Men's sports

Vanderbilt's JJ Bleday (51) scores against Louisville catcher Henry Davis on a double by Ethan Paul during the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2019 - 12:02 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .400 hitter, the No. 4 overall draft pick and three of the top 20 run producers in the nation. Through 8 1/3 innings against Louisville pitcher Luke...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) is greeted by a standing ovation before his first at-bat during the first inning a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, June 21, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
June 21, 2019 - 11:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols drew so many cheers in his return to St. Louis, he even apologized to Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha. Pujols was showered with ovations in his long-awaited return to Busch Stadium, but Marcell Ozuna spoiled the homecoming with a home run that helped the Cardinals...
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Texas Rangers' Nomar Mazara (30) is congratulated by Elvis Andrus, center, after hitting a two-run home run that scored Andrus off of Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 21, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. White Sox catcher James McCann is at right. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
June 21, 2019 - 11:29 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After two impressive home runs — Zack Collins' first big league hit for the White Sox after Texas slugger Nomar Mazara with the longest recorded by MLB's relatively new system — Chicago won with small ball late. Eloy Jiménez scored on a sacrifice squeeze bunt by Yolmer...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 21, 2019 - 10:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel enjoyed being back on the mound after than a longer-than-expected wait between major league starts. He would have been happier if a three-run lead hadn't slipped away. Keuchel labored through five innings in his Atlanta debut, coughing up that 3-0 lead as the Braves...
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Former Philadelphia Phillies player Chase Utley acknowledges the crowd during a retirement ceremony before a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 21, 2019 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered. The six-time All-Star was honored Friday night at a...
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Michigan's Jimmy Kerr, left, is greeted by Jack Blomgren (2) and Jesse Franklin (7) at the dugout after scoring a run against Texas Tech on an RBI double by Blake Nelson in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan has gone from being an anxious team playing not to lose the Big Ten regular-season championship a month ago to one that is carefree and just two wins away from the national championship. The Wolverines ended up letting that conference title slip away, and it was a lesson...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off the 10th tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 21, 2019 - 8:37 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green keeps getting out of tough spots, and it's taken her to a place she has never been. Green twice escaped trouble with unlikely par saves, including one shot she holed from off the green, and made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and took a three-shot lead into the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) is greeted by a standing ovation before his first at-bat during the first inning a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, June 21, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
June 21, 2019 - 8:12 pm
ST. Louis (AP) — The cheers for Albert Pujols lasted much longer than his at-bat. It had been almost eight years in the making, but Albert Pujols returned to the Busch Stadium on Friday night and was greeted by a raucous standing ovation that carried on for over a minute. Pujols spent the first 11...
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June 21, 2019 - 7:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was the top vote-getter in the major leagues and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout led the AL in the first stage of Major League Baseball's new two-phase fan balloting to determine All-Star Game starters. Bellinger got 3.69...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas works against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 21, 2019 - 7:28 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A season full of All-Star potential for Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas was drastically cut short Friday when Major League Baseball suspended him 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Montas pitched well Thursday night and is 9-2 with...
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