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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Slumping slugger Kyle Schwarber said Monday that he's not surprised the Chicago Cubs demoted him, saying "the numbers spoke for themselves." Schwarber's October return following a knee injury helped fuel Chicago's first World Series title in 108 years,...
Charlie Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor was the owner of two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. Sheen on Monday revealed himself as the owner of Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and the 1919 contract of Ruth's sale from the Red Sox to the...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face. Green, 40, is also charged with disorderly conduct in the incident late Sunday in the Green...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins sent shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers Monday in a deal that came more than a month before the trade deadline. The Marlins got right-handed pitcher Ethan Clark and outfielder Braxton Lee in the...
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't sure what's next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last week they had decided to split up after 25 years and more than 600...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers. The Marlins got right-handed pitcher Ethan Clark and outfielder Braxton Lee in the deal Monday. Tampa Bay is contending for the AL East lead. Tim...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might have been his final post-race interview with the network. It was 17 years ago that Fox made its debut as...
ATLANTA (AP) — When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special. The Braves in-game promotion — "Beat The Freeze" — has made Talton...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an "ongoing, pending investigation" into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school's lawyers confirmed in a...