Astros defeat Yankees, advance to World Series

(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Astros have advanced to the World Series for the second time in franchise history.

The Astros defeated the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Champio... Read More

Dodgers defeat Cubs, reach World Series for first time since 1988

(CHICAGO) -- For the first time since 1988, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to the World Series.

Following a loss to the defending champion Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Los Angeles dominated Game 5 11-1, winning the National League Championshi... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/19/17

(NEW YORK) --  Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

NATIONAL LEAGUE
L.A. Dodgers 11, Chi Cubs   1

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Toronto 117, Chicago 100... Read More

Reports: Detroit Tigers to hire Ron Gardenhire as next manager

(DETROIT) -- Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will take over the reins of his former division rival, the Detroit Tigers, sources tell ESPN.

The news, first reported by The Athletic, would bring the veteran manager to the Motor... Read More

Minnesota Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater returns to practice 14 months after devastating knee injury

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice this week, and he says now that he expects to play this season.

The team has worked to ease the young quarterback back into action after he missed more t... Read More

Brooklyn Nets' Jeremy Lin out for season with ruptured patellar tendon

(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) -- Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin suffered a serious knee injury in his team's season opener on Wednesday and is expected to miss the remainder of the year.

Lin left the 140-131 loss to the Indiana Pacers after drivi... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/18/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
N.Y. Yankees 5, Houston 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago Cubs 3, L.A. Dodgers 2

NATIONAL BASKETBALL AS... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/18/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
N.Y. Yankees 5, Houston 0

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago Cubs 3, L.A. Dodgers 2

NATIONAL B... Read More

Indianapolis Colts' Andrew Luck will stop throwing after setback in shoulder rehab

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- The Indianapolis Colts will partially shut down quarterback Andrew Luck on Wednesday, General Manager Chris Ballard said, after a setback in his surgically-repaired right shoulder.

"The doctors and the trainers have decid... Read More

NFL commissioner says players 'not being disrespectful,' by kneeling; wants to 'get back to football'

(NEW YORK) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he and other team owners "believe everyone should stand for the national anthem" but left the league's policy about asking players to do so unchanged.

Goodell made the comments in a pr... Read More

Chicago Bulls suspend Bobby Portis after practice altercation leaves Nikola Mirotic out four to six weeks

(CHICAGO) -- An altercation at practice on Tuesday has left one Chicago Bulls players suspended, and another hospitalized.

The team's executive vice president John Paxson said Wednesday that forward Nikola Mirotic will likely miss four to ... Read More