| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup at Dover and NHRA drag-racing at St. Louis, five things come to mind:
-- Wouldn't it be something if Jeff Gordon won the Chase? Gordon, of course, got into the title...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Alex Rios hit for the cycle, Derek Holland struck out nine in his second shutout of the season and the Texas Rangers started their final push for a playoff spot with a 12-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
HOUSTON — Forget Monticello or the Chrysler building: There may be no piece of architecture more quintessentially American than the Astrodome.
Widely copied after it opened in 1965, it perfectly embodies postwar U.S. culture in its brash...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:50 PM
The Kansas City Royals clinched a winning record Sunday, their first since 2003.
The Cleveland Indians have clinched a winning record, their first since 2007. The Pittsburgh Pirates have clinched their first winning record since 1992.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Coco Crisp hit a three-run home run, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second American League West title in a row even before overpowering the Minnesota Twins, 11-7, Sunday.
The A's clinched...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in parentheses:
SOMEBODY'S GONNA WIN AN EMMY….
1. BOSTON "Pawn Stars" Team turns discarded items (Victorino et al) into gold (1)
2. OAKLAND "Traffic Light" No AL team has allowed fewer...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:21 AM
The Angels made some noise in American League baseball Friday night. They had the postgame fireworks.
Otherwise, this is a team going nowhere. The last rites were administered recently. By the Angels. To themselves. No life support systems left.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
This must be bittersweet news for Fox Sports: In their final year as the Dodgers' cable home, the Dodgers are drawing their best cable ratings in history.
With the Dodgers on the verge of clinching the National League West, they are succeeding on and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:06 PM
NEW YORK — For the pride of Cuba, and for the excitement of America, this is the home run derby we would like to see: Yoenis Cespedes versus Yasiel Puig.
Cespedes won the All-Star game home run derby Monday, beating Bryce Harper in the final...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The Boston Red Sox acquired former Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in a three-team deal that sent shortstop prospect Jose Iglesias to the Detroit Tigers.
The slick-fielding Iglesias provides an insurance policy for...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen should give her number to a pitching coach.
The pop music star had the honor of throwing out the first pitch before Sunday’s contest between the Houston Astros and host Tampa Bay...