Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:58:00 -0600Once upon a time Shelby Miller was one of baseball's brightest pitching prospects. Now is he trying to shake off a brutal season in Arizona to regain his standing.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:59:33 -0600PGA TOUR
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: At what point do things get awkward if Carson Kelly continues to progress significantly and is blocked by a potentially declining Yadier Molina?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Will Lance Lynn be 100 percent ready to go on opening day?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Since Carpenter is no longer needed by the Cardinals as a leadoff hitter, does he have trade value with other teams? Specifically, could the Cardinals get a good third baseman for him?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: If 'Mo' knew Reyes was out for the year, would he have held onto Jaime Garcia?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Seems like another year of "Is Kevin Siegrist healthy?" Can the Cards keep counting on him? Does Brett Cecil mean they don't have to?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Reyes had his arm checked in January and was OK. Did something happen between that exam and now? Did that exam not look closely enough for this problem?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Do you see a need for the team to add a long-term starter sometime in the next year? Or, is it more likely the next wave of young pitchers be ready to fill the gap?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: How will the Cardinals address the potential hole that they have for a fourth outfielder?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Is Dexter Fowler as happy and outgoing as he seems to be? How did Mike Matheny take to his putting the speakers on the field so the players could listen to music? I read where DF said the Cards…
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Rankings of "Top 100 players" in baseball include very few Cardinals. (Martinez and Carpenter frequently come in near the bottom half). Do you believe the Cardinals can win a World Series without having at least one or upper-echelon players?…
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: What can we expect from Waino this year 10-15 wins like he had in the years after a yearlong injury layoff or can he approach 15-20 since he presumably is 100 percent healthy from his 2015 injury?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: What's stood out to you the most after the first week about this team?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: I read Ortiz's column on Sandy Alcantara. Does Alcantara have much chance for the major league roster this year?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: It's time for the Cardinals to promote Mozeliak to put him on a par with Theo Epstein for all that he's accomplished. Are you aware of any discussions of that kind?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: What would you think about Diaz in the cleanup spot? The reason being that if you had a 1-2-3 first inning, you begin again with another high OBP hitter with good baserunning, who also offers RBI punch if the…
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: What's your take on the movement to speed up play? Something needs to be done, but I won't hold my breath for a radical solution like cutting commercial breaks. Anything else seems like a half-measure.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: While it is not clear that the Cardinals improved dramatically in the off season, it also does not seem that they took a clear step back, as suggested by the PECOTA projections? Any guesses as to why the regression?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0600QUESTION: Given Wacha's inability to get to 200 innings without injury/performance decline, will the Cards come up with a more aggressive plan to limit his innings throughout the season? Either by skipping more starts, or piggybacking his starts with Rosenthal…
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:06:58 -0600SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A long-range second-half strike by Hulk helped Shanghai SIPG beat FC Seoul 1-0 in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:56:12 -0600MOSCOW (AP) — Former Chelsea midfielder Alexei Smertin has been put in charge of investigating soccer racism in Russia, despite previously appearing to deny it existed.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:40:29 -0600MADRID (AP) — Sevilla's much-improved defense will be vital in its attempt to finally succeed in the Champions League.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:31:05 -0600FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Mario Balotelli's chances of returning to Italy's national team have not been helped by three red cards in the French league.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:26:26 -0600LONDON (AP) — A 45-year-old backup goalkeeper used his team's big moment against Arsenal to take part in a betting stunt.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:10:39 -0600DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ekaterina Makarova advanced to the third round of the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:56:45 -0600MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has defended coach Carlo Ancelotti for raising his middle finger to Hertha Berlin fans after supposedly being spit at following a dramatic 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:42:23 -0600It will be a meeting of goalkeeping greats when Gianluigi Buffon faces old rival Iker Casillas on Wednesday in the Champions League.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:05:42 -0600SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Japan claimed four gold medals in speed skating and China won two on the short track at the Asian Winter Games on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:27:52 -0600NEW YORK (AP) — After climbing back into the playoff race with nearly unbeatable play at home the last month, the New York Islanders will need to quickly find a way to win on the road to preserve their postseason…
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:15:51 -0600Boys Basketball Best Performances from 2/20/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:15:52 -0600Girls Basketball Best Performances from 2/20/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:14:11 -0600GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Marek Langhamer made enough saves in a relief appearance in his NHL debut to help the Arizona Coyotes get another big win.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:36:31 -0600ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:32:44 -0600PRO BASKETBALL
