ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays are heading out on a long road trip in a little slump.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier hit solo homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first half of the Aggies' season-opener against Rice on Saturday for what the school said was an "inadvertent" violation of NCAA rules by signing autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Travis Wood outpitched Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties, and Dioner Navarro and Starlin Castro had run-scoring singles to help the Chicago Cubs beat theDodgers 3-2 Tuesday night, snapping an eight-game skid against first-place Los Angeles.
DETROIT (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Justin Verlander, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in a game cut short by rain on Tuesday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tim Tebow has survived the New England Patriots' mandatory roster cut to 75 players.
SEATTLE (AP) - Mike Trout hit his 22nd home run and Jason Vargas allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels earned a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jon Lester had never faced the Los Angeles Dodgers before, and he handled their lineup with ease.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in the opener of an interleague series that began as a matchup between first-place teams.
Former Hart High player and Long Beach State player Taylor Gregory started his first game for the men's 21 and under Junior USA team on Thursday.
MIAMI (AP) - Pitching with a big lead in the eighth inning, Clayton Kershaw bounced a curve in the dirt, then spun in disgust and kicked the mound as if he had just lost the game.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Terry Francona has been an extremely good fit for the Indians. His players seem to feel the same way, considering the way they've been contending for a postseason berth.
MIAMI (AP) - Zack Greinke said he was merely trying to beat the Miami Marlins and not competing with teammate Clayton Kershaw.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul was elected president of the NBA players' association Wednesday, replacing Derek Fisher.
MIAMI (AP) - With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig snapped a slump and silenced speculation he's in the doghouse.
MIAMI (AP) - Maybe in a video game. Possibly in the pregame layup line.
NEW YORK (AP) - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Josh Beckett allowed two hits in six shutout innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run single and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 Tuesday night in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain.
CINCINNATI (AP) - With two swings, Scott Van Slyke went from backup outfielder to star of the game.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
The last time New York and Los Angeles teams met in a big championship final, the Dodgers found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw shrugged off a two-run homer by Jose Abreu in the rookie's return from the disabled list, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Chicago White Sox 5-2 Monday night for his first home win of the season.