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FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose. The Warren County coroner's office said Monday that Ronald Peters was found dead Nov. 19 during a welfare check by Franklin police...
Everything about baseball got bigger during Bud Selig's reign as commissioner. What's important to remember is how. Because the same outsized contributions that earned him entry into the Hall of Fame should crack open the door wide enough for stars from the super-sized era to...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Those days of pitching for the Long Island Ducks, out of the majors and almost out of luck, happily seem far away now for Rich Hill. The left-hander who resurrected his career after a detour to independent ball got stability and a lot more Monday. The free...
FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose. The Warren County coroner's office said Monday that Ronald Peters was found dead Nov. 19 during a welfare check by Franklin police...
The San Francisco Giants say they have agreed to a $62 million, four-year contract with closer Mark Melancon, pending a physical. Because Melancon was traded during the season, the Giants don't have to give up their first pick in June's amateur draft as compensation. The Giants...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not worried about losing the faith of his players in the locker room after his decision to bench Cam Newton for the start of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Rivera said Monday in hindsight he's "very...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and previous MVPs Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen are among the top players confirmed to play for the United States at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Major League Baseball announced the initial list of 30 players...
Week 13 of the NFL regular season saw the slow destruction of logic and well-laid plans. Some fantasy owners will squeeze into the playoffs praising the gamble they took on Malcolm Mitchell (eight catches for 82 yards). Others were knocked out in crushing defeat, forever cursing...
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll, moving ahead of Notre Dame on Monday. The Huskies (7-0) had been second in the poll behind the Irish (8-0), but climbed into first by two points after beating Top 25 teams DePaul and Texas...