Dodgers move 50 games above .500 for the first time since 1953

Dodgers move 50 games above .500 for the first time since 1953

That was quite a team the Dodgers assembled in 1953. They had Hall of Famers everywhere — at catcher (Roy Campanella), shortstop (Pee Wee Reese), left field (Jackie Robinson), center field (Duke Snider) and in the broadcast booth (Vin Scully and Red...
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NFL Preseason Week 1 Roundup: Chargers Lose Yet Another Starter to Injury

NFL Preseason Week 1 Roundup: Chargers Lose Yet Another Starter to Injury

The first full week of the 2017 preseason is history. There were a pair of games Sunday that put a bow on Week 1 of the exhibition schedule. In Indianapolis, the Detroit Lions downed a listless, Luck-less Colts team, 24-10,...
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Tour Confidential: How PGA champion Justin Thomas claimed ‘major’ fame

Tour Confidential: How PGA champion Justin Thomas claimed ‘major’ fame

Justin Thomas broke out of a crowded pack on the back nine Sunday at Quail Hollow to win the 99th PGA Championship. What impressed you most about how he locked down his first major title? Sean Zak, associate editor, GOLF.com (@Sean_Zak): It may...
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Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn’t take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been...
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Hideki Matsuyama storms to the top of the leaderboard at Quail Hollow, catches Kisner

Hideki Matsuyama storms to the top of the leaderboard at Quail Hollow, catches Kisner

The Kevin Kisner ledes were locked and loaded in the pressroom at Quail Hollow early Friday evening. On Day 2 of what to that point had been a sleepy PGA Championship, the down-home Aiken, S.C., native whose idea of a...
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Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has strong night as Patriots fall to Jaguars in preseason opener

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has strong night as Patriots fall to Jaguars in preseason opener

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo broke out of his summer lull last night by again performing at his best when the lights were bright. The Patriots fell to the Jaguars, 31-24, in the preseason opener at Gillette Stadium, but Garoppolo’s strong performance...
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Rookie QB Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers

Rookie QB Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera — and many others — felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last season. Watson shined in his NFL preseason debut, completing 15 of 25 passes...
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Why moving PGA Championship from August to May could be good and bad news for golf in North Texas

Why moving PGA Championship from August to May could be good and bad news for golf in North Texas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The news wasn’t surprising. PGA Championship of America CEO Pete Bevacqua called it golf’s worst-kept secret. Starting in 2019, the PGA Championship will move from its traditional mid-summer slot as the season’s fourth...
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Real Madrid boss Zidane: ‘We’ll see’ if Ronaldo plays vs. Manchester United

Real Madrid boss Zidane: ‘We’ll see’ if Ronaldo plays vs. Manchester United

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to start the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United. Ronaldo only returned to training at the weekend after he was given an extended break following his...
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Yuki Bhambri Stuns Gael Monfils in Citi Open

Yuki Bhambri Stuns Gael Monfils in Citi Open

Bhambri, who had qualified for the main draw of the ATP 500 tournament, took one hour and 51 minutes to register the 6-3 4-6 7-5 upset win over the sixth-seeded Frenchman to enter the round of 16. India’s Yuki Bhambri...
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