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  • Wacha getting closer to return; slumping Holliday back in lineup

    ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha inched closer to a return Monday when he threw 35 pitches in the bullpen.T ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Perez exits with knee pain, backup Kratz homers twice in Royals’ 6-1 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS — The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events h ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • At a Michigan track, NASCAR fans weigh in on Ward/Stewart accident

    BROOKLYN, Mich. — On a warm, clear morning at Michigan International Speedway, Melissa Ward relaxed ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Racing tragedy could keep drivers from charging onto track

    Clint Elkins, co-owner of Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., said he has seen it happen hundreds o ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Golf officially no longer needs Tiger

    Rory McIlroy and Bernd Wiesberger teed off as the leaders in the PGA Championship on Sunday afternoo ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Despite recent form, Tiger Woods deserves spot on Ryder Cup team

    If any athlete in any sport deserves the benefit of the doubt based on reputation, it is Eldrick “Ti ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bubba Watson turned the 2014 Masters into his Sunday stroll. Martin Kaymer lapped ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Cardinals peck away before pulling away from Orioles

    BALTIMORE — This is how the other half scores runs.After a weekend of watching Baltimore go Earl Wea ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Valhalla’s history par excellence

    The first time the PGA was held at Valhalla, what unfolded was hardly memorable. But the next time w ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Vargas’ homer vaults Twins over Padres, 3-1

    MINNEAPOLIS—Kennys Vargas took early batting practice with his teammates Tuesday, then headed out to ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Jay’s clutch hit gives Cardinals 3-2 win over Red Sox

    Jon Jay’s go-ahead single off Junichi Tazawa scored A.J. Pierzynski to gave the Cardinals a 3-2 win ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Could Kyle Orton be an option as Bears' backup QB?

    BOURBONNAIS (MCT) — Kyle Orton was planning to head to training camp with the Cowboys this week. But ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Padres pound the Cubs 13-3

    CHICAGO (MCT) — The dog days have arrived early for the Chicago Cubs.Manager Rick Renteria insists h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Emergency starter Anthony Swarzak lifts Twins over Indians

    MINNEAPOLIS — Anthony Swarzak has been begging for a start for the nearly two years since his last o ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
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