| |1. Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten10:30[−]
Kazakh media say a suspect has been detained in relation to the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten, and that another has been identified.
Citing Almaty Prosecutor Berik Zhuirektayev, the Kazinform agency said the suspect was detained Friday and “confessed his guilt in the presence...
|↑|2. MLB: Indians deal for reliever Hand05:45[−]
The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of left-handed All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for catching prospect Francisco Mejia.
The trade was announced Thursday morning.
Hand is coming off...
|↑|3. NBA: Anthony is shipped to Hawks, will be waived04:40[−]
Carmelo Anthony’s time in Oklahoma City is finished.
A person with knowledge of the details told the Associated Press that the Oklahoma City Thunder are sending Anthony and a 2022 protected first-round pick to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. Anthony will be waived...
|↑|6. Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin throwing program03:15[−]
Shohei Ohtani’s return from a grade 2 sprain of his right ulnar collateral ligament continued Thursday when he was medically cleared to begin a throwing program.
The rookie pitched most recently on June 6 and was diagnosed with the injury the next day.
Though there is a chance he could pitch again...
|↑|7. Clippers sign Luc Mbah a Moute to one-year deal02:10[−]
The Clippers announced Thursday that they had signed forward Luc Mbah a Moute to return to the team.
The deal is for one year at $4.3 million.
Mbah a Moute had spent the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons with the Clippers before playing for the Houston Rockets last season. He averaged 7.5 points and...
|↑|8. Jhonattan Vegas takes the really long route to the British Open02:00[−]
Never mind the challenge of working your way around a British Open course.
For Jhonattan Vegas, merely getting to Scotland was a wild adventure.
“It almost seemed like it was a horror movie happening for the past week,” said the Venezuelan golfer, who barely made it to Carnoustie for his 10:30...
|↑|11. Enjoy Clayton Kershaw now, because he may not be here much longerЧт., 19 июля[−]
Between now and the end of the season, every game Clayton Kershaw pitches like the Clayton Kershaw of old will make the Dodgers feel a step closer to a day of which they have long dreamed — and also long feared.
This is the great irony of this Dodgers season, how performances by Kershaw required...
|↑|14. 1968: If you love pitching, it was your year in MLBЧт., 19 июля[−]
In this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the sluggers had a field day; there were 10 home runs and the final score was 8-6.
Fifty years ago, power hitters Willie Mays and Willie McCovey were the offensive stars in the game. Mays singled, moved to second when a pick-off attempt went awry,...
|↑|15. 1968: Dodgers relent as players find power to precipitate changeЧт., 19 июля[−]
For a century, professional baseball players were regarded as entertainers: see ball, hit ball, play in whatever city you are assigned, for whatever salary you are assigned, and keep your mouth shut.
In 1968, as Americans rose to let their voices be heard, so did the ostensibly privileged subset...
|↑|16. LAFC’s Cup run continues with 3-2 win over the TimbersЧт., 19 июля[−]
There are still two games to go in U.S. Open Cup, but coach Bob Bradley knows the possibility of silverware in LAFC’s first season is well within reach. After a 3-2 victory over the Portland Timbers at Banc of California Stadium on Wednesday, Bradley’s team finds itself in the semifinals, where...
|↑|18. Trainer Brinkerhoff gets rare win on Del Mar's opening dayЧт., 19 июля[−]
The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s media guide for this summer has 23 pages dedicated to biographies of trainers.
Val Brinkerhoff is not among them.
The 61-year-old former jockey trains his horses in St. George, Utah, and with a small operation compared to the big names in racing, his visits to the...
|↑|19. Dodgers acquire Manny Machado from the Orioles for five prospectsЧт., 19 июля[−]
Lounging on a boat atop Lake Tahoe, leaning into the frenzy consuming the Dodgers’ fan base back in Los Angeles, Justin Turner and Alex Wood posed for a video on Wednesday afternoon. They wore swim trunks and shades as they stared at their iPhones. A notification chimed.
“It’s done,” Wood said....
|↑|21. A closer look at Manny MachadoЧт., 19 июля[−]
A closer look at Manny Machado
Born: July 6, 1992 in Hialeah, Fla.
Drafted by Baltimore as the third overall pick of the 2010 draft.
Contract status: Free agent after this season.
Sept. 23, 2013: dislocated his left knee. Had reconstructive surgery and was activated from the disabled...
|↑|22. Dodgers' trade-deadline deals in the Andrew Friedman eraЧт., 19 июля[−]
A look at major trade deadline deals the Dodgers have made since Andrew Friedman became president of baseball operations before the 2015 season.
July 30, 2015: As part of a three-team trade, the Dodgers send Zachary Bird, Hector Olivera and Paco Rodriguez to Atlanta and Victor Araujo, Jeff Brigham...
|↑|24. Angels take on Rob Manfred, stand behind Mike TroutЧт., 19 июля[−]
In an extraordinary rebuke of a sitting commissioner, the Angels issued a statement Wednesday strongly defending their franchise player, Mike Trout, against criticism that he ought to dedicate more time to selling himself and his sport.
“We applaud him for prioritizing his personal values over...
|↑|25. Knowledge of caddies has turned golf into a team gameЧт., 19 июля[−]
They are the luggers of the clubs and the lifters of the spirit. They’re focused on what’s happening on the ground and in the skies, where winds constantly shift and foreboding clouds threaten rain at any moment.
They are the anonymous caddies, a one-person support system for the world’s best golfers,...