SEATTLE--Given the number of late-inning, one-run leads it has been asked to protect this season, two runs felt like 20.
Still, the Seattle Mariners' bullpen didn't have much for wiggle room as usual. But relievers Nick ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- If at first you don't succeed, try again. And if at second you again don't succeed, attempt something entirely different.
The Los Angeles Angels broke through a scoreless tie with Detroit on Monday only...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Sharks found out just how fast the Pittsburgh Penguins really are Monday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, and how fast their fortunes can change.
Nick Bonino scored an even strength goal with 2:...Read more
Jesse Thielke was an out-of-control kid in grade school, angry at everything, focused on nothing, headed nowhere fast.
"I was just a troubled kid, you know?" he says. "Parents had a nasty divorce. Got in a lot of trouble ...Read more
Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker was productive in his injury-shortened rookie season, finishing with 26 receptions for 494 yards and three touchdowns. But now, as Parker enters his second year, expectations are ...Read more
Everyone in the NHL knew the 2015-16 season would be a hard one for the Blackhawks, who had to make several tough roster choices with $10.5 million-per-year extensions kicking in for Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.
But ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Not exactly a comeback, because the Royals never trailed the Rays on Monday.
But late-inning heroics were offered up just the same.
The Royals won the series opener 6-2 on some eighth-inning dramatics...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The death blow delivered to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Stephen Curry walked around on the court deliriously, holding his jersey up by his teeth.
The MVP poured in 36 points and hit seven 3-pointers to ...Read more
Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual FamilyKatherine Agranovich
When Katherine hypnotizes her daughter Jessica to pass a math quiz, the teenager reports seeing two angels who give her sage advice. With that, the gates of consciousness fly open and the realm of spirit bursts through, propelling the Agranovich clan on a rollercoaster ride full of mystical ...
PITTSBURGH -- A lot of people wondered whether Nick Bonino would even be in the Penguins' lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.
After all, he'd been hobbled when he blocked a shot late in Game 7 of the ...Read more
MIAMI -- Diverted from their original destination -- San Juan, Puerto Rico -- the Pirates were detoured to Marlins Park on Monday. Manager Clint Hurdle heard from plenty of Pirates fans who made the trip to San Juan anyway...Read more
SEATTLE -- Aided by their respective, slow-starting offenses, two teams engaged in a pitching duel Monday at Safeco Field, the kind that could have been decided by even one or two miscues. The Mariners stumbled. The Padres...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The answer never changes despite variations of the question. Ask LeBron James what it means to pass a certain milestone or accomplish a historic feat and he'll bring up that bottle of wine and that ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Indians starter Josh Tomlin entered Monday's game a perfect 7-0 this season. The Texas Rangers made sure he left with a loss and then some as they pounded the Indians, 9-2.
The Rangers scored nine runs in the...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the league's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics is in doubt unless the International Olympic Committee reverses its sentiment that travel and insurance costs ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Jeremy Hellickson was throwing freely and effectively. The Phillies right-hander needed just 79 pitches to get through seven innings Monday night, with the Phillies leading, 2-1.
But his night was finished...Read more
CHICAGO -- Jason Hammel left after two innings Monday due to cramping in his right hamstring, but he and relievers Travis Wood, Justin Grimm, Pedro Strop and Hector Rondon combined to retire the final 25 batters to lead ...Read more
Marlins infielder Derek Dietrich was grateful for a number of blessings in the aftermath of being struck in the back of the head by an errant foul ball in the dugout during the ninth inning of Sunday's game in Atlanta.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Yonder Alonso's diving catch in the seventh inning saved a couple of runs, enabling the A's to stretch their winning streak to three games with a 3-2 victory over the Twins in front of a Memorial Day ...Read more
It has been a year since the Penguins ownership of Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle began to explore their options with the sale of the franchise, but NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that any prospective sale is not ...Read more
In the end, P.J. Carlesimo's family came first.
That's why he decided not to replace Mike D'Antoni as associate head coach of the 76ers. Carlesimo intends to remain doing TV and radio work with ESPN. He was a strong ...Read more