At some point, the incendiary chatter will dissipate and most everything uttered outside of the white lines will fade into the ether. But on Tuesday, what didn’t go unnoticed was who delivered for the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.
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More than five hours after it started, Cody Bellinger delivered a game-winning single to right field, and he still had enough energy to take the Los Angeles Dodgers’ celebration all the way to left field.
The Colorado Buffaloes wanted to go into their matchup with Washington undefeated and prepared to get a signature win. The Huskies were hoping to bring momentum into their Saturday game against the Buffaloes.
No. 5 LSU is coming off an exhilarating 36-16 victory over previously No. 2-ranked Georgia last Saturday, but now the Tigers must maintain their focus as they prepare to host No. 22 Mississippi State on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.
Luke Fickell came to Cincinnati after a successful stint as Ohio State’s defensive coordinator, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the No. 20 Bearcats are off to a 6-0 start in part because they have been so stingy.
Usain Bolt’s mission to win a professional soccer contract in Australia has dominated the A-League’s pre-season and could prove an intriguing sideshow throughout a championship that has lacked superstar glamor in recent years.
Darnell Nurse scored at 1:25 of overtime as the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the host Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday night behind a record-setting performance from Connor McDavid.
Stephen Curry capped a game-high, 32-point performance with a key three-point play with 1:46 remaining Tuesday night, helping the host Golden State Warriors hold off the Russell Westbrook-less Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100 in the second half of the NBA’s opening-night doubleheader.
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor and disgruntled swingman Jimmy Butler have reached something of a truce.
Major League Baseball is investigating the Houston Astros after a man affiliated with the team appeared to be shooting video of the Boston Red Sox during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
Criticized for his lack of effort so far in the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado told The Athletic on Tuesday that being “Johnny Hustle” is not his “cup of tea.”
Marc Leishman will be looking to claim a second successive title on the U.S. PGA Tour’s Asia swing and hope to make up for an agonizing near-miss when he tees it up at the CJ Cup in South Korea starting on Thursday.
Defense attorneys in a federal criminal case involving pay-for-play schemes and other corruption in college basketball tried introducing into evidence on Tuesday wiretap recordings suggesting LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their
A late goal from Edison Flores canceled out Joshua Sargent’s earlier strike and gave Peru a deserved 1-1 draw with the United States in Connecticut on Tuesday.
Los Angeles Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw said Tuesday he has yet to choose whether he will exercise the opt-out clause in his contract this offseason.
Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale was back with the team on Tuesday before Game 3 of the American League Championship Series in Houston.
New York Giants owner John Mara is ready for Odell Beckham Jr. to start making headlines on the field and cease fire behind the microphone.
With Canada about to legalize marijuana on Wednesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency should remove cannabis from its banned list of drugs, says Canadian Ross Rebagliati, whose Olympic snowboard gold medal was taken away after he tested positive for the drug then subsequently returned on a technicality.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was ruled out for the Tuesday night opener at the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
Twice major winner Johnny Miller tried to hold his tongue during the recent Ryder Cup in France, but the filter came off on Tuesday as he criticized the U.S. team’s preparation in the lead up to their heavy defeat by Europe.
News and notes from the tournaments on all three major North American golf tours this week.
Ohio State junior defensive end Nick Bosa intends to withdraw from the school to focus on rehab and training as he prepares for the NFL draft, the school announced Tuesday.
“I think he needs to do a little more playing and a little less talking,” Mara said at the NFL fall owners meetings on Tuesday.
When the New York Knicks go shopping for the best of a prime free agent class in July, general manager Steve Mills will have a few extra zeroes available by delaying a contract extension for Kristaps Porzingis.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female classification due to the legal challenge by South Africa’s Caster Semenya.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday it would audit Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA in December to check it remains compliant following its conditional reinstatement last month.
Aaron Hernandez went from jovial to intense in an instant and his behavior and demeanor were wildly unpredictable on a given day, former teammates of the late New England Patriots tight end told the Boston Globe.
The bullpen has been a difference-maker for the Brewers this season, but it is starting pitching that is guiding Milwaukee on the final push toward the club’s first World Series berth in 36 years.
Mason Crosby drilled a 27-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 33-30 win over the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.
Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals to help the Toronto Maple Leafs extend their winning streak to five games Monday night with a 4-1 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Kings.
Mary Bono has resigned from USA Gymnastics, four days after she was named interim CEO of the organization, a spokesman for the U.S. Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
The National Basketball Association’s 2018-19 season will tip off later on Tuesday with 108 international players from a record-tying 42 countries and territories on opening-night rosters, according to the league.
Alabama sophomore quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is slated to practice Monday, less than 48 hours after reinjuring his right knee, coach Nick Saban said at a news conference.
When you add the best player in the world and the top four rookies in the incoming class, the already superior NBA Western Conference will be great in 2018-19.
Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker, just five weeks removed from right hand surgery, is expected to play in the season opener Wednesday against the Dallas Mavericks.
After beating Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to recreate McGregor’s most lucrative moment — a fight against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather.
A body slam of an opponent led to Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson receiving a two-game suspension from the NHL on Monday.
The Oakland Raiders would be willing to part with wide receiver Amari Cooper if they can get a first-round draft pick in return, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported on Monday.
The Steelers and Bengals had plenty to say to each other on the field during Pittsburgh’s last-minute, 28-21 win on Sunday at Cincinnati, and the Steelers had more to say on Monday, particularly about a hit on their star wide receiver, Antonio Brown.
The Washington Wizards traded disgruntled guard Jodie Meeks, cash considerations and a protected second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for a protected second-round pick, the teams announced Monday.
Mackenzie McDonald notched a first-round upset for the second consecutive tournament, downing Chile’s Nicolas Jarry 6-1, 7-6 (8) in the first round of the European Open at Antwerp, Belgium, on Monday.
Forward/center Larry Nance Jr. and the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to terms Monday on a four-year contract extension, according to multiple media outlets.
Buffalo Bills: Backup quarterback Nathan Peterman entered the Bills’ Week 6 loss to Houston after rookie starter Josh Allen went out with an injury.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Monday spoke out against USA Gymnastics’ choice for its interim president and chief executive, saying survivors of sexual abuse “deserve better.”
If you noticed a gust of wind sometime in early July, it might have been 15 Eastern Conference teams breathing a sigh of relief that LeBron James finally decided to head west.
Arizona Cardinals: With the Cardinals’ offense last or next to last in a litany of categories (yards per game and per play, passing and rushing per game and per play, points, third-down percentage, time of possession), questions about coordinator Mike McCoy’s job security have increased.
Denver Broncos: General manager John Elway didn’t mince words on Monday when discussing the team’s loss to the Rams, the Broncos’ fourth straight following a 2-0 start. Speaking with the team’s radio partner, Orange and Blue 760, Elway said, “At some point in time we have to play better football … we’re still making the mistakes we shouldn’t make to beat good football teams like the Rams.”
Disgruntled holdout running back Le’Veon Bell did not show up for player meetings with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday morning, and the team does not expect him to appear this week, according to multiple reports.
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner signed a multi-year extension on Monday, the club announced.