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MURPHY CONNECTS ON FIRST CAREER LEADOFF HOMER

When the Cubs acquired Daniel Murphy, they inserted him into the leadoff spot, hoping to provide a spark. On Friday, Murphy notched...

ABREU WILLING TO PLAY THROUGH PAIN IF CLEARED

Jose Abreu will end up playing the fewest games of his five-year career with the White Sox during the 2018 season. In fact, this will...

 
 
 

JEFF BANISTER OUT AS RANGERS MANAGER

Rangers manager Jeff Banister has been dismissed, MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal reported on Friday, citing a source following an...

ADDISON RUSSELL PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE

Major League Baseball takes all allegations of Domestic Violence seriously. When the allegations against Addison Russell became public...

 
 
 

THIS ADJUSTMENT MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE FOR ACUNA

Braves hitting coach Kevin Seitzer could see the tremendous physical potential, and he was well award of the accomplishments that had...

'BLUE-COLLAR' DODGERS GRINDING WAY DOWN STR

At a time when Los Angeles is starting to feel like one of the sports capitals of the world again, because of the Rams and because...

 
 
 

GREATEST LATE-SEASON SURGES TO REACH POSTSEASON

Throughout MLB history, there have been some epic late-September runs during which teams have erased significant deficits over a handful...

THESE 20 PITCHERS BOOSTED THEIR STOCK THIS YEAR

These 20 prospects used very strong 2018 seasons to make large jumps up rankings and more firmly onto the prospect radar.

 
 
 

YELICH SHIES FROM MVP TALK, BUT STATS SAY IT ALL

It sounds simple, selecting a Most Valuable Player. Often, it's not. This year in the National League, it is particularly not.

BETTS BUSTS OUT IN BRONX TO REASSERT MVP CASE

A full 24 hours before Mookie Betts helped the Red Sox clinch the AL East in the most fitting of ways - by notching an 11-6 win over...

 
 
 

HARPER EJECTED FOR 1ST TIME OVER BALLS AND STRIKES

Less than a week ago, Bryce Harper reflected on how he was happy he had not been thrown out of game this season. It had been a conscious...

YANKS MISS CHANCE TO SWEEP RIVALS, DELAY PARTY

Giancarlo Stanton raised his arms into the air and floated around the basepaths, celebrating a grand slam that the slumping slugger...

 
 
 

DAVIDSON'S RBI KNOCK IN 11TH BAILS OUT BULLPEN

Matt Davidson's two-out RBI single helped the White Sox beat the American League Central champion Indians after a game-tying, two-run...

MLB'S WORST STREAKS AND HOW THEY ENDED

Looking back through MLB history at some of the game's most infamous streaks.

 
 
 

THIS WEEKEND WILL HELP SET STAGE FOR OCTOBER

It's the penultimate weekend of the regular season, and there's so much more to celebrate than just an awesome word like "penultimate."...

HERE'S WHY DEGROM IS NL'S MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

Jacob deGrom is almost certainly going to win the National League Cy Young Award, but why stop there? He's got a seriously strong case...

 
 
 

'PRIDE AND JOY' IN MILWAUKEE YOUTH FIELD MAKEOVER

Baran Park was one of five parks across the country selected to an overhaul under a partnership between Major League Baseball and Scott's...

TRIBE EXPERIMENTS WITH CIMBER IN LOSS TO SOX

With the American League Central crown already wrapped up, there are goals that the Indians want to accomplish down the stretch. One...

 
 
 

RAYS STUNNED BY 7-RUN 9TH, LOSE GROUND IN WC

A six-run lead entering the ninth inning wasn't enough for the Rays, who allowed the Blue Jays to come all the way back before Justin...

METS HIT 2 HOMERS OFF SCHERZER, WIN IN 12

Given a chance to push the last man standing against Jacob deGrom out of the National League Cy Young race, the Mets at least prevented...

 
 
 



KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

Here are the games for Week 4: No. 10 Penn State at Illinois , No. 25 BYU vs. McNeese State, No. 14 Mississippi State at Kentucky, No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon, and Utah... Read more ...

Pick up Corey Clement as a flex this week in fantasy football

Pick up Corey Clement as a flex this week in fantasy football

Running backs Jay Ajayi and Darren Sproles will miss the Philadelphia Eagles' Week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Read more ...

Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister before the end of what will be the team's first consecutive losing seasons in 10 years Read more ...

NFL week 3: Locks and upsets

NFL week 3: Locks and upsets

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Lorenzo Reyes tells us which team will pull off an upset and which is a lock to win in Week 3. Read more ...

Timberwolves reportedly shutting down Jimmy Butler trade inquiries

Timberwolves reportedly shutting down Jimmy Butler trade inquiries

The Timberwolves are reportedly telling other teams that Butler is "an elite player and that the franchise intends to keep him." Read more ...

Who should start for the Bucs: Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston?

Who should start for the Bucs: Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston?

With 8 touchdowns in two games, the Fitzpatrick has looked impressive. Read more ...

Marcellus Wiley: ‘There's a lot of potential still in Josh Gordon

Marcellus Wiley: ‘There's a lot of potential still in Josh Gordon

Marcellus Wiley and Jason Whitlock react to Peter King's comments on newly acquired New England Patriots WR Josh Gordon. Read more ...

College Football Playoff games of impact for Week 4 of the season

College Football Playoff games of impact for Week 4 of the season

Week 4 of the season brings five games that impact on the College Football Playoff, starting with Alabama-Texas A&M and Stanford-Oregon Read more ...

How Aguero went from Jesus understudy to better than Kane in Guardiola's mind

How Aguero went from Jesus understudy to better than Kane in Guardiola's mind

The striker was told to watch and learn from his 19-year-old team-mate but is now Manchester City's No.1 striker again, as his new contract underlines Read more ...

NBA sends letter to teams suggesting changes after Mavericks investigation

NBA sends letter to teams suggesting changes after Mavericks investigation

The league is asking teams to consider changes, including more women in leadership roles, formal harassment reporting processes and anonymous surveys. Read more ...