Saturday, February 16, 2019

Cubs’ Zobrist hoping to bounce back after down season

By JASON P. SKODA Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Throughout 2017, Ben Zobrist felt the strain of the previous two years. The lengthened seasons after two...

Ichiro back home with Mariners at 44

By The Associated Press Now that Ichiro Suzuki is back with the Seattle Mariners, he hopes to stick around a while. “I think everybody hears that...

Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson square off in Wimbeldon semis

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years...

OSU closes ranks as Meyer probe adds a new scandal

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State closed ranks around the rollout of its football season as the university investigates whether...

NBA teams look to the future with draft lottery, combine

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA’s eyes turn to the future this week. A future that, perhaps, will...

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger. Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24...

Pacers-Pelicans postponed because of leaky roof

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and New Orleans Pelicans was postponed Wednesday night after nearly two-hour delay because...

Reds cut Billy Hamilton

CINCINNATI (AP) — Speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton became a free agent when the Cincinnati Reds failed to offer a 2019 contract by Friday’s deadline. The...

Bryant hurt, Cubs lose to Pirates, again miss clinch

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs lost again, and this one was particularly painful. Slugger Kris Bryant exited with a...

Red Sox hold off Astros for 3-1 ALCS lead

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and...