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Albert 3K: Pujols gets 3000th hit, Angels beat Mariners 5-0

Albert 3K: Pujols gets 3000th hit, Angels beat Mariners 5-0

SEATTLE (AP) Albert Pujols was going to get a toast in the clubhouse regardless. Still, he wanted to make sure his 3,000th hit came after a win. ”I was really excited, but at the same time you still have a game you need to play and you still need to focus to win that game,” […]

Source: Bautista joining Braves, will play third

Source: Bautista joining Braves, will play third

ATLANTA — Jose Bautista is set to prove he can play third base and further enrich an already dynamic lineup when he joins the Braves for Friday night’s series opener against the Giants at SunTrust Park. Bautista’s arrival has been anticipated since he signed a Minor League deal with the Braves on April 18. The […]

Matt Ryan and Falcons reportedly agree to terms on NFL-record $150 million deal

Matt Ryan and Falcons reportedly agree to terms on NFL-record $150 million deal

Back in January, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said his top priority for the offseason was to get a contract extension done with Matt Ryan, and even though it took four months the two sides have finally hammered out a deal, and it’s a big one.  According to ESPN.com, Ryan has agreed to terms on […]

Mets' deGrom leaves loss to Braves with hyperextended elbow

Mets' deGrom leaves loss to Braves with hyperextended elbow

NEW YORK (AP) Finally armed with a healthy rotation, the New York Mets rolled to the top of the NL East in April and settled concerns after a frustrating 2017. One big swing from Jacob deGrom, a few more from the Atlanta Braves, and suddenly Queens is rife with anxiety again. DeGrom was pulled after […]

Sixth-man splendor: Curry has big game in return

Sixth-man splendor: Curry has big game in return

OAKLAND, Calif. — During his first trip to the free throw line in the third quarter Tuesday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry received “MVP” chants. “Our crowd is crazy in general,” Curry said after the Warriors’ 121-116 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. “And whatever opportunity they have to kind of pick us up […]

It's a girl! Dale Jr., Amy welcome new baby

It's a girl! Dale Jr., Amy welcome new baby

Jared C. Tilton | Getty Images Since announcing a “baby Earnhardt” was on the way in October 2017, Dale Jr. and wife Amy have had the racing community eagerly awaiting the arrival of their baby girl. And now, the countdown is over. MORE: Dale and Amy through the years The happy couple welcomed Isla Rose […]

Vikings re-sign 39-year-old CB Terence Newman

Vikings re-sign 39-year-old CB Terence Newman

Like the famous Energizer Bunny, Vikings cornerback Terence Newman keeps going and going and going. Minnesota announced Monday that Newman re-signed for his 16th professional season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 5-foot-10, 197-pound Newman entered the league in 2003 as a first-round pick (fifth overall) out of Kansas State with the Cowboys, […]

James Harden pours in 41 points to lead Game 1 rout of Jazz

James Harden pours in 41 points to lead Game 1 rout of Jazz

HOUSTON — It was only about 36 hours ago that Donovan Mitchell sat with three Utah Jazz teammates at the podium following a grueling series win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and was asked about preparing for what was next. Joe Ingles said they would enjoy their win “tonight,” but Mitchell jumped in to correct […]

Alvin Gentry: Pelicans still going to play up-tempo despite rout

Alvin Gentry: Pelicans still going to play up-tempo despite rout

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors might have routed the New Orleans Pelicans by 21 points on Saturday night, but the road team’s pace took a lot out of the defending champions. “Man, it was tiring,” Klay Thompson said after scoring a game-high 27 points in a 123-101 Game 1 win of the second-round […]

Three rounds in, no new quarterback for the Patriots

Three rounds in, no new quarterback for the Patriots

Getty Images The New England Patriots widely are believed to be determined to emerge from the 2018 draft with a new quarterback who can be groomed to eventually take over for Tom Brady. Through three rounds, it hasn’t happened yet. From the rumors of trading up to the top five to get one of the […]