Cubs Make Joe Maddon Hiring Official, Fire Manager Rick Renteria

Cubs Make Joe Maddon Hiring Official, Fire Manager Rick Renteria

CHICAGO — Joe Maddon was hired as manager of the Chicago Cubs on Friday, hours…

Cardinals Pick Up John Lackey’s Major League-Minimum Contract Option

Cardinals Pick Up John Lackey’s Major League-Minimum Contract Option

ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals have exercised their 2015 contract option on pitcher John Lackey,…

Giants Win Third World Series In Five Years With Game 7 Win Vs. Royals

Giants Win Third World Series In Five Years With Game 7 Win Vs. Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —┬áMadison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had…

FIFA Defends Decision To Stage 2015 Women’s World Cup On Artificial Turf

FIFA Defends Decision To Stage 2015 Women’s World Cup On Artificial Turf

LONDON —┬áThe men’s FIFA World Cup could be played “sooner rather than later” on artificial-turf…

Julius Randle, Lakers’ Top Draft Pick, Breaks Leg In NBA Debut (Video)

Julius Randle, Lakers’ Top Draft Pick, Breaks Leg In NBA Debut (Video)

LOS ANGELES — After Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle left his NBA debut strapped…

Royals Crush Giants 10-0 In Game 6, Force Decisive World Series Game 7

Royals Crush Giants 10-0 In Game 6, Force Decisive World Series Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single, and Eric Hosmer chopped a…

Report: Red Wings Legend Gordie Howe In Stable Condition After Stroke

Report: Red Wings Legend Gordie Howe In Stable Condition After Stroke

DETROIT — Hockey great Gordie Howe has lost some function on the right side of…

Germany’s 2014 World Cup Winners Dominate FIFA Ballon d’Or Shortlist (Photo)

Germany’s 2014 World Cup Winners Dominate FIFA Ballon d’Or Shortlist (Photo)

ZURICH, Switzerland — Six members of the Germany squad that won the 2014 FIFA World…

Abby Wambach’s Four Goals Lead U.S. Women’s Soccer To CONCACAF Crown

Abby Wambach’s Four Goals Lead U.S. Women’s Soccer To CONCACAF Crown

CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach has been concerned recently about overthinking headers. She seemed to…

Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa Soccer Captain, Shot, Killed In Home Invasion

Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa Soccer Captain, Shot, Killed In Home Invasion

JOHANNESBURG — The captain of South Africa’s national soccer team was fatally shot at a…

Giants Stampede Past Royals For 11-4 Win To Even World Series At 2-2

Giants Stampede Past Royals For 11-4 Win To Even World Series At 2-2

SAN FRANCISCO — Pablo Sandoval’s single set up the tying run in the fifth inning…

Lee Nguyen’s First-Half Goal Lifts Revolution To 1-0 Win Over Toronto FC

Lee Nguyen’s First-Half Goal Lifts Revolution To 1-0 Win Over Toronto FC

FOXBORO, Mass. — Major League Soccer MVP candidate Lee Nguyen scored the only goal of…

Ottawa Senators Hold Coordinated Ceremony For Fallen Soldiers (Video)

Ottawa Senators Hold Coordinated Ceremony For Fallen Soldiers (Video)

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils participated in an emotional pregame…

Bucs Make Gerald McCoy Highest Paid DT With Seven-Year, $98M Extension

Bucs Make Gerald McCoy Highest Paid DT With Seven-Year, $98M Extension

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth…

MLS Ref Jose Rivero Suspended After Arrest On Felony Fraud Charges

MLS Ref Jose Rivero Suspended After Arrest On Felony Fraud Charges

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of collecting New…

Paul Konerko, Jimmy Rollins Named Co-Winners Of Roberto Clemente Award

Paul Konerko, Jimmy Rollins Named Co-Winners Of Roberto Clemente Award

SAN FRANCISCO — Retiring White Sox star Paul Konerko and Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins were…

Royals Take World Series Lead With 3-2 Win Over Giants At AT&T Park

Royals Take World Series Lead With 3-2 Win Over Giants At AT&T Park

SAN FRANCISCO — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning…

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