| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Will Smith, one of several candidates for the fifth slot in Kansas City's rotation, outpitched two Texas starters already assured spots as the Royals and Rangers tied 5-all in nine innings Friday in their spring training opener.
Smith, a left-...
| Sep 9, 2012
The BMW Championship turned into golf's version of an All-Star game Saturday with Phil Mickelson making 10 birdies to share the lead with Vijay Singh, and a host of other proven players lined up behind them Saturday at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
1. Packers: The addition of Cedric Benson could give the Packers a dimension they lacked.
2. Giants: They are a little beat up at cornerback, but their pass rush should be able to compensate while they get healthy.
3. Patriots: Questions about the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:57 PM
He had replayed the moment in his mind many times before growing up, but Manny Machado didn't know exactly what playing in his first major league game would feel like. One thing was certain: Knowing it was a once-in-a-lifetime event, he wanted to make...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Thursday at Camden Yards was supposed to be about third baseman Manny Machado, the Orioles' top hitting prospect, who was making his big league debut directly out of Double-A.
But to paraphrase one of Orioles manager Buck Showalter's favorite sayings,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:56 PM
Following Wednesday's sweep-clinching win over the Mariners -- a win that put the Orioles in a three-way tie for the AL wild-card lead -- the O's made a late night move that further proved they're trying to win this season.
The club announced it is...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Felix Hernandez won his fourth straight decision, Jesus Montero homered and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Thursday.
Hernandez (8-5) is 4-0 with a 1.37 ERA in his past seven starts since a loss to San Diego...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:25 PM
The Kansas City Royals optioned Vin Mazzaro to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
Mazzaro gave up three runs and four hits in 2 1-3 innings Tuesday.
The move was announced before a game with the Seattle Mariners. Rookie right-hander Will Smith was recalled...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Alex Rodriguez gave Will Smith a rude welcome to the major leagues Wednesday night, hitting two homers off the rookie to back another strong start for Andy Pettitte and lead the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 8-3.
A-Rod snapped a 52 at-...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:36 AM
If everyone is talking about Prince Fielder's mammoth new contract while no one is talking about Robert Downey Jr.'s latest movie salary, maybe sports is the new showbiz....
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:26 AM
What a great football game last night. At least that's what America thought. Over 17 million people watched the Green Bay Packers edge the Saints in a game that literally went down to the wire. Went down to the last play with no time on the clock. ...