parlor game among the punditry. When a playing peer questions the …

Tiger Woods

Sydney Leroux Returns to Vancouver but Says She Isn’t Looking Back

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — “Nothing better than being back in Vancouver!” Sydney Leroux wrote on her Twitter account Monday night.

On Tuesday, Leroux returns to B.C. Place Stadium with the United States national team for its final group match in the Women’s World Cup. Nigeria is the opponent, a …

FIFA Women's World Cup

Stephen Curry may not be NBA Finals MVP, but he won't complain

CLEVELAND — Stephen Curry was never going to come out of the NBA Finals looking like the best player on the planet.

Not when he's sharing an arena with LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers star who has been a one-man wrecking crew through five games and who deemed himself "the best player in the …

NBA

LeBron on Finals MVP: 'I'm here to win a team prize not an individual prize'

LeBron James has been absolutely dominant in the NBA Finals. He already has two triple-doubles and is insanely averaging 36.6 points, 12.4 rebounds and 8.4 assists in the series. Without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, James is literally doing it all for the Cavs and his play has brought up the …

Lebron James

St. Louis Cardinals Investigated by F.B.I. for Hacking Astros

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors are investigating front-office officials for the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful teams in baseball over the past two decades, for hacking into the internal networks of a rival team to steal closely guarded information about …

St. Louis Cardinals

The Chicago Blackhawks Build a Better Dynasty

After winning their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, the Hawks have become the rarest of things: An institution

Jerry Krause once controversially remarked: "Organizations win championships." It gave Chicagoans pause to even consider the possibility. Admittedly, the guy, though not an athlete, knows …

NHL

The Kansas City Royals now have 8 players in line to start the MLB All-Star Game

With two weeks left until this year's MLB All-Star Game voting closes, MLB has released its latest update and the Kansas City Royals have continued to dominate the ballot. They now have an MLB record eight players set to start for the American League.

The Royals, who have an AL-best 35-25 record, …

Kansas City Royals

LeBron James' Great Triumph Comes During Cavaliers' Failure

The Cleveland Cavaliers will lose the 2015 NBA Finals.

While that bit of prognostication comes at a useless moment when the end result seems fairly obvious to at least half the world, it also comes during an ironic watershed moment in LeBron James’ career, because he has never been better.

Like a …

Lebron James

Mets end Blue Jays’ 11-game winning streak

Wilmer Flores singled to cap a two-out, two-run rally in the 11th inning and the New York Mets ended Toronto’s team record-tying 11-game winning streak, beating the Blue Jays 4-3 Monday night.

The Blue Jays trailed 2-1 in the ninth before Jose Bautista tied it with his second home run of the game, …

Major League Baseball

MLB replay system botches two calls in Angels-Diamondbacks game

I'm still a fan of replay in Major League Baseball because there are obvious calls that are missed and then correctly overturned. All too often, though, it seems that they still get it wrong. We saw two examples in the same game on Monday night between the Angels and Diamondbacks.

First up, this …

Replays

Rangers feel down but say they're not out

NEW YORK – In a dressing room filled with forlorn faces coming to grips with the reality of a 0-3 series deficit in the Stanley Cup Final, there was some chatter about the impossible.

"I'm not going to lie to you – today, it's pretty much impossible to be upbeat," Rangers forward Brad Richards said …

Chael Sonnen fails random drug test

LAS VEGAS -- UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission randomly tested Sonnen last month while he was in Las Vegas to attend a UFC news conference. Results confirmed the presence of two …

Chael Sonnen

Shelly Sterling lawyers to ask judge to sign off on Clippers takeover

The latest round in the contentious legal wrangling over ownership of the Clippers is scheduled for Wednesday, when Shelly Sterling’s lawyers plan to go to court to ask a judge to sign off on her takeover of a family trust, an action she used to clear the way for her sale of the NBA …

Donald Sterling