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The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable. When the U.S. men's basketball team returns to action later this month, fans might be left wondering, "the red, white and who?" The Americans are cautiously entering a whole new basketball world, one in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge connected and there was no doubt about it. Except how far the ball went. Judge launched a titanic homer into the upper deck, Didi Gregorius snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees beat the Mets 5-3 on Wednesday...
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts finally had a pitch he could drive and the Boston Red Sox pulled out anther last at-bat win in Fenway Park. Betts lined a two-run double off the Green Monster with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Red Sox to a 5-4...
The WNBA and its players are showing their support for the victims of racially charged violence in Charlottesville. The Los Angeles Sparks and the Washington Mystics locked arms at center court before the start of their nationally televised game Wednesday night. The Minnesota...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles will not stand in the way of any of his players protesting during the national anthem. No Jets players have indicated that they would opt to not stand during the performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner," as then-San...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job. Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit's series at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died. He was 80. Hawkins died Wednesday in Malibu, according to the Los Angeles Dodgers,...
More than two years after first being charged with five top-level violations, North Carolina finally appeared Wednesday before an NCAA infractions committee panel amid its long-running academic scandal. School representatives — including chancellor Carol Folt, athletic director...
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside linebacker. And perhaps most of them in the regular season too, a fact the man his is in the process of replacing isn't fighting. James Harrison is...