HOUSTON (AP) - George Springer's career with the Houston Astros certainly didn't get off to a tremendous start, prompting some to wonder whether they put him in the majors too soon.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gregor Blanco supplied the speed. Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford provided the pop. And on a warm, windless afternoon along the bay, AT&T Park played awfully small for the Giants.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Less than two months into his career, Jose Abreu is already the guy the Chicago White Sox want at the plate when the game is on the line.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James leaped onto a courtside table as the postgame celebration was starting, thumped his chest and punched the air.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome was made the odds-on favorite at 3-5 on Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew an inside post position in the 10-horse field that includes a filly for the first time in five years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was released from jail on $17,000 bond Wednesday, one day after being arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats. Hardy left jail wearing sweatpants and a black tank top but did not comment. Charlotte Mecklenburg County Judge Rebecca Thorne Tin called Hardy a potential threat and ordered him not to have any contact with the accuser and to attend three Alcoholic Anonymous meetings per week.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The moment that rocked Cleveland, when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Johnny Manziel was coming, even wobbled one of the Browns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Trevor Lewis scored his fourth goal of the postseason, Jonathan Quick made 21 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings forced a seventh game in the Freeway Faceoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Wednesday night.
STANFORD, California (AP) - United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team has some serious catching up to do a month before its World Cup opener.
DETROIT (AP) - Stan Van Gundy has agreed to a $35-million, five-year contract to be the Detroit Pistons' coach and president of basketball operations, a person with knowledge of the details said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals.
DANVILLE (AP) - Rohan Dennis of Australia bolted to the front within the final 300 yards to win the hot and hilly third stage and reduce Bradley Wiggins' race lead at the Tour of California on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Minor pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Evan Gattis drove in a run with his first career triple as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants for the first time in five tries this season, 5-0 on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Moss homered twice and Drew Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 9-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive win.
CHICAGO (AP) - The fans stood and cheered when Clint Dempsey headed off the field in the second half, and the forward responded with his own ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - What a game for Albert Suarez to draw for his home debut, in his second major league start no less.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Sean Manaea made two big mistakes in an otherwise solid seven-inning outing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, both of those wins coming by double figures and with a ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - The task facing the San Jose Sharks is daunting: No team in nearly three quarters of a century has rallied from a ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was cleared for individual work and took on-field reps Tuesday for the first time since undergoing multiple offseason surgeries.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has "engaged law enforcement" to look into how its Twitter account was hacked with a post purporting that Commissioner Roger ...
PASADENA (AP) - James Rodriguez scored a goal and set up another in the first 30 minutes, and Colombia clinched a berth in the Copa America ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan's deft attempts to a get player's attention and that ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal played on the last team to overcome a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals, so he knows what it ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Not even Zika worries will deter Klay Thompson from playing in the Olympics if asked.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Under the long-used former NBA Finals format, Game 3 of this Golden State-Cleveland matchup would have been played Tuesday night.
PARIS (AP) - Novak Djokovic wanted to relish the moment, rightly so.
Kimbo Slice, the bearded street fighter who parlayed his internet popularity into a mixed martial arts career and worldwide fame, has died. He was 42.