Cuban pitcher Misael Siverio told a Spanish-language newspaper he has defected to the United States and is going to try to make it to the major leagues.
Keith Olbermann, the sportscaster-turned-political commentator, will return to ESPN with a new nightly sports show airing at 11 p.m.
Girls and women are more likely to suffer concussions than boys and men in sports such as soccer, basketball, and baseball or softball, and they take take longer to heal, according to doctors and medical researchers.
'It's probably the world's worst name,' says one local enthusiast. 'But it's one of the most fun games you could ask for.'
Alberto Contador takes a tumble, forcing Chris Froome to swerve and avoid a collision.
Austin Theriault of Fort Kent will be in the TD Bank 250 as part of a year of gaining experience.
Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are among more than a dozen players under investigation.
Jordan Spieth has gone from a first-time winner on the PGA Tour straight to the British Open.
A retiring Mariano Rivera has two standing ovations, a perfect inning and is the MVP, as the American League beats the National League, 3-0.
Players who are used to hitting each other become teammates for a worthy cause in the annual game.
Garin Cecchini's solo homer snaps the shutout skein, but a 5-1 loss to the Cats is Portland's fifth in a row.