• Bryant's 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out. He got one in a big situation. Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over...

  • AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

    Updated: 17 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Surprising spot, too — north of the border to a team loaded with bats. Tulowitzki was sent to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects late...

  • Rockies trade star SS Troy Tulowitzki, lose 9-8 to Cubs

    Updated: 21 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies used a four-run rally to take the lead in the top of the ninth, only to fall short when they gave up a two-run homer in the bottom of the inning. Kris Bryant's game-ending shot off closer John Axford with two outs lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8...

  • For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away'

    Updated: 33 min ago

    BOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble. A waitress recognized Dempsey, the co-chair of the opposition group No Boston Olympics, from last...

  • Almaty offers traditional winter setting in 2022 Olympic bid

    Updated: 36 min ago

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Instead of grand talk about how the Olympics will break new ground by going to a majority-Muslim country for the first time, or by making their first visit to Central Asia, Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is about tradition. After a backlash against...

  • LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ TRADE BAIT David Price and Jeff Samardzija, two of the top pitchers potentially available before Friday's trade deadline, could be making their final starts with their current teams. Price pitches for the Tigers at...

  • Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow. Gold medalist pairs figure skaters Shen Zue and Zhao Hongbo came out of...

  • Brewers lose another close game, miss comeback in ninth

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers thought they had a legitimate chance to come back in the ninth inning before everything backfired. Outfielder Carlos Gomez was ejected in the final inning of a 4-2 loss to San Francisco on Monday night after tossing his helmet following a...

  • Rockies reportedly trade Tulowitzki after loss to Cubs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies used a four-run rally to take the lead in top of the ninth inning, only to fall short after a walkoff two-run home run in the bottom of the inning. Kris Bryant's two-run homer off closer John Axford with two outs lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8...

  • Crawford homers to back Heston as Giants win again, 4-2

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford is hearing about his home run distances approaching Barry Bonds territory. He just chuckles. Crawford hit a two-run homer an estimated 424 feet to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the...

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