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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is working on a perfect game through seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hill has only needed 73 pitches to retire the first 21 batters he's faced on Wednesday night at PNC Park. The 37-year-old lefty appeared to...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before Conor McGregor had even heard of mixed martial arts, he wanted to be a boxer. He first stepped into Crumlin Boxing Club nearly 20 years ago in muddy football boots and started punching a heavy bag. McGregor returned constantly for the next seven years,...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox boosted their outfield depth by acquiring speedy Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics for a minor league outfielder on Wednesday. The Red Sox sent 18-year-old Rafael Rincones to the last-place A's. Hours earlier, Boston put...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chad Henne will start Jacksonville's preseason game against Carolina, a change that could signal the end of Blake Bortles' career with the Jaguars. Coach Doug Marrone made the announcement Wednesday, a day before the exhibition and nearly a week after...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Eric Tomlinson is a big, burly tight end whose main job for the New York Jets isn't catching footballs, it's throwing blocks on defenders. That's the gritty, unglamorous life of a so-called blocking tight end in the NFL — and Tomlinson fully embraces...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local): 6 p.m. Hundreds of supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nihk)...
BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas' basketball journey is littered with decision-makers who have underestimated the diminutive guard. He was selected last in the 2011 NBA draft coming out of Washington, and when he arrived in Boston he looked only to be a role player for the storied...
Ten days ago, Rory McIlroy wasn't sure if he was going to play the rest of the year. A week off made him feel good enough that a nagging rib injury can be managed well enough for him to compete in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And with just over a month before he shuts it down for the...
BOSTON (AP) — Newly acquired guard Kyrie Irving will wear No. 11 in Boston because the Celtics already have retired the numbers he wore in college and with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Irving wore No. 11 at two New Jersey high schools before switching to No. 1 at Duke. He wore No. 2...