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

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    CHICAGO — Kris 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 the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Monday night. Colorado had taken an 8-7 lead in the ninth inning on a two-run home run by Carlos Gonzalez, but Bryant hit...

  • With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint. Next, it might be time to see if there is more Olympic love in Los Angeles. After the...

  • Cardinals name woman to training camp coach position

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. The Cardinals say Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL. Welter played running back and...

  • Mets acquire reliever Tyler Clippard from Athletics

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade in four days and sending another signal they're serious about contending this year. The suddenly aggressive Mets shipped...

  • Birthday bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthday

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager. A-Rod marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering for the New York Yankees against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract. His sixth-inning drive off Matt...

  • Molina, feeling ill, replaced by pinch hitter in 5th inning

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom of the fifth inning of a game against Cincinnati because he was feeling ill. Tony Cruz grounded out to end the fifth and then took over behind the plate against the Reds on Monday night....

  • Aoki returns from disabled list to face former Brewers team

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants activated left fielder Nori Aoki from the 15-day disabled list Monday in time for him to return against the Milwaukee Brewers, who made a late scratch of right fielder Ryan Braun because of lower back tightness. Aoki, who missed 28 games after breaking...

  • Air Force football recruit says knee issue knocked him out of basic training

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Air Force is down another athlete from basic training, this time a football player. Safety Levi McQuinn announced on Instagram that complications with his “knee and my clearance” caused him to be pulled out of basic training. The Fort Myers, Fla., native said he was given the option...

  • Cardinals add likely first-ever female coach to a NFL team's staff

    CBS Sports
    Updated: 17 hr ago

        On Monday, the Arizona Cardinals did something that no other NFL team in the history of the league has done before. The Cardinals are believed to be the first team to add a female coach to their staff. Jen Welter, 37, will join the Cardinals coaching staff for the...

  • Saints add 2 players after formally releasing Galette

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have added tight end Kevin Brock and offensive lineman Cole Manhart after formally releasing outside linebacker Junior Galette. Galette's agent, Alvin Keels, told The Associated Press on Friday that Galette, whose 10 sacks led the Saints...

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