INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL’s top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer. They want the NCAA to pitch in, too. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL’s executive vice president for health and safety initiatives, spent Monday and Tuesday inRead More →

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A 5-year-old horse died of a suspected heart attack during a race at Laurel Park, the 12th racehorse to die in Maryland this year. The Baltimore Sun reports the mare named Follow the Petals collapsed on Sunday immediately after she had taken the lead in herRead More →

Houston Astros (48-25, first in the AL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (32-38, fourth in the AL Central) Cincinnati; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Justin Verlander (9-2, 2.41 ERA, .74 WHIP, 125 strikeouts) Reds: Anthony DeSclafani (3-3, 4.43 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 64 strikeouts) Article continues below … LINE: AstrosRead More →

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has chosen Penn assistant coach Melissa Lehman to take over the women’s lacrosse program. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced the hiring Monday. Lehman replaces Laura Brand-Sias, who stepped down after 17 seasons. The Scarlet Knights were 5-11 this past season, including 0-6 in the BigRead More →

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league’s most dynamic defensemen. Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on JulyRead More →

Baltimore Orioles (21-50, fifth in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (36-36, third in the AL West) Oakland, California; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Andrew Cashner (6-2, 4.74 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 51 strikeouts) Athletics: Mike Fiers (6-3, 4.64 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 53 strikeouts) Article continues below … BOTTOMRead More →

Video Details Jun 16, 2019 at 11:08p ET | Golf | Duration: 0:57 Inside the Ropes: Gary Woodland celebrate winning the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links. 97201-97225+97227-97233+97236+97238-97240+97242+97256+97258+97266-97269+97280-97283+97286+97290-97294+97296+97298 820 26347 Read the original article at More →

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen sent a late-night text to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after his blown save against the Cubs. “I wanted the ball after what happened last night,” the closer said. “I really wanted to face them again.” Jansen got his wish, and quickly found himself inRead More →

CHICAGO (AP) — Hot-hitting Clint Frazier was squeezed out of the New York Yankees‘ powerful lineup and sent down to the minors Sunday, another frustrating episode in what’s been a breakout season for the 24-year-old outfielder. The Yankees got AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación in a late-night trade withRead More →

Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday’s draft, part of a rapid rise from solid freshman contributor to Associated Press All-American. He could beRead More →

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal. Hagelin counts $2.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Sunday. Washington acquired Hagelin from Los Angeles prior to the trade deadline thisRead More →

Short balls are coming and Bangladesh is ready. The batsmen have been taking bouncers in the nets in expectation that West Indies tactics will not change when they meet in a Cricket World Cup group match on Monday at Taunton. Short-pitched deliveries have delivered for West Indies: seven wickets againstRead More →

Texas Rangers (38-32, second in the AL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (30-38, fifth in the AL Central) Cincinnati; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Ariel Jurado (4-2, 3.02 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 34 strikeouts) Reds: Sonny Gray (2-5, 3.65 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 71 strikeouts) LINE: Reds favored by 1 1/2Read More →

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, highlighted by a race between alumni crews from Oxford and Cambridge — the two English universities that famously square off each year on the Thames in London. The new venue is located in Tokyo BayRead More →

Cleveland Indians (35-33, second in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (25-41, fourth in the AL Central) Detroit; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Shane Bieber (5-2, 4.07 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 96 strikeouts) Tigers: Gregory Soto (0-2, 13.03 ERA, 2.38 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Article continues below … BOTTOM LINE:Read More →

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill attacked with pinpoint location and his reliable curveball. Where the 39-year-old pitcher surprised was at the plate. Hill singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight homeRead More →

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) Friday to reach the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open. The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime hit 30 aces and will next play compatriot Milos Raonic, last year’s finalist. TheRead More →

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Qatar has replaced San Diego as host of the first World Beach Games in Doha, and will also host the annual meeting of national Olympic bodies. The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) says “Qatar boasts spectacular oceanfront locations and is ready to provide the perfectRead More →