SAN FRANCISCO -- Jeff Samardzija spent half a season in an Oakland A's uniform. He is almost halfway through the first season of his five-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Both Bay Area teams can say they've ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- From the eyes of a former scout, Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes Kris Bryant's versatility that accompanies his power will put him in an elite class.
"It's just that he's so complete in his game," Maddon ...Read more
Erik Spoelstra and the Heat are closing in on a contract extension beyond the 2016-17 season, according to Herald sources. His current contract ends after the 2016-17 season.
Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski was first to report...Read more
Anibal Sanchez's return to the Tigers' rotation was short-lived.
After one start, the veteran right-hander will return to the bullpen, manager Brad Ausmus said before Tuesday night's series opener against the Miami ...Read more
The Miami Heat's delicate dance during Dwyane Wade's ventures into free agency apparently has been renewed.
Despite the result of his previous two uneven forays into free agency delivering him back to 601 Biscayne ...Read more
ATLANTA -- One of baseball's cardinal sins is walking a leadoff hitter, particularly in the late innings of a close game.
Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino walked the first two batters in the ninth inning of a tied game ...Read more
Though Elvis Dumervil was born in Miami and has lived in the United States his whole life, his roots are in Haiti. His parents immigrated to the U.S. from Haiti, and Dumervil recently returned there to check on the ...Read more
Most of the 76ers' post-draft attention has gone to Ben Simmons, the first overall pick.
But Timothe Luwawu also has the potential to be something special for the team over time.
Unable to trade up for a second pick in ...Read more
The Shekhinah is Coming: Secrets of the DivineValjean Tchakirides
The Shekhinah is Coming: Secrets of the Divine presents a circular study of what Tchakirides calls "the divine plan that ends where it begins - 'in LIGHT'". This work bridges the gap between religion and science, offering explanations of recent NASA discoveries and suggesting what they might ...
The Seahawks have completed what was one of their prime offseason objectives -- reaching agreement on a contract extension with receiver Doug Baldwin.
A source confirmed to the Seattle Times that Baldwin will receive $46 ...Read more
Charlotte Hornets forward Frank Kaminsky will have a procedure this week to repair a small pocket of air in his chest wall.
The procedure, scheduled for Wednesday, will cause Kaminsky to miss about the next six weeks of ...Read more
The lessons Buddy Ryan taught players are what kept them coming back for more.
Dan Hampton and Gary Fencik went to visit their former defensive coordinator each spring. Mike Singletary spoke from the heart about his ...Read more
The Hawks are trying to procure a meeting with Kevin Durant, the Thunder star who will become an unrestricted free agent, according to a person familiar with the situation.
ESPN first reported the Hawks' efforts.
The ...Read more
Padres center fielder Jon Jay is headed to the disabled list with a broken right forearm, according to a source. Left fielder Alex Dickerson will be recalled from Triple-A El Paso.
Jay's injury comes at an inconvenient ...Read more
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was a rookie linebacker in the fall of 1984 trying to learn the nuances of the Chicago Bears' 46 defense.
From the back of the Bears' defensive alignment, Rivera heard the gruff voice of...Read more
Matt Cullen, coming off a strong season with the Penguins, has decided to put off retirement for at least another year.
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford confirmed Tuesday that Cullen has told him he plans to ...Read more
Buddy Ryan, the countrified, colorful and controversial coach who could design a defense and find the talent to man it as well as anyone in NFL history but whose sneering disdain for what happened on the other side of the ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Perhaps there is nothing else Matt Shoemaker can do. Perhaps his fate is predestined.
Because, for the sixth time this month Monday night at Angel Stadium, the Los Angeles Angels right-hander turned in ...Read more
PHOENIX -- Ever since Vince Velasquez threw two 86-mph fastballs and exited a game three weeks ago, the young pitcher has existed in a state of doubt. Velasquez insisted his prized right arm was not badly hurt. He has a ...Read more
CHICAGO –– The 2016 Cubs are a confident bunch, as we've seen over and over again since spring training opened.
Jake Arrieta had no qualms pitching naked in a photo shoot for a national magazine. Anthony Rizzo, Dexter...Read more
CHICAGO -- USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo can still feel the sting of disappointment and anger he had nearly seven years ago when Chicago lost its bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to Rio de ...Read more
- How Jason Benetti landed in the White Sox broadcast booth
- Jeremy Lin could cash in big with free agency
- 1969 Cubs blew it with song pronouncing them World Series champions
- Former Kings goaltender Rogie Vachon gets call from Hockey Hall of Fame
- Cubs' Kris Bryant hits 3 HRs, 2 doubles in 11-8 win over Reds