Ed Orgeron says Steve Ensminger right person for job

Jul 16, 2018

ATLANTA -- LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Monday that he erred in hiring Matt Canada as offensive coordinator following the 2016 season, saying that current coordinator Steve Ensminger was the right choice all along. Canada spent only the 2017 season …

Earl Thomas calls out Seahawks in Instagram post: Extend or trade me

Jul 16, 2018

Six-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas used his Instagram account to nudge the Seattle Seahawks in contract negotiations, suggesting that the team he helped lead to its lone Super Bowl victory should trade him if an extension remains el…

NFL continues to tinker with changes to kickoff

Jul 16, 2018

The NFL is mulling additional changes to its redesigned kickoff. This is an unusually late development caused in part by a hectic scramble this spring to make the play safer. An NFL spokesman said Monday that any adjustments would be "minor.…

Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

Jul 16, 2018

Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18

Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games

Jul 17, 2018

Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games, and wants its stats to be part of the mix

Benched! Foul ball made its mark on me at 1969 All-Star Game

Jul 17, 2018

The 1969 All-Star Game in Washington was full of treasures for an 11-year-old baseball fan who had never seen a National League player in person

Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

Jul 17, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season

Small Ball: Altuve, Betts bring compact pop to All-Star Game

Jul 17, 2018

It's a new era of small ball at this year's All-Star Game, with pint-sized power hitters keeping pace with the giants

Machado won't let trade talk diminish his fun as All-Star

Jul 16, 2018

Machado preps for All-Star Game knowing that trade from Orioles is imminent

Harper's future is shadow hanging over DC's All-Star moment

Jul 16, 2018

Bryce Harper's uncertain future is hanging over the All-Star Game at Nationals Park

Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensions

Jul 16, 2018

After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game

No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax

Jul 16, 2018

This World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

Jul 16, 2018

The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride