Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren says he is facing "a deluge of requests" to provide information on individual athletes implicated in his report on state-sponsored doping in Russia. … Click to Continue »
The Royals lost 8-3 to the Texas Rangers on Friday night, and after the game, manager Ned Yost said there wasn’t much that the team could do except keep grinding … Click to Continue »
Yoshito Okubo and Yu Kobayashi scored second-half goals on Saturday as Kawasaki Frontale beat Shonan Bellmare 3-2 to remain in first place in the J-League. … Click to Continue »
In the sultry days of summer, it was the bitter cold days that forced Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos to change the shoes he’d be wearing this season. Through 2015, Santos … Click to Continue »
The wine-and-pizza evening when Jerry Colangelo talked Mike Krzyzewski into returning for a third Olympics is nearly as much a part of USA Basketball lore as the Dream Team. Having won two gold medals, Krzyzewski was finished, headed back to Duke and Duke alone, only for Colangelo to convince him to give it a third go.
The Washington Nationals made history by turning the first 3-3-5 triple play ever in the major leagues then watched as third baseman Anthony Rendon tossed the ball from the milestone moment into the crowd at AT&T Park.
The Royals lost 8-3 to the Rangers on Friday night, falling to 49-53 on the season. After the game, catcher Salvador Perez conceded that perhaps the last two seasons have taken a toll on the Royals.
The San Francisco 49ers signed former Stanford guard Joshua Garnett to a four-year deal Friday, finally getting the last of their 11 draft picks under contract. … Click to Continue »
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If this was the final act of Edinson Volquez’ Royals career … well, the finale was hardly fitting. If Volquez finds himself pitching elsewhere after Monday’s trade non-waiver deadline, that … Click to Continue »
The Seattle Mariners have placed right-hander Nathan Karns on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain a day after he was roughed up in a relief appearance. … Click to Continue »
The Oakland Raiders signed general manager Reggie McKenzie to a four-year contract extension. … Click to Continue »
Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in the final practice for the German Grand Prix, leading Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by a narrow .057 seconds ahead of Saturday's qualifying. … Click to Continue »
When the Dallas Cowboys' American Airlines charter touched down at Point Mugu Naval Air Station, signaling the arrival of the team in California for training camp at nearby Oxnard, cornerback Orlando Scandrick was some 40 miles away at his sprawling $1.75 million home in Woodlawn Hills.
Tim Lincecum is still trying to figure things out, and the Los Angeles Angels are content to let him work through it. … Click to Continue »
The seventh inning took 72 minutes to complete, saw 21 batters come up, and twelve runs cross the plate. It gave the Los Angeles Dodgers' offense the opportunity for its most memorable outburst yet.
Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front. … Click to Continue »
Mets manager Terry Collins addressed his team on Friday night following its fourth loss in five games. … Click to Continue »
AREA GOLF Note: The Star will publish results of Kansas City-area golfers who shoot a hole in one or double eagle at any course, in Kansas or Missouri, provided someone … Click to Continue »
Tommy Pham homered and drove in three runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Miami Marlins 11-6 on Friday night. … Click to Continue »
The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University's president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have driven some victims into silence.
Saudi authorities say sprinter Yousef Ahmed Masrahi will not compete in this summer's Olympics after failing a drug test. … Click to Continue »
Atletico Madrid says it has acquired French striker Kevin Gameiro from rival Spanish club Sevilla. … Click to Continue »
Monica and Anthony Gardner were sure their second child was destined to do great things, so they tried to think of a name that would stand out as much as she would.
Before the 2004 Athens Olympics, the specter of terror was a dominant theme of the preamble. … Click to Continue »
Brandon Finnegan made some adjustments after his last start. The changes worked against the San Diego Padres. … Click to Continue »
In his second major-league start, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Steven Brault kept his team in the game even though he didn't have his best stuff. … Click to Continue »
When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it home, put it on and took a picture.
Baseball American Association Central W L Pct. GB Lincoln 38 28 .576 — Gary 35 31 .530 3 Sioux City 33 33 .500 5 x Kansas City 29 36 .446 … Click to Continue »
Jon Lester recovered from a rut of bad starts, pitching six shutout innings to help the Chicago Cubs rout the Seattle Mariners 12-1 on Friday for their third straight victory.