Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and ‘Ball Four’ author, dies

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the ...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Wife: Ex-Red Sox slugger Ortiz recovering from 3rd surgery

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot ...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Mystery, excitement for British Open’s return to Portrush

Graeme McDowell winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was a source of pride for Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open at Congressi...

July 11th, 2019 |  



Williams to face Halep in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time deep in thought and arrived at a couple of concl...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Teuns wins Tour de France Stage 6, Ciccone takes race lead

CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — Two Tour de France rookies stole the show on the first mountain stage, with Dylan Teuns of Belgium winning Stage 6 and...

July 11th, 2019 |  


WCH all-stars roll to third straight win

WCH all-stars roll to third straight win

FAIRBORN — It was another very hot day Wednesday as the Washington C.H. 12-year-old Little League all-star team returned to the site of two prev...

July 10th, 2019 |  


Manfred: Baseballs not juiced, but decreased drag puzzling

CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with a record onslaught of home runs that has convinced many pitchers that baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred...

July 10th, 2019 |  


If experience matters, Williams has a big edge at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to wi...

July 10th, 2019 |  


NBA’s Silver says changes to rules on draft trades possible

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the hat game fixed.Mindful that it was awkward for draft picks this year who were selected b...

July 10th, 2019 |  


‘I just want to be like them’: Fans fete World Cup champs

NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winn...

July 10th, 2019 |