Smith may make the opening-day roster. “We like Roscoe. He’s lively. He’s a good rebounder and he runs the floor well,” said general manager Mitch Kupchak. But Smith may get squeezed in a numbers game..
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Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
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Kobe Bryant said he’s sad that Steve Nash won’t play but he’s not giving up on the Lakers’ upcoming season. Bryant didn’t suit up for Friday’s preseason finale in Las Vegas.
Each Friday throughout the football season, two handicappers go head to head in a bracket contest with a $50,000 prize pool.
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year’s World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman’s Championship match on Sunday.
Houston has holes — particularly quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. But the running of Arian Foster and a defense led by J.J. Watt should be enough to cover against a Titans team led by rookie Zach Mettenberger.
Kobe Bryant’s inflated paycheck is part of the problem for the Los Angeles Lakers. But Bryant isn’t the only thing that led to the collapse of the once storied franchise.
Friday night wins by Clark and Faith Lutheran forced a five-way tie for second place in the Sunset League.
The Rebels have risen into national title contention for the first time since the ’60s with a great quarterback and a stingy defense. Take them to cover against LSU.
UNLV will try to build on its victory two weeks ago against Fresno State when the Rebels visit Utah State on Saturday. The Aggies are down to their third-string quarterback, so there is an opportunity for the Rebels to pull off the upset.
Previews and predictions for every game. Know the key matchups before kickoff.
PGA of America president Ted Bishop was removed from office on Friday by his board of directors for “insensitive gender-based statements” posted on social media at the expense of English golfer Ian Poulter.
Young Christ Trickle won Oct. 4 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring in just his third start in a Super Late Model stock car. The 14-year-old driver has a heavy right foot and a famous name.
Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.
A report by Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report this week indicated there is a sentiment among some in the Seahawks locker room that Russell Wilson isn’t “black enough” and that some teammates view him as tied too closely to the front office.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the team immediately.
With a little help from her rivals, Serena Williams secured a place in the last four of the WTA Finals on Friday and clinched the year-end number one ranking for the fourth time in her illustrious career.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning went off on the scoreboard operator at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in his post-game press conference Thursday night, saying “it wasn’t his best night.”
The Panthers girls dominated Douglas, and doubles teams helped the boys to a win over Coronado. Faith Lutheran girls and Clark boys win Division I-A titles.
UNLV’s Blake Decker has shown he has the ability to be a quality quarterback, but too often was undone by mistakes. But he made the correct decisions in his most recent game, and now he hopes to carry that performance forward.
In what seemed like the blink of an eye, Peyton Manning turned a traffic jam into a drag race. A painfully slow game became another Manning passing clinic and a wide-open shootout.
Spring Valley is in a four-way tie for first place in the Division I-A Sunset League and has clinched a playoff spot. But defending state champion Faith Lutheran still could miss the playoffs.
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