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Phillies Fall to College Team in 1st Spring Training Game

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Phillies starter Paul Clemens pitched two perfect innings, but Philadelphia lost to the University of Tampa 6-2 Sunday in the first spring training game for a major league team this year.

Police shoot person in downtown L.A. while responding to altercation

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A Los Angeles police officer shot a person during a confrontation Sunday afternoon in downtown’s garment district, authorities said.

LeBron James pins Patrick Beverley down in mini-wrestling match

This little mini-scuffle led to both players getting technicals. LeBron ended up on top of Patrick Beverley after a drive to the rim.... and then things got a bit scrappy: Beverley tried to get up, but LeBron wouldn't let him, holding him down with his arm. Show More Summary

Minnie Minoso dies; Chicago's first black big-league baseball player

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Minnie Minoso, the “Cuban comet” who became Chicago’s first black major league baseball player when he signed on with the White Sox in 1951, died Sunday.

Real Madrid vs. Villarreal 2015: Final score 1-1, Yellow Submarine earn hard-fought draw

Villarreal opened some eyes with their midweek win in the Europa League, and now those eyes are even wider after they held Real Madrid at bay at the Bernabeu. With a heavily rotated lineup and tired legs from a midweek Europa League match, no one really expected Villarreal to do much against Real Madrid in this game. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch: 'I was expecting the ball' on decisive Super Bowl play

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Like everyone else on the planet, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was expecting to get the ball on the play that decided Super Bowl XLIX, he says.

Boehner, GOP vow continued immigration fight over Homeland Security funds

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

House Republican leaders flooded the Sunday TV talk shows, seeking to battle widespread criticism after an internal revolt by the party's most conservative wing nearly cut off funding Friday for the agencies that protect the nation's borders, ports, airports and other key areas. 

Ducks' Bruce Boudreau says he might wait to play Tomas Fleischmann

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Greetings from Dallas, where it’s raining and just warm enough to not freeze. Icy rain and cold temperatures snarled air traffic the past few days and canceled the flight that was supposed to bring newly acquired left wing Tomas Fleischmann to Dallas on Saturday to join the Ducks for...

Review: Beatles' 'White Album' revisited for autism benefit

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

There was something peculiarly endearing about an audience of pop music geeks cheering the details of Saturday night’s sold-out benefit performance of the Beatles’ "White Album" in its entirety at Glendale’s Alex Theatre.

Kerry seeks to tamp down controversy over Benjamin Netanyahu's visit

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Secretary of State John F. Kerry sought Sunday to tamp down the controversy over Israel's prime minister's plan to address Congress this week on U.S. negotiations with Iran, saying the administration does not want to see Benjamin Netanyahu's visit tuned into a "political football."

Clippers take 96-86 victory over Bulls after fourth-quarter surge

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Clippers won their second game in a row, beating the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, 96-86.

Marshawn Lynch finally talked about the Super Bowl's last play ... on Turkish television

The media-averse Seahawks RB said he was expecting the ball on the fateful game-changing play. The Seahawks' decision not to give the ball to Marshawn Lynch late in the Super Bowl was criticized by pretty much everybody in the world, but Lynch himself never said much. Show More Summary

Dodgers prospect Julio Urias impresses in live batting practice

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Shortly after facing 18-year-old left-hander Julio Urias in live batting practice Sunday, Alex Guerrero returned to his locker shaking his head.

Ducks place Rene Bourque on waivers, wait for Tomas Fleischmann

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Rene Bourque knew his days as a Duck might be numbered after the club loaded up on left wings the past week by acquiring Tomas Fleischmann from Florida and Jiri Sekac from Montreal. On Sunday, Bourque was placed on waivers, a decision the 33-year-old left wing was informed of shortly before...

This Jackson Martinez chest-to-backheel assist is unbelievable

SO NASTY. OH MY GOD. Christian Tello got the goal to put FC Porto up on rivals Sporting Lisbon, and it was a nice one, but this move was all about Jackson Martinez's outrageous assist. Who tries that 50 yards from goal? Or ever, at all, for any reason?

The Nuggets broke a huddle by counting down to the end of the year

"1-2-3, SIX WEEKS!" Chris Dempsey's Sunday column for the Denver Post focused on a disconcerting moment from a recent game: A fourth-quarter huddle late in the Nuggets' 104-82 loss to the Utah Jazz on Friday broke with this phrase: "1-2-3... Show More Summary

Police searching for suspected passenger in fatal drag-racing crash

19 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles police are searching for a second person believed to have been in a car that crashed and killed two spectators at an illegal street race in Chatsworth earlier this week.

James Harden is wearing a pilgrim hat

It works with the beard. Kevin McHale sees James Harden walk in wearing a ridiculous hat: "We got pilgrims here!" — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) March 1, 2015 Harden was in the NBA's first ever All-Star fashion show... he didn't win.

Bas Dost and Kevin De Bruyne are the fangs of Die Wölfe

Bas Dost and Kevin De Bruyne have turned Wolfsburg in to a wrecking crew, and it's so much fun to watch. Ever since the awakening of Bas Dost, Wolfsburg have been an absolute juggernaut. It's not that they weren't good without him -- Wolfsburg were second in the Bundesliga at the winter break, after all. Show More Summary

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