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Football: Tyree Thompson starts to emerge at Alemany

1 minute agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Tyree Thompson hasn't received nearly enough recognition for his efforts on the defensive side of the ball in the past for Mission Hills Alemany. Fair or not, the focus has been typically directed toward his more high-profile peers at the skill positions.

FSU backup-turned-starter Sean Maguire forgets where the line of scrimmage is

32 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Sean Maguire was thrust into FSU's starting role due to Jameis Winston's suspension. How's he handling the pressure of starting for the defending champs in a critical game against a ranked opponent? Oh. (Maguire's 4-13 with 83 yards, which isn't particularly good.

Kings Coach Darryl Sutter picks his spots with veteran team

55 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Kings Coach Darryl Sutter mostly left the off-season monitoring of players -- not that there was much --to his boss, Dean Lombardi, the team’s general manager.

Utah vs. Michigan final score: 3 things we learned from Utes' 26-10 win

57 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The Utes took over the Big House, both on the field and in the stands. An hour-and-half rain delay merely postponed the inevitable: the Utah Utes came into the home of the mighty Michigan Wolverines and won, 26-10. The Utes are now 3-0...Show More Summary

Five inmates escape from Madera County jail

Five Madera County jail inmates, including one charged with trying to kill a sheriff's deputy, escaped from the facility Friday night and remained on the loose Saturday evening, authorities said.

Mississippi State player gets away with stomping on LSU player

This stomp in the stomach on LSU's Devon Godchaux doesn't look like an accident. Mississippi State's Dillon Day stomped on the stomach of LSU's Devon Godchaux. How rude! The officials apparently didn't see Day's stomp and there was no penalty flag on the play. Which is probably good for Day since he very well could've been ejected.

Cole Custer, 16, is youngest winner in NASCAR national series race

Cole Custer's first stand as a NASCAR winner landed him in the stock car record book.

Little Girl Throws Derek Jeter Foul Ball Back onto Field

This dad probably had a nervous breakdown. After catching a Derek Jeter foul ball during Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, a dad made a great catch and posed with the ball while holding one of his daughters. After handing...Show More Summary

First black player in major leagues? Hint: It wasn't Jackie Robinson

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Mark Palmer wanders through a cemetery in a southeastern Ohio steel town looking for a man most of the world has forgotten.

Blue Jays 6, Yankees 3: Fans’ Adoration for Jeter Continues, but the Yankees’ Winning Streak Does Not

1 hour agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The outpouring of love and devotion toward Derek Jeter was plentiful Saturday at Yankee Stadium, where the Yankees’ three-game winning streak was cut short, hurting their already faint playoff chances, in a loss to the Blue Jays.

Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better

Megan Rapinoe is a team player — which is a good thing to be when you consider the team she plays for.

Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery

Tehran-born Hossein Khosrojerdi has enjoyed a more than 30-year career as a prominent visual artist. He represented Iran during its debut at the 2003 Venice Biennale (Iran’s first time participating in the contemporary art event after the Islamic Revolution) and two years prior his...

Suspended Jameis Winston wears full pads during FSU-Clemson warmups for some reason

We knew the reigning Heisman winner wouldn't play tonight, but he still dressed like he would. Until his coach told him to change. We knew Jameis Winston wouldn't play against Clemson, and that Jameis Winston would be on the sidelines against Clemson even though he wouldn't play. Show More Summary

Earl Thomas may be key to Seahawks' success against Broncos

While everyone else thinks of Sunday's Denver-Seattle game as a Super Bowl rematch, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas considers it more of a personal reboot after last week's 30-21 loss at San Diego.

Bautista, Stroman, Jays End 6-Game Skid, Top Yanks

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jose Bautista hit his eighth homer of the year against New York, Marcus Stroman pitched six gritty innings and the Toronto Blue Jays ended a season-worst six-game skid to beat the Yankees 6-3 Saturday and keep their faint playoff hopes alive.

North Carolina vs. East Carolina final score: Three things we learned from Pirates' 70-41 victory

ECU QB Shane Carden and the Pirates incinerated UNC's defense in historic fashion. A week after ECU knocked off Virginia Tech, Shane Carden reintroduced himself to the college football world with a sensational performance on Saturday as East Carolina gave visiting North Carolina a record-setting beating, 70-41. Show More Summary

Indiana vs. Missouri: 3 things we learned from the Hoosiers' 31-27 upset

Holy smokes, Indiana! Missouri got significantly more than they were expecting from Indiana on Saturday. After taking a three point lead with 2:20 remaining, the Hoosiers went 75 yards in 1:59 to punch in a game winning touchdown, taking it 31-27. Show More Summary

Michigan stadium floods, improves Wolverine defense

Everything is going wrong in Ann Arbor. For starters, the Wolverines are getting whooped by Utah: It's 26-10 during a weather delay. The Wolverines have thrown three picks and scored zero offensive touchdowns. And about that weather delay... Show More Summary

U.S. seeks redemption in Ryder Cup

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

No one should worry about Billy Horschel getting pumped up for the Ryder Cup. He has a plan.

After a long timeout for basketball, Darren Fells is set for NFL debut

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

When Darren Fells' heart told him not to play football in college, even though he had been an all-state receiver at Fullerton High and had his pick of scholarships from UCLA and other schools, he followed his instincts and accepted a basketball scholarship from UC Irvine.

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