Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles
Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season.

3 hrs 31 mins ago
Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB
Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB

NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than major league baseball players but the reasons are unclear.

10 hrs 12 mins ago
Indy 500 takes spotlight for IndyCar Series on an uptick
Indy 500 takes spotlight for IndyCar Series on an uptick

Indianapolis 500 hype abounds for IndyCar in a renaissance.

7 hrs 2 mins ago
Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title
Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title

Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year, coming to Paris as the defending champion.

13 hrs 52 mins ago
Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles
Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles

Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program.

1 hr 52 mins ago
Judge axes 3 of 4 lawyers in NFL concussion case
Judge axes 3 of 4 lawyers in NFL concussion case

The federal judge overseeing the $1 billion NFL concussion settlement has terminated three of four lead lawyers on the case, weeks after a hearing aired their complaints.

5 hrs 22 mins ago
2 Clemson players suspended for season; NCAA rejects appeal
2 Clemson players suspended for season; NCAA rejects appeal

Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss the season after an NCAA panel rejected Clemson's appeal of a drug test before the Cotton Bowl.

11 hrs 32 mins ago
Terror probe after 'low force' blast in French city of Lyon
Terror probe after 'low force' blast in French city of Lyon

French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people.

9 hrs 12 mins ago
Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season
Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season

A person familiar with the decision says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year.

20 hrs 42 mins ago
Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig
Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig

Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto and set to make his major league debut against San Diego.

4 hrs 42 mins ago
Report: Detective's contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach
Report: Detective's contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach

An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn't violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics' former chief executive to deflect criticism of the organization's child abuse reporting policies.

6 hrs 2 mins ago
Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup
Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup

Former Blues captain will David Backes will have to go through his old team if he is going to win the Stanley Cup for the first time.

May 23rd, 3:21 PM PDT
Sports legends honor basketball great John Havlicek
Sports legends honor basketball great John Havlicek

Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek.

8 hrs 2 mins ago
The Latest: Schmidt Peterson wins pit stop challenge
The Latest: Schmidt Peterson wins pit stop challenge

The Latest: Chris Windom plans to start Freedom 100 on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after harrowing sprint car crash during Hoosier Hundred at Indiana State Fairgrounds.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead
Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

22 hrs 32 mins ago
Kevin Durant won't return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals
Kevin Durant won't return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Kevin Durant hasn't progressed to on-court work as he recovers from strained right calf; Warriors expect he'll play at some point in Finals.

May 23rd, 1:01 PM PDT
Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks
Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to an All-NBA team that could mean big payoffs for Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker.

May 23rd, 5:11 PM PDT
Lampard, Terry subplot in world's most lucrative soccer game
Lampard, Terry subplot in world's most lucrative soccer game

Derby and Aston Villa meet at Wembley Stadium on Monday in the League Championship playoff final as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League.

16 hrs 12 mins ago
Hometown star Spieth stays hot, 1 behind Finau at Colonial
Hometown star Spieth stays hot, 1 behind Finau at Colonial

Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday.

May 23rd, 4:52 PM PDT
Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep
Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

Mychal Givens walked Aaron Hicks with the bases loaded to force in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 to complete a four-game sweep.

May 23rd, 1:03 PM PDT
Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0
Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0.

22 hrs 31 mins ago
Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people
Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people

Joe Gibbs is enjoying a successful career in NASCAR after being selected to the Hall of Fame.

May 23rd, 3:41 PM PDT
LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros
LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros

LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field.

May 23rd, 3:51 PM PDT
F1 eyes may have opened after Alonso's Indy 500 flop
F1 eyes may have opened after Alonso's Indy 500 flop

The spectacular flop of Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team to qualify for this year's Indy 500 may have raised some eyebrows among F1 rivals overseas.

May 23rd, 12:31 PM PDT
Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels
Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels

The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

May 23rd, 6:41 PM PDT
PSG president targeted by French corruption probe
PSG president targeted by French corruption probe

A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption.

May 23rd, 3:41 AM PDT
Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics
Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics

The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed outside of the athletics department.

May 23rd, 1:11 PM PDT
Yankees' CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation
Yankees' CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation.

May 23rd, 8:01 AM PDT
Arbitrator upholds Voynov suspension but says he served half
Arbitrator upholds Voynov suspension but says he served half

An arbitrator has upheld Slava Voynov's one-season NHL suspension but is giving him credit for serving half of it in 2018-19.

May 23rd, 3:01 PM PDT
Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep
Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

Carlos Gómez hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the New York Mets overcome a rally started by Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection to beat the Nationals 6-4 and cap off a four-game sweep.

May 23rd, 12:21 PM PDT
Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row
Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 to finish a terrible homestand for the Tigers.

May 23rd, 1:52 PM PDT
The Latest: Floyd honored by Dreyer & Reinbold team
The Latest: Floyd honored by Dreyer & Reinbold team

The Latest on the Indianapolis 500: NBC has taken the "Today" show to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday as part of its salute to "Hidden Heroes".

May 23rd, 6:31 AM PDT
Jets' Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell
Jets' Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

New York Jets coach Adam Gase insists he had no input on the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and says he never asked team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson to make a change.

May 23rd, 8:02 AM PDT
NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule
NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule

NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference.

May 22nd, 9:41 AM PDT
Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making
Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that's 49 years in the making.

May 21st, 8:41 PM PDT

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