MLS this week: Costa Ricans punch (early) ticket to Russia

May. 16, 2018 7:43 PM EDT Despite the U.S. national team’s absence, Major League Soccer will have plenty of representatives this summer at the World Cup, especially on the Costa Rican team. Costa Rica has six active MLS players on its roster who are slated to go to Russia....
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Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Slive dies at 77

May. 16, 2018 7:33 PM EDT By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer AP-FBC-Obit-Slive <!– –> Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, died Wednesday. He was 77....
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Brewers hit 4 HRs, win 8-2 against skidding D-backs

May. 16, 2018 7:01 PM EDT By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer AP-BBN–Brewers-Diamondbacks <!– –> Ross D. Franklin, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX (AP) — Travis Shaw, Domingo Santana, Christian Yelich and Tyler Saladino homered in the first four innings off Matt...
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Katie Ledecky shatters own world record in 1st pro event

May. 16, 2018 6:59 PM EDT BC-SWM–World Record-Ledecky <!– –> INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky broke her own world record by exactly five seconds in the 1,500-meter freestyle Wednesday. The Maryland native finished with a time...
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SEC: Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, who guided league to college football dominance, dies at 77

May. 16, 2018 6:49 PM EDT BC-APNewsAlert <!– –> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — SEC: Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, who guided league to college football dominance, dies at 77.
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Gennett, Duvall homer as Reds defense helps them avoid sweep

May. 16, 2018 6:41 PM EDT SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scooter Gennett homered a half-inning after the second baseman saved two runs with a diving catch on a difficult popup, helping the Cincinnati Reds avoid a sweep by the San Francisco Giants with a 6-3 win Wednesday. Adam Duvall...
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Gennett, Duvall homer as Reds defense helps them avoid sweep

May. 16, 2018 6:41 PM EDT SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scooter Gennett homered a half-inning after the second baseman saved two runs with a diving catch on a difficult popup, helping the Cincinnati Reds avoid a sweep by the San Francisco Giants with a 6-3 win Wednesday. Adam Duvall...
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Jeter upbeat but unhappy with Marlins' record and attendance

May. 16, 2018 6:39 PM EDT By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer AP-BBN–Marlins-Jeter,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> Wilfredo Lee, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter was chatting with a cluster of fans during Marlins batting practice Wednesday when a...
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Marco Andretti leads field on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

May. 16, 2018 6:29 PM EDT By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer BC-CAR–IndyCar-Indy 500-Practice <!– –> Darron Cummings, ASSOCIATED PRESS INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers atop the speed chart on the second day of practice for...
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Marco Andretti leads field on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

May. 16, 2018 6:29 PM EDT By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer BC-CAR–IndyCar-Indy 500-Practice <!– –> Darron Cummings, ASSOCIATED PRESS INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers atop the speed chart on the second day of practice for...
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