Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
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Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was placed on the exempt list Wednesday, following the course set by the NFL and Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day.
But Fielder still picks four games: Las Vegas at Palo Verde, Mojave at Sierra Vista, Foothill at Canyon Springs, and Santa Margarita (Calif.) at Bishop Gorman.
With the arrival of fall, some outdoor types stow their fishing rods and replace them with shotguns and hunting rifles. But don’t be too quick to turn in your fishing gear.
Here are three players to watch when UNLV plays at Houston at 5 p.m. PDT Saturday.
This week’s blog is a special one because I get to tell you about going home to Houston. I was actually back there when I first heard rumors about us getting to play U of H this season and it was really exciting. I never thought I’d get to play a college game in Houston and now I get my chance.
LOS ANGELES — The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.
LAKE MEAD — Anglers who have been catching stripers are reporting that the fish have bellies full of shad, which may explain the sluggish action. For those using lures, success has been found with silver Kastmasters and Zara Spooks. Crawdad imitations are taking black bass in depths up to 40 feet.
Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone.
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton re-injured the knee that cost him the second half of last season, but he is expected back fairly soon this time. The Aggies knows they also have a capable backup in Darrell Garretson.
Matt Johnson appreciates the recognition, but even the Coronado girls volleyball coach is a bit skeptical of his team’s lofty national rankings.
It’s a sad but obvious truth: Many fans love their favorite team and its star athletes so much that they find it easy to rationalize what are otherwise despicable or deceitful acts as a mere miscalculation of reasoning.
The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is adding special viewing areas, a revamped Hill and swimming pools to make attending the event at TPC Summerlin more fan-friendly.
When owner and president Meir Cohen recently decided he needed to concentrate on the business side of the Las Vegas Legends pro indoor soccer team, he had the ideal candidate to replace him as coach right down the road.
Almost half of all tickets for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be sold for $30 or less in a bid to make the Games “as affordable as possible,” the organising committee said on Tuesday.
The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.
The NFL players’ union has appealed the league’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice.
If you were intrepid enough to climb aboard his vast rear end, he would either throw you on yours or help you score around 92 points.
The driver’s license of Houston Rockets eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard has been suspended in Florida for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show.
Chicago starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a no-hit shutout going through seven innings, but gave up a double with one out in the eighth inning to lose the bid.
One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson.
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