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Sanchez hits 2 of Yankees' 5 homers in 8-3 win over Royals

Sanchez hits 2 of Yankees' 5 homers in 8-3 win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Gary Sanchez hit two of the Yankees‘ five home runs, Gleyber Torres had a three-run shot and New York rebounded from a series-opening loss to pound the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton also homered for the Yankees, while Luis Severino (7-1) scattered three runs […]

Kentucky Derby Winner Justify Is Favored To Win Soggy Preakness

Kentucky Derby Winner Justify Is Favored To Win Soggy Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner Justify, with exercise rider Humberto Gomez aboard, gallops around the track Thursday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes is scheduled to take place Saturday and Justify is the favorite. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Kentucky Derby winner Justify, with exercise rider Humberto Gomez aboard, gallops around […]

Syracuse football kick times set for 3 games, including Florida State, Louisville

Syracuse football kick times set for 3 games, including Florida State, Louisville

Syracuse, N.Y. — Kick times for three Syracuse football home games were announced Friday morning by the ACC, including the two premier opponents coming to the Carrier Dome. The Sept. 15 game against Florida State will kick at noon and be nationally televised on either ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The Orange’s Nov. 9 Friday […]

Vegas' wild playoff run built from expansion draft bonanza

Vegas' wild playoff run built from expansion draft bonanza

After Bill Foley agreed to pay a whopping $500 million for the right to put a hockey team in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the NHL decided his Vegas Golden Knights deserved a chance for a swift return on that investment. If the other NHL owners had known just how huge Foley’s reward would […]

Warriors vs. Rockets 2018 live results: Score, updates & highlights

Warriors vs. Rockets 2018 live results: Score, updates & highlights

Rockets 64, Warriors 50 – END 2Q: Rockets have their biggest lead of the night on a beautiful pass from Gordon to Ariza, who dunks it. Durant misses at hree, and the largest lead of the night increases for Houston, as Gordon makes a layup, and the Warriors finally get some more points with a […]

Heavy lies the East crown, a burden Boston has yet to weigh

Heavy lies the East crown, a burden Boston has yet to weigh

BOSTON — Tuesday was a fascinating day for the Boston Celtics franchise, an ode to the value of smart management, calculated risk-taking and stability. At the draft lottery in Chicago, team president Rich Gotham shared an awkward dual-desk arrangement on the dais with Elton Brand, general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers G League team. Just […]

The Rockets' big problem vs. the Warriors wasn't their stars. It was everything else.

The Rockets' big problem vs. the Warriors wasn't their stars. It was everything else.

HOUSTON — Kevin Durant and James Harden hoarded Game 1’s limelight. In the Golden State Warriors’ 119-106 win over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals on Monday, those two leviathans combined for 35 percent of the game’s scoring, each hitting increasingly difficult shots and transcending to a new sport entirely. But while those […]

NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA’s eyes turn to the future this week. A future that, perhaps, will have less tanking. The draft lottery — the last before changes come next year to dissuade tanking — is Tuesday night, and then about 70 players will partake in the draft combine that starts […]

Cavs lament another 1-0 playoff series deficit

Cavs lament another 1-0 playoff series deficit

BOSTON — For the second time in the three postseason series the Cleveland Cavaliers have played this spring, LeBron James and the Cavs find themselves needing to bounce back from a blowout loss in Game 1, after the Boston Celtics trounced Cleveland 108-83 on Sunday. “We didn’t play well,” Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said matter-of-factly. […]

Ryan Bader after 15-second win at Bellator 199: 'It gets real now' in heavyweight grand prix

Ryan Bader after 15-second win at Bellator 199: 'It gets real now' in heavyweight grand prix

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Ryan Bader quickly dispatched Muhammed Lawal to advance in the Bellator heavyweight grand prix, and now he realizes something. “It gets real now,” Bader said. “It’s heavyweight.” Bader (25-5 MMA, 3-0 BMMA), the promotion’s 205-pound champion, scored a stunning 15-knockout win over Lawal (21-7 MMA, 10-6 BMMA) in the Paramount-televised Bellator 199 […]