Yankees Use 11-Run Inning in 21-5 Comeback Win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast. Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New York’s 11-run second inning as the Yankees overcame the Texas Rangers 21-5 on Tuesday night. […]

Altuve’s Career-Best 5 RBIs Lead Astros Over Angels 10-5

HOUSTON (AP) _ Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. Altuve had an RBI single in the second, drove in two runs in the fourth inning […]

Mexico national soccer coach fired after journalist’s claim

MEXICO CITY (AP) _ Embattled Mexican national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera has been fired following a TV reporter’s claim that the coach known as “El Piojo” punched him. Soccer Federation head Decio de Maria announced the move Tuesday afternoon. The incident involving Television Azteca’s Christian Martinoli took place Monday at the Philadelphia airport as […]

Brady’s suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) _ Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced the decision Tuesday. The New England Patriots’ star quarterback was suspended by NFL executive Troy Vincent in May following a league-sanctioned investigation […]

Bombers Duo Sweeps Player/Pitcher Of The Week Honors

Bryan-College Station, TX (July 27, 2015) –¬†As the Brazos Valley Bombers move closer to the TCL Playoffs, two Bombers received weekly honors as the Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 21 to July 27. Matt Hilston, an outfielder from the University of Texas-San Antonio, batted .538 on […]

A-Rod homers on 40th birthday in Yankees’ 6-2 win at Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Monday night. A-Rod’s solo drive in the sixth off Matt Harrison (1-2) made him only the fourth player in major league history to homer both as a teenager and in his 40s, according to […]

Taylor Swift’s Houston Concert Moved Up A Month Due to Astros Success

News release from the Houston Astros: The MLB playoffs have upstaged Taylor Swift. To prevent a conflict between any potential postseason games in Houston and the pop star’s previously scheduled concert at Minute Maid Park, the Astros have rescheduled Swift’s Oct. 13 show for Sept. 9. “As a concert and special event venue, Minute Maid […]

Boston will not Host Olympics

UNDATED (AP) _ The 2024 Olympics will not be coming to Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh says he won’t sign a host city contract that is key to a city’s bid for the Olympics without more assurances that taxpayers won’t foot the bill. Walsh made that announcement at a hastily called news conference that coincided with […]

Baseball’s Hall has Four New Members

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) _ The 2015 induction ceremony at the Baseball Hall of Fame has welcomed the class of 2015. Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio (BEE’-zhee-oh) have taken their places among the game’s greats. Each man took his time outlining his life and career and shared anecdotes about playing the game. […]

Astros, Rangers Both Fall Short on the Road

ASTROS-ROYALS Royals celebrate Cueto deal with 5-1 victory over Astros KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Kansas City Royals traded for Johnny Cueto, and then used Yordano Ventura’s seven sharp innings to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros 5-1 on Sunday. Ventura (5-7) allowed one run and six hits in just his second win […]

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