Sunday brought a late implosion, the cringing kind of loss that sends onlookers to social media in search of updates on trade news with the non-waiver trade deadline is just a week away.
On the day that Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, I thought it would be valid and appropriate to compile my personal top 10 list of all time — especially since the kiddie corps at ESPN didn’t think that Griffey was one of their top 10 of all time.
Spencer Long performed well filling in for Shawn Lauvao, who was injured in Week 3 and had five total surgeries. Presuming Lauvao is healthy in training camp, there will be a healthy competition for the starting left guard spot.
The two became a piece of history on their special day. Griffey, the first pick of the 1987 amateur draft, became the highest pick ever inducted. Piazza, a 62nd-round pick the next year - No. 1,390 - is the lowest pick to enter the Hall of Fame.
Monfils won his first title in 2 1/2 years, erasing a match point and breaking Ivo Karlovic twice in the span of four service games Sunday during a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory in the Citi Open final.
New York was discussing a trade that would send Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.
Cheered on by thousands of fans undeterred by the recent spate of violence across Europe, Froome celebrated his third Tour title in four years. He finished safely at the back of the main pack in the final stage, arm-in-arm with his teammates during the mostly ceremonial leg ending on the cobblestones below the Arc de Triomphe.
Olympic leaders chose not to impose a full ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
The Blue Jays have cut struggling relief pitcher Drew Storen, ending a tumultuous 18 months for the former Nationals closer.
Drew returned to the Washington Nationals after a multiday illness sapped strength and pounds, then found enough energy for a timely hit Saturday night.
A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko’s training camp didn’t deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women’s bantamweight division.
Kendra Harrison of the United States breaks 28-year world record in 100-meters hurdles.