• The IndependentSteve Wooldridge dead: Australian Olympic gold medallist dies in suspected suicide aged 39

    Former Olympic champion cyclist Steve Wooldridge has died at the age of 39 in a suspected suicide. Cycling New South Wales confirmed that the Sydney-born Australian was found dead on Tuesday, just a week short of his 40 birthday. “Stephen was an inspirational figure in track cycling, particularly in his home state of NSW,” the governing body said in a Read more...

  • The Tampa TribuneTuesday's sports on TV/radio

    TODAY Baseball Astros at Diamondbacks 3:30 p.m. MLB Rays at Blue Jays 7 p.m. Fox Sun; 620-AM Giants at Marlins 7 p.m. FSF Tigers at Rangers 8 p.m. FS1 White Sox at Dodgers 10 p.m. MLB Baseball, amateur American Legion World Series 7 p.m. ESPNU Soccer, UEFA Champions League Steaua Bucuresti at Sporting Portugal 2:45 p.m. ESPND … Read the Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneSpangenberg flexing his muscles in Padres win

    At a wiry 6 feet and 195 pounds, Cory Spangenberg is hardly the picture of a budding power threat. He’s no slap-hitter, either.The 26-year-old infielder hit his third homer in the last two days, capping an evening in which situational hitting – for a change – got the Padres started toward in a 7-4 win Monday night over the Phillies Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesScott Servais analyzes the Mariners’ fifth straight loss; Thyago Vieira discusses his MLB debut

      Thyago Vieira   Highlights   Quotes from the visitor’s clubhouse … Orioles manager Buck Showalter   On how important it was for Gausman to get out of the first inning with runners on 2nd and 3rd with no outs: “I told him when I took him out of the game, that’s the ballgame, you won the game in the bottom of the Read more...

  • CNNWhy First Devision is the horse of a lifetime

    (CNN)Sheikh Ali Bin Khalid Al Thani has been on the show jumping circuit for 17 years. His love for the sport has taken him all over the world, competing in prestigious events at iconic locations.It also means he’s been lucky enough to ride some of the finest horses ever bred — one of which stands out more than most. “Honestly Read more...

  • ABCA sign of MLB's future? Why the Cubs' 4-man outfield matters

    There are only three positions in baseball that have the force of law behind them. The pitcher really is the pitcher; once he comes into a game, he must face at least one batter before he can be replaced by another pitcher. The catcher really is the catcher; he has to set up in the area behind home plate, and Read more...

  • Associated PressBagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1

    Bagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1 Associated Press – 15 August 2017 03:44-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • Daily HeraldJaguars' Dante Fowler striving to be teddy bear, monster

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. trudged off the practice field, his helmet in one hand, his jersey and shoulder pads in the other. Beads of sweat covered his bare chest, making his huge “Dreamer” tattoo difficult to read. He was exhausted, hungry and facing a full afternoon of meetings. He had his mom, dad and Read more...

  • Detroit Free PressChad Bettis returns from cancer treatment, helps Rockies blank Braves

    DENVER (AP) — Chad Bettis had trouble controlling his emotions as he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment. He had no trouble controlling the Atlanta Braves’ lineup.Bettis threw seven impressive innings in his season debut Monday, thrilling the crowd as the Colorado Rockies beat the Braves 3-0 on a feel-good night at Coors Field.Bettis scattered six Read more...

  • Chicago TribuneCubs pound Reds 15-5 to start long stretch against last-place teams

    A stretch of 13 consecutive games against last-place teams doesn’t guarantee success, but general manager Jed Hoyer is looking for an extended winning streak to separate the Cubs from the .500 mark."When you’re hovering around .500, which we are, everyone is in the race," Hoyer said after the Cubs returned from a 3-3 West Coast trip. Everyone is one hot Read more...