Robert Griffin III was among new generation of young, agile quarterbacks who appeared set to revolutionize the NFL two years ago with designed runs that kept defenses hopelessly off-balance, but the look plays a minor role in the Washington football team's scheme under new coach Jay Gruden.
Jedd Gyorko singled in Yangervis Solarte with the go-ahead run with two outs in the sixth inning and Tyson Ross and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Such guidance could be valuable for the St. Louis Rams, even if by all accounts they have welcomed Michael Sam into the fold.
Gibson, who was shelled by Tampa Bay his last time out, has made a habit of rebounding back from ugly outings. He followed a miserable performance against the Angels with a strong one against Texas, and a lousy start against the Yankees with six shutout innings against Seattle.
The veteran is beginning his 10th season, coming off his third Pro Bowl, and closing in on the franchise record for tackles — he needs 19 to reach 1,000 for his career, which would be one more than Gary Spani recorded from 1978-86.
McIlroy had plenty of fun with golf's oldest trophy after his wire-to-wire win in the British Open. He celebrated with friends in England, took the jug out for a night on the town in Belfast with his buddies, and brought it with him when he returned home to Florida. And yes, it's with him at Firestone this week at the Bridgestone Invitational.
Brandon Poulson was pitching earlier this month for the Healdsburg Prune Packers in the collegiate Sacramento Rural League. Now, the Twins are about to give him $250,000 for his 100-mile-per-hour fastball.
Scott's fellow Lakers greats are already backing that notion. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes surprised Scott before he was formally named the 25th coach in franchise history, standing behind him in a towering show of support.
Hamlin's car failed post-race inspection Sunday because NASCAR said it found issues with several of the covers in the rear firewall of the driver compartment. Loose or missing covers could vent the driver compartment and create more downforce for the car.
A jury awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who is still affected by a head injury he suffered in the attack.
Columbia's Carl Edwards will change teams for next NASCAR season.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will have to pay millions in sponsorships if one of its cities is chosen to host the 2024 Olympics
Sam Bradford is still dealing with the expectations inherent of being a former No. 1 pick.
A judge ruled that the Clippers can now be sold to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
Santana tied a team record for homers in a series, finishing off this four-game set with a pair of two-run shots. He has homered in three straight games, and has hit six home runs in six games.
EXCERPTThe Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8.
KANSAS CITY — Billy Butler homered for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals overcame a five-run deficit to beat Cleveland 7-5 Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
The Cubs fell behind St. Louis early and tied it with an unlikely home run, but the Cardinals ended up with a 6-3 victory on Saturday in front of a big crowd divided by fans of the rival clubs.
Former Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski, 37, now with his sixth team in 17 seasons, spoke with St. Louis manager Mike Matheny on Friday before signing and expressed his desire to continue playing and willingness to accept whatever role was best for the team.
The Chiefs don't want a repeat of last season's mediocre numbers against the pass. This year, Kansas City used a third-round pick on Phillip Gaines and entered training camp with 11 cornerbacks.