Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — José Quintana, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs put on quite a show. The grinning Little Leaguers soaked in every moment.
Vikings top Seahawks 25-19 behind crisp preseason passing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The pressure is on Minnesota's offense to improve, and a more productive passing attack will depend partially on a diversified group of targets for Kirk Cousins.
Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4-1
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After earning his 200th win, Zack Greinke hopes he's on his way to even bigger achievements with the Houston Astros this season.
Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported.
Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck, weather
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn't appear until the halfway point.
LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak, Brewers-Cards
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: CHECK HIM The Indians will see how ace Corey Kluber is feeling, a day after he was pulled from a Triple-A rehab start because of abdominal tightness.
Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning.
Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso wasn't even sure he was going to make the New York Mets' opening day roster, so even he never could have imagined the incredible season he's having.
Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas.
Raiders GM to absent Brown: Time to be 'All in or all out'
Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it's time to decide whether he's "all in or all out" about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL and NFLPA over his helmet.
Madison Keys, Daniil Medvedev get 1st titles in Cincy
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S.
Acuña yanked, Ortega slam lead Braves over Dodgers 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. says he had never before failed to hustle out of the batter's box. Braves manager Brian Snitker made a bold move to make sure it never happens again with the 21-year-old All-Star outfielder.
The Latest: Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 6 p.m. Will Power has the won a shortened race at Pocono Raceway, the 13th straight season he's won an IndyCar race.
Mickelson late to the course after lightning hits hotel
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship. Mickelson said on Twitter that lightning struck the hotel where he was staying, leading to an evacuation.
DiBenedetto falls short of win but earns immense respect
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — When his sponsorship dried up early last season, Matt DiBenedetto took the unique step of making a social media video asking for funding ideas.
Josh McCown already fitting in well with Eagles
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown was talking to reporters when Alshon Jeffery stepped up on a chair, hit record on his phone and asked the newest Philadelphia Eagles quarterback a question.
Braves star Acuña pulled after failing to run out long drive
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. has been removed from the Atlanta Braves' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long flyball that did not leave the park.
Rockies' Oberg again treated for blood clot in pitching arm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg has been treated for a blood clot in his pitching arm for the second time in his career.
A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch always wanted to be like John Elway, his idol growing up and his mentor in the NFL both on the football field and in the front office.
Rising Again: Fueled by culture, South winning football race
Sonny Dykes has spent most of his career coaching and recruiting football players in his home state of Texas and around the South.
Pick 6: Minnesota, Baylor among dark horse league contenders
College football is a chalky sport. Parity is usually found in the middle class. The favorites usually win the championships. For some teams, though, simply being in contention late in the season or reaching the conference title game is a huge accomplishment.
ESPN documentary shows Bleier's emotional return to Vietnam
Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn't have though was closure until a trip back there last year.
LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians
A look at what's happening around the majors today: LITTLE BIG LEAGUE Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs take on Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates in prime time at the MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Miocic stops Cormier, reclaims heavyweight belt at UFC 241
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his plan for the rematch didn't start to work until they were deep in the fourth round.
Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — After witnessing two dozen runs and multiple comebacks over nine innings, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell knew he had never seen something quite like the Brewers' game against the Washington Nationals.