National Sports

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women's golf title

May 22, 2019

Duke wins a thriller as Miranda Wang wins the last of 3 matches that go overtime

Gobert, George, Giannis headline NBA All-Defensive teams

May 22, 2019

Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team

LEADING OFF: Cano exits after grounder, JD Martinez out

May 22, 2019

LEADING OFF: Cano exits after running out grounder, JD Martinez ailing, Nola pitching better

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade

May 22, 2019

The Boston Bruins are hoping to end the city's (3-month) championship drought with a victory over the St. Louis Blues for the NHL title

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

May 22, 2019

Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs racing trio elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Bucks need better bench play to regain control vs Raptors

May 22, 2019

Bucks need better bench play to regain control of Eastern Conference finals vs Raptors

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D'backs 5-2

May 22, 2019

Left-hander Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in seven starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2

Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

May 22, 2019

Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach on five-year deal

Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

May 22, 2019

Yasmani Grandal homered during a big rally, then started a bizarre double play on a pitch that got past him and bounced to the backstop, helping the Milwaukee Brewers outlast the Cincinnati Reds 11-9

While NCAA stalls, game publisher forms college esports body

May 22, 2019

A month after the NCAA voted to table a discussion regarding esports, "League of Legends" publisher Riot Games has launched a governing body for its college and high school competitive video game activities

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child

May 22, 2019

A former pro football player has been ordered to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter

Rangers complete 3-game sweep of Mariners with 2-1 win

May 22, 2019

Pence homers, Sampson has another impressive long outing for victory after not starting, and Rangers beat Mariners 2-1 to complete 3-game sweep

Montas throws 6 scoreless innings, Athletics top Indians 7-2

May 22, 2019

Montas tosses six scoreless innings, Canha drives in three as Athletics win sixth straight game

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges

May 22, 2019

A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a board meeting