Sports » Page 3

baseball

1 week ago

Frontier League Discusses Possible — But Not Probable — Springfield Return

Could Springfield once again support a professional baseball league? Maybe someday.

20-overlay-9

1 week ago

Pete Rose leads off induction ceremony for Bobblehead hall

Baseball's career hits leader will be the inaugural inductee to the new bobblehead hall on Saturday at a ceremony in a downtown Milwaukee theater.

10-overlay-8

1 week ago

Flyers avoid elimination, Panthers even series

The Philadelphia Flyers have extended their season by at least one game.

joshnorman

1 week ago

NFL Draft: Norman suddenly a free agent

Josh Norman is now an unrestricted free agent after the Carolina Panthers surprisingly rescinded their non-exclusive franchise tag offer to the All-Pro cornerback.

23-overlay-7

1 week ago

Valero Texas Open preview

Past tournament winners Zach Johnson and Jimmy Walker highlight a field of 156 players.

11-overlay-7

1 week ago

Rio Games countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

The official countdown to this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics began on Thursday when the torch was lit at the site of the ancient Games, with organizers hoping it will shift attention away from Brazil's political and financial turmoil.

CLIPPERSportland16112193695309

1 week ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

chynaREUTERS

1 week ago

Former professional wrestler and entertainer Chyna dead at 45

The WWE star was found dead in her L.A.-area home.

university illinois

1 week ago

University of Illinois Softball Player Charged

A University of Illinois softball player faces a disorderly conduct charge after police accused her of falsely reporting being mugged.

FanDuel

1 week ago

Fantasy Sports Legislation Advances

Legislation to legalize gambling on online daily fantasy sports in Illinois got initial approval in the state House amid concerns about whether it includes enough safeguards to prevent minors from participating.

adamscottREUTERS

1 week ago

Australia’s Scott opts out of Olympics to focus on PGA Tour

Australian world number seven Adam Scott has confirmed he will skip the Rio Olympics in August, the 2013 Masters champion citing scheduling conflicts as the main reason for opting out of golf's return to the Games after a 112-year absence.

19-overlay-7

1 week ago

NHL Playoffs: Blues on verge of ousting champs

St. Louis needs one more win to knock off the defending Stanley Cup champs in the first round.

mcgregorREUTERS

1 week ago

McGregor pulled from Diaz rematch, hints at retirement

Irish fighter Conor McGregor, who said on Twitter earlier on Tuesday that he was walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts, has been pulled from the UFC's main event in July.

johnnymanzielREUTERS

1 week ago

Assault complaint against quarterback Manziel goes to Dallas grand jury

A domestic violence complaint accusing former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel of beating his ex-girlfriend will be presented to a Dallas County grand jury this week.

spurs457416690460

1 week ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

FILE - In this 1971, file photo, Chicago Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas poses during spring training baseball. Pappas, who won 209 games during his 17-year career with the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs died Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016, of natural causes at his home in the northern Illinois community of Beecher, his widow, Judi Pappas said. He was 76. (AP Photo/File)

2 weeks ago

Former Cubs Pitcher Milt Pappas Dies

Milt Pappas, who won 209 games during his 17-year career with the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, has died. He was 76.

olympics484589132479

2 weeks ago

Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games

International sports federations have been told of problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.

nflREUTERS

2 weeks ago

NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement upheld by U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court upheld the National Football League's estimated $1 billion concussion settlement with retired players, calling the agreement imperfect but fair.

WillettREUTERS

2 weeks ago

England’s Masters winner Willett joins PGA Tour

So far in the 2015-16 season, Willett has three top-five finishes in five starts in U.S. tour events and climbed to No. 9 in the world rankings.

11-overlay-5

2 weeks ago

Warriors shrug off Curry absence to beat Rockets

With Stephen Curry out of action due to an ankle injury Monday night, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was comforted knowing he had Shaun Livingston in reserve.

Recent Headlines

20 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

penscaps16120076416963

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

20 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

goffdraft870850982276

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

20 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

kansasweatherAP

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.