By The Associated Press
Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy on Tuesday night at Valenciennes that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for the sixth straight time.
The 33-year-old forward, playing in her fifth ...
By Jay Cohen
AP Sports Writer
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, becoming the first major league team to take that step since a couple of high-profile injuries this summer increased the focus on fan safety ...
By IAN HARRISON Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) — Fresh off leading the Toronto Raptors to their first NBA title, Kawhi Leonard received the key to the city at Monday's championship parade.
For now, however, the two-way star and two-time NBA Finals MVP still isn't saying whether he'll use it ...
By The Associated Press undefined
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is set to come off the injured list for a game against the Rays. Stanton has been sidelined since March 31 with biceps, shoulder and calf injuries, but ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose.
"I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to that."
A handful of other teams aren't so happy because the two-time Norris ...
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five years ago, veteran big leaguer Nick Hundley visited Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and met a boy named Zach Sprader. Hundley, then with the San Diego Padres, sought to give the young baseball fan a lift during his fight ...
By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's not much Bruce Bochy hasn't seen in his 25 years as a big-league manager. One of his favorite things is watching a young player achieve a career milestone.
Tyler Beede did just that against the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers.
By Rob Gillies and Ian Harrison
TORONTO (AP) — Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said.
Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in a stampede from the City Hall square, which was ...
By Stephen Whyno
AP Hockey Writer
The New York Rangers sped up their rebuilding effort Monday by acquiring offensive-minded defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets.
New York sent young defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft to Winnipeg for Trouba. The ...
By Dave Campbell
AP Sports Writer
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The overarching goal for the fledgling U.S. men’s soccer team, as frequently stated by new coach Gregg Berhalter, has been to improve the perception of this sputtering program within the cutthroat hierarchy of global soccer.