• Oldest former Bears player Siegal dies at 97

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — John Siegal, an end who helped the Chicago Bears win three NFL titles in the 1940s and was their oldest former player, has died. He was 97. The Bears said Wednesday that he died this week at his home in Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania. Siegal spent his entire...

  • Davis hits 2 homers, Orioles beat Astros 5-4

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis was proud to get the traditional pie in the face from teammate Adam Jones after a break-out game against the Houston Astros. Davis hit two homers, including a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth inning, to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 victory Wednesday...

  • Lewis-Palmer can't capitalize in state title appearance

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DENVER - Lewis-Palmer had its chances early. But the Rangers' failure to convert, coupled with Green Mountain's opportunistic bats, led to the Rams' second consecutive Class 4A baseball state championship and Lewis-Palmer holding the runner-up trophy. Green Mountain scored four runs...

  • Missouri lawmakers file lawsuit over Rams stadium

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are challenging the authority of Gov. Jay Nixon and officials who oversee the current St. Louis Rams stadium over plans to build a new one in a lawsuit filed Thursday. A group of six lawmakers are plaintiffs in the suit filed in Cole...

  • LEADING OFF: Hamilton back in Texas; O's-White Sox play 2

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday: ___ NO PLACE LIKE HOME Josh Hamilton makes his return to Texas when the Rangers host the Boston Red Sox. The 2010 AL MVP was dealt back to the Rangers by the Angels after he had a self-reported drug and alcohol...

  • Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspension

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league. The Phoenix Mercury star said the...

  • Ihedigbo attends Lions' offseason workouts

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — James Ihedigbo was on the field for the Detroit Lions' offseason training activities Wednesday. But it's not clear whether he'll stay there if his demand for a new contract is not met. The free safety asked the team for a new deal and said he would skip OTAs...

  • Texans back at work after weather delay

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — While he enjoyed his offseason, J.J. Watt couldn't wait to get back on the field Wednesday for Houston's first offseason practice. "This is where we feel comfortable," he said. "This is where we feel the most at home when we're out there playing the game and working,...

  • A's Kazmir leaves start with shoulder tightness

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The struggling Athletics received yet another big blow to their pitching staff when Scott Kazmir was forced out of his latest start with tightness in his left shoulder. Team officials were awaiting results from an MRI to determine the severity of Kazmir's...

  • Arenado homers again, Kendrick leads Rockies over Reds

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CINCINNATI — Nolan Arenado was fifth among NL third baseman in the All-Star Game vote totals released on Wednesday. If he keeps playing the way he has the past few days, he's sure to make it. Arenado hit a three-run homer on Wednesday, extending his hitting tear, and Kyle Kendrick...

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