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:30:00 -0600Hall of Fame catcher turned soccer team owner deserves a red card for his comment about St. Louis
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:16:01 -0600The regular season is winding down, and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:00:00 -0600Trocheck scores with five seconds left to give Florida a 2-1 win.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:55:00 -0600JUPITER, Fla. • It would have been easy for Dexter Fowler to lash out at the hate spewed his way this weekend after he described President Trump’s proposed travel ban as unfortunate.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:48:02 -0600SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:50:43 -0600NEW YORK (AP) — After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:50:00 -0600Old friends, rivals hope to be teammates again.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:45:00 -0600Job security is a joke for college basketball coaches.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:40:00 -0600Romo, Garoppolo, Cutler all could have new homes.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:30:00 -0600‘It can be scary’ as players try to lock in for the start of games.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:25:14 -0600AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kevin Dresser, who built Virginia Tech into an Atlantic Coast Conference wrestling power, was hired Monday as Iowa State's wrestling coach.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:10:00 -0600Center has played so well that Blues reward his effort.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:05:00 -0600Kentucky is 9-0 all-time against Missouri coming into Tuesday's visit to Mizzou Arena.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0600CHAMPAIGN, Ill. • Late February is when college basketball fans start to sharpen their pencils and their minds, revving up for that annual tradition we call March Madness.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:50:00 -0600He has been a baseball phenom, a marketing sensation, an All-Star, a pariah and an afterthought, all by the age of 25. He has earned millions, made plays that would make Roberto Clemente jealous and been called a disgrace to…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:45:00 -0600On the heels of Sunday’s win over No. 6 South Carolina, the Missouri women’s basketball team jumped back into The Associated Press Top 25 at No. 24, while the hero of Sunday’s game, sophomore Sophie Cunningham, was named ESPNW national…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:40:44 -0600LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — It was pointed out to Iowa State coach Steve Prohm that his team won at Kansas earlier this year.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:34:20 -0600ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vincent Trocheck scored with just under 5 seconds remaining to lift the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:35:00 -0600Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime. West Virginia players picked up their coach, got him to the bench and made his job easier by maintaining a comfortable lead the…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:31:24 -0600TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow scored a career-high 31 points and Hampton held off Florida A&M for a 76-69 win Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:25:32 -0600MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:24:12 -0600AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown put Baylor on her big shoulders and gave the Lady Bears a huge boost toward yet another Big 12 title.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:15:49 -0600ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Florida Panthers began their five-game road trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference playoff race. After sweeping the trip they're near the top of the Atlantic Division.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:11:14 -0600SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:10:00 -0600Radim Vrbata capped Arizona’s three-goal first period and the host Coyotes held on for a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:02:43 -0600Boys Basketball Best Performances from 2/20/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:02:44 -0600Girls Basketball Best Performances from 2/20/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0600BASKETBALL
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:54:21 -0600HOUSTON (AP) — Jalan McCloud sank six 3-pointers and scored 25 points, both career highs, to propel Texas Southern to a 92-61 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:52:40 -0600HOUSTON (AP) — Zachary Hamilton and Tevin Bellinger scored 23 points apiece and Prairie View A&M overcame a poor-shooting night to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 73-55 on Monday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:52:11 -0600LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Reginal Johnson scored 23 points, on 11-of-17 shooting, and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Alcorn State beat Alabama A&M 74-59 on Monday night to clinch a top-four seed in the Southwestern Conference Tournament.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:47:18 -0600BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Chris Thomas had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help Southern beat Alabama State 79-73 on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:46:57 -0600NO. 12 WEST VIRGINIA 77, TEXAS 62
