National Sports

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League

Aug 23, 2019

Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela

Iowa man who killed top golfer from Spain gets life sentence

Aug 23, 2019

The man who killed a former Iowa State University golfer from Spain has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

Ex-NFL lineman Bennett, wife found dead in Minnesota

Aug 23, 2019

Authorities in Minnesota are investigating the deaths of a former NFL lineman and his wife under what they call suspicious circumstances

France says Brazil leader lied, escalating Amazon dispute

Aug 23, 2019

France has accused Brazil's president of having lied to French President Emmanuel Macron in a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon

Capitals star Kuznetsov banned from Russia team for 4 years

Aug 23, 2019

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been banned from the Russian national team for four years after testing positive for cocaine at the world championships in May

Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse

Aug 23, 2019

Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse at Verlander's request

Dolphins' Flores says he supports player protest movement

Aug 23, 2019

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports receiver Kenny Stills' involvement in the NFL protest movement but wants him to play better

US OPEN '19: Coco Gauff, 15, part of crop of young Americans

Aug 23, 2019

The US Open will give Coco Gauff a chance to follow up on her magical Wimbledon _ and she is hardly the only young American tennis player worth watching right now

Panthers hoping Newton's injured left foot 'not too bad'

Aug 23, 2019

The Panthers are hoping Cam Newton's injured foot isn't too serious

LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium

Aug 23, 2019

LEADING OFF: Big leaguers get creative with jerseys, Yankees at Dodger Stadium, Cervelli available

US-Australia basketball: Not all in crowd happy with seating

Aug 23, 2019

Not everyone was happy among the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2

Aug 23, 2019

Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug 23, 2019

The Baltimore Orioles set the major league record for home runs allowed in a season, giving up drives to Austin Meadows and Willy Adames in a rain-delayed, 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay that ended shortly before 1 a.m

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Aug 23, 2019

Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a field that was shortened to 80 yards over concerns about player safety