LOS ANGELES—Clayton Kershaw put his previous flop behind him and pushed the L.A. Dodgers forward—one victory from a return trip to the World Series.
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LOS ANGELES—The Milwaukee Brewers know they can count on their intimidating bullpen to get outs.
They may not have been expecting a twice-demoted shortstop to generate so much offence.
LOS ANGELES—L.A. Dodgers' manager Dave Roberts came into the post-season willing to let his starters go deeper into games.
He has yet to find someone who can stick around.
Hyun-Jin Ryu lasted just 4 1/3 innings in Game 2 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ace Clayton Kershaw managed just three innings in Game 1.
Now it's Walker Buehler's turn.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Third time was the charm for James Harden.
The Houston Rockets' star was voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player after twice being runner-up, beating out four-time winner LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans at the NBA Awards last night.
NEW YORK—Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality.
The late bloomer won the Belmont Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths on Saturday, giving the sport its 13th Triple Crown champion.
American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought in 2015 and now just four years later, racing is celebrating another sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont.
LOS ANGELES—With Blake Griffin, Patrick Beverley, and Danilo Gallinari sidelined by injuries, playing hard has to be the L.A. Clippers' calling card.
Montrezl Harrell scored 17 points as the Clippers rallied over the final 3:21 to beat Toronto 96-91 last night—snapping the Raptors' six-game winning streak.
LOS ANGELES—The Dodgers were baseball's best team during the regular season, piling up 104 wins, blasting 53 homers in June, and finishing up a 43-7 run in August.
Now, they're one loss away from being eliminated in their first World Series appearance since 1988.
Riding high in summer, potentially knocked out in fall.
LOS ANGELES—The eagle has landed on top.
The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries last night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman.
The Americans planted their eagle statue mascot on the mound in celebration—a blue cap jauntily hanging from one of its large wings.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The racing world wondered if there was a worthy successor to last year’s Triple Crown champion American Pharoah.
The bay colt who lacks any distinctive markings won the Kentucky Derby by 1 1/4 lengths on Saturday, improving to 8-0 in his career as the fourth-consecutive favourite to win the race.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Doug O’Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favourite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby tomorrow.
The number with an unlucky reputation didn’t faze the trainer.
In fact, it brought back good memories.