Canterbury Crusaders put the Auckland Blues firmly in their place with a convincing 23-3 victory over their fierce rivals at a rain-soaked Christchurch Stadium on Saturday to move into second place in the New Zealand Super Rugby conference. …
Wellington Hurricanes loose forward Brad Shields has had the misfortune of being lumbered with quite possibly the worst acronym a New Zealand rugby player can receive.
Japanese ace Hiroki Kuroda pulled out his best performance of the season as the New York Yankees cruised to a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.
The last thing Keegan Bradley wanted to do at the 18th hole with a cozy lead was flirt with the water on the left.
Dan Bylsma has spent more than four years watching Sidney Crosby be Sidney Crosby.
Miguel Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a go-ahead double in the sixth inning to back Rick Porcello and lift the Detroit Tigers over the Texas Rangers 2-1 Friday night in a matchup of division leaders.
Jimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin’s bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
Jason Kipnis’ three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Matt Harvey won his fifth straight decision, allowing five hits in 7 1/3 innings and singling in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 5-0 Friday.
Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, had four hits and drove in four runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Miami Marlins 9-2 Friday night.
Domonic Brown drove in the tiebreaking run on an infield grounder in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped the Cincinnati Reds’ six-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory on Friday night.
Kyle Busch showed he can still be dominant in the NASCAR Truck Series, even when facing adversity.
MIAMI (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, tied his career high with four hits and drove in four runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Miami Marlins 9-2 Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Domonic Brown drove in the tiebreaking run on an infield grounder in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped the Cincinnati Reds’ six-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory on Friday night.
Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 Aspen Dental Chevrolet SS, led Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) in time trials Friday night at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway by qualifying 11th for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. Newman’s time of 114.716 seconds at 141.218 mph, which included three timed laps around the 1.5-mile oval with a four-tire …
NEW YORK (AP) — Hiroki Kuroda pitched two-hit ball for eight dominant innings and the New York Yankees again beat Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-0 on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer was out of the lineup Friday night for the series opener against Boston because of a stiff back.