Larry Scott on Wednesday morning did what three other ?Big Five? commissioners have already done this summer on the rubber-football circuit:
The Pac-12 Conference launched its 2014 football season Wednesday under sunshine and umbrellas at Paramount Pictures ? the perfect venue for a league looking to rewrite the script to so many unhappy endings.
Kole Calhoun has given the Angels consistent production in the leadoff spot, and Wednesday night, he drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
If Louis van Gaal had any misconceptions about what he was getting himself into when he became coach of the world's most popular soccer team, they were probably dispelled Wednesday at the Rose Bowl.
With NFL training camps beginning this week, pro football has provided many more questions than answers. The picture will become clearer in the coming weeks.
Unbeaten Chris Weidman will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort on Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Wednesday.
As it turned out, there was a center named Richards bought out in the NHL on Friday — only it was Brad Richards of the New York Rangers. Not Mike Richards of the Kings. The Kings decided against buying out the contract of Richards, according to General Manager Dean Lombardi. A compliance buyout would have aided the Kings in terms of salary-cap relief. Richards is in the middle of a 12-year contract worth $69 million, an agreement reached when he was with the Philadelphia Flyers. He has been a key factor — a heart-and-soul element of the leadership group — in the Kings' two Stanley Cup championships in the last three seasons. Lombardi is loyal to his players and...