Mike Brosseau homered off Aroldis Chapman with one out in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday night to reach the AL Championship Series for the first time in 12 seasons.
After so much talk, by Rafael Nadal and others, about so many reasons why this pandemic-postponed French Open could be more difficult for him — cooler autumn weather; slightly heavier tennis balls; lack of match preparation — the King of Clay is right back where he usually is: in the final.
The AP's NFL picks for Week 5.
Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals want to feel the way they did a few weeks ago.
The NFL's investigation into how Tennessee turned into the league's first COVID-19 outbreak found "several specific incidents" of the Titans possibly breaking protocols dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, according to a person with knowledge of the probe.
Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers teammates won't get a chance to celebrate their fast start by leaving town during their week off. The Packers (4-0) and Detroit Lions (1-3) don't play this week and therefore are the first NFL teams to get a taste of how different off weeks will be amid a pandemic.
New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will sit out against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday with his sprained right shoulder. Coach Adam Gase said Wednesday that veteran Joe Flacco will get the start at home in Darnold's place.
It is official, football fans of the Quad Cities. The Northern Arizona Wranglers is the name of your new Indoor Football League (IFL) team that will begin playing at Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley in March.
Now, baseball really has a 1981 feel to it. There were already some similarities between the pandemic-shortened season of 2020 and the strike-interrupted version 39 years earlier, but the resemblance is even stronger now that the four division series are about to start.
The Arizona Cardinals' defense appears to have sprung a leak. After holding San Francisco and Washington to a combined 35 points to start the season 2-0, the Cardinals are suddenly having trouble stopping anyone.
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Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart just don't lose when they reach basketball's biggest stage. Whether competing in the Olympics, for an NCAA championship or in the WNBA Finals, Seattle's stars have always come out on top. The pair have helped USA Basketball win the last four gold medals at the Olympics with Bird being a part of all of them.
The Chicago Cubs are counting on Yu Darvish to help them avoid a playoff sweep by the Miami Marlins. They are going to have to wait another day to see if Darvish can deliver. Game 2 of the NL wild-card series between the Cubs and Marlins was postponed Thursday because there was rain in the forecast.
Matt Rhule and Kliff Kingsbury are set to match coaching strategies again — only this time at the NFL level when the Carolina Panthers host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Doc Rivers says he's out as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, though did not specify if he chose to leave on his own or if he was fired.
Jay Johnstone, who won World Series championships as a versatile outfielder with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers while being baseball's merry prankster, has died. He was 74.
Arizona Cardinals second-year quarterback Kyler Murray isn't playing scared on the field. For Coach Kliff Kingsbury, that's cause for celebration and a reason to reach for the Rolaids all at the same time.
Madison Bumgarner was one of many reasons the Arizona Diamondbacks fell well short of expectations this season. His assessment of his own personal struggles on the mound a few weeks ago summed up the team's summer quite well.
Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night.
The Arizona Cardinals host the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Kyle Busch is in a terrible slump, winless this Cup season and his 15-year streak of at least one victory a year in danger.
Zac Gallen had a career-high 10 strikeouts over six scoreless innings, Christian Walker hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that Eduardo Escobar was named the winner of the sixth annual Luis Gonzalez Award, which is given to the D-backs player who best exemplifies the talents, spirit and heart of the D-backs legend both on and off the field, as voted by his teammates, coaches and staff members.
Steven Stamkos made a lasting mark on this Stanley Cup Final with an iconic goal, though that could be the last time he takes this ice in the series.
LeBron James can reach a 10th NBA Finals, done by only three greats of the game. Anthony Davis is on the verge of his first. The final step for the Los Angeles Lakers shapes up as the toughest.