Scoreboard roundup -- 5/16/17

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

Atlanta 9, Toronto 5
Houston 12, Miami 2
Texas 5, Philadelphia 1
Colorado 7, Minnesota 3
Boston 6, St. Louis 3

AMERI... Read More

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

(PARIS) -- Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been denied a wildcard to play at next month's French Open.

French Tennis Federation chief Bernard Giudicelli Ferrandini said Tuesday a wildcard is distributed for cases such as a return from ... Read More

Special Olympics athlete spends day playing basketball with NBA star

(NEW YORK) -- Brad Smith never imagined in his wildest dreams that he'd be in New York with his younger brother Noah and the Phoenix Suns' star guard Devin Booker.

Noah, 11, was born with a hole in his heart, and would undergo multiple sur... Read More

'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor, apologizes in court

CINCINNATI -- Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge from an altercation earlier this year.

Two other charges were dropped as part of a plea agreement.

In January, Jones was arrested at ... Read More

Peyton Manning to host 2017 ESPYS

(NEW YORK) -- Peyton Manning will host the 2017 ESPYs host, ESPN announced Tuesday. The two-time Super Bowl champ called the gig "an honor" in a statement announcing this year's host.

"It's an honor to be asked to host the ESPYS, and it's ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/15/17

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


Atlanta 10, Toronto 6
Houston 7, Miami 2


Cleveland 8, Tampa Bay 7
L.A. Angels 5, Chi. White... Read More

Aaron Hernandez's fiancée: 'I don't think this was a suicide'

(NEW YORK) -- Aaron Hernandez's fiancée says she doesn't think the former New England Patriots star committed suicide.

"I don't think this was a suicide," Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez said in an interview that aired Monday on the ... Read More

Spurs Leonard likely out for Game 2

(OAKLAND, Calif.) --  Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters on Monday that forward Kawhi Leonard will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors after reinjuring his ankle in Game 1.

Leo... Read More

Roger Federer opts out of French Open

(NEW YORK) --  Roger Federer has decided he will not play in the upcoming French Open starting on May 22.

In a letter to his fans on his website, Federer said "I feel it's best to skip the clay court season this year and prepare for the g... Read More

Bengals' Joe Mixon among players to attend rookie premiere

(LOS ANGELES) -- Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon is one of a few dozen players who will attend the NFL Players Association's Rookie Premiere event in Los Angeles this week.

The players union released the list of 40 participants on Mo... Read More

Baseball icon David Ortiz discusses his new autobiography live on "GMA"

(NEW YORK) -- He's one of the greatest Boston Red Sox players of all time, and there wasn't a dry eye at Fenway when he retired last year. Now David Ortiz is back with a new memoir called Papi: My Story

The three-time World Ser... Read More

Former MLB umpire Steve Palermo dies at 67

(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- Former umpire Steve Palermo has died at age 67, the MLB announced Sunday.

Palermo lived in the Kansas City area and had been ill with cancer. He joined the American League staff in 1977, a year after he broke into the ma... Read More

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola injured in devastating crash Saturday night

(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- NASCAR driver Aric Almirola suffered a compression fracture to his T5 vertebra after his car got in a vicious crash during the Go Bowling 400 on Saturday night. Richard Petty Motorsports released Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/14/17

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

Chi White Sox 9, San Diego 3

Toronto 3, Seattle 2
Cleveland 8, Minnesota 3
Tampa Bay 11, Boston ... Read More