Sports Headlines

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner homered off Clayton Kershaw and once again outpitched the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, too, as the San Francisco Giants shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third straight day, 4-0 Thursday. The Giants outscored the Dodgers 10-0...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. One of auto racing's most important safety developments, its origins began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Tony George. George...
For years there have been discussions within NCAA membership about seeking an antitrust exemption to provide protection from the types of lawsuits that are threatening to forcefully overhaul college sports. As pressure from litigation and possible congressional intervention...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described Thursday as "sexual in nature." Smith has not been arrested and no charges have been filed. TMZ first reported the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Rose's role at the All-Star game in Cincinnati will be determined by Major League Baseball and the Reds after they determine what other obligations the banned career hits leader has. Rose began work as a studio analyst for Fox this month. The network will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the New York Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6 million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home run list. When Rodriguez signed a $275 million, 10-year contract...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is right where he usually is when the Coca-Cola 600 rolls around on the schedule: On top and seeking even more success. The defending Sprint Cup champion leads the points race heading into NASCAR's longest event at Charlotte Motor Speedway on...
NEW YORK (AP) — New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he understands why the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins did not interview any minority candidates when they hired new managers this month. Then-Commissioner Bud Selig told teams in April 1999 they had to consider...
MIAMI (AP) — A.J. Pollock beat out a run-scoring infield hit with two out in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed their first four-game sweep in seven seasons by beating the Miami Marlins 7-6 Thursday. It's the fifth four-game road sweep in Diamondbacks...