A whirlwind few weeks in which 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki was promoted to Triple-A for the first time and represented the United States in the All-Star Futures Game was enough to make his head spin.
The former world champion has lost two straight fights and hopes to stope his slide when he faces Argentina’s Diego Chaves Saturday in a 10-round welterweight main event at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on HBO.
The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.
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Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
The talented 6-foot-8 forward has played well during the Las Vegas training camp but faces stiff competition to land a spot on the final 12-man roster.
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.
An early season trip to Hawaii highlights the UNLV women’s basketball schedule released Thursday.
A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one-punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban Detroit.