Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf appeared on television on Wednesday morning and had a simple message to those worried the A’s might leave: “Hell no, we won’t let them go.”
NASCAR heads to Dover this weekend with the Cup Series nearly halfway through the regular season. The 13th race on the Cup schedule, the Drydene 400, is 2 p.m. Sunday on FS1.
The kids crammed against the gates, squirming for an hour or more, waiting for a glimpse of their favorite players. If the kids were lucky, a player might stop on his way out of the parking lot and sign a few autographs.
BALTIMORE — Medina Spirit will be allowed to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes despite a failed drug test that could cost him his victory in the Kentucky Derby.
MCKINNEY, Texas — Jordan Spieth revealed he tested positive for COVID-19, which has sidelined him from participating in PGA Tour events for a month.
When the final round of the 2020 Travelers Championship was paused due to a weather delay, the sirens that rang through TPC River Highlands in Cromwell were heard only by the handful of players left on the course, scattered tournament staff and a limited selection of media.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Billy Joe Saunders made it interesting for eight, but all it took was one well placed right hand by Canelo Alvarez to end it before the ninth.
CHICAGO — As the sailboat pushed away from North Cove Marina at 6:45 p.m. on a perfect New York Tuesday last August, director Jason Hehir took in the ambience, the collective energy, the relaxed smiles of those around him.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The first day of the Wells Fargo Championship saw an old face emerge atop the leaderboard. The second day saw another familiar golfer surge up it.
Albert Pujols’ time with the Angels has come to an end, with the club designating the first baseman for assignment in a surprise announcement Thursday.
NEW YORK — In a series of events familiar to Knicks fans, the Rangers have turned what would have been a forgettable news cycle into a complete self-immolation.
The Giants arrived at Coors Field this week with a chance to extend their lead in the National League West and build a cushion in the standings before their schedule becomes increasingly difficult.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Toyota Racing Development president David Wilson referenced a tongue-in-cheek joke among NASCAR industry insiders: Who would be foolish enough to buy into NASCAR with the current car that we’re racing?
Kentucky Derby favorite and fourth-place finisher Essential Quality will not run in the May 15 Preakness Stakes, but Derby champion Medina Spirit will face a challenge from talented stablemate Concert Tour as he tries to win the second leg of the Triple Crown.
American Airlines Flight 5181 departed Philadelphia’s International Airport’s Terminal F on Wednesday morning, Kelly Pitts, his wife, Theresa, and their daughter, Tenae, aboard and bound for the Midwest. Their son and brother, Kyle, would begin his professional football career, officially, t…
When Evina Westbrook first started watching basketball growing up, she told her older brother LJ that one day, she was going to play at UConn.
Following minor league baseball’s constriction last year and a 2020 without revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal is proposing roughly $500 million in federal assistance for the sport.
It’s too early to determine what a drafted player will be in the NFL, but it’s never too soon to evaluate whether a team addressed its needs or not in the 2021 draft.
A Giants team that’s lost several key players to injury during the first month of the season and has a handful of others battling nagging soreness received an unexpected day off on Monday.
Guard Aaron Banks is joining the 49ers’ concerted effort this offseason to fortify the team's offensive line — and protect their quarterback tandem of Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance.
Under general manager Mike Mayock, the Las Vegas Raiders have marched to the beat of their own drummer in the NFL Draft. The selection of Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell with the fourth choice in the 2019 draft came under immediate fire, and second-guessing came with the addition of Ohi…
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As kids, Kosta and Pete Hronis peeked through the trackside fence at Santa Anita to watch horses run. The wide-eyed pair growing up in the dusty agricultural expanse outside Bakersfield made holiday trips to the racetrack with their Pasadena grandparents.
Deon Joseph admires LeBron James, his many accomplishments as a community activist and philanthropist and his magic on the basketball court with the Lakers, a team Joseph has cheered his entire life.
We interrupt your fixation over what will happen in the NFL draft to bring you some other NFL offseason drama (and you wonder why this league is No. 1 among U.S. fans).
Kentucky is not just the “horse capital of the world” because the Kentucky Derby happens to be here. It’s the horse capital of the world because almost all the contenders for this signature American classic are born and bred in the commonwealth.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s days with the San Francisco 49ers became numbered on March 26, when coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch traded up nine spots in the NFL draft presumably to take Garoppolo’s replacement with the third overall pick.
Gymnast Sarah Voss just made international headlines — not for her performance, but for what she was wearing.
LOUISVILLE — The connections of all 20 horses in the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby know what they want: That Derby trophy come Saturday night.
The NFL will stage its annual draft in Cleveland this week, and despite the social distancing, video links to players in their homes and the like, a lot will be familiar.
The season finale of Marvel’s “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” was released Friday but I’m still processing a statement made in the previous episode: “They will never let a Black man be Captain America.”
Catching a bomb from Tom Brady wouldn’t be unheard of for Rob Gronkowski, but the veteran tight end broke another record over the weekend when he pulled in a pass thrown from a helicopter 600 feet overhead in Arizona.
CHICAGO — Brace yourself. This is not the Steve McMichael you’re used to seeing, this gaunt 63-year-old man propped up on an elevated chair in the corner of his kitchen and struggling with basic movement. It just doesn’t compute.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Almost 50 years ago, a Washington State coaching search that leaned on advice from John Wooden and Jerry Tarkanian resulted in the appointment of George Raveling as the 10th head coach in Cougars history.
CHICAGO — Over the last few months, NFL coaches and talent evaluators have connected with Naquan Jones, wanting to hear his story. They’ve been eager to learn more about his drive, his passion for football and where he sees this journey taking him.
LOS ANGELES — Lakers star LeBron James is once again involved in controversy regarding a deleted tweet in the wake of a police shooting in Columbus, Ohio.
SEATTLE — Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith turned himself in to police in the New Orleans area Tuesday night, was booked on a second-degree battery charge and then released, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday morning.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR is superspeedway racing at Talladega this weekend for the Geico 500. The 10th race of the Cup season is 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox.
The estate of late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and Nike have parted ways after 18 years of teamwork that continued after Bryant’s 2016 retirement from the NBA and his death in January 2020.
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