Baseball

June 22, 2019 - 10:04 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .400 hitter, the No. 4 overall draft pick and three of the top 20 run producers in the nation. Through 8 1/3 innings against Louisville pitcher Luke...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:45 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic’s attorney general and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1948, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Howard Hickey (53) catches a pass for a touchdown as New York Giants' Tony Minisi (38) defends at the Polo Grounds in New York. In its early days, the NFL often relied on baseball stadiums for its teams. Often, the football team took the name of the baseball team, looking to create the illusion there was a connection between the teams. But once pro football expanded and was shown for free on television, the sport was on its way. (AP Photo/HH, File)
June 19, 2019 - 1:03 pm
George Halas wanted an NFL team in Dallas, and in 1960 the influential founder of the Chicago Bears helped Clint Murchison get one. Less than 10 years later, a league that for decades piggybacked geographically on baseball went from 16 to 26 franchises in a merger with the rival American Football...
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June 11, 2019 - 10:57 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. A plane carrying the 43-year-old retired athlete landed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, the Superdome, where the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens will be played on Feb. 3, is seen at sunset in New Orleans. The Superdome has outlasted seven other domed stadiums from the AstroTurf era that have come and gone, even surviving Hurricane Katrina that forced the Saints to play elsewhere in 2005. The spaceship-like building, which opened in 1975, has hosted seven Super Bowls. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 31, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Next summer, the Raiders are slated to relocate to Las Vegas and begin playing in a sleek $1.8 billion dome with a transparent roof, a black glass exterior to match their boldest uniform color, and retractable doors to frame an 80-foot-tall and 215-foot wide view of the casinos on the strip. Around...
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In this April 13, 2019, photo, Las Vegas Lights FC fans celebrate the team's goal against the Tacoma Defiance in a soccer match at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. Lights goalie Thomas Olsen is at center. Las Vegas is considering a deal with a developer to reshape a downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise. The City Council plans a vote next week to give The Renaissance Companies Inc. six months to come up with a plan involving the aging Cashman Field baseball stadium, now home to the minor-league Las Vegas Lights. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 7:51 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is considering giving a developer exclusive rights to develop a proposal to reshape an aging downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise. The City Council plans to vote Wednesday whether to give The Renaissance Companies Inc. six...
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May 29, 2019 - 9:27 am
CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers are the No.3 seed in the Oxford Regional with No. 1 seed Mississippi, No. 2 seed Illinois and No. 4 seed Jacksonville State. REGIONAL SETUP • Who - Clemson (34-24) vs. Illinois (36-19) • Best Ranking - CU - NR; ILL - NR • When - Friday (4 p.m. EDT) • Where - Oxford, Miss...
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In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019 photo, George Steinbrenner IV watches during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The 22-year-old Steinbrenner is part owner of Harding Steinbrenner Racing team. The team's driver, Colton Herta, qualified in the fifth spot for the starting grid in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 24, 2019 - 2:37 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Steinbrenner IV still remembers the feeling of driving down the Major Deegan Expressway and seeing Yankee Stadium, the old ballpark in the Bronx seemingly rising from the horizon. It's the same feeling he experiences when he turns off Georgetown Road, passes through the...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 23, 2019 - 11:36 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — CC Sabathia's ailing right knee landed him on the 10-day injured list Thursday, although the New York Yankees don't expect the star lefty to be sidelined for long. Sabathia has right knee inflammation, a problem he's been dealing with for a long time. "This is something we know we'...
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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez follows through on his two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
May 23, 2019 - 2:36 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING The Mets will check Robinson Canó, a day after he left the game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third inning. The 36-year-...
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