ESPN made moves on a macro level, like that required them to slash at the micro level.
On Tuesday, Soriano said Harper was out of position in the outfield.
It's only OTAs, but the Jets quarterback is picking up where he left off in 2012
Crabtree is coming off a breakout season, with career-highs in receptions, yards and TDs.
Woods says he's confident there is "real regret" the comment was made.
He tweets, "It was an honor to play my entire career for the Chicago Bears"
If Don Mattingly is out as Dodgers manager, he's going down with guns blazing
Vegas police are investigating a woman's allegations that Canseco sexually assaulted her.
New York Jets rookie quarterback settles on Roc Nation Sports as his agency.
Broncos QB says he's flattered by comments that Jerry Jones wants Tony Romo to be more like him
The New York City Football Club introduced Claudio Reyna as its first director of football operations on Wednesday.
Brian Urlacher, who was selected to the Pro Bowl eight times, announced his retirement on Wednesday after he and the Bears could not agree on a new contract in March.
In 1963, a horse named for a small upstate New York town led the field under the wire in the 89th Kentucky Derby.
Rob Pannell, who delayed his graduation so that he could play another season after breaking a bone in his foot last year, will lead his team against Duke in the N.C.A.A. semifinals Saturday.
A segment on horse breeding called “Out to Stud” will be part of the 194th edition of “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel,” which debuts Tuesday at 10 p.m. Eastern on HBO.
Attention to detail from savvy veterans and athletic young players alike has helped San Antonio get out to a 2-0 lead over Memphis in their N.B.A. playoff series.
The Dodgers manager in recent days has cast so much blame on his players and, implicitly, on the team's front office that he must suspect his time with the club is nearing an end.If the Dodgers’ owners have not already decided to fire Don Mattingly, the manager all but fired himself on Wednesday.
Mattingly benches Ethier, saying he wanted to field a lineup "that's going to fight and compete the whole day." Mattingly benches Ethier, saying he wanted to field a lineup "that's going to fight and compete the whole day."
Former Portland Trail Blazers Coach Nate McMillan has emerged as a potential candidate, said several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the situation.Former Portland Trail Blazers Coach Nate McMillan has emerged as a potential candidate, said several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the situation.
No. 1 golfer in the world reacts after Garcia says he would invite him over for fried chicken. No. 1 golfer in the world reacts after Garcia says he would invite him over for fried chicken.
Kevin Ryder of KROQ's 'Kevin & Bean' morning show fills in as a guest on the Kings' Twitter account, with embarrassing results for the team.Kevin Ryder of KROQ's 'Kevin & Bean' morning show fills in as a guest on the Kings' Twitter account, with embarrassing results for the team.
Right-handed ace, sidelined because of a fractured left elbow, is scheduled to pitch in an extended spring game Wednesday with the outcome dictating the next move by the club. Right-handed ace, sidelined because of a fractured left elbow, is scheduled to pitch in an extended spring game Wednesday with the outcome dictating the next move by the club.
You should care about the U.S. Open Cup because, although it remains far from perfect .. *On a day when Manchester City and the New York Yankees committed to spend hundreds of millions on MLS, fourth-tier, low-budget, largely amateur and mostly anonymous Reading United, Des Moines Menace, Ocean City Nor'easters and FC Tucson upset pro sides on Tuesday night. Read full article >>
SAN FRANCISCO — The goal for the Washington Nationals remains unchanged, and if they overcome the bewildering first portion of their season to reach it, they may look back on Monday night and wonder: how did they ever get so lost on the way to the World Series? Read full article >>
Editor's note: Our photo recaps are a new feature, in which we publish user-submitted photos from games around the area. Interested in submitting? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Glen Burnie defeats Eleanor Roosevelt 13-1 to win their Maryland 4A softball state semifinal. Read Gabe Hiatt's account of the game here. Read full article >>
Editor's note: Our photo recaps are a new feature, in which we publish user-submitted photos from games around the area. Interested in submitting? E-mail email@example.com. Northern advances to the Maryland 3A softball state final with a 1-0 win over River Hill. Read Louis Nelson's account of the game here. Read full article >>
BALTIMORE — With the possibility of freefalling into their worst losing skid in nearly two years, the Orioles received one of their best pitching performances of the season, two homers from reserve Chris Dickerson and a walk-off blast from Nate McLouth to finally beat the New York Yankees in extra innings. Read full article >>
Forty years after he last played in one as a player, Davey Johnson is going to the All-Star Game. Monday, San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy invited Johnson to serve on the National League coaching staff at the Midsummer Classic, which will take place at Citi Filed. Johnson accepted. Read full article >>
Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey issued this statement Wednesday on Brian Urlacher's retirement:
PITTSBURGH -- Chicago Cubs reliever Shawn Camp was sent to the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a sprained right big toe.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree reportedly tore his Achilles tendon during organized team activities Tuesday.
The reaction to Brian Urlacher announcing his retirement via Twitter Wednesday morning has been swift. Here are some of the comments:
Photos of the 13 Bears who have had their numbers retired. Will Brian Urlacher's No. 54 be next?
Sean Payton has taken over the title as America's highest-paid coach.
As if the offensive struggles were not enough, Ike Davis misplayed a ball on the first-base line setting off a three-run, ninth inning rally by the Reds, who went on to win 7-4 Wednesday at Citi Field.
A few weeks after Geno Smith fired his agents, the Jets rookie quarterback announced that he will hire Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports. Smith interviewed a few established agents before making the announcement following Wednesday’s practice.
It’s one-and-done for Brian Urlacher. One team, that is. After 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears, the 34-year-old linebacker announced Wednesday that he has decided to retire from the NFL. Urlacher announced his decision on Twitter.
Manchester City busily promoted itself to the locals, hoping to convince New Yorkers it is a benevolent, philanthropic organization that will create jobs, give back to the community and win soccer matches in return for a self-financed stadium to call home.
Nobody expected Victor Cruz to show up for the Giants' OTA workout on Wednesday. That Hakeem Nicks also didn't show up, however, was a much larger surprise.
Darroll Powe still might not be able to help the Rangers on the ice as he inches closer to returning from his second concussion of the season, but the injured forward does have firsthand knowledge of the daunting task the Blueshirts are facing — an 0-3 hole against Boston.
Memphis thumps UCF in C-USA baseball tourney openerHouston ChronicleCopyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:19 pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Sam Moll allowed one run over seven innings as Memphis beat Central Florida 6-1 in the opening game of the Conference USA baseball tournament on Wednesday at Reckling Park.Zach Willis went 3-for-5 and scored two runs and Carter White drove in three runs for the No. 4 seed Tigers.Memphis' top three hitters in the lineup went a combined 7-for-10 with five runs scored and three RBIs.Moll, a lefthander, scattered four hits and struck out six. Jonathan Van Eaton threw two scoreless innings in relief.UCF righthander Ben L…
Texas Bowl seeks new title sponsorHouston ChronicleCopyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 3:28 pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 The Texas Bowl at Reliant will be on Dec. 27 and kick off at 5 p.m., the Football Bowl Association announced today.The game will match a Big 12 team against a Big Ten opponent.The schedule for bowls affiliated with the Big 12, SEC, C-USA and American (formerly Big East) plus the BCS matchups:
The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw joins Cinesport's Noah Coslov to discuss what winning the NBA draft lottery means for the Cleveland Cavaliers and what they should do with the pick.The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw joins Cinesport's Noah Coslov to discuss what winning the NBA draft lottery means for the Cleveland Cavaliers and what they should do with the pick.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Friday Night Lights haven't been part of the marquis Ohio high school football game since the 1970s. That is about to change. The Division I state championship game this fall is to be played on a Friday night, Dec. 6, for the first time in nearly 35 years, pending approval of the new state finals schedule... St. Edward football players celebrate winning a 2010 playoff game during their championship run. Future Division I state playoff games and finals will be on Friday nights if the OHSAA approves a proposed schedule. - (John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer)COLUMBUS, Ohio – Friday Night Lights haven't been part of the marquis Ohio high school football game since the 1970s. That is about to change.The Division I state championship game this fall is to be played…
Who will the Cavs pick No. 1 in this year's NBA draft? Chris Fedor gives his thoughts with version 1.0 of his NBA Mock Draft.CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers have won the lottery for the secondtime in three years. But this year's draft is full of more intrigue than it ispotential stars. While there is no franchise-changing player, there is talent tobe found. The pool is deep, provided you have a smart GM who swims in the rightspot. With three (Nerlens Noel, Anthony Bennett and Alex Len) of thetop eight players dealing with an injury, it only adds to the draft's uniqueness.The Cavs had reasons to celebrate last night. The No. 1 pick is a blessing, nota curse. Now that the order is set, teams must focus on groupworkouts, individual workouts an…
Hoynsie answered your questions in a live chat today.View full sizeChris Perez has made news on and off the field this week.AP Photo Podast: Paul Hoynes talks Tribe (5/22/13) Can the Indians keep pace with Detroit all season? Should we be concerned about Chris Perez?The Plain Dealer's Tribe beat writer Paul Hoynes answered those questions and more in his weekly podcast with cleveland.com's Dan Labbe.Among other topics discussed:• When will Lonnie Chisenhall return?• Justin Masterson's strong start.• Who is the Indians MVP to this poitn?You can download the mp3 or listen with the player to the right.Be sure to follow Hoynes on Twitter.
Second-round pick sidelined for four to six weeksRavens second-round inside linebacker Arthur Brown recently underwent sports hernia surgery and was sidelined at practice.
Veterans not attending voluntary OTA: Ngata, Suggs, Leach, Yanda and Jacoby JonesRavens Insider: Although cornerback Lardarius Webb and inside linebacker Jameel McClain didn't take part in team drills, both were on the field for individual drills at the Ravens' training complex in Owings Mills.
Bears middle linebacker walks away from the gameA two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Ravens defensive icon Ray Lewis isn't the only star middle linebacker to retire from the NFL this offseason.
Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel identifies five important Orioles stats from the past week. Starter Miguel Gonzalez, starter Kevin Gausman, center fielder Adam Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy and closer Jim Johnson are mentioned this week.
Antonio Barton’s decision about where he will finish his college basketball will come Sunday afternoon.
We had it right on Alex Len but pegged Maryland for NCAA tournamentI don’t tend to make that many predictions. My thinking is that there is already enough material online that is less than certain, and I don't need to add to the morass. I try to confine my writing to topics with solid factual underpinnings and leave guesswork to others. I really want people to believe what they read here.
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.
A day after New York City FC was born, Claudio Reyna became the team's first employee.
Magic can't pass up Ben McLemore of Kansas with No. 2 pick: He's budding superstar, the next Ray Allen, says Sports Illustrated NBA insider
Edgewater was making its first appearance at state baseball tournament.FORT MYERS — Before the 2013 high-school baseball season, Edgewater had made three trips to the region tournament with no victories.
The team is coached by Billy DonovanFreshman guard Michael Frazier was one of the big surprises for the 2012-13 Gators. He enters the summer before his sophomore season with a chance to establish himself as one of college basketball's top young players.
Despite coming off a disappointing 3-9 season, Auburn will be full of optimism with new coach Gus Malzahn and several key players. Gus Malzahn's familiarity with the Auburn program along with his unique offensive schemes and talented players make Auburn a team that will surprise in 2013.
Four-month recovery time puts him on track for opening of practicesGators senior forward Will Yegute underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday to remove damaged tissue in his right knee, the school announced.
LONDON -- Sergio Garcia apologized for a “fried chicken” jibe aimed at Tiger Woods during a European Tour awards dinner Tuesday, and Woods replied via Twitter on Wednesday that although the remark was "wrong, hurtful and clearly inappropriate," it's time to "talk about golf."
In wake of missing out as Super Bowl host, Dolphins' owner stresses that the community benefits from staging big-time eventsSteve Ross' grim expression before the Super Bowl finalists made their pitches at Tuesday's NFL meetings was the tipoff.
After a week of hearing the media harp on how they will match up against the Pacers, the Heat offer this question: How will the Pacers defend them?
The Miami Heat have scheduled "Road Rally" viewing parties for the team's first two road games of the Eastern Conference finals against the Indiana Pacers.
Marlins starter Jose Fernandez allowed a run on five hits, walked one and struck out two through five innings.MIAMI — Manager Mike Redmond was counting on Jordan Brown bringing home the tying run when he pinch-hit for Jose Fernandez in the bottom of the fifth. What Redmond didn’t foresee was the bullpen giving it right back and then some.
Playing from behind has become a common theme for Heat in recent postseasons, but they also remember how tough an early home loss made last season's series against Indiana.
King High leaves seven runners stranded in falling to Lynn Haven Mosley 2-0 in the Class 6A state semifinals.
Eight months after a season-ending right knee injury, projected starter Adrian Clayborn is happy just to back on the field.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith is going with Jay-Z's new Roc Nation Sports to represent him, he announced after Wednesday's practice.
All signs point to the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament being held at the Mohegan Sun Arena while Memphis is the favorite to land the men's tournament, which leaves Hartford without an event.
Incoming transfer Rodney Purvis has gotten a USA Basketball invite. Here’s the release from UConn:
Sergio Garcia said "sorry" 11 times and used the word "apology" on five occasions as he spoke of his regret at causing a furore by making a "fried chicken" jibe at world number one Tiger Woods.
But news isn't all good for White Sox as Sale will miss Wednesday start with shoulder tendinitisJose Quintana provided some temporary relief for the White Sox after they learned ace Chris Sale won't pitch Wednesday night because of left shoulder tendinitis.
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.