National Sports

Horton applauded by fellow swimmers for stand against Sun

Jul 22, 2019

China's Sun Yang is at the center of a doping scandal.

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul 22, 2019

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting, Jones faces former Orioles teammates, Yankees-Twins, Athletics-Astros, Woodruff injured

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

Jul 22, 2019

No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure

Jul 22, 2019

Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure

Tokyo 1-Year Out: Scandal, high costs but unrivaled demand

Jul 22, 2019

Scandals and rising costs have not deterred interest in Japan in the Tokyo Olympics

PHOTOS: Tokyo 2020 _ Japan's capital 1-year until Olympics

Jul 22, 2019

Tokyo 2020: Japan's sprawling capital _ a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric

Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1

Jul 21, 2019

Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month with a foot injury, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 to protect their NL East lead

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64

Jul 21, 2019

Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died

Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Jul 21, 2019

The East Coast sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky

Jul 21, 2019

Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2

Jul 21, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski homered with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets

Pujols, Trout homer, Goodwin 2 HRs, Angels beat Mariners 9-3

Jul 21, 2019

Resurgent slugger Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered, Brian Goodwin connected twice and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3

Buehler strikes out 11 as Dodgers sweep Marlins, 9-0

Jul 21, 2019

Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 victory

Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Jul 21, 2019

Tyler Saladino had his first career grand slam, Mike Moustakas hit a go-ahead run-scoring single in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4