Ian Desmond, Anthony Rendon, Wilson Ramos and Jayson Werth had never faced Felix Hernandez prior to Friday night. They combined to hand the Mariners’ ace one of the more forgettable performances of his career.
A cornerback and punt returner entering his third season, Crawford was one of eight players waived by the Redskins on Friday as they attempt to get from 75 players to the 53-man roster limit by Saturday afternoon.
Speaking quietly and his voice trembling, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.
Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory.
Thursday marked the Redskins’ final preseason game, leaving roughly two dozen players with one final shot to state their case for making the team to the coaching staff. Redd, an undrafted running back, kept one thought fresh in his mind during a 24-10 victory over the Buccaneers: No negative plays.
Reynolds has received national attention after setting a program record with 31 rushing touchdowns last season. But beneath that hype is his growth as a vocal leader for Navy, which will face Ohio State on Saturday.
Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak.
When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion.
Neild, the Redskins’ backup nose tackle, and Jordan, an inside linebacker vying for a spot on the roster, each sustained potentially serious knee injuries during the victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Washington was picked by many observers to be one of the NL playoff favorites going into the season. But the burdens put on Williams shoulders to get this Nationals team where it is now — with one of the best records in the NL, comfortably on top of the division — put him right there.
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.