Every team has a certain level of expectation when the season starts. It could be as low as starting a long-term rebuild or as high as deeming the season a failure if the team does not win the World Series. The implementation of the second wild-card berth in each league has shifted expectations in the last three seasons. Show More Summary
The Fourth of July is the time of year to celebrate fireworks and hot dog eating contests. There might be some patriotic parts in there somewhere, but there are few things more American than baseball. Of course, as long as you're watching...Show More Summary
That and more in Saturday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. WARMER TIMES IN WISCONSIN: Paul Flannery writes that MIlwaukee has proven it's no longer NBA Siberia. HOLY SHIFT: The Clippers lost DeAndre Jordan to the Mavericks, and yes, L.A. Show More Summary
Voting for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game concluded Thursday night, but the league doesn't reveal its final tally until Sunday. And given the hullabaloo surrounding the potential results of this year's fan vote with the American League ballot,...Show More Summary
With the 2015 MLB All-Star Game's roster announcements approaching, fans can soon resume America's favorite pastime: bickering about baseball. There are never enough spots to go around, which means a few deserving candidates always get snubbed. Show More Summary
Kevin Ollie has himself another dynamic playmaker in the backcourt Point guard Alterique Gilbert committed to UConn over a group of schools that included Louisville, Illinois, Texas and Syracuse on Saturday morning, according to CBS....Show More Summary
Showers and thunderstorms remain in the weather forecast this weekend for Daytona International Speedway. Most of the storms will be of the hit or miss variety Saturday and Sunday night. Showers and thunderstorms remain in the weather forecast this weekend for Daytona International Speedway. Show More Summary
Hosts Chile take on pre-tournament favourites Argentina in Saturday's Copa América final. There can be no doubt that the two Copa América finalists deserve to have reached this stage of the tournament. Chile -- despite the off-fieldShow More Summary
MLB will celebrate Independence Day with a full slate dispersed throughout the day. With start times ranging from 11:05 a.m. to 10:10 p.m. ET, daily fantasy gamers will have ample opportunities to work around the holiday. A specific slate will dictate a DraftKings strategy for choosing offense, but at least one ace is going at any given time. Show More Summary
The 2015 Major League Baseball season is halfway home. It just put its third month in the books, as well as its 13th week. And as with all the other ones, this week gave us plenty to talk about. The time has come for us to do our usual thing and dive into the biggest storylines of the week. Show More Summary
The Women's World Cup third place playoff takes place on Saturday. The third place playoff at all major tournaments is really nothing but a glorified friendly, with little but pride at stake for two sides still reeling from the disappointment of failing to make it to the final. Show More Summary
The 2015 Tour de France will test riders in every way imaginable, with crosswinds, cobbles and lot -- LOTS -- of climbing. The 2015 Tour de France begins on July 4, oddly enough, in the Netherlands. In its never-ending quest to keepShow More Summary
The 2015 Tour de France could be ridiculously fun. Unfortunately, it'll be happening while you're at work. Here's how to watch while you're chained to your desk. The 2015 Tour de France may be the best we've seen in a long time. The competition is outstanding. Show More Summary
Here's how to watch Saturday's third-round action at Wimbledon. Roger Federer and Andy Murray will both be in action at Wimbledon on Saturday, and they'll be the biggest names on the day by far. They shared that honor with Rafael Nadal...Show More Summary
The 2015 Tour de France opens with a short, fast time trial through the cycling-crazy streets of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The 2015 Tour de France will get off to a unique start in the Netherlands with a short individual time trial that should kickstart the battle for the Maillot Jaune early. Show More Summary
The rookie Syndergaard held the Dodgers to two hits and one run in six innings and gave the Mets’ offense room to squeak out a win.
Cliff Pennington's sacrifice fly to deep left field drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Friday night.
Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, rookie Noah Snydergaard dueled reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw on even terms, and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night.
The Dodgers reached the halfway point to their season Friday night and Clayton Kershaw probably figures the second half has to be better.
Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday night in a game that stretched past midnight.