DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Alexander Vizcaino allowed just one hit over seven innings, leading the Pulaski Yankees over the Danville Braves in a 4-0 win on Wednesday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Buried in the AL East cellar and well on their way to a second straight losing season, the Baltimore Orioles enter the so-called second half with this unavoidable realization: It's time to break up the band.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — They are the luggers of the clubs and the lifters of the spirit. They’re focused on what’s happening on the ground and in the skies, where winds constantly shift and foreboding clouds threaten rain at any moment.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout "for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself.
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) -- Corey Julks hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Chuckie Robinson with the winning run in the 10th inning, as the Buies Creek Astros beat the Salem Red Sox 1-0 on Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball said Wednesday that Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game.
BALTIMORE — The Orioles finally kicked Manny Machado out of the nest Wednesday. Now he’ll get to play meaningful games with the Los Angeles Dodgers for at least the next 21/2 months, and the O’s will move forward with some young players who might or might not help them do the same over the n…
In an extraordinary rebuke of a sitting commissioner, the Angels issued a statement Wednesday strongly defending their franchise player, Mike Trout, against criticism that he ought to dedicate more time to selling himself and his sport.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Personal seat licenses to purchase tickets for reserved-seating areas at Oakland Raiders games at the team's new stadium in Las Vegas are now on sale.
The competitive portion of their season long over, the Mets have abandoned the pretense of being a hot streak away from contention, of an injured player or two returning to make all the difference, of those postseason hopes harbored all winter.
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) -- Aubrey McCarty hit an RBI double in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the Boise Hawks to a 4-2 win over the Hillsboro Hops on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Orioles have traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Dodgers.
Furniture Row Racing and reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. announced Wednesday that 5-hour ENERGY, one of Truex’s primary sponsors, would not be returning after the 2018 season and will instead leave NASCAR altogether.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ greatest need is pitching. But, with a scarcity of top-flight pitching available in trade, the Dodgers decided to improve their team with the best player they could get.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Danny Woodrow singled three times, and A.J. Ladwig allowed just one hit over 5 1/3 innings as the Erie SeaWolves beat the Richmond Flying Squirrels 4-3 in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Tyler Esplin hit a walk-off single with two outs in the seventh inning, as the Lowell Spinners topped the Aberdeen IronBirds 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Brendan Rodgers had a walk-off two-run double in the eighth inning, as the Hartford Yard Goats defeated the Reading Fightin Phils 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran running back Shane Vereen in a move that could help the club respond to Mark Ingram's early season suspension.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After three years of watching his team struggle to get stops, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi sees the potential for improvement coming with the return of plenty of defensive starters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke has been suspended an additional game and fined $10,000 by Major League Soccer for on-field misconduct during a game against Minnesota United.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett says the review launched by a legal firm after the school's sexual assault scandal included an interview he describes as a "fraud."
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri called Eden Hazard one of the top two or three players in Europe on Wednesday, and said he wants to meet the Belgium forward face-to-face to discuss his future.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka is ranked just below the cutoff for direct entry into the year's last Grand Slam tournament.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Miami voters will have their say in David Beckham’s latest plan to build a stadium for his Major League Soccer expansion team.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims.
There is a line of thinking in any sport, that a trade that makes both sides happy is the best one — even if no general manager really wants the other side to be happy when it’s all over. So what do we think of a blockbuster deal where neither of the key pieces are happy?
Doug DeVos remembers sailing along "fat, dumb and happy" under spinnaker in 15 knots of wind on Lake Michigan in last year's Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac when his 86-foot maxi Windquest suffered a knockdown punch.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hurricanes coach Mark Richt arrived at ACC Kickoff, the conference’s annual preseason media day event, expecting he would have to answer plenty of quarterback questions.
One of the best players in Jets history retired on Wednesday, leaving fans of the team … what, exactly?
CHICAGO — A young Jabari Parker routinely spent days after school at the James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club where his dad, Sonny, worked, playing basketball on a court with the Bulls logo and dreaming of representing his hometown team.
CHICAGO — Sitting in the sparkling atrium of the United Center, with natural light streaming in and the Michael Jordan statue casting its imposing shadow, Jabari Parker called playing for his hometown Bulls “a dream come true.”