NEW YORK — Veteran umpires Mike Winters and Gary Cederstrom are crew chiefs for the wild-card games this week. Winters will work first base when the New York Yankees host the Minnesota Twins in the American League playoffs Tuesday night. Alfonso Marquez calls balls and
NEW YORK — The police officer who tackled former pro tennis player James Blake in a mistaken arrest filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against the athlete, the police department and the watchdog group prosecuting his misconduct case. Officer James Frascatore says in court papers that
LAS VEGAS — The UFC will donate $1 million to the families of those affected by Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, according to president Dana White. White told ESPN the company took a “full count of employees” on Monday morning in the
The Oakland Raiders will be without quarterback Derek Carr as he suffered a transverse process fracture in his back Sunday. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said Carr’s injury “could be as short as two weeks — it could be longer.” Del Rio added that Carr
CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned forward Vinnie Hinostroza to Rockford of the American Hockey League. Hinostroza, who was selected by Chicago in the sixth round of the 2012 draft, had six goals and eight assists in 49 games with the Blackhawks last season.
Sampson took over from Hope Powell in 2013 after she was sacked following 15 years as England manager Former England women’s manager Mark Sampson should have been sacked “years ago”, according to Football Association chairman Greg Clarke. Sampson, 34, was dismissed last month for “unacceptable
All-Ireland champions Limerick lead the way with eight players on the 2017 Bord Gáis Energy U21 Hurling Team of the Year. Kilkenny and Galway are rewarded with three players apiece and one Cork player completes the line-up. The Bord Gáis Energy Player of the Year was also announced,
Inter Milan are interested in Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, though they do not expect to sign the 28-year-old in January. (Premium Sport, via ESPN) But Arsenal could look to cash in on the Germany international then, rather than losing him for nothing in the summer.
Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder livid after Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz tests positive for banned diuretics
Heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder is beside himself in the wake of his opponent, Luis “King Kong” Ortiz, testing positive for two banned diuretics in the lead up to their Nov. 4 fight. The bout, one of the most significant of the year and due
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. — Jonathan Byrd is heading back to the PGA Tour for the first time in three years after winning the weather-delayed Web.com Tour Championship on Monday. A five-time PGA Tour winner, Byrd closed with a 4-under 67 at Atlantic Beach Country Club