The Washington Capitals spent a lot of money this offseason in an effort to improve their defense, signing former Penguins blueliners Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen to huge contracts. When it comes to the Orpik contract, few deals received more criticism over the summer than the five-year, $27.5 million deal he signed on the first day of free agency. Show More Summary
UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes will not be punished by the Pac-12 Conference for punching an Oregon player Saturday.
The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw in the 10th inning on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.
Bold words from Gordon Hayward (until you actually see what he's talking about) Gordon Hayward tweeted this: If I played @KingJames 1-on-1, I'd crush him. My new blog on why I'm the best in the game: http://t.co/JstMVmubBl pic.twitter.com/svA2tay0Cj —...Show More Summary
ESPN analyst Bill Simmons will return to the airwaves and Twitter on Wednesday after serving out his three-week suspension for a tirade against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The Giants pulled ahead in the NLCS despite not doing much for eight full innings against the Cardinals on Tuesday. Brandon Crawford scored on a throwing error by Cardinals reliever Randy Choate with nobody out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the St. Show More Summary
To the editor: How many more "little angels" like 2-year-old Viola Vanclief will there be throughout this great country? Too many to mention, if the full truth were to be told. ("Finally, a gravestone for little Viola Vanclief," Oct. 13)
A draft document issued by Roman Catholic cardinals and bishops that signals greater outreach to gays, remarried divorcees and cohabiting couples has come under fire from conservatives within the church, with one cardinal calling for it to be ripped up and rewritten.
Not only do you not suck, you're actually pretty good at baseball right now. My goodness, it must be fun to be a Kansas City Royals fan right now. After 30 years with no playoffs, no success, nothing, they're bursting through the playoffs with a fun, exciting team that can't stop winning thrilling games. Show More Summary
NASA’s MAVEN mission has sent back its first look at a solar storm that hit the Martian atmosphere last month, delivering detailed images of the halos of hydrogen, oxygen and carbon surrounding the Red Planet and even mapping the ozone lying beneath these high atmospheric layers. And,...
The Kansas City Royals will be looking to stay undefeated this postseason when they host the Baltimore Orioles for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The Wild Card Game winners took the first two games of the series in Baltimore, running their 2014 playoff record to 6-0. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday blocked Texas from enforcing part of an antiabortion law that forced most of the state’s abortion clinics to shut down.
NASCAR on Tuesday levied a $50,000 fine on driver Brad Keselowski for his role in a series of heated incidents at the end of the Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte on Saturday night.
Los Angeles County supervisors filled one of several high-profile administrative vacancies Tuesday with the appointment of a new auditor-controller.
The Royals are sticking with left-hander Jason Vargas and the Orioles with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez for Game 4 of their AL Championship Series on Wednesday.
While still recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles last November, Kobe Bryant signed a two-year, $48.5-million extension with the Lakers.
USC’s odds of winning the College Football Playoff are improving.
An LAPD bomb squad that was investigating several suspicious objects found inside the bed of a stolen truck in Van Nuys have cleared the incident and lifted an evacation.
Texas’ voter identification law was back in force Tuesday in time for the November election as a federal appeals court lifted a lower court's injunction.
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL, measuring by merchandise sales, according to figures released Tuesday.