Chicago Cubs slugging prospect Kris Bryant, and Las Vegas native, who made a strong case to break camp with the major league club with nine home runs this spring, was reassigned to minor league camp Monday.
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Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended four games for texting coaches during games in 2014 and the team was fined $250,000.
The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will lose a 2016 draft pick for pumping artificial crowd noise into the Georgia Dome over the last two seasons.
Tiger Woods, a 14-time major winner who continues his hiatus from the PGA Tour to work on his game, has dropped out of the world’s top 100 golfers to No. 104.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers went to the mound in the sixth inning and summoned right-hander Zack Hartman, one of the team’s closers.
It’s not a miracle, because anything Tom Izzo does in March is believable. It’s not really an underdog story, either, because Michigan State was the favorite in its past two games.
Two of the neat things about arena-style football are that the ball looks like a giant walnut, and that it gives guys from small colleges a chance to continue chasing dreams.
Duke defeated Gonzaga 66-52 on Sunday to set up the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s Final Four.
The 6-foot-4, 335-pound player, who has a history of domestic violence issues, was arrested Saturday night and charged with third-degree assault and domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department.
Michigan State is going back to the Final Four. The Spartans beat Louisville 76-70 for a thrilling overtime victory in the East Region on Sunday.
The Outlaws, who kick off their inaugural season in the Arena Football League at 7:30 p.m. Monday today at the Thomas and Mack Center against the San Jose SaberCats, are owned by Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil.
New Orleans Saints cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami on Sunday morning for resisting an officer without violence.
Undefeated Kentucky advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the fourth time in five seasons, defeating third-seeded Notre Dame 68-66 in the Midwest Region final at Cleveland on Saturday.
Arizona coach Sean Miller is still oh-for-Final Four attempts, his second-seeded team having been sent home by Wisconsin 85-78 on Saturday.
William Hill books would suffer six-figure losses if Kentucky (38-0) wins the national championship, due to a prop posted last summer. The Wildcats opened at 50-1 odds to go undefeated, and they entered the tournament as even-money favorites.
A year ago, Wisconsin topped Arizona by one point in overtime to advance to the Final Four. On Saturday, the top-seeded Badgers moved on again, coasting past the second-seeded Wildcats 85-78 in the West region final at Los Angeles.
Gary Russell Jr. knocked down Jhonny Gonzalez three times inside of 37 seconds in the fourth round to score a technical knockout and win the World Boxing Council featherweight championship at the Palms. Russell dominated from the outset, using his superior hand speed and energy to beat Gonzalez.
Aaron Garcia, the Arena Football League’s career passing leader, retired after the 2014 season and now is the head coach of the Las Vegas Outlaws, who will open their inaugural season Monday against the San Jose SaberCats at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Freshman Yvette Sanchez saw eight pitches to open the game Saturday, singling up the middle on the last pitch to start a three-run rally, and the fourth-ranked Rams held on for a 5-2 softball victory at Bishop Gorman.
Joey Logano will start from the pole position for Sunday’s STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.
While other matchups in the Elite Eight feature some of the nation’s best players, the East Region final features a different kind of star-studded affair. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Louisville’s Rick Pitino are two of the best coaches in the country.
Gonzaga is one win from its first trip to the Final Four, but the last remaining obstacle is a significant one. The Bulldogs have lost only twice all season — by a total of six points — but must get past Duke in the South Region final.
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