HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland rookie Kendall Graveman was walking off the mound after pitching into the sixth inning of what would be his first major league win against the Astros on Tuesday night when he heard a familiar voice.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado made a sensational falling catch over the tarp in foul territory, Corey Dickerson had an RBI single among his three hits and the Rockies established their best road start in franchise history with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated at a hospital for a bruised jaw after he was struck in the face by a line drive hit by Chicago's Melky Cabrera.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have presented new manager Paul Molitor with quite a challenge after his first week of the regular season.
Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis thinks her World Cup roster includes a good mix of veterans and newcomers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha said Tuesday he is in "great pain" and blamed New York City police for causing a "significant injury" that knocked him out for the season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies stood at the dugout rail and watched their division rival celebrate a third World Series championship in five years. Giants October ace Madison Bumgarner even mounted a horse to carry the flag around the outfield warning track.
HOUSTON (AP) - Entering the season there were questions about the power in an Oakland lineup that had lost Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss and Josh Donaldson in the last year.
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson turned a meaningless game for the Golden State Warriors - and a huge one for the Memphis Grizzlies - into must-see TV for a moment.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers are one loss away from the worst season in franchise history.
With two days left in the NBA's regular season, the playoffs virtually have already begun for a handful of teams.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Instead of answering the annual questions about what it would take for San Jose finally to break through in the NHL playoffs, the Sharks are spending the start of this postseason facing even bigger questions.
The final days of the NBA regular season have arrived with a few things still to be decided, such as a scoring champion and exactly who gets what seed in the respective brackets.
NEW YORK (AP) - Rod Thorn returned to the NBA league office in 2013 with a commitment to stay two years.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong had the dazzling defense behind him, the San Francisco Giants just failed to provide the run support to keep his winning streak going.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is one step away from being cleared to play in the NBA Finals.
PARIS (AP) - For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the outset and dropped the opening set.
ARCADIA (AP) - Victor Espinoza is oozing confidence a year after his hopes of riding a Triple Crown winner were dashed in the Belmont Stakes.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Kyrie Irving is resigned to not being 100 percent for the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - The kid was fearless, relentless, a hustler.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The NHL playoffs have been a roller coaster of excitement, punctuated by a pair of Game 7s over the weekend to decide the Stanley Cup finalists.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans have decided that 60-year-old NBA coaching veteran Alvin Gentry is the best candidate to mold a young roster featuring 22-year-old budding superstar Anthony Davis.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is so confident Klay Thompson will be cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Cleveland that he isn't preparing to play without him.
PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer could be excused if he has a restless night.
OAKLAND (AP) - The way Jesse Chavez was dealing, Stephen Vogt knew Oakland didn't need much offense to give him a much-needed win. That hasn't been so easy for the Athletics to do this season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jace Peterson continued his torrid pace and once again came through with the game on the line.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel threw a water bottle at a heckler in an incident that didn't lead to any arrests or charges at the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament.