NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Encarnación went from last place in the AL West to first in the AL East.
Monday, June 17, 2019
TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity.
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The overarching goal for the fledgling U.S. men's soccer team, as frequently stated by new coach Gregg Berhalter, has been to improve the perception of this sputtering program within the cutthroat hierarchy of global soccer.
DENVER (AP) — The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are planning several ways to honor team owner Pat Bowlen , who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer's just two months shy of his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance.
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenseman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract. They sat patiently as he learned about the organization and area during an injury-plagued season and were rewarded when Karlsson deci…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A star wrestler for the University of Minnesota is shocked by his arrest on sexual misconduct charges, as he has nothing to hide and has been cooperating with investigators, his lawyer said Monday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created a task force to support and promote opportunities for girls and women in sports.
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps , the type seen more frequently a…
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion.
The Herald-Palladium has announced its finalists for its Senior Athlete of the Year awards. The four female and male finalists are chosen from nominations from area schools and by HP sports staff.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the leaderboard was Brooks Koepka, the most dangerous figure in major championship golf these days.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd was roaring, the birdies were dropping and Tiger Woods looked like his vintage self for the final 12 holes of the U.S. Open.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine.
CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees already are showing signs of busting out offensively, even before they add three big-time power hitters to their lineup in the coming days.
PARIS (AP) — France hit its first goal by advancing to the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup. Now the host nation wants to make a statement by rolling through group play undefeated.
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn't thrilled to open the Women's World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected and the whacky 3-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time under its toughened new policy on cheating when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain failed a post-race inspection.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays, who pioneered the pitching strategy of using relievers as openers, are trying another experiment on the mound in the minors — they're stacking two-way players to start games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."
PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night's Women's World Cup match against Chile.
CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, adding another feared slugger to what could be baseball's most powerful lineup when Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton return from injuries.
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Marc Márquez won the Catalonia Grand Prix to strengthen his lead of the MotoGP points race after his top challengers crashed out early on Sunday.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in their opening game in the South American tournament on Saturday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais was just about ready to head out to the field Saturday when he received news he had been anticipating for a while. AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación was traded to the Yankees, putting the last-place Mariners in full rebuild mode.