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Pick 6: 10-win teams in 2016 likely to slip back in 2017

Alabama makes knocking out double-digit victory seasons look easy, but for most college football teams it takes a combination of good play and good fortune that can be difficult to...

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

Now that Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to retire, NASCAR has its work cut out in developing new stars....

T.J. Watt ready to write own tale in NFL with big brother

Fairly or not, T.J. Watt will draw comparisons to his big brother J.J. when he gets to the pros....

Pacquiao meets Horn, starts to prep for 'Battle of Brisbane'

Manny Pacquiao has had bigger, more significant fights while compiling world titles in an unprecedented eight divisions....

In tense political times, NBA heading to Israel this summer

The NBA is holding its Basketball Without Borders program in Israel for the first time this summer....

Rockets determined to play better in conference semis

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are feeling great heading into the Western Conference semifinals for one big reason....

Tuesday’s NBA playoffs: Rockets down Thunder to advance

James Harden scores 34 as Houston overcomes Russell Westbrook’s 47-point game in a 105-99 victory....

German Marquez returns to Coors Field with a cardinal sin in Rockies’ windy, rainy loss to Nationals

German Marquez moves with the ease of a greased bike chain. The pitcher’s windup uncoils in one smooth, circular motion. And at the end of that glide, the ball busts out at a...

Calhoun single in 11th leads Angels past A's, 2-1

Kole Calhoun ripped a two-out single in the 11th inning to score Danny Espinosa and send the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics....

Hayward scores 27, Jazz beat Clippers 96-92 to take 3-2 lead

Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint, and the Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series....

Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies 15-12

Trea Turner hit for the third cycle in Nationals history and drove in a career-high seven runs, helping Washington to a 15-12 win over the Colorado Rockies on a frigid night....

Clayton Kershaw strikes out seven, Dodgers beat Giants 2-1

Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over seven innings in another impressive performance in San Francisco's home ballpark, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Giants 2-1 to end a...

Kawhi Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in...

Birthday boy Norris eager to get back on track

Left-hander, who celebrates No. 24 today, was roughed up (5R, 8H, 42/3IPs) in outing against Tampa Bay last week....

Detroit Tigers bullpen woeful in blowout

The Tigers’ relief corps were a talking point after the team tied a Comerica Park record for offense in win....

Goldschmidt leads Diamondbacks to 9-3 win over Padres

Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs to match a team record with his fourth straight multi-RBI game, Patrick Corbin struck out nine in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks...

Ex-Michigan State player Auston Robertson arraigned, bond set at $250K

Robertson was arraigned on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge in 55th District Court...

Coghlan's leap, Stroman's hit lift Blue Jays over Cards 6-5

Chris Coghlan made an acrobatic, run-scoring leap over St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina, and Marcus Stroman came across with the go-ahead run after pinch hitting in the 11th inning...

White Sox win 10-5 over Royals, who drop to 0-6 on trip

Todd Frazier drove in three runs, Leury Garcia had three hits and Chicago beat Kansas City 10-5 in its second straight one-sided win over the Royals....

Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in...