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:29:00 -0600After a successful weekend at the individual wrestling state tournaments — the St. Louis area produced 14 champions in Missouri and five in Illinois — the attention turns to Tuesday evening's Illinois dual team sectionals involving Edwardsville in Class 3A,…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:22:34 -0600COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points and No. 12 Ohio State used a sizzling start to upset second-ranked Maryland 98-87 on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:18:00 -0600PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Bakari Copeland hit 17 of 21 free throws and scored 29 points, and Maryland-Eastern Shore kept North Carolina A&T winless in conference with a 106-95 triple-overtime victory on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:15:01 -0600SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Chas Brown scored 19 points with 9-for-12 shooting and hauled in 12 rebounds and Dejuan Clayton sank the winning bucket to lift Coppin State to an 84-83 win over Savannah State on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:11:43 -0600Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:00:21 -0600MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during an apparent health scare while the 12th-ranked Mountaineers faced Texas on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:45:00 -0600COLLINSVILLE • A tight first-half battle in the Class 4A Normal Sectional semifinal forced adjustments from the Edwardsville girls basketball team Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:40:32 -0600TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A short turnaround ended up being the perfect remedy for Florida State.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:38:10 -0600MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Elijah Wilson scored 21 points, Demario Beck and Colton Ray-St Cyr each had double-doubles, and Coastal Carolina beat South Alabama 81-77 in overtime on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:42:19 -0600COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State got off to a sizzling start and then held off Maryland to get one of the biggest wins in school history.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:41:58 -0600DOVER, Del. (AP) — Phillip Carr scored 16 points, including a pair of go-ahead free throws, and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Morgan State past Delaware State for a 65-52 win Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:29:58 -0600DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb hit four 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and three steals, Quinton Forrest scored 15 with four assists and Bethune-Cookman beat Norfolk State 75-65 on Monday night to end the Spartans' 10-game win…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:32:33 -0600CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bruce Brown had a tough night from the field, and yet, with the ball in his hands and Miami in need of a basket, the freshman guard put his faith in loads of summertime shooting work.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:30:00 -0600JACKSONVILLE, ILL. • All season long, the Mater Dei girls basketball team relied on its poise down the stretch to get the job done.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:28:00 -0600VALLEY PARK • Travis Nissenbaum could find a $100 bill on the ground and shrug his shoulders.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:13:34 -0600TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Troy beat Appalachian State 76-66 on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:11:55 -0600SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto remains in the Dominican Republic helping his ailing father a week after pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, and the San Francisco Giants spoke with him on Monday and reported the right-hander is…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:46:58 -0600LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic, whose bid for the Triple Crown ended with a dramatic leg injury as he neared the finish line in the Belmont Stakes, has died at a thoroughbred retirement…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:44:15 -0600PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gabe Taylor and Jazz Johnson scored 13 points apiece and Portland cruised to a 96-58 win over NAIA Walla Walla on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:36:52 -0600CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Michael Stone from the Arizona Coyotes for two draft picks.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:25:43 -0600ATLANTA (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 18 points, Jeremy Hollowell added 16 more and hot-shooting Georgia State snapped a three-game skid with a 67-51 win over Texas State on Monday night.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:21:58 -0600DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Sam Querrey of the United States began his Delray Beach Open title defense Monday with a victory over Dudi Sela of Israel.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:14:11 -0600SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame reserve Kristina Nelson will return for a fifth season.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:15:56 -0600STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Hervey tied a career high with five 3-pointers and had his 11th double-double of the season, Jorge Bilbao scored 16 points with eight boards and Texas-Arlington used a late run to pull away for an…
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:48:28 -0600The oldest first-time managers in Major League Baseball history:
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:30:35 -0600FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading up to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for another once-in-a-lifetime moment.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:22:55 -0600GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Although Franklin Gutierrez officially joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday afternoon, the veteran outfielder had already been working out at their spring training complex for two days.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:18:53 -0600SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Jurickson Profar is pretty much off first base for now with the Texas Rangers. So are young slugger Joey Gallo and Ryan Rua.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:20:07 -0600LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL's Los Angeles Kings will oversee the operations of Berlin Eisbaren, a team in Germany's top hockey league.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:13:02 -0600SUTTON, England (AP) — Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:09:47 -0600RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was knocked out in the first round of the Rio Open by Arthur de Greef of Belgium 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:45:00 -0600Dasia Batteast is a budding writer.