The Royals' ace survived six shaky innings mostly of his own doing Sunday, and the Kansas City offense supplied just enough offense against Hiroki Kuroda to squeak out a 2-1 victory
Quin Snyder knows he has his work cut out for him with the Utah Jazz, but also feels he has the support of ownership to build the team back to a perennial playoff contender.
California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth. The result means the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion in history will be extended.
Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and finished with a three-hit shutout Saturday in a 5-0 victory over Toronto.
Jozy Altidore scored a pair of goals to lead the United States over Nigeria 2-1 Saturday night in the Americans' World Cup send-off match.
The Spurs have been invincible at home in the playoffs lately, but the Heat will try to crack them Sunday in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
Five things to look for in the French Open men's final Sunday, featuring Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals cruised to an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night.
Maria Sharapova outlasted Simona Halep to win her second French Open championship and fifth major overall.
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling would remain close to the organization under terms of the pending sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, according to two individuals close to the negotiations.
Several star players won't be suiting up for the World Cup due to injuries.
Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam says his new Rams teammates "respect me as a human being and as a football player."
The Utah Jazz announced Friday that they have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder to replace Tyrone Corbin, who was let go earlier this year after three-plus seasons in Salt Lake City.
He and the other rookies are doing whatever they can to make the St. Louis Rams' roster, and that requires getting used to the NFL offseason training regimen in a hurry.
After the Royals rallied with two runs in the ninth, Peter Bourjos worked a one-out walk off Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera (1-2) in the 11th. Carpenter then rapped his double to center field, drawing a roar from a crowd comprised mostly of Cardinals fans.
The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
With LeBron James unable to play in the final 3:59 because of cramps, and on a night where an air conditioning failure inside San Antonio's arena had temperatures hovering near 90 degrees, the Heat simply withered in the final minutes.
German manufacturer Adidas says the "Brazuca" was tested by more than 600 of the world's top players, and 30 teams in 10 countries over two and a half years.
Soccer's governing body said Thursday it's "in control" of what needs to be done to get the tournament off to a good start in a week.
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Friday's friendly against Mexico as he tries to recover from leg injuries in time for the team's World Cup opener against Germany on June 